Matthew Felzke
Non-profit Reporting with Microsoft Dynamics GP

This article focuses on financial reporting options for non-profit organizations utilizing Microsoft Dynamics GP, zooming in on features and functionalities to expand your analytics.

Financial reporting has traditionally been the lead singer if Business Intelligence (BI) processes were in a band, and it is no different for non-profit organizations.  If you’re utilizing Microsoft Dynamics GP, you know that the accounting system is equipped with several native financial reporting functions.  However, plenty of organizations are moving to independent software vendor (ISV) offerings for their regular financial reporting tasks, but why?  Third party software solutions for financial report writing are designed in response to consumer demands, streamlining and expanding analytics for more robust insight into your data, trajectories, successes, and challenges.  This article will explore the benefits of an ISV financial report writer for non-profit organizations using Microsoft Dynamics GP.

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Matthew Felzke
Top BI and Corporate Performance Management Trends for 2016

This article will discuss the year ahead of us, specifically in terms of what 2016 holds for Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management for modern businesses.

Another year has come and gone, seemingly faster than ever – and we’re already into the second month of 2016.  At the end of 2015 or in early January, some people were writing about Business Intelligence (BI) and Corporate Performance Management (CPM) trends they predicted we would see manifest this year.  However, much like my current approach to New Year’s resolutions, I felt it was important to let the dust settle, work through the workload hangover of the holidays, and have the New Year function as a soft opening.  This way, we can approach 2016 with a rolling start that doesn’t set us up for failure.  This article will discuss some key trends and trajectories that data management and analytics will take in 2016.

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Matthew Felzke
Non-profit Financial Reporting with Intacct

This article will zoom in on financial reporting solutions for non-profit organizations using Intacct, with a focus on features and functionalities to expand your Business Intelligence analytics.

Financial reporting is arguably the touchstone in terms of Business Intelligence (BI) analytical processes, and for non-profit organizations, it is no different.  If you’re using Intacct, you know that there is financial reporting functionality built right into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.  But there are plenty of organizations turning to third party products to perform these routine tasks of producing financial statements – why?  The independent software vendor (ISV) offerings for financial reporting software are designed with consumer demands in mind, and they streamline and expand analyses for a richer understanding of the data, trends, opportunities, and challenges.  This article will discuss the benefits of third party financial reporting solutions for non-profit organizations using Intacct.

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Matthew Felzke
Business Intelligence Trends for the Second Half of 2015 and Beyond

This article will discuss what is trending in terms of Business Intelligence, specifically what you should know about for the rest of 2015 and beyond, so you can continue to make strong, data-driven decisions.

July 1 has come and gone, and we’re flying at full speed in the second half of 2015.  Conferences, summits, business deals, partnerships, and other organizational happenings fill up our days, months, and years, but we have to stay focused on so many things directly related to the success of our company.  One of those things has to be how we access, manage, and analyze our data for stronger, more informed decision-making.  In this article, I’ll discuss what you need to focus on in terms of Business Intelligence (BI) trends for software solutions and how we conduct our analytical processes.

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Matthew Felzke
Best Financial Report Writers for Intacct

This article will explore your modern options for financial reporting, so you have a better understanding of what to look for when seeking a tool to improve your Intacct experience.

In order to remain competitive in the modern business world, your company needs a powerful financial reporting tool to help inform your decision makers in dealing with the economy and the marketplace, while developing your brand by depending on data.  This article will take on the task of focusing on the best financial report writers of today by zooming in on the best feature and functionality offerings, so you can invest in the right reporting solution to get impactful and accessible reports with data from Intacct and other sources.

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Matthew Felzke
Top BI and Performance Management Trends for 2015

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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Matthew Felzke
Best Report Writers for Acumatica

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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Matthew Felzke
Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Dashboard Software for Intacct

This article will discuss your options for powerful and modern Business Intelligence solutions for financial reporting, budgeting, and dashboards to enhance your Intacct experience.

Accounting technology research firm Software Advice recently reported that software replacement – Business Intelligence (BI) technology included – was largely because of organizations outgrowing their current systems.  In addition, top requested functions included robust financial reporting, with a majority of prospective customers seeking something web-based.  And all of this likely makes sense to you as an Intacct customer.  You’re aware of the power and flexibility of web-based software, and it might even be a reason for your own growth.  If you are experiencing growth and looking to replace, expand, or simply deploy powerful, modern financial reporting, budgeting, and/or dashboards, this article will give you the head start on the research you should do to find the best solution(s) for your team’s specific business needs.

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Matthew Felzke
Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Dashboard Tools for Acumatica

It is important to understand the BI offerings on the market today to boost your reporting, budgeting, and dashboard functionality with Acumatica.  This article will explore your options, so you can pick the tool that is best for your company.

In a recent report by Gartner, the marketplace for Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics solutions grew 8% in 2013 to a total of $14.4 billion from 2012.  Arguably, this is a gradual growth, but steady nonetheless, which makes good sense.  If you look at the amount of data you and your team manages and analyzes to make better decisions faster in an effort to stay competitive, you would have to agree that real-time or near-real-time, monthly, quarterly, annual, and sub ledger analytics are necessary.  Moreover, the business world is moving away from IT-managed BI solutions to easy-to-use, modern, and powerful reporting, budgeting, dashboards solutions that enhance your Acumatica experience.  This article will discuss the features and functionalities of third party products for Acumatica users in the current BI software marketplace.

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