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Impact Analytics Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
June 28, 2019 Category: Solution Sheets

BI Applications Industry Solutions That Deliver Data and Empower Growth Grow the Top Line + Reduce Costs + Reduce Risk + Improve Margin Vizion360 is a leading Business Intelligence and IT solutions provider headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. We are a certifed Microsoft Gold Partner with extensive experience implementing Business Intelligence applications with industry solutions. We are data management and modeling experts that partner with our clients to help effectively manage their data. Vizion is not just a vender, we are your full-service BI solutions partner, assisting through all stages of the BI process from exploration to development, deployment, training, ongoing support, managed services and ultimately your continued success. We deliver data, to empower growth! Key Advantages of Vizion360 Impact Analytics Cost-effective managed services leveraging the Microsoft Data Analytics Platform Single Source of Truth - Insights delivered 10x faster than traditional methods Makes data

Parcel BI Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
June 26, 2019 Category: Solution Sheets

The Business Intelligence Tool That Empowers Users Exposes Data Parcel BI delivers your data in an interface that is easy to understand and navigate. The platform allows you to slice and dice reports by carrier, service and customer to identify insights and profit improvement opportunities. Instantly Reduce Parcel Costs Drill Into Your Carrier Data Save Time With Report Automation Connect Parcel Costs to Your Sales Data Better Negotiate Measure Contracts Measure Benchmark Shipping Performance Companies that can identify opportunities to reduce their parcel shipping costs can instantly increase their profitability. The Parcel BI analytic tools are designed to quickly expose these opportunities. allowing you to gain better insight into your carrier shipping invoices and costs. These insights can lead to huge savings on both inbound and outbound shipping spend. Single portal for all parcel expenses to be monitored Instantly gain actionable insights start to make data-supported parcel

ERP Solutions Sheet

By Eric Litras
June 24, 2019 Category: Solution Sheets

ERP Business Intelligence Solutions Designed to Grow the Top Line + Reduce Costs + Reduce Risk + Improve Margin Most Businesses rely on ERP systems for day-to-day functionality and to process and store accurate and timely data. Whats key for overall business performace, however, is the ability for these companies ro access and use that data to provide powerful insights to make better informed business decisions. Vizion360 automates this process by connecting to and delivering the data from the ERP into customized BI applications that can be shared across the entire organization. We are data management experts that partner with our clients to help effectively extract, manage and have fast and easy access to their data - Regardless of what ERP they are running. Sales Suite Sales Orders Performance Revenue Margin Backlog Bookings Price Optimization Market Basket Analysis Buying Patterns Customer Retention Service/ Delivery Metrics Total Shipments, Lines, Units On-Time Performance Fill

Impact Portal Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
June 21, 2019 Category: Solution Sheets

Developers Best Friend andBIs Preferred Portal Application The Vizion360 Impact Portal (VIP) is a web-based application that supports three main functions: Data Management, Job Management Business Intelligence Delivery. Data Hub for Report Delivery Data Management Data Management It is common that organizations need an interface for their users to add, edit, and delete data existing in a relational database. This typically requires expensive and time-consuming custom application development. The Impact Portal allows a non-developer to create data management web pages by providing meta-data. Data Features Include: Data validation/ formatting Advanced filtering Customized views Lookuo fields: dropdown/ type-ahead Cascading dependencies Excel import/export Two different data entry modes (Forms Datasheet) Header and detail relationships Job Management The Impact Portal porvides a method of defining processes (Jobs) and exposing a method for users to kick those jobs off. The Impact

Power BI COE Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
June 19, 2019 Category: Solution Sheets

Power BI COE Your Power BI Modeling and Reporting Design Experts Vizion360 is a Microsoft Gold Partner that has been using Power BI since before its official public release. We use Power BI to empower our clients to achieve success using their data to improve operational efficiencies and arm their employees at every level with more accurate, reliable, timely and actionable information. We integrate Business Intelligence strategies and leverage our expertise to customize an analytics solution that will have an immediate impact on your business. Let us help you harness the power of your data with Power BI! A True Partnership for Power BI Implementations Data Extraction Azure Data Factory, Data Flows, Common Data Service and Integration Services Azure Services ETL ELT Data Warehousing Data Modeling Data connectivity, integration management Data Refresh policies Technical Development Optimization Power Query M language DAX Relationships Parametrization Power BI Templates Data

