CitySoft operate a business intelligence and reporting business unit that provides standalone services and services for clients utilizing one of our supported advanced business software suites.
The Sage X3, Sage 300 & SAP Business One systems include a number of reporting & analysis and dash boarding capabilities as part of their core licensing footprint and then offer optional advanced applications for more comprehensive reporting and analysis.
CitySoft recommend Qlik Sense a leading data visualization application. There is a free desk top edition or a server version with a greater set of technical & functional capabilities than the Desktop edition. Qlik Sense works with virtually any open data source and is relatively easy to use from the perspective of creating views and then navigating around the product. The server edition of Qlik Sense requires a five user token purchase and costs around $10,000 after adding the mandatory annual 20% software maintenance.
SAP Business One for HANA includes advanced analytics which can also be purchased and used with SAP Business One for Microsoft Windows & SQL. The SAP Business One HANA analytics provide companies with advanced pervasive analytics. SAP Business One ships with SAP Crystal Reports. SAP also make available other Crystal products including Dashboard Designer and View licenses that enables the Dashboards included with the SAP Business One licence to be added to.
Sage Intelligence (SI) and Sage Enterprise Intelligence (SEI) are available to use with both Sage X3 and Sage 300. A limited edition of SI ships with Sage 300 and Sage X3 however to be truly effective additional components such as the Report Designer module, OLAP, Security, Distribution and Viewer licenses need to be purchased. SI is a light use business Intelligence tool that uses Excel as the user interface whereas SEI is a true business Intelligence application offering mobility, advanced OLAP capabilities, automated distribution lists, an Excel user interface license or a business Intelligence user experience and advanced data displays. Sage SI & SEI are available under a subscription arrangement or as a one off perpetual license purchase with 20% annual software maintenance.