Does the world need another acronym? AI, ML, BI – Who cares? The world is changing. And that’s not all.
As the CFO, there’s always some shiny new toy being pitched by the, wait for it – CRO, CTO, CMO & PM. Technology has entered a new frontier, moving from the Age of Information to the Age of Answers.
If you’re like other CFOs, you probably want a good dashboard to monitor KPIs & a tool that lets you visualize data across the firm. A lot of people are familiar with Power BI, but that usually requires a consultant and a bolt on to your current systems.
Sage Intacct‘s Interactive Visual Explorer is a tool built into Sage Intacct that lets you explore all of your data within one system.
Visual Explorer uses the data within your system of record and allows you to create interactive charts and graphs in real-time. You can explore your financial data using a multi-angle and multi-dimensional graphical tool and clearly understand insights at a glance requiring no special skills or IT.
Below we define Interactive Visual Explorer, explain why it is vital to your business, share a few thoughts from current leaders, and provide direction for getting started with it in your company.
With Visual Explorer, you can transform your business plan and make strategic, data-driven decisions with interactive, visual insights into your financials.
Automation and Productivity Highlights Include:
Interactive Visual Explorer is an analytical financial tool built into Sage Intacct that provides a visual story of your company’s data from multiple angles and dimensions. It’s highly interactive, providing 200+ presentation-ready insights. The data is real-time, secure, and can transform your decision-making process. Interactive Visual Explorer empowers you with competitive analysis, quickly turned around insights, predictive and advanced capabilities for the future, and access to more than 25 visuals, including tables, pivot tables, bar charts, pie charts, scatter plots, radar charts, maps, and more!
A picture is worth a thousand words! The Interactive Visual Explorer gives you a collection of pictures!
Interactive Visual Explorer provides new ways to discover business insights using visualizations. While teams collaborate and explore data using advanced visualizations, each user can add notes to reports using an innovative “narrate” mode to find and capture insights during the analysis right in line with the reporting.
“We use Sage Intacct Interactive Visual Explorer to manage project resources and utilization as well as to compare budgets. It’s very intuitive. We love that we can quickly navigate between projects and customize graphs on the fly. It replaces Excel for us because it’s more accurate, easier to analyze the information, and more collaborative. We can focus on strategy instead of gathering the data.” – Leanne Malsbury, Associate Director of Finance
“Tells the story of information. Filters very powerful, see data the way preferred, automate time.” – Kristen Jones, Accounting Supervisor
The way we do business will continue to change. Today, three things are certain. Leaders of companies are customer-focused, competition is increasing, and business disruptions are escalating. Businesses are more dependant on data for strategizing and making informed decisions for the future. Emerging technology underpins the evolution of the CFO role from historian, to a real-time analyst, to a world where they can strategize with certainty.
With IVE, you’ll gain continuous trust in the numbers, so you don’t have to wait for the close to get that trust. This information flows seamlessly into your reporting and analytics in real-time to provide insights to make the best decisions possible and drive the follow-on actions.
Harness your financial data with Interactive Visual Explorer to save time, gain a competitive edge, and focus on value-add actions. Transform your business strategy with an analytical financial tool that offers at-a-glance insights with visual comparisons, trends, correlations, and so much more.
Are you ready to transform the way you make decisions and watch your company grow?
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