LONDON, 4 May, 2004 - Energis, a leading provider of high-value telecoms and internet services, has selected a revolutionary real-time reporting application from corporate performance management (CPM) software vendor IntelligentApps. Energis is expecting improved month end reporting, easier report writing and access to live JD Edwards data when the solution is delivered in April, and these were predominant factors in the selection of IntelligentApps Real Time Reporting.
End users from the Energis finance department will have the comfort of working in a familiar Microsoft Excel environment, whilst having the power of OLAP-style analysis driven against real-time JD Edwards financial data.
Ben Heath, Finance Manager, explained: "We’re constantly looking for ways to improve and enhance the service we provide to our customers; we selected IntelligentApps Real Time Reporting to improve the month end reporting on our JD Edwards data. The IntelligentApps solution reduces the complexity for the users and the biggest attraction of the solution is that the data is delivered directly into Excel and that these reports are real-time from the JD Edwards accounting system. Our accountants can post a transaction and will be able to immediately see the effect. Ultimately it improves our business processes.”
Paul Martin, CEO IntelligentApps commented: “We are delighted that Energis selected IntelligentApps Real Time Reporting to improve its month end reporting. They are amongst a growing band of SAP, Peoplesoft and JD Edwards users who have identified the need for faster reporting and see the benefits of significantly shortened reporting times in a real world scenario.”
The IntelligentApps Real Time Reporting solution, built exclusively in conjunction with Digital Aspects, harnesses powerful and unprecedented real-time analysis against leading ERP solutions from SAP, Peoplesoft and JD Edwards.
About Energis (www.energis.co.uk) Energis is a leading provider of high-value telecoms and internet services to major companies and public institutions in Great Britain and Ireland. It offers a portfolio of data, voice, call centre and internet services. Around 437 million call minutes per week are routed over the Energis network and Energis hosts more than 20,000 commercial websites. Major customers include the BBC, Boots, Centrica, Freeserve, Royal & SunAlliance, Tesco and the UK Government.
IntelligentApps focuses on providing corporations with industrial strength Corporate Performance Management applications, ensuring the highest levels of scalability, coupled with the absolute lowest cost of ownership. By marrying the industry standard and leading OLAP database platform – SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services - with the end user deployment tools of choice – Web Browser and Excel for report authoring - IntelligentApps provides a new breed of Performance Management applications for the Microsoft Business Intelligence platform.
Users and IT can create and manage sophisticated multidimensional applications without the steep learning curves and costly training associated with proprietary Business Intelligence solutions.
Since launching its initial product set in 2002 IntelligentApps has fully exploited the Microsoft .NET Platform to develop its revolutionary 4.0 product family, becoming a Microsoft Office 2003 launch partner in November 2003 and developing the first seamless operational reporting interface for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services. This development has resulted in the Corporate Performance Management ideal of ‘Develop in Excel, Deploy on the Web’.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in London England, IntelligentApps is a privately owned company with over 140 customers worldwide. Major customers include Reuters, Pennzoil, Shell, News International, Philip Morris, DeBeers, Ace Underwriting, Dell, Thorntons, ALEA, Scottish & Newcastle Retail and the Home Office.
Typical end user applications include Performance Dashboards, Sales and Financial Reporting applications, KPI Scorecards, Ad Hoc Reporting, Operational Analysis, and Production Reporting.
For further information on IntelligentApps visit our website at www.intelligentapps.com
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