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Vizion360 Named 2019 Tech Company of the Year by OHTec

By Eric Litras
June 20, 2019 Category: Vizion News, Awards

Oh, What ANight!!! On April 11, Vizion360 was named Tech Company of the Year at the 2019 OHtec Awards. It was an exciting evening as a crowd of a couple hundred Northeast Ohioans gathered inside Signature Flights hangar at Burke Lakefront Airport and watched as awards were handed out. Surrounded by tremendous talent, amazing organizations and industry peers, Vizions team in attendance was humbled and honored to be called up on stage as the recipient of the 2019 Tech Company of the Year Award. Accepting the award for Vizion was our CEO Joe Vocaire, in which he gave heartfelt speech and thanks to the community, the entire Vizion team and most importantly, the clients weve had the distinct pleasure of partnering with over the last 17 years. The Best of Tech Awards is a staple and closing ceremony (so to speak) of OHTecs Tech Week - an annual weeklong initiative to support, celebrate and engage the local tech community through a series of events. This year, the annual event honoring the

The Road to Vizion360 from Vizion Solutions

By Vizion360
May 01, 2019 Category: Vizion360, Vizion News

A Message to Our Partners: Clients, Employees, Vendors, and Colleagues Vizion Solutions has been in business for 17 years. We are truly proud of the company that weve become and the amazing culture that weve created. Since 2002, we have worked hard to transform from 2 employees in a garage to a thriving, talented team of over forty that was just named the 2019 Tech Company of the Year by OHTec. Weve come a long way and its been one heck of ride. As an implementor of EOS, Vizion Solutions leadership began to reflect on who we really are as an organization, addressing tough questions about where we were and where we wanted to go as an organization. What did we want to be? How can we achieve our 3-year and 10-year goals? This culminated in many offsite retreats and strategy sessions where our leadership team committed to defining who we are, why we do what we do and what were the uncompromising core values by which we operate. To no surprise this process of self-discovery and exploration

Monitor Your Business to Achieve Sales Goals

By Vizion Solutions
August 21, 2018 Category: Vizion360, Microsoft Power BI, For The CEO, Sales Solutions

Sales Dashboard Helps the CEO Reach Their Targets At Vizion Solutions, we take pride in our ability to handle your data and help make it work for your company. We care about creating solutions that bring value to your specific role and integrate seamlessly with your team, data, and operations. This video dives into a CEO Scorecard thats part of the Vizion360 Impact Portal, made to help you harness the power of your data. Why a Scorecard Just for the CEO? Vizion creates many dashboards customized for various key players and departments Sales, Operations, Finance, and Leadership (Like the CFO, CTO, or CEO) to name a few. We understand that Key PerformanceIndicators (KPIs) are different for every team leader and department. The insights a CEO needs to make quick effective decisions day-to-day differs from what a CFO or Operations Manager might require. The scorecard we are discussing here is a Sales Scorecard for a CEO; Its one of many reports made just for a CEO reviewing

4 Benefits of Having a Data Tech Professional

By Vizion Solutions
October 06, 2017 Category: IT, Data Center

Every business handles its data analytics and reporting differently, but theres one point thats true across all industries: The way you address and utilize technology will significantly impact your bottom line. Thats why its crucial to have a data analytics partner on hand for your company so you dont need to have your IT department or another head wasting resources on data. Tech professionals arent just IT and IT is more than what it appears or what internal departments cover. Having a data tech professional makes a key difference in business operations, strategy, and quality. Here are some of the benefits of using tech professionals to handle all of your Business Intelligence and Data Analytics needs for you: 1. Focus on what you do best Hiring a full-time, Business Intelligence or Data Analytics professional takes up significant amounts of time, money and productivity which your business may not have. Instead, hiring an outside professional to work on your BI and data

Need a Win? Why Data Analytics is a Must-Have Win for Your Business

By Eric Litras
August 23, 2017 Category: Power BI, Vizion360, Reporting And Analytics

Operating a business may sometimes seem like a game of chance. Sometimes the sales are flowing, other times business is stagnant. You notice certain times of the day or days of the week customers are more active with your product or service - but youre not sure why. You may wonder why some products or services arent taking off the way you expected. Are you missing something that could be a huge opportunity? All of these uncertainties make businesses lose out and ROI unpredictable and inconsistent. However, business need not be a gamble. When you understand the whys and whats to your particular sales, customers and daily operations, then you can be proactive in moving forward. That is why data analytics and reporting is so important for businesses. When you use a BI tool such as Microsoft Power BI, you harness the power of your data, put it to good use and take action with it. Just what is data analytics? Data analytics simply refers to the process of extracting business data and then

