ERP Reporting remains a challenge today. Whilst the ERP system can manage the granularity of a business, delivering business insights does not appear to be the focus for software vendors. Since introducing Calxa Unplugged, we have suggested a number of ways of using a manual organisation combined with data imported from a spreadsheet. One of the most popular uses has been to produce management data to help with ERP reporting. Here’s the how and why of that task.
Looking at the comparison table, at first glance Fathom Software looks similar to Spotlight Reporting. And, sometimes, you’d get the same impression from reading their promotional material. Delve deeper though, and the differences become apparent. Let’s start off with a comparison table.