In the fast lane that is business today, maybe especially for retail companies, data is vital. Since data drives decisions, retail organizations are making plans to stay on track and on budget with their customers, stores, vendors, management, etc. – and data warehousing can be really effective in organizing and empowering stronger Business Intelligence (BI) analytics. Like most software, if you aren’t familiar with it, you likely have questions. In this article, I’ll answer frequently asked questions about data warehouse solutions for retail companies using Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
In today’s fast-paced business world, perhaps especially for retail corporations, data is essential. Because data is driving decision-making, retail companies are strategizing to stay on budget and on track with their stores, customers, vendors, managers, and so on – and a data warehouse can be really impactful in supporting Business Intelligence (BI) analyses. As with most technology, if you aren’t already using a modern offering, you probably have questions. This article will go about answering the most common questions you might have about data warehousing with Microsoft Dynamics AX for your retail company.
If you are running Microsoft Dynamics NAV, shopping for third party Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to upgrade your data management and analysis processes can be confusing and sometimes, overwhelming. You’ll go through your share of sales pitches, webinars, and demos, but this is a process you won’t do often. I’ve spoken to several professionals, most recently at Microsoft Convergence, who know what has worked and not worked for them, but don’t know what they should be looking for and asking regarding the features and functionalities of modern, powerful BI solutions. Most people are simply looking for the right fit to best meet their business demands, but where do you start?