Connecting People to Information<br />The power of multidimensional analytics and reporting<br />
Topics<br />Multidimensional nature of business Information<br />BI-Metrix BI for Accpac demo<br />BI-Metrix BI for Accpac...
The Multidimensional Nature of Business Information<br />
Origins of Multidimensionality: The Spreadsheet<br />plus  1 (Region)  =   3 Dimensions, so far . . .<br />2 Dimensions<br />
Region<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />The Three Dimensions Can Be Represented by a Cube<br />Actual 2008<br />This entry (ce...
Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Region<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />Time<br />Time<br />A Fourth Dimension is Needed<br />...
Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />A Fifth Dimension is Needed<br />A c...
Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Fur...
Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Fur...
Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Fur...
Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Fur...
BI-Metrix BI Solution<br />Integrated solution<br />Powerful analysis, reporting, dashboarding and business modeling<br />...
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  1. 1. Connecting People to Information<br />The power of multidimensional analytics and reporting<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />Multidimensional nature of business Information<br />BI-Metrix BI for Accpac demo<br />BI-Metrix BI for Accpac exercises<br />Questions<br />
  3. 3. The Multidimensional Nature of Business Information<br />
  4. 4. Origins of Multidimensionality: The Spreadsheet<br />plus 1 (Region) = 3 Dimensions, so far . . .<br />2 Dimensions<br />
  5. 5. Region<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />The Three Dimensions Can Be Represented by a Cube<br />Actual 2008<br />This entry (cell) is theSales for June in Ontario<br />for Actual 2008<br />If this is the “Actual 2008” data, where do we store the “2008 Plan” and the Actual 2007 (Prior Year) ?<br />
  6. 6. Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Region<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />Time<br />Time<br />A Fourth Dimension is Needed<br />A cube for each Scenario (Fiscal Set) of the data:<br />Actual 2008<br />What about analyzing the data by Customer ?<br />
  7. 7. Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />A Fifth Dimension is Needed<br />A cube for each Scenario and Customer combination:<br />Reg<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />What about analyzing the data by Product ?<br />
  8. 8. Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Furniture<br />A Six Dimensional Database<br />Reg<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />
  9. 9. Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Furniture<br />Entries in the Database<br />Each entry (cell) is defined by its place in the six dimensions:<br />This cell contains the data for:<br />Appliances,Sears,Actual 2007,Sales for June in Ontario <br />Reg<br />Accounts<br />Time<br />
  10. 10. Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Furniture<br />Extract Any Slice For a Report<br />Data in a Multidimensional Cube<br />Reg<br />Accounts<br />BI-Analyzer<br />Time<br />Excel<br />
  11. 11. Sears<br />Wal-Mart<br />Target<br />Electronics<br />Appliances<br />Actual 2008<br />Plan 2008<br />Actual 2007<br />Furniture<br />All Dimensions Can be Accessed Equally This Way <br />Data in Multidimensional Cube<br />Reg<br />Accounts<br />BI-Analyzer<br />Time<br />Excel<br />
  12. 12. BI-Metrix BI Solution<br />Integrated solution<br />Powerful analysis, reporting, dashboarding and business modeling<br />Excel, and multidimensional technology<br />Financially intelligent business models<br />Information anywhere at anytime<br />

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