Business Intelligence
(BI) Reporting

Businesses of all sizes are sat on a treasure trove of insightful data; the trouble is that it's all too often spread across disconnected systems, and it's difficult and time-consuming to analyse. Business Intelligence (BI) reporting connects your data sources to give you and your team a near real-time picture of company performance.

Business Intelligence<br>(BI) Reporting

What is business intelligence reporting?

The power of BI Reporting comes from its ability to connect and blend multiple data sources into digestible dashboards and reports. Almost all data sources are on the table, from accounting packages and CRMs to spreadsheets and legacy databases. Well planned and thought through BI reporting unlocks hidden value and gives you a competitive advantage. If you're keen to dig beneath the surface of this topic, please read our recent article, titled What is Business Intelligence Reporting?

The challenges faced by modern business

Businesses today face several data-related challenges that increase over time with growth. Do any of the following sound familiar?

Information is spread around the organisation, from cloud software and onsite servers to people's laptops and even mobile devices.

Information is spread around the organisation, from cloud software and onsite servers to people's laptops and even mobile devices.

Collecting information for reports takes a significant amount of manual human effort.

Collecting information for reports takes a significant amount of manual human effort.

There's too much data; understanding what is essential is complex and, again, time-consuming.

There's too much data; understanding what is essential is complex and, again, time-consuming.

Each department has its reports, and these don't always line up with each other.

Each department has its reports, and these don't always line up with each other.

Making comparisons with historical performance is difficult and time-consuming, so it doesn't happen as frequently as it should.

Making comparisons with historical performance is difficult and time-consuming, so it doesn't happen as frequently as it should.

Specific individuals often own reports, and only they can make changes and adjustments.

Specific individuals often own reports, and only they can make changes and adjustments.

How BI reporting can help your business

BI Reporting connects disparate systems creating a single, harmonious view of business performance. These reports allow people to spot trends, identify opportunities and speed up decision making. There's less conflict and disagreement about stats, and users can adjust the reports as they see fit. For those that have embraced it already, BI Reporting is a game-changer.
Decision making

Decision making

Decision making becomes data-led, and with oodles of it on tap, you'll get where you want to be faster.
Spot issues

Spot issues

Data is near to real-time, meaning you have the best opportunity to spot issues before they spiral.
Capitalise on trends

Capitalise on trends

With digestible reports and graphical dashboards, spotting and therefore capitalising on trends and opportunities becomes easier.
Competitive advantage

Competitive advantage

All of the benefits of BI Reporting lead to one thing, a significant competitive advantage.

Our approach to Business Intelligence reporting

Here is how we approach BI Reporting projects:
Talk

Talk

We start by meeting with you, either in person or virtually, to understand your requirements.
Scope

Scope

Next, by talking to all stakeholders and digging into your systems and processes, we document the project's deliverables and identify all of your data points.
Discuss

Discuss

The final stage of planning is to discuss what we've noted, making adjustments where required.
Connect

Connect

Working with internal IT managers and external tech providers, we connect all of the necessary data sources to the chosen BI reporting tool.
Report

Report

Once everything is connected we set about building the reports and dashboards that we're agreed upon in the spec.
Demo

Demo

We'll present the reports and dashboards to you and your team.
Handover

Handover

We'll hand over the reins to key team members, enabling them to make changes where needed.
Yammayap

Why Yammayap?

With a track record in bespoke business technology spanning nearly two decades, you can be sure that you'll be in safe hands with Yammayap. While our team consists of highly experienced technical experts, we also understand business and how different companies operate. This innate understanding of both business and tech allows us to get under the skin of your business and create a BI reporting environment that genuinely adds value.

Find out more about us and the team
Outpost VFX
The bespoke system Yammayap has created allows us to have a much more robust plan of what the world is going to look like in two months time, we can see what might happen if we carry on on this path, and what might happen if we pivot slightly.
Gez Hixson, COO.
Think Research
The system not only integrates with our workflows and processes but improves them. Our staff have full and instant access to all the information they need to make their jobs easier, to improve our operations and ultimately to increase efficiency and profitability.
Conor Mullan, Managing Director.

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