More than Business Intelligence, beyond CPM
BOARD brings closed loop decision-making to the Office of Finance.
Analysis, Simulation, Planning, Forecasting and Reporting in a single environment.
By integrating Business Intelligence, CPM and Predictive Analytics in a single product, BOARD offers to the Office of Finance a cutting-edge platform to drive decision-making processes across the whole organization, achieving an enterprise wide view of company performance.
Conceived to ensure extreme agility and full adaptability to any business process, BOARD allows Finance Teams to easily create unified analysis, planning, forecasting and simulation models, with minimal IT support.
Pre-built applications for Financial Planning and Analysis and Financial Consolidation minimise implementation times, without compromising the flexibility and speed of development that characterise BOARD’s programming-free drag and drop environment.
Single data repository for BI and CPM
With BOARD, any measure, dimension or hierarchy is stored in a central data repository and can be shared by the analysis, forecast and planning processes, ensuring data consistency and enterprise wide visibility.
Multidimensional Planning and Analysis
BOARD in memory multi-dimensional technology allows users to analyse, plan and forecast accessing data from different perspectives (e.g. sales per channel, area, distributor) and at different levels of detail.
BOARD offers advanced users the ability to modify the data model during the planning or forecasting process. A new business unit, a new product, a new market or a different investment can be inserted in a controlled way during a planning cycle, simulating the effect of a new scenario on the whole business model.
What-if and Scenario Management
Simulation capabilities and instant creation of scenarios allow users to easily generate, compare, and analyse alternative options to effectively drive decisions making processes.
Advanced data entry
From validation rules, to cell locking; from data entry on blocks, to commentary on cells; from data spreading, to driver based allocation, BOARD offers a cutting edge technology to enhance the effectiveness of data-entry processes.
Self-service data modelling
BOARD Fast Track technology allow business users to create analysis and data models from raw data in a matter of seconds and without any help from IT.
An intuitive drag and drop UI allows any users not only to build their own reports on the fly, but also to create customised versions of enterprise reports and to save them in personal environments.
BOARD provides an integrated and fully customizable workflow management capability, which natively includes conditional alerting and mailing, cell locking and triggered events. Planning steps can be easily created and correlated to approval cycles, accurately reflecting the logic behind the processes.
Advanced Office Integration
BOARD provides bilateral Office Integration with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Users can access BOARD data directly through Excel or synchronise Word and PowerPoint document with BOARD reports to easily create auto-updating booklets and presentations.