Applications of WriteBackPlugin

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Applications of WriteBackPlugin

  1. 1. Budgeting and forecastingWriteBackPlugin ApplicationsExamples of FMS WriteBackPlugin for MicroStrategyapplications
  2. 2. WriteBackPlugin Applications• WriteBackPlugin allows you to convert MicroStrategy Web grid reports intodata input forms – therefore MicroStrategy now works not only as a BI toolbut also as data management tool• The use of WriteBackPlugin is limitless – you can build different solutionsthat require data collection from users tailored for your company’s businessprocess and data management needs• WriteBackPlugin allows to develop forms for closed-loop workflow –validation, approval, attachment handling and others• The following presentation touches on some of the most often used caseswhere WriteBackPlugin can benefit your MicroStrategy experience
  3. 3. Contents1. Budgeting and Forecasting2. Costing models3. Timesheets4. Data versioning and status control5. Data Quality6. ETL process management7. Document management
  4. 4. Budgeting and ForecastingDeploy Budgeting solutionwithin your MicroStrategyenvironment:• Create flexible budgetinput forms•Implement what-ifanalysis
  5. 5. Budgeting and Forecasting• Maintain several versions and/or scenarios• Manage budget workflows and approvals
  6. 6. Budgeting and ForecastingKeep changehistory (data,users, timestamps)
  7. 7. Costing modelsBuild costing models (for example ABC costing) to calculate cost ofproducts, customers and services:• Allocate costs to products• Establish economic break-even points• Highlight opportunities for improvement• Identify profits-makers and losers• Compare investment alternatives
  8. 8. TimesheetsBuild solutions fortimesheet management:• Personalized timesheetsfor people who mustreport time• Analyze reported andplanned hours• Report hours toprojects, activities orequipment
  9. 9. Timesheets
  10. 10. Data QualityEnhance your MicroStrategyenvironment with DataQuality functionality:• Add missing data to the datawarehouse from report form;• Prepare and distribute betterquality reports• Validate user data input toensure data quality• Implement complex datatransformation algorithms
  11. 11. ETL process managementAllow your business users and analysts to control ETL processes:• Allow to control and launch ETL process from the MicroStrategyuser interface• Build complex data logic and get the necessary data right when itsneeded
  12. 12. Document Management Enhance your MicroStrategy environment with Document Management functionality: • Save documents in MicroStrategy Web • Share documents with other MicroStrategy users • Store documents in centralized location

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