SuiteAnalytics BI: Turning Data into an Asset

NetSuite SuiteAnalytics BI

Data-driven decision making is a necessary practice that allows every business action made justifiable, accountable and measurable. The business intelligence quality derived from the data availability and timeliness that a unified platform NetSuite Cloud ERP offers. As built-in BI tools, SuiteAnalytics can be your magic wand in directing your business to the next level with these beneifts.

SuiteAnalytics BI benefits:

 NetSuite SuiteAnalytics provides real-time Saved Searches, Reporting, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Dashboard and Workbook features that are built into NetSuite solution that every users from top to bottom of your organisation can access and make data-driven decisions. 

1. Let’s start with Workbook.

Without any analytic or coding training, even inexperienced users can perform complex data analytics tasks with Workbook.

NetSuite users can easily and securely explore their data, create sophisticated criteria filters with real-time visualizations. Data can be further analyzed using the Workbook pivot and chart capabilities, with intuitive drag-and-drop interactions.

Workbooks can be saved, shared, reused with content easily deployed in NetSuite dashboard as portlets. SuiteAnalytics Workbook delivers an enormous advantage to our customers by enabling business users to liberate insights buried in their data, improving their core operations. Workbook enables the identification of new opportunities, discovering unexpected business problems and building processes to enable continuous learning and feedback.

Features of the Workbook include: 

New pivoting to understand details behind the data better, comparing performance, identifying trends and issues, and making good decisions quickly. 

New charting to enable decision makers to see analytics presented visually, so they can grasp difficult concepts or identify new patterns including drill down into charts and graphs for more detail. 

New, intuitive user interface to enhance the user experience by giving instant access to important data including creating and editing Workbooks and charts on the fly. 

Updated data model: ability to define multiple joins, support of custom fields.

2. Dashboard

NetSuite Dashboard to improve efficiency and business agility. There are multiple ways to visualize KPIs with ability to drill down, providing an easy and intuitive way for the users to interact with their data. Users can create custom tabs for additional KPI information.

3. KPI Report

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a powerful way to present business-critical information at a glance, saving valuable time for the user. KPIs can be easily added to a NetSuite Dashboard to improve efficiency and business agility. There are multiple ways to visualize KPIs with ability to drill down, providing an easy and intuitive way for the users to interact with their data. Users can create custom tabs for additional KPI information. 

4. What is Saved Search?

A Saved Search is a list of real-time results based on criteria and filters. Virtually, any kind of record in NetSuite can be the basis of, or included in, a Saved Search. 

A Saved Search…

  • can either be private or shared with others
  • can be set in your own portlets or placed as short cuts on dashboards
  • provides quick access to custom metrics.
  • is easily updated, with a simple click.
  • results can be shared with other users
  • can be sent automatically by email to selected recipients, or
  • can be sent via email at scheduled intervals and/or when results are updated without needing to rerun the search.
  • can be exported in Excel, CSV and PDF formats.

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How about BI for your company?

At ONE Pacific, we offer quick but customised on-boarding training if you are interested in unlocking the business intelligence of your existing NetSuite Cloud ERP or new Cloud ERP migration. Check out with our consultants.