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In this article, I’ll explore your best options for financial reporting and consolidation software for your Sage X3 data management and analysis processes.

There is a population of Sage X3 users who are responsible for the financial consolidation of parent company data with one or more subsidiaries.  Aggregating financial information from multiple entities, sometimes with diverse monies, can be challenging if you do not have a modern financial consolidation tool to sit atop Sage X3 and any other accounting system that can be used within your company.  Data is only increasing in amount and importance to organizational decision-making.  That is why more execs are looking for the right tool to empower their business end users to consolidate data into a singular set of financial reports.  This article will zoom in on your software choices for modern, dynamic, and easy-to-use financial consolidations with Sage X3.  For rapid growth organizations, a quality reporting and consolidation tool can also have the ability to extend the life of your Sage X3 implementation.
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This article will discuss the best modern financial reporting and consolidation solutions, zooming in on essential features and functionalities that can upgrade your Sage 300 parent company financial processes.

There are plenty of Sage 300 customers who are overseeing the financial portfolios of parent companies with multiple subsidiaries.  Consolidating company data from more than one entity, sometimes with distinct currencies, can be a challenge without a powerful financial consolidation solution to sit on top of Sage 300 and any other ERP system that may be used within your enterprise.  Data is only going to grow in size and significance in corporate decision-making processes.  That’s why more executive teams are seeking the best tool to enable their business end users to aggregate information in a unified set of financial statements.  This article will focus on your software options for the Sage 300 customer who would like to achieve modern, powerful, and user friendly financial consolidations.  For fast growing companies, a good reporting and consolidation solution might have the additional advantage of extending the life of your Sage 300 implementation.
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In this article, we’ll discuss the effect data warehousing can have for the Sage X3 user experience, so that you and your team can figure out what is today’s best solution for your company.

Data is driving business decision-making, which perhaps doesn’t seem like a shocking statement.  However, as data grows in amount and in significance, data warehouses are relatedly an important aspect of business today.  If you’re like me, you are wondering the who, what, when, where, why, and how of data warehousing.  Who manages a data warehouse?  What do they look like?  When is a good time to invest in a data warehouse?  Where do you house one?  Why should we go with a data warehouse over other Business Intelligence (BI) data stores?  How do we set up a data warehouse?  As a Sage X3 customer, you might have one or more of these questions.  This article will aim to answer your questions, so you can understand the product category and can begin to assess your data warehousing needs with Sage X3.

Who?  Let’s start by discussing who implements and automates a data warehouse.  Commercial data warehouse solutions usually come “out of the box” ready, meaning a simple installation process, then replication of your Sage X3 and other source data.  A consultant who specializes in extracting, transferring, and loading (ETL) will deploy your data warehouse, automating the ETL of data from your sources, like Sage X3.  After that, a consultant who focuses on expediting, optimizing, and streamlining reporting, budgeting, and/or dashboard tasks will work with you on querying data from your warehouse.  After setup and training, the business end user can manage a data warehouse, eliminating IT middlemen.
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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 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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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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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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