Karen Barak
BI360 User Conference – Look Out Surf City USA, Here We Come!

What to Expect Plus Tips to Help You Take Advantage of All Focus 2018 Has to Offer

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Matthew Felzke
ISV Programs Expand Best-of-Breed Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics and Other ERPs

The best independent software vendors are working with other key third party Business Intelligence manufacturers to provide integrations that streamline BI processes and build true best-of-breed solutions for your team.

Do you have a machine, an appliance, or application at home or in the office that you only use for the reason(s) you were used to with an older model?  For example, if you upgrade to a new car or a new blu-ray machine, there are usually features and functions that you did not have in your previous model that you don’t even know how to use or implement to enhance your experience.  If I were to guess, this is pretty common, whether it be your espresso machine or your Business Intelligence (BI) software.  However, the only person who misses out is you as the user.  In the case of a financial reporting tool or a full BI suite, you have the opportunity to not only maximize your results, but expand your data management and analysis into areas your team has never gone before – to infinity and beyond, right?

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Matthew Felzke
Reporting and Document Management for Microsoft Dynamics, Sage X3 and other ERPs

As document management, reporting and business intelligence comes together, a new era of holistic data and text management begins.  This article will explore the world of content intelligence with a focus on the new product category offerings.

In 2007, Gerry Brown, now a Senior Analyst of Customer Engagement & Marketing Technology for Ovum in London, created the term, “content intelligence,” an aggregation of Business Intelligence (BI) and content or document management for improved insight and decision-making power.   What had been two disparate processes and sets of data became one as a customer driven term.  The concept was simple – professionals would like to be able to not only search for their scanned, virtual documents, but to analyze financial reports and drill down to the text and content that lies outside of already input data in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems like Microsoft Dynamics and Sage.  The concept was more than just another buzz word; it combined and streamlined two different analyses into a singular, more holistic approach to corporate performance management, and it is really starting to build momentum.

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