Becoming a Frontrunner: Microsoft Showcases Vizion as a Power BI Leader

By Jacqui Vocaire
August 02, 2017 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner, Vizion News, Business Intelligence (BI)

For the second time this year, Vizion Solutions is a feature partner in the Power BI Partner Showcase.Vizion is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and Cloud Service Provider (CSP) Tier One. Microsoft has been the industry leader in business products and solutions since last century. Microsofts Power BI is used for analytic solutions by tons of companies because of its data analytic capabilities and success. Vizion Showcased as a Leading Partner in Power BI Microsoft has announced a Power BI Partner Showcase with 6 frontrunners in custom Power BI data analytic solutions. Vizion is thrilled to announce our recognition in this showcase alongside Dell, Enterprise DNA, Hitachi Solutions, and Oraylis Business Intelligence. While other industry leaders were chosen in the top six, this is Vizions second time being showcased on Microsofts website as a showcased partner with innovative, custom and successful solutions. Our main goal centers around helping our clients better their business

2017 Microsoft Data Summit

By Alyssa Angeletti
June 23, 2017 Category: Microsoft Partner, Microsoft Power BI, Power BI 101

Last week Microsoft held the 2017Data Insights Summit which brought over 2,000 people from around the world to Seattle, Washington. During this two-day summit, there were various keynote speakers and breakout sessions designed to talk about what is the latest and greatest in data. Vizion Solutions was lucky enough to have been invited by Microsoft and here is what they brought back to us: PowerBI Premium has been released. What is the different you ask between regular PowerBI and Premium you ask? PowerBI was designed with big corporations with many users in mind. Companies will be able to buy their own PowerBI server and can skip the hassle of adding individual people to groups, which will be a life saver for large companies who have a ton of users. An upcoming feature of PowerBI that will be released next quarter is the ability to make a Drill-Through Page. Instead of having to apply the same filters across pages to gain additional insight, you will be able to drill down on a data

2017 NOCHE Expys

By Alyssa Angeletti
April 21, 2017 Category: Awards, Connect! Internship, Vizion News

This past Wednesday, April 19th, Vizion Solutions attended NOCHEs 7th annual Expys Awards. NOCHE (Northeast Ohio Council of Higher Education) started the Expys in 2011 with the intention to honor and celebrate the best of the best in Northeast Ohios internship programs. Internship programs can have a hugely positive impact on companies and NOCHE realized this, thus the creation of the Expys. Each year a panel of esteemed judges come together to read piles of applications and pick finalists for the 6 categories that are honored: Best Intern, Best Large Company Internship, Best Small Company Internship, The Coolest Internship, Best Supervisor/Mentor and Best College Advisor. Vizion Solutions was lucky enough to be nominated in the Best Small Company Internship category for the third time since 2015. At previous years Expys Vizion has taken home two different awards: 2014 Best New Internship 2015 Best Small Company Internship. Although we did not win this year, Vizion and our Team Members

Vizion Named As Finalist For Best IT Services Company

By Eric Litras
April 06, 2017 Category: Awards, IT, Vizion News

Vizion Solutions was proud to learn that we have been nominated by OhTec as a Finalist for Best IT Services Company. We are honored andhumbled by the recognition and realize that our #1 company goal and strategy of achieving Client Success is truly working and taking our organization to new levels. To every one of our clients, past and present, we thank you and value the partnerships and trust you have in Vizion Solutions and our teams. Every day, we commit to continuously improving our business intelligence and data analytics platforms and evolving our industry solutions and custom applications. The additions and advancements weve made over the past year with Microsoft Power BI and our new custom Impact Portal are changing the way our clients view, interact with and ultimately take action with their data. Vizion Solutions is not just a vendor, we are your full-service BI solutions partner, assisting through all stages of the BI process from exploration to development, deployment,

Career Fairs: Not a Thing of the Past

By Alyssa Angeletti
March 31, 2017 Category: Connect! Internship

In this day and technological age, recruiting efforts (like career fairs) have become more and more automated. Several articles lately express that recruiting is a dying field because technology allows companies easy access to a diverse candidate pool. While I will not disagree with that, I will say that it does not have the same effect/outcome as face to face interaction that you may gain at an event like a career fair. Vizion Solutions and our employees pride ourselves on living by our 5 core values: Client Success, Teamwork For Results, Be The Best, Take Responsibility and Do The Right Thing. During the recruiting and interview process we look for candidates who showcase our core values and we ultimately use it as our number one recruiting tool. Attending career fairs gives Vizion an advantage to meet their applicants face to face rather than just on a resume. Many interns and full time employees Vizion has brought onto our team have left an impression on us within the first moments

