1. Info Explorer – Cost Effective BI
Presented By: Robert Lavery
2. About Orchid Systems
• Developer of solutions to enhance Sage 300 ERP
(Accpac) for over 16 years.
• Development Team includes 5 programmers with
combined development experience of over 70 years.
• Represented in North America by Robert Lavery &
• Multi Award winning, including:
o 2011, 2012 & 2013 Gold Development Partner of the Year
3. About Orchid Systems
• Orchid develops modules for Sage 300 ERP (Accpac) that:
• Provide analytical tools for more effective decision
making and information management.
• Simplify and automate what can be time consuming,
complex and necessary-but-routine tasks.
• The result is improved efficiency and productivity
combined with increased customer service and
4. Orchid’s Modules
• ANALYTICAL REPORTING/BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Inter Entity Transactions &
Return Material Authorizations
5. Orchid’s Modules
• REPORTING AUTOMATION & PRODUCTIVITY
Document Management Link
Optional Tables/Supplementary Data with spreadsheet add-in
6. What is Business Intelligence?
• Business Intelligence represents the tools and
systems that play a key role in the strategic planning
process of an organization.
• Tool(s) must adapt to existing and future
organization structure and processes.
• Must be integrated to source(s) of data but not
restricted by database schema.
7. Increasing Value of Data
8. Important Data Concepts
Privacy – “use/disclosure” of data
Security – “protection” of data
Consistency – “processing” of data
Reliability – “trust” in data
9. Info Explorer
• Powerful analysis tool to explore your Sage 300 ERP
(Accpac) data and other data. Provide insight to help you
increase the performance of your organization.
• Summarize, drill down, drill into and “slice and dice”
your Sage 300 ERP data in real time.
• Clear insight into business operations to help you make
the right decision, every time.
• Intuitive, multi-dimensional data cubes & graphical
reporting combined in customizable Dashboards.
• NEW - Support for Budget Write-Back to GL, IC, EB Info.
10. Info Explorer
• Mobile cube files support analysis on-line or off-line.
• Powerful Business Intelligence without the usual price
• User-defined formatting & filtering helps you focus on
what is most important to measure.
• Empower s your people with the right information at the
• Cater for your individual reporting needs by saving your
own “views” on the desktop.
• More cost effective than creating multiple Crystal
11. Demo of Info Explorer…
12. Info Explorer Lite
• FREE tool can be downloaded and installed in less
than 15 minutes. Runs for 30 Days.
• Sample Cubes can be connected to your live Sage
300 ERP database for analysis purposes.
• After 30 Days, you can request an Activation Code to
run the software indefinitely at no charge.
• Limitations of Info Explorer Lite:
– 1) Can’t create new cubes or modify existing cubes
– 2) Can’t export to Excel
13. Info Explorer
• Thank you……
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