360 Services Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
June 17, 2019 Category: Solution Sheets

We Are Your Data, Reporting and Integration Experts Vizion360 understands that Information Technology can be complicated. We believe it is critical to align your IT Strategy to your business strategy and key business processes. Our goal is to help you navigate the divide between business demands and successful IT solutions and get you back to running and focused on your core business. Our aim is to help you implement processes and tools to execute your chosen strategy as well as support your continuous improvement activities. Vizion360 is not just a consultant, we are your full-service Information Technology partner, assisting through all stages of the IT Strategic Development process. A True Partnership for Technology Engagements Vizion360 has extensive experience implementing data solutions. Our platform and solutions make managing your data and information easier and faster. Data Extraction Azure Data Factory, Data Flows, Common Data Service and Integration Services Azure Services ETL

Impactful BI Platform: A Case Study on Event Source

By Eric Litras
June 03, 2019 Category: Case Studies, Rental Industry

Powered By Vizion360 Impact Analytics Event Source, a premier special events industry company with eight different locations wanted to invest in the ability to further drive sales growth and proactively understand company and industry trends. Their traditional ERP reporting environment impacted the companys ability to proactively answer questions, detect trends regarding item and customer buying behavior and easily present data visualizations to their sales reps. Furthermore, a recent acquisition was presenting multiple challenges from a data and reporting perspective. KEY CHALLENGES In the absence of a modern BI platform, the company had constant struggles understanding their inventory and purchasing metrics due to the data structure and the fact that it was now coming from separate systems. The Purchasing department would spend hours each day exporting and organizing data to be able to perform an analysis which allows them to see trends of their items. The ERP system lacks the functionality

Impactful Manufacturing Insights: A Case Study on Aexcel Corporation

By Vizion360
May 29, 2019 Category: Case Studies, Testimonials, Manufacturing Industry

Powered by Vizion360 Impact Analytics Aexcel, a $20M paint industrial coatings manufacturing company wanted to invest in the ability to further drive sales growth and proactively understand trends. Their traditional ERP reporting environment impacted the companys ability to proactively answer questions to detect trends regarding customer buying behavior and profitability. Working with our strategic partner, Cohen Company, we were able to deliver an impactful solution in just 8 short weeks. Key Challenges Sales, customer service executives relied on static Microsoft Access reports that although were trusted and reliable, didnt allow for drilling in or slicing dicing without calling someone else In the absence of a modern BI platform, the company relied on the 1-2 reporting experts within the company to pull special queries for any ad-hoc requests No reports existed that pulled together disparate data sources of open orders, invoices, intercompany transfers, and forecasts by common

Ohio Travel Bag: A Case Study

By Vizion Solutions
August 09, 2018 Category: Case Studies, Manufacturing, Wholsale, ERP Systems

What I have since realized using Vizion360 is that it wasnt the ERP system, it was our ability to get information out of it I now love our ERP, and we have canceled our approved budget to replace it. - Brian B., VP of Finance Purchasing Vizion360 Extends the Life of Wholesalers ERP, Enables E-Commerce Capabilities and Provides Transformative Insights In 2017, Ohio Travel Bag (OTB) had a frustration not uncommon to most companies, they had an ERP system that fit their business well, but they could not get the data they needed from it. A common issue with most ERP software solutions is that they are built to be transactional and getting sufficient reporting out the ERP itself is limited at best. The Situation OTB provides hardware solutions in solid brass, zinc-diecast, steel, stainless steel and plastic for luggage, handbags, cases, leather jewelry and leather goods to customers all over the world. OTB stocks over 8,000 items with a diverse selection of goods to remain the

Case Study - Inventory Application

By Eric Litras
August 31, 2017 Category: Case Studies

Company Background Client is a leading provider of customized manufacturing solutions serving organizations in a variety of industries with technically sophisticated manufacturing and quality requirements. Their products can be utilized in many industries including industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation, computer communications and radio frequency-enabled products. Industry leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality performance automobile and boating parts and accessories. Business Issue As a contract manufacturer, our client is constantly faced with the challenge of balancing efficient inventory levels while maintaining high levels of flexibility to remain agile to respond to dynamic patterns of customer demand. Their general inventory levels, and especially, their excess and obsolete stock levels were rising and the they needed to get better visibility into why. Vizions Solution for Client Success This projects success lay in the ability