Vizion Solutions Featured on Microsoft Power BI Showcase

By Eric Litras
January 19, 2017 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner, Vizion News

Vizion Solutions and our Business Intelligence expertise continue to WOW and are now a featured partner on the Power BI Partner showcase https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/partner-showcase/vizion-solutions-sales-manager-scorecard/ . As a preferred Power BI Partner, Vizion Solutions can get you started with Power BI in seconds and change the way you are analyzing and interacting with your data in minutes. As a Tier-1 CSP Microsoft Power BI partner we can assist your organization explore, design and implement a Power BI solution that will positively impact your business from day one. Our industry and departmental solutions are designed to help you instantly monitor the pulse of your business and identify opportunities. We help our clients peel back the onion by starting with high level KPIs, then exploring the different attributes and factors that drive those KPIs and then provide a way to drill all the way down to a granular level of detail in just a few clicks. Our goal is to

Vizion Solutions Featured On Microsoft's Power BI Partner Showcase

By Eric Litras
December 20, 2016 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner, Vizion News

Vizion Solutions Featured On The Microsoft Power BI Showcase As A Preferred Partner On the heels of attending an exclusive invite only partner conference at Microsoft in Seattle last month, Vizion Solutions has been chosen to be featured on theMicrosoft Power BI Partner Showcase!! Whether youre a CEO, CFO, Sales Manager or Operations Manager in the manufacturing, distribution or healthcare industry, weve got a solution for you. Well be adding examples of our industry solutions to the showcase as quick as we can, so please check them out and contact us today!! Let Vizion Solutions and Power BI make an IMPACT in 2017 and help bring your data to life. https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/partner-showcase/vizion-solutions-sales-manager-scorecard/

Vizion Solutions Recognized for Game Changing IT Applications

By Eric Litras
August 25, 2016 Category: Vizion360, Awards, IT, Vizion News

Vizion Solutions Recognized for Game Changing IT Applications Vizion Solutions is proud to have been featured again in two major industry publications. The August 2016 editions of Electronics Production World and SMTtoday, focuses on Vizions partnership with Libra Industries, a provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) headquartered in Mentor, Ohio. Labeled as Game Changing IT investments, the articles focus on two of the many IT initiatives, services and applications that Vizion has implemented at Libra: Shop Floor Control and Vizion360 Impact Analytics. We are very proud of the relationship and strong partnership weve built over the years at Libra and continue to use the same core values and partnership mentality with all of our current and potential clients. Our goal is simple - deliver fast, accurate and consistent information that is actionable and has a positive impact on our clients and their success. - We Make Data Work To Read The Entire Article

Vizion Solutions Selected by Microsoft to Participate In a Power BI Case Study

By Eric Litras
July 28, 2016 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner, Vizion News, Business Intelligence (BI)

Vizion Solutions Selected by Microsoft for Power BI Case Study Vizion Solutions was selected by Microsoft to participate in a case study for our use of Power BI and the partnership mentality we take while implementing data and profit improving solutions to our clients. We not only help our clients visualize Business Intelligence (BI) data in an interactive way, but also focus on positively impacting their business processes, strategy, and bottom line thanks to the intuitive data analytics and visualization capabilities of Power BI. https://customers.microsoft.com/Pages/CustomerStory.aspx?recid=29028 We help bring your data to life!

Vizion Solutions Invited to Speak at Microsoft Event

By Eric Litras
June 29, 2016 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner, Vizion News

Vizion Solutionsto Speak at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Vizion Solutions, a 1-Tier Microsoft Power BI Cloud Service Provider (CSP), is very excited to announce that we have been invited as a VIP panel member to the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is the largest event for Microsoft partners. The Partner celebration is Microsofts opportunity to thank their partners and celebrate the successes of the past year. This conference brings together over 15,000 attendees from around the globe for a week of networking and learning, all with the goal of accelerating business growth and identifying offerings and solutions that can positively impact all businesses. Vizion Solutions hard work and dedication to Microsoft Power BI over the past year did not go unnoticed,as we have been selected to sit at a Microsoft Partner roundtable and discuss our Vizion360 Impact Analytics and Power BI solutions.

