Epicor BI: Connecting Disparate Data for Improved Insights
Are you challenged to get a complete picture of where your business stands? Do you know where your day-to-day bottlenecks are? Are your reports outdated by the time they land on your desk? You’re not alone. One of the most significant problems with legacy and older ERP systems is their inability to integrate data from multiple sources efficiently accurately, or at all. The good news is that technology has made leaps and bounds and reporting is one of many areas that has greatly benefited. Today one can use Business Intelligence (BI) software like Epicor BI to connect data from the entire organization, something that was close to impossible in the past.
BI provides management with historical and current insights as well as the capability for predictive analytics. Fully integrated data provides management with a complete, real-time, accurate view of the entire organization. The business impact of such transparency can be phenomenal. Having insights into every aspect of your business can play a critical role in the direction of your company while also having a bottom line impact. Business decisions are no longer a ‘best guess’ but are instead made with enterprise-wide intelligence.
Epicor ERP BI is a robust business intelligence tool with which you can connect all of your Epicor and non-Epicor data real-time, regardless of location. The days where 3rd party database or spreadsheet had to be manipulated and combined with other information are gone (and hopefully soon to be in your past memories too). Epicor ERP BI can pull it all together; full transparency is the result, and that is what today’s BI is all about. Epicor BI can:
- Schedule automated report distribution to individuals or groups internal or external to the company
- Generate complex reports from complex data sources
- Generate professional reports that look and are formatted the way you need them to be
- Call reports from within other reports
- Track key performance metrics
- Pinpoint bottlenecks and business problems to be addressed
- Increase competitiveness
- Help identify market trends
- Uncover new business opportunities
- Provide cost insights and highlight targets for cost-cutting
- Monitor cost management initiatives
- Demonstrate the efficacy of cost management initiatives
- Help you take your business to the next level
Another bonus that comes with today’s business intelligence platforms is that you get much more than a timely report on your desk or in your inbox. Epicor BI comes to life within Epicor ERP’s dynamic dashboards where users can interact with a dashboard, personalized to their business function. Dashboards are configured to provide access to reports, charts, and graphs that showcase the business areas that are most relevant to an employee or department. Underlying details can be drilled into for further analysis and refreshed as often as desired making the latest information available when needed.
Business intelligence like Epicor BI creates value from the data that your system is already storing.
The data has always been there, just not readily available with past technologies. Epicor BI can help you bring your data to life and in the format that you need to see it in so you can make better business decisions. Business intelligence like Epicor BI creates value from the data that your system is already storing.
If you’re interested in learning more about Epicor ERP Business Intelligence, contact the experts at MIS. MIS is the longest standing Epicor reseller, and our seasoned consultants, many of which started their careers in the trenches, enjoy helping companies like yours get the most from today’s technologies. We’re all about listening to you and your team and working closely together to build a plan for success so that you are on your way to reaching your business goals and objectives with Exceptional ERP™ . Our success is your success. For more information, contact MIS today!
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