Case Study - University School

By Eric Litras
August 31, 2017 Category: Case Studies, Education

Company Background University School is an all-boys private school located in Hunting Valley. Ohio. It is a diverse and inclusive community with around 870 male students between both campuses. One hundred percent of University School graduates go onto four-year colleges. Business Issue: University School was having problems with their system. it was very time intensive to maintain, it wasnt always accurate, there were a lot of data integrity issues, and it wasnt always reliable. Their data was not real-time, so they werent able to analyze anything until 3-4 weeks after the data was configured. They needed to figure out a way to save time. and make sure that the data they are using was reliable and efficient. Vizions Solution for Client Success: Our implementation of a custom application gave them the ability to track any emails that were sent out, about subjects like student concerns or demerits and now they can track who receives them, who logs into their system. and who sends them

Case Study - Customer/Product Profitability

By Eric Litras
August 29, 2017 Category: Case Studies, Manufacturing Industry, Distribution Industry

Company Background Industry - Manufacturing and Distribution A top North American snack food private label supplier that uses advanced technology with innovative packaging solutions. Business Issue To maintain their status as anindustry leader and to continue their growth trajectory, the Client desired to impact their bottom line by finding ways to improve their profitability. To do so, they realized they needed to look beyond traditional financial reporting if they were to truly realize the profitability of their customers and products and uncover those improvement opportunities. Vizions Solution for Client Sucess The Vizion360 Customer/Product Profitability App uses data obtained from sales and finance departments to provide access to precise profitability statistics. To do so, we worked with the client to develop and refine customer and product profitability calculations by understanding and allocating fixed, variable and semi-variable profitability factors. More accurate profitability

Case Study - Sales Application

By Eric Litras
August 22, 2017 Category: Case Studies, Manufacturing Industry, Distribution Industry

Company Background Industry - Manufacturing and Distribution Industry leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality performance automobile and boating parts and accessories. Business Issue To maintain their status as industry leader and to continue their growth trajectory, the Client needed access to their data and better reporting capabilities. Their current systems and processes were not capable of producing the desired information or did so too slowly. They desperately needed a tool to better analyze sales, costs, pricing and overall profitability of their customers and operations. Management needed a more reliable way of capturing their transactional data and information from various systems to effectively run the business and report to investors. Vizions Solution for Client Success This projects success lay in the ability to extract and automate data from their existing QAD database into a highly scalable data warehouse and deploy an industry-leading analysis and

Freight Analytics Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
August 18, 2017 Category: Solution Sheets

Increase Your Profitability by Using Vizion360 Freight Analytics Designed to quickly impact your business by delivering your parcel freight data in a way youve never seen before. Actionable dashboards and interactive reporting will immediately allow your organization to spot trends, identify opportunities and start saving thousands of dollars annually on your parcel freight expenses! freight spend app Companies that can identify opportunities to reduce their parcel shipping costs can instantly increase their profitability. The Vizion360 Freight Spend App is designed to quickly expose these opportunities, allowing you to gain better insight into your parcel shipping invoices and costs. These insights can lead to huge savings on both inbound and outbound freight. Business Value By exposing information that carriers are not highlighting on their invoices, we simplify the complexity of parcel logistics allowing for timely week-to-week identification of profit opportunities on all your

Sales Analytics Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
August 17, 2017 Category: Solution Sheets

Grow Your Top Line Using Vizion360 Sales Analytics The Sales Analytics App is designed to quickly impact your business by transforming your sales data in a way youve never seen before. Actionable dashboards and interactive reporting will immediately allow your organization to gain valuable insights, spot trends, identify opportunities and create a productive, competitive environment. Sales Analytics App Companies that can identify sales opportunities quickly and proactively can instantly increase their top line. The Vizion360 Sales Application is designed to quickly identify these opportunities, allowing you to gain better insight into your customers, products and sales processes. These insights can lead to huge sales gains, increased customer satisfaction, increased market share and insure that you reach your budgetary goals. Business Value By providing instant access to sales trends, gross margin statistics and other key performance indicators (KPIs), the Vizion360 Sales App will

