Business Intelligence from Virtually Any Data Source with Crystal Reports
One way to engage and influence decision-makers and stakeholders is to give them visuals and impress them with relevant information. You can up the value of your reports with fancy formats and interactivity. Fortunately there are apps for that.
One of the many benefits of Sage 100 ERP is the inclusion of SAP Crystal Reports business intelligence software. Specially designed for small businesses, Crystal Reports assists report creation and generation from multiple databases to deliver a comprehensive picture of business strengths or opportunities. With high-level views that drill down to as minute a detail as matters, your team has with thorough analysis by which to interpret a position and plan an approach.
That said, Crystal Reports includes processes to develop simple or complicated reports. Its features include report wizards that lead users step-by-step in building reports. Formulas, cross-tabs, subreports and conditional formatting help organize and present data so it makes sense. In using Crystal Reports, you will notice data relationships that would be impossible to pick up through a manual analysis approach effort.
To get you familiar with Crystal Reports, we created Crystal Reports 101. This webinar will help you see why Crystal Reports is popular. With Crystal Reports, it’s easy to query databases, pull essential information and present it in any number of ways, including invoices, financial statements and order forms, any of which can be distributed through multiple channels, in multiple formats—Web, email, PDF, within Sage 100 ERP.
Just as ERP fits many departments’ needs, Crystal Reports is useful to accounting, human resources, manufacturing production, service planning, etc. It’s flexible.