Making Your Data Work With Microsoft Power BI

By Eric Litras
June 10, 2016 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Power BI 101, Microsoft Partner

Making Your Data Work with Microsoft Power BI At Vizion Solutions, we have technical experts that help you find, organize, transform and ultimately deliver actionable data and insights in the form of dashboards and interactive reports to provide your business with true business intelligence. We then use Microsoft Power BI as the front end visualization tool to help our clients consume this information, allowing them to manage the pulse of their business easier, faster, anywhere and at any time. With Microsoft Power BI, you experience simple interaction with your data via dashboards and interactive reports that ultimately allows you to have control over your entire business. Through stunning visualizations, you are able to discover insights and spot trends that you might not have been aware of or ever thought about. At Vizion, we work with our clients to create successful visuals that best fit each user, department, role and security level in place within the organization. From CEO to

Vizion Solutions Selected As A Microsoft CSP Tier 1 Partner

By Eric Litras
April 14, 2016 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner

Vizion Solutions Selected As A Microsoft Power BI CSP Tier 1 Partner. We are very excited to announce that Vizion Solutions has been selected as a Microsoft Power BI CSP Tier 1 partner, with the ability to sell Microsoft Power BI directly to our clients as part of our Vizion360 Impact Analytics. Vizion360 Impact Analytics is a business intelligence solution that leverages Microsoft Power BI to provide our clients with stunning visualizations via dashboards and interactive reports across all devices, including MOBILE!!!! Vizion360 Impact Analytics is a customized data model designed around your unique business rules, requirements and needs. We then use Microsoft Power BI to bring your data to life and truly implement a BI solution that makes an impact and delivers actionable data to your entire organization. Just like a dashboard in your car displays important information about your vehicle, such as its speed, its fuel level, or how healthy the engine is, a dashboard in Power BI displays

Don't Be FOOLED That BI Stops At Dashboards

By Eric Litras
April 01, 2016 Category: Vizion360, Business Intelligence (BI)

At Vizion Solutions, our Vizion360 Impact Analytics leverages Microsoft Power BI to provide our clients with stunning visualizations via dashboards and interactive reports across all devices, including MOBILE!!!! However, dont be fooled that BI stops there. Our BI platforms and solutions go much deeper than customized dashboards that help you instantly monitor the pulse of your business. We help our clients peel back the onion by starting with high level KPIs, then exploring the different attributes and factors that drive those KPIs and then provide a way to drill all the way down to a granular level of detail in just a few clicks. Vizion Solutions focuses on data transformation and data architecture and then customizes a data model around your unique business rules and requirements. We then use Microsoft Power BI to bring your data to life and truly implement a BI solution that makes an impact and delivers actionable data to your entire organization. To learn more or

Vizion Solutions: 2015 Partner of the Year

By Eric Litras
March 29, 2016 Category: Awards, Vizion News

Libra Industries selects Vizion Solutions as its 2015 Partner of the Year Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, is pleased to announce that it recently presented Vizion Solutions with its third annual Strategic Partnership Award. Rod Howell, Libra Industries President and CEO, presented the award to Joseph Vocaire, President and CEO of Vizion Solutions. Thanks to Vizion, Libra Industries is a stronger company with amazing reports and capabilities, stated Howell. Not only do they do a great job managing the IT services day in and day out they always go above and beyond the call of duty especially Joe, who is always offering insight and experience in other areas. Libra Industries has partnered with Vizion for more than five years. As a strategic supplier, Vizion participates at the corporate level, with senior executive staff providing Libra Industries with IT solutions and helping the organization to determine and follow its strategic

Vizion Solutions Awarded CSP Tier 1 Status

By Eric Litras
March 23, 2016 Category: Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Partner, Awards

Vizion Solutions is proud to announce that we have gained Microsoft CSP (Cloud Service Provider) Tier 1 status. As a CSP Tier 1 partner, we have not only strengthened our relationship with Microsoft, but demonstrated that our focus on client success and track record of high standards and quality service have not gone unnoticed. The Microsoft CSP program allows Vizion Solutions to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support for Microsoft cloud offerings such as: .and much more! As our flagship BI solution, Vizion360 Impact Analytics, continues to grow, we are seeing tremendous interest from current and prospective clients involving cloud technologies and offerings such as Microsoft Power BI and Azure. Joining the CSP program allows us to build stronger relationships with our clients and provide them with a very easy and effective cloud BI solution to accelerate their business initiatives and fuel their continued success. We

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