Profitability Analytics Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
August 16, 2017 Category: Solution Sheets

Maximize Revenue Increase Profitability with Vizion360 Designed to impact your businesss bottom line by providing rapid access to precise profitability statistics that capture the true costs of delivering your products and serving customers. Actionable dashboards and interactive reporting will immediately allow your business to gain valuable insights and identify profit improvement opportunities. Customer/product Profitability App Companies can instantly take action to improve their bottom line by identifying profitability opportunities. The Vizion360 Customer/Product Profit Application looks beyond traditional financial reporting and is designed to quickly allow you to determine the true profitability of each customer and product. Business Value The innovative backbone of the Vizion360 Customer/Product Profit App takes your organization to the next level of profitability. Vizion360 allows you to capitalize by precisely identifying your revenue and cost improvement opportunities. Instant

Case Study - Property Management Application

By Eric Litras
August 16, 2017 Category: Case Studies, Services Industry

Company Background Industry: Service The Lakehouse Inn Winery is a boutique resort in Northeast Ohio located along the southern shore of Lake Erie in Geneva-on-the-Lake. The property consists of an eight-room bed and breakfast, four cottages, a full production winery, the Crosswinds Grille restaurant and a Spa. Business Issue The Lakehouse Inn Winery was experiencing year over year growth. To continue and sustain this growth, the owner needed better and faster access to data and much better reporting. Their current system, did a good job of running the operations/property, but was not capable of producing the desired information and reports quickly and accurately. Furthermore, there was no easy way to connect all the multiple data sources and departmental information other than traditional cut-n-paste methods. They desperately needed a tool to better analyze sales, reservations, costs, occupancy, food and beverage sales, spa performance and an overall way to better track customer

Inventory Analytics Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
August 15, 2017 Category: Solution Sheets

Optimize Inventory Levels and Profits with Vizion360 Inventory Designed to quickly impact your business by transforming your inventory data in a way youve never seen before. Actionable dashboards and interactive reporting will immediately allow your organization to gain valuable insights, spot trends, identify opportunities and efficiently manage your assets to maximize profitability. Inventory Analytics App Inventory is the lifeblood of a company. The Vizion360 Inventory App is designed to give your company a competitive advantage and drive inventory improvements through high-performance analytical solutions. Vizion360 helps you take timely action on inventory activity to mitigate risk and optimize your assets. Business Value By providing timely inventory information, the Vizion360 Inventory App will allow you to positively impact sales, improve cashflow, better manage your physical assets and improve profitability. A single location for all Inventory information to be monitored

Property Management Analytics Solution Sheet

By Eric Litras
August 14, 2017 Category: Solution Sheets, Testimonials

The speed, performance and visualizations allow me truly use my data to better manage my property and employees much more efficiently and profitably - Owner, The Lakehouse Inn Winery (Geneva, OH) Enhance Your Guest Experience and Grow Your Top Line Designed to quickly impact your operations by transforming your Property Management System data in a way youve never seen before. Actionable dashboards and interactive reporting will immediately allow your organization to gain valuable insights, spot trends and identify guest opportunities. Property Management app Identifying guest opportunities quickly and proactively can instantly increase your top line and ultimately enhance your guest experience. The Vizion360 Property Management App is designed to quickly identify these opportunities, allowing you to gain better insight into your guests, products and services. These insights can lead sales gains, increased customer satisfaction and insure that you are running your property effectively,

Case Study - Miami University Baseball

By Michael Strand
July 25, 2017 Category: Sports Industry, Case Studies

Company Background Industry - Sports Technology - Power BI The Miami Redhawks are a NCAA Division I baseball team from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The team is a member of the Mid-American Conference East Division. Miamis first baseball team was fielded in 1915. The Redhawks are coached by Dan Hayden. Business Issue The Redhawks were looking for a competitive advantage using analytics with baseball statistics. This need stemmed from daa becoming the newest craze in sports. Data analytics in sports has been popular at the professional level, but not as widespread among amateur atheltics. Theres an enormous amounts of data provided in sports with many varying statistics for each player, and many players per team in baseball. Miami Baseball wanted to be at the forefront of amateur data analytics in the athletic field. The focus area where many issues where seen was pitching, specifically with pitch type, pitch speed, and pitch location. Vizions Solution for Client Success Vizion

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