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You Need More Than an ERP Add-On for Analytics

Most ERP vendors offer tools that can accelerate analytics, such as bolt-on applications that speed up the extraction of data and analytics. These tools might shave a few minutes from reporting or help speed up the financial close, but they do little to reduce or simplify your ERP data models. The problem is that most ERP solutions require separate data models for analytics and transactions: separate tables and datasets, which are often multiplied for different business units, functions, and industries, all requiring updating and verification. A simpler data model is what allows business processes to be more efficient while also simplifying the IT landscape.

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