SocrateBI, a new and powerful Business Intelligence solution in BITSoftware`s portfolio

Date: 16-11-2011

BITSoftware continues to be faithful to its policy of providing complete integrated solutions for business management, designed to help companies activating in distribution, retail, construction, discrete manufacturing, professional services, agriculture, telco, food industry and auto dealers, by launching a new business solution: SocrateBI, a Business Intelligence solution that offers an increased flexibility in the decision making process and completes company`s business solutions range: Socrate+ ERP, SocrateOpen ERP&CRM and Socrate Payroll. The first release of SocrateBI includes three modules: Financial Reporting Analysis Module (FRAM), Sales and Customer Analysis Module (SCAM) and Project Controlling Analysis Module (PCAM), other two modules will be operational soon (Inventory and Stocks Analysis Module – ISAM, and Human Resources Analysis Module – HRAM) SocrateBI uses MicroStrategy 9.2.1a as development and production environment platform, allowing access to the latest features available in MicroStrategy platform: MicroStrategy Mobile, Transaction Services or Visual Insight. MicroStrategy Mobile provides reporting information and analysis […]

Fleet Management – efficiency, control, operational cost savings

Date: 02-06-2011

In a time when the market forces companies to lower profits to maximum in order to earn new contracts, every penny spent elsewhere counts. And if, as a company, you own a large vehicles fleet over which you have no control whatsoever regarding its efficiency and productivity, that can mean your exclusion from the market or even bankruptcy. But there is a solution by which you can control all costs involved by a fleet of vehicles and / or machines and you can have a clear image on undertaken activities, expenses and events occurring in the fleet. And this solution its named SocrateOpen Fleet Management. And with it, identifying and tracking each vehicle or machine is very easy. SO Fleet Management allows a comprehensive vehicle/equipment description with information on technical data (type, engine, category, capacity), registration data (temporary/final), procurement contract type (credit, leasing, custody, etc.), costs, maintenance, historical and planned […]

Why a BI Implementation Fail?

Date: 27-04-2011

In a discussion started on Business Intelligence Professionals Group on LinkedIn, 276 BI specialists have tried to answer to a simple question: why BI implementations fail. And how can specialists prevent this from happening again and again and again and … Although each of the respondents see somewhat different the answer to that question, finally they reached the same results, grouped into two categories: reasons to fail and reasons to succeed. So, the BI Implementation fails with few reasons: 1) Not enough data to make history. 2) The company management does not have proper hierarchy. 3) BI is designed for Managers to facilitate them take quick decision support, they should know what they want and what they looking at. 4) The critical users not being involved from the beginning. 5) Ineffective or incompetent project management. 6) Understand the business needs. BI Implementations will succeed when there is a: 1) Good […]

Case studies and their relevance in selecting an ERP

Date: 03-01-2011

The decision to purchase a software solutions business – ERP, CRM – is not easy to take, is quite a complicated and elaborated process. This involved also, indirectly, the inability to test the product in advance, as result of inevitable customizations required for an ERP solution to fold perfectly, or as perfect, to client’s business. The existence of demo sites and other average test helps only in addition of names to the list of potential suppliers. Therefore, in this field of integrated management systems, perhaps more than in any other field, purchases are made based on the reputation of the solution. And, in some cases, on the provider promises, which often are not sustainable by the ERP system. With regard to the reputation of ERP, or no-name ERP, that are responsible mainly buyers. Since the solution sold to a client does not exist when signing the contract, the beneficiary needs […]

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