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This article will discuss financial reporting, budgeting and dashboard solutions for Healthcare professionals, with an in-depth look at the benefits of modern, powerful Business Intelligence tools.

As a professional in the healthcare world, whether that be at a family physician clinic, in a hospital setting, a retirement home, and/or home medical care, it might seem frustrating to tend to the overwhelming amount of financial data management and analysis.  With regulations, standards, customer service, and most importantly, patient care on your plate, financial reporting and budgeting might be processes that you’d like to put on the backburner.   However, a strong financial spine can and should lay a foundation of efficiency and professionalism that greatly and positively affects the rest of your bigger picture to-do list for your organization.  This article will zoom in on the impacts that modern, business user friendly financial reporting and budgeting solutions can have on your healthcare business.
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This article will explore today’s premier financial consolidation tools, with a focus on the most important features and functionalities, that Intacct customers should consider when overseeing parent company financials.

There is a substantial population of Intacct users who are managing the financial portfolio for a parent corporation with more than one subsidiary.  Aggregating corporate data from multiple entities, at times with disparate currency types, can be challenging without a modern financial consolidations tool.  Data steadily increases in amount – and importance when it comes to decision-making.  More and more executives are looking for the best tool that can empower business end users to consolidate information into one set of financial reports.  This article is for the Intacct customer who is involved with financial consolidations for a parent company, with a focus on your software options to achieve a combination of modern, powerful, and easy-to-use.
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LOS ANGELES, California, January 23, 2015 – Solver, Inc., the global leader in Business Intelligence for mid-market ERP systems, today announced the launch of BI360 version 4.5. This new version of Solver’s BI360 is a major product release and upgrade that delivers web-based budgeting, as well as enhancements to financial reporting, data warehouse and other modules.

BI360 Web-Based Budgeting

This software update introduces web-based budgeting to the BI360 Suite, where power users can design input forms in Excel with the BI360 report designer and then deploy it to the budget end users through the BI360 Web Portal. A special feature of this new module is the option to save budget data directly from the web input forms and into the budget tables in certain target ERP systems. This new module also offers web-based data entry, customizable automatic storage rules, comparative data analysis with historical data, line item details support for the BI360 Data Warehouse, and a web-based data manager for viewing of company information.

New Product Enhancements and Features

Solver also added a number of enhancements to existing modules in version 4.5, which include system-wide “global values” that can be shared amongst all reports and support for external third party document management systems. Additionally, in the Data Warehouse, version 4.5 has an added admin login for upgraded administrative functionality and improved experiences while building and maintaining Data Warehouse trees.

“BI360 version 4.5 introduces web-based budgeting as a powerful and flexible part of our comprehensive Business Intelligence suite, offering users the ability to contribute to browser-based decision-making and planning from anywhere with an internet connection,” says Mike Applegate, CTO at Solver.

Solver’s BI360 suite represents a new generation of self-service Business Intelligence tools that can be operated and managed by the finance team as well as operational managers, without involving the IT department. Web-based budgeting, with direct write-back, is the latest substantial addition and development of the modern, comprehensive suite of tools that offers immediate ROI for users at all levels.

Solver is hosting a webinar to discuss what’s new in BI360 Version 4.5 on Thursday, January 29th at 9:00am PST, and you can register here.

About Solver

Solver provides BI360, the leading Business Intelligence suite for Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, NAV, SL, Sage 300, Sage 500, and Sage X3, Intacct, Acumatica and other ERP systems. Solver is a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner and the winner of the Microsoft BI Partner of Year Award and has a presence on the Gartner Group CPM Magic Quadrant. BI360 is sold through a world-wide network of resellers and is ideal for companies looking to find a user friendly, yet highly functional Reporting, Budgeting, Dashboard, Collaboration Portal, and Data Warehouse solution to give them deep insight and actionable information across all facets of their organization.

For any questions, visit Solver’s website or contact Solver at info@solverusa.com.

