Data analytics benefits you don’t get with Excel alone
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Data analytics benefits you don’t get with Excel alone

Many businesses use Excel for good reason. Excel is a best of breed tool for spreadsheets and can be great for a number of things — lists, charts and tables, simple budgets and storing data. However, relying on Excel alone is not enough for reporting needs and business intelligence. If accuracy, saving time and data security are important to your business, you may want to consider using a business intelligence solution in addition to Excel.

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

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Data analytics benefits you don’t get with Excel alone

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Many businesses use Excel for good reason. Excel is a best of breed tool for spreadsheets and can be great for a number of things — lists, charts and tables, simple budgets and storing data. However, relying on Excel alone is not enough for reporting needs and business intelligence. If accuracy, saving time and data security are important to your business, you may want to consider using a business intelligence solution in addition to Excel.

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

Are you Excel-reliant? Four reasons to add BI

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Many businesses use spreadsheets for a variety of needs. They're a great way to organize information, and if used correctly, can add value to an organization in a number of ways. If spreadsheets are used as a source of data analytics, however, challenges often arise.

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

Excel vs Business Intelligence Software

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Many businesses use spreadsheets for a variety of needs. They are a great way to organize information, and if used correctly, can add value to an organization in a number of ways. If spreadsheets are used as a source of data analytics, however, challenges often arise.

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

Why spreadsheet reporting is killing your business

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Microsoft Excel is frequently referred to as the number one business intelligence (BI) tool because it is one of the most commonly used applications. For smaller businesses, Excel is an effective tool for simple calculations and analysis. However, as your business grows, your need for sophisticated data analysis will outgrow Excel's capabilities.

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

Business intelligence vs. spreadsheets: What does your business need?

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

These executive eBooks will help you achieve business success

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For more than 15 years, Phocas has helped companies like yours to succeed in a competitive and dynamic marketplace.  Utilizing our years of experience, Phocas has created executive eBooks to provide you with valuable information to guide you toward your next success.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - IT, Job Role - Executive, ERP - Microsoft Excel

Spreadmarts: The Spreadsheet Debate

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The term spreadmarts was coined by Wayne Eckerson in 2002. Spreadmarts refers to the partial sets of data that accumulate when users export data from their BI solution into a spreadsheet.

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, ERP - Microsoft Excel

[eBook]: Microsoft Excel vs business intelligence: friend or foe?

Spreadsheets are great business tools. There, we said it. And we mean it. We value spreadsheets in our business, and recognize their role across our own enterprise.

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Topics: ERP - Microsoft Excel

Phocas ranks top in world's largest business intelligence software review

We are excited to announce that we have been ranked top in 8 categories and a leader in 15 categories in independent software analyst, BARC BI’s annual business intelligence software review

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Big ROI Gains for Giftware Company, Splosh Australia

Starting in the garage of their suburban Brisbane (Australia) home back in the 1990’s, Splosh now operates out of a 2500m2 distribution centre on Brisbane’s south side. Splosh currently employs over thirty staff dedicated to designing, selling and delivering homewares and giftware. 

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Topics: Case Study, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, ERP - MYOB EXO, ERP - Microsoft Excel, Industry - Consumer Goods

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