Business analytics solutions are hugely valuable for making key business decisions as quickly as possible. They offer in-depth analysis of discrete functions of the organisation, such as procurement or operational processes. This helps you to better predict business outcomes, manage change and enhance your competitive edge.
At Advanced Business Solutions, we understand the nature of analytical solutions. And if it touches the finance function – our core area of expertise – we’re unrivalled in the market.
We offer a range of world-class business analytics systems. This includes systems we’ve developed ourselves in-house, as well as market-leading applications from our partners Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. We are also an IBM Premier Partner.
Why choose Advanced Business Solutions?
Closed loop for continuous improvement
We use a closed-loop mechanism. This lets you feed new measures and key indicators from your planning and business modelling work through to the reporting and BI phases. This process – which can be continued throughout your BI project – ensures your project stays on track.
Our specialist consultants can help you decide what BI and/or business analytics systems your organisation really needs. They offer specialist implementation consultancy, product training and ongoing maintenance and support across all offerings in our portfolio.
Our business analytics capabilities
Procurement and spend analytics
Use key procurement data to recognise cost savings, identify process improvements, and deploy more effective procurement strategies.
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Drawing on multiple sources of information and using intricate algorithms, you can run simulations and ‘what if’ scenarios to decide which business decisions should offer you the best outcomes.
Read more about Scenario planning
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