This article will explore the modern options you have for dynamic dashboard software you can implement to improve your Sage X3 experience with data visualizations for quick, digestible analytics.

You probably won’t find this surprising at all: data visualizations are the top priority of Business Intelligence (BI) software to CFOs, according to Gartner’s 2013 study on Financial Executive International CFO Technology, which stated that dashboards, scorecards, and performance management solutions are most important to financial executives.  It was a predictable result to me. In the modern business landscape, professionals across departments and at all levels require accessible data analytics to inform and enrich their decision-making.  Dashboards deliver exactly that.
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This article will discuss financial reporting and budgeting needs for the manufacturing industry that can be met by modern, powerful BI tools.

In today’s business world, it is becoming pretty clear that Business Intelligence (BI) analytics are the modern way of turning important company data into rich decision-making for the future of the company.  However, I wonder how many professionals, new to or familiar with BI processes, have found the commercial solutions a little vague or confusing in terms of applying functionality to industry-specific data management and analyses.  I recently had the opportunity to talk to an accountant in the manufacturing sector, and we discussed the confusion associated with shopping around for a product that can meet the needs and goals of her manufacturing organization.  Thus, this article will discuss the top features and functions you should know about in modern reporting and budgeting software, and I will then explore the important ways to manage and analyze your data as a manufacturing company.
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February 23 – 27, 2015

A premier invitation-only event, Solver is thrilled to attend the Acumatica 5.0 Partner Summit 2015 in Long Beach, CA. Partners in attendance will get the chance to explore the latest release of the award-winning Cloud ERP platform, get certified, and collaborate on accelerating success in the cloud. Solver is a Diamond Sponsor for this networking, learning event! Stop by and learn more about what BI360 can do for your clients.

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Independent BI Software Vendors are producing more powerful, secure and business user friendly add-on products for Intact customers to take budgeting processes into the future.

It’s no secret that budgeting is not the most enjoyable undertaking for professionals at every level, perhaps due to the old school process of linking spreadsheets together manually.  However, independent software vendors (ISVs) are dramatically upgrading your choices by modernizing budgeting and forecasting processes with consumer-driven tools. If your organization is healthy in size, your planning tasks are likely too complex for manual Excel budgets, so you should be considering third party solutions to streamline and upgrade your processes.  Today’s premier budgeting software empower you to oversee budgeting teamwork in secure ways and distribute ownership to managers without the traditionally messy logistics.
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This article is all about the modern feature and functionality offerings of third party financial reporting tools for Sage 300 customers.

Without a powerful, intuitive financial report writer, you have got to just be surviving in the modern business era of data management and analysis, instead of thriving in your industry.  In this article, I’m going to explore your options and functionalities that you can find in a variety of independent software vendor (ISV) solutions, so you are that much closer to implementing the right reporting tool for your Sage 300 Business Intelligence (BI) processes.
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February 17 – 18, 2015

Solver is excited to be a Showcase Sponsor for the 2015 US Microsoft Dynamics Industry, taking place at the upscale Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Exclusively Microsoft Dynamics Partners and employees, this summit will focus on the evolution of industry, specifically for Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail, Services, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Public sectors. Visit Solver at Booth #14 to learn more about how BI360 works for your industry.

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In this article, I will discuss modern Business Intelligence (BI) solutions for an accelerated SAP Business One data management and analysis experience.

Today’s business world requires that our processes and our technology be flexible, and the several emerging mobile interfaces are Exhibit A for accommodating the on-the-go nature of global corporate culture.  And this includes data management and analytics for the SAP Business One customer base.  Today, you should have BI tools that meet your company’s needs for flexibility in accessing your transactional and operational data for richer, faster decision-making, whether you are in the office or not.  Independent software vendors (ISVs) are answering this call for more flexible BI solutions.
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In this article, I will go about demystifying the purpose and functionality of data warehousing for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers, so that you can hit the ground running in your search for the best Business Intelligence data storage source for your organization.

Data continues to rule the business world, driving more informed decision-making for better business practices.  Hence, the rise of data warehouses.  You’ve definitely heard of them, but do you know the ins and outs of the prominent data sources?  For Microsoft Dynamics AX users, you might have questions – several even – but don’t know where to start, don’t feel like you have the time to learn about the software, etc.  That’s where this article comes in, answering the most common questions Dynamics AX users might have, so you can understand the product category in order to figure out your own data warehousing goals.
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LOS ANGELES, CA, February 5, 2015 – Today, Solver, Inc., the global leader in Business Intelligence for mid-market ERP systems, announced Top Performing Partner Award for their demonstrated excellence in customer impact by delivering the BI360 Suite to assist customers in optimizing their performance management processes. Solver honored 10 organizations for their accomplishments in 2014, across various partner categories, both globally and regionally.

“We are especially excited to announce and recognize our top-achieving partners both in the U.S. and abroad, as 2014 was deemed our Year of the Partner,” said Nils Rasmussen, Solver CEO. “Our strong partner channel is the main reason we are expanding internationally, faster than ever. BI360’s success has everything to do with the partner relationships we have built along with committed, hard-working product experts. On behalf of Solver’s global family, I would like to congratulate and thank our award winners for their achievements in 2014 and for their continued dedication and support of Solver and the BI360 product suite.”

200 partners around the world were in the running, and the partners qualified for the award by reaching the top sales volume of BI360 during 2014. The 2014 BI360 Partner of the Year award recipients are as follows (by category):

  • Global Partner of the Year: Tribridge
  • U.S. Best New Partner of the Year: SBS Group
  • U.S. Best New Partner of the Year: Rand Group Solutions, LLC and Accountable Solutions
  • EMEA Partner of the Year: Codestone
  • EMEA Best New Partner of the Year: Nolan Business Solutions
  • Australia Partner of the Year: Hume Business Solutions
  • New Zealand Partner of the Year: Olympic Software
  • Canada Partner of the Year: Callow & Associates
  • Cloud Partner of the Year: SMB Suite

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

This article discusses the benefits of attending Microsoft Convergence 2015 March 16-19 in Atlanta, Georgia, with a special look at the most exciting highlights from the conference and Solver’s presence at the event.

As a first time attendee to Convergence, I couldn’t be more excited to attend Microsoft’s 2015 conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The Microsoft community will descend on this southern mecca March 16-19 for an incredible experience of networking, learning, and discovery.  This year, Solver returns to the main event as a Gold Sponsor, and there’s so much to look forward to at #Conv15.
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