This case study of Methven China is based on a June 2017 survey of Global Software, Inc. customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Atlas saves us costs for IT support and we are more efficient with our customized Atlas report templates.”

The experienced reporting pain points that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Global Software, Inc.:

  • Creating reports in a timely manner
  • Limitation(s) of Management Reporter or Excel Add-in
  • Lack of templates for Royal users

Used Atlas for reporting beyond Financials/GL in the following areas:

  • Reports for top management
  • Manufacturing
  • Project management
  • Sales / marketing
  • Inventory
  • Job costing
  • Procurement
  • Customer service

Chose Atlas over the following tools:

  • Business intelligence solutions (Targit, JetReports, Zap, BI365)
  • Management Reporter

Experienced the following benefits as a result of Atlas:

  • The removal of disparate static excel sheets
  • Improved access to live data to make strategic decisions
  • The ability to upload data directly from Excel

Streamlined the following processes by using Atlas:

  • Extracting data from Dynamics / relational database
  • Sharing of reports / dashboards with the team or management
  • Month-end close & Management / Board Reporting Package
  • Reporting outside the GL, such as Inventory, Manufacturing, Sales, Purchasing, Projects, etc.
  • Data migration / upload

Gained the ability to do the following by using Atlas:

  • Direct initiatives based on findings in reports
  • Gain Data Validation capability
  • Increase the ability to complete tactical, complex analysis
  • Increase time savings

Freed up 50-100 hours in one year throughout their organization by using Atlas for reporting.

Freed up 50-100 hours in one year throughout their organization by using the data migration / upload functionality within Atlas.

Source: Leslie Deng, Director of Finance, Methven China
Published: Jun. 15, 2017 TVID: 65A-F4F-EF6

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