This article will discuss what to expect, what is up and coming, and what will rule in the business world, with a specific focus on the Business Intelligence processes our finance and executive teams will continue to be charged with improving in 2015.

I don’t know if you feel like this, but the new year came and went so quickly, and here we are in the second half of January.  We’re not only back in the swing of things, but business is racing as usual.  Sometimes, it seems as if we can get lost in the hustle of catching up from the holidays, preparing for the next big event, and/or traveling to visit a customer or partner.  But improving processes and staying competitive and connected to the industry, including trends and trajectories for the business world, is still on your to-do list.  This article will zoom in on the top trends for business and specifically performance management, so your company can be in front of developments and evolutions for financial reporting, budgeting, data visualizing, and data warehousing processes.
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Third party budgeting software vendors are competing to make their Sage X3 add-ons more powerful, more secure, and easier to use.  This article will explore what to look for in today’s best budgeting solutions for Sage X3.

I’m just going to cut to the chase: for most people, budgeting is a dreaded task because it can be logistically messy, tedious due to the traditional process of manually linking together spreadsheets, but your outlook will drastically improve with modern budgeting and forecasting tools, by independent software vendors (ISVs).  If you’re a company of a healthy size, you’re likely outgrowing manual Excel budgets, so take note of third party planning tools to accelerate and improve your process.  Today’s best budgeting solutions invite you to facilitate secure collaboration, offering ownership to contributors and less tedium as a budget manager.
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This article will go about explaining the impact of data warehousing for Sage 300, so that you and your team can get a head start figuring out the best modern solution for your company.

Since data is such an important topic in the world of business, it makes sense that data warehouses are going to be prominent by association.  However, questions of who, what, when, where, why, and how rapidly start to pile up for most of us because firstly, what do data warehouses even look like?  Are they tangible, physical items where you can store files, like an external hard drive?  Who maintains them?   When should we be investing in a data warehouse?  Where are they hosted?  Why do we need one?  And how do we get started with our data warehouse?  For Sage 300 customers, maybe these questions have crossed your mind – and perhaps there are other confusing elements that you would like addressed before understanding whether or not you even need a data warehouse.  In this article, I will answer some of the main questions Sage 300 customers might have, so you can comprehend the key features and functionalities in order to pinpoint your team’s data warehousing needs.
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This article explores your modern options for budgeting and forecasting software that works with your Microsoft Dynamics AX system to give you stronger planning abilities.

When budgeting, forecasting, or modeling for your company, you’re inevitably going to require projections and actual historical financials in order to craft a data-driven plan for managing organizational activities in the coming year.  There are quite a few software solutions for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers that can improve your budgeting process, whether you build one yourself, rely on native Dynamics AX functionality, or a third party solution.  This article will round up some of your best options for modern budgeting and forecasting functionality for Microsoft Dynamics AX.
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This article will discuss the functional and flexible KPI analytics to think about when selecting a powerful, business user friendly retail dashboard solution for your Microsoft Dynamics AX experience.

Is it surprising to you that dashboards are the number one solution in the Business Intelligence (BI) marketplace?  Probably not. Gartner’s 2013 study on Financial Executive International CFO Technology reported that dashboards, scorecards, and performance management solutions are the number one priority for executives today.  The modern retail business moves faster than ever, and dashboards offer easy-to-read, quick-to-digest data analysis.  More specifically, dashboards are charts, graphs, and scorecards that showcase organizational trends, successes, and challenges with key performance indicators (KPIs), whether focusing on a project, a department, or looking at the whole organization.
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In this article, we will discuss options for financial report writing, so you know your best route when shopping for and selecting a financial reporting tool to accelerate your Acumatica experience.

In today’s business world, you need a modern, powerful financial reporting solution if you plan on remaining competitive in your industry, riding out economic dips and blips, while growing your brand by relying on your data to make sound business decisions.  This article is going to zoom in on today’s best financial reporting solutions, focusing on premier features and functionalities, so you can find the best report writing tool to get powerful and user-friendly reports from Acumatica.
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