Do your Oracle Finance
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GL Wand
  • Current Reporting Challenges
  • GL Wand
       Architecture
       Brief product history
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Current
Reporting cycle
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GL Wand
Reporting cycle
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Architecture

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History
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Demonstration




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Customers
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Why GL Wand
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Next steps

• In house 30 day
  trial
  t ial
      • Unlimited users
      • Install .msi add-in (PC)
      • Run script ...
Questions




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Contact Info
Scott Stollwerk
Regional Sales Manager
scott.stollwerk@excel4apps.com
   tt t ll    k@    l4

Chris Meyer
Reg...
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  1. 1. Do your Oracle Finance reporting in Excel Do your Oracle y Finance Reporting in Excel www.excel4apps.com/partners
  2. 2. GL Wand • Current Reporting Challenges • GL Wand Architecture Brief product history p y • Demo • Current Customers • C Commercial t i l terms Licensing • Why choose GL Wand? y • Questions & Answers www.excel4apps.com/partners
  3. 3. Current Reporting cycle •Finance users demand highly productive review, modelling and d ti i d lli d Define Execute Review Distribute distribution interface. •Have MS Excel on desktop and can use it. Many organizations employing dual Oracle & Microsoft strategies Monthly Reporting y p g Ad hoc Enquiries q Oracle Excel integration g •Changing •Time to log on •Manual refresh process / retype requirements •Time to query •Iterative •Specialist FSG skills •Time to convert to •Loss of productivity •FSG limitations distribute •User frustration •Loss of productivity •User frustration www.excel4apps.com/partners
  4. 4. GL Wand Reporting cycle •Proven reporting tool built around finance role i organizations running fi l in i ti i Define Execute Review Distribute Oracle Applications •Installs in minutes •Easy to use y Monthly Reports Ad hoc Enquiry Oracle Excel integration •Use custom functions •Fast query to •HTTP connect direct Oracle DB to retrieve balances resolution •Apps sign on / security •Copy / Paste to edit •Drill to details •Range / Sheet / Workbook report definitions •Distribute information refreshable on demand •Highly productive •Reduced frustration •Cells refreshed in place www.excel4apps.com/partners
  5. 5. Architecture Central Proven! P ! Java Servlet Profile Option Options Excel Add i E l Add-in Oracle Oracle Client PC Application Database Server Server Connection URL Read only access Session Id = GL Wand Remote PC upgrades WAN HTTP (s) support Connection www.excel4apps.com/partners
  6. 6. History y E-business 11.5.7 11.5.10 12 suite – Brief product history 11.5.9 Mar-03 Proof of concept released Connectivity DB package DB package Java Servlet Java Servlet Sep-04 First sale to Schroders Investment Corporation options Jan 06 Jan-06 GL Wand 3 00 series released 3.00 with HTTP framework Jun-06 GL Wand 3.10 Subleger drill downs, many enhancements Feb-07 GL Wand 3.20 Twenty Three GL Wand 3.30 / 3.30 / 3.50 3.50 New features including Office versions 3.50 3.50 2007 support Aug-07 GL Wand 3.30 Compatible Dec-07 GL Wand 3.50 MS Office Office 2000 Office 2000 Office 2000 Coming in Spring 2009 - GL Wand 4.0 redesign requirements Office 2003 Office 2003 Office 2003 Office 2007 Office 2007 Office 2007 www.excel4apps.com/partners
  7. 7. Demonstration www.excel4apps.com/partners
  8. 8. Customers NATO Adcock Ingram Harmony Gold Mining Pty Ltd Paramount Citrus Association (PCA) Al Fahim Enterprises HBO Films Paramount Farms Auscott Limited Indianapolis Airport Authority Parliament of Victoria Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA) PAS Technologies Australian Red Cross Blood Service Integro Insurance Brokers Perry Equipment Corp Avista Corp Internet Solutions Red Rock Consulting Pty Ltd Avtec Limited ITV Plc Roll International Bank of Scotland Treasury JSC Severstal Rural Ambulance Victoria Bartter Enterprises Pty Ltd Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) Samim Bateman Projects Limited Knapp SARCC Bossini Enterprises Limited KPMG Schroders Investment Management Limited Brick Warehouse Lancashire County Council Schweitzer Mauduit Intl Inc Capital Finance Australia Limited Lancashire Fire & Rescue SITA (Pty) Ltd Cell C (Pty) LTd Lancashire Police Authority South African Tourism Clark County Louisville Metro Government The British Library Cochlear Ltd MasterCard International The University of Melbourne Coogee Chemicals MB Petroleum Services LLC Tiger Management Services Department of Indigenous Affairs (DIA) Mediacom Communications Corp Tourism Australia Destination Hotels & Resorts MediMedia University of Johannesburg DHL Excel Supply Chain Singapore Pte Ltd Metrobus University of the Witwatersrand Edgars Consolidated Stores Ltd Multiplex Limited University of Western Sydney Ellerine Furnishers (PTY) Ltd National Health Laboratory Service Vodacom (Pty) Ltd Epol a Division of Rainbow Farms NATO CIS Services Agency VW Credit Inc Euramax Exterior Products Network Ten Wesbank Gallardo Nextel Communications Argentina SA Wesfarmers Energy Limited Geratech North-West University Wesfarmers Premier Coal Limited GFI Group Inc Optium Corporation Wyndham Hotels and Resorts www.excel4apps.com/partners
  9. 9. Why GL Wand y 1) Easy to install and use. Developed for Oracle EBS customers only. Test for yourself Simple Central profile options in Oracle. Detects your GL setup including in the trial. your existing segment hierarchies. friendly 2) Report data always = Oracle EBS data. GL Wand is fast Test refresh performance and will always show the same as Oracle No PC Cache involved. Oracle. direct f di t from Oracle O l in trial 3) Lower cost of ownership. Easy PC maintenance with modern Http Ask technologists to review the architecture. No odbc connections, no TNS names, no Sql Net. Automatic architecture and version upgrades via internet. desktop install. p 4) Secure. GL Wand uses Oracle EBS usernames & password and enforces Test for yourself in the trial. Oracle’s security rules. No separate desktop components to maintain security and user license keys. Supports HTTPS. 5) Proven global p ) g product support. pp Many Oracle customers on GL y Ask our other Wand around the globe. Multiple timezones / languages supported. global customers. l b l t Test us in trial. 6) Proven remote report development services and Choose to do it training services available. No implementation needed! yourself or ask us to assist 7) Try before you buy. Due to the simple installation process, it is Low risk purchase. possible to be up and running in trial mode in minutes. www.excel4apps.com/partners
  10. 10. Next steps • In house 30 day trial t ial • Unlimited users • Install .msi add-in (PC) • Run script to l d DB load package • Configure URL • Logon with GL Wand • Request a trial key • Use Report wizard to build report Trial on our Server side Full Trial on PC Install Buy online Vision Install your server Proxy server p permitting g www.excel4apps.com/partners
  11. 11. Questions www.excel4apps.com/partners
  12. 12. Contact Info Scott Stollwerk Regional Sales Manager scott.stollwerk@excel4apps.com tt t ll k@ l4 Chris Meyer Regional Director g chris.meyer@excel4apps.com www.excel4apps.com/partners

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