Analysis and budgeting in the same tool
Affordable, intuitive Business Intelligence
Better decisions through better information

Benefits
  • Improved productivity and decision making through easy access to better information
  • Improved customer service through better customer insights
  • Analyse operational metrics for quick identification of potential problem areas
  • Faster budget preparation, with greater detail
  • Budget with greater insight, slicing & dicing both actual and budget data using the same interface
  • The familiarity of a spreadsheet-type layout, but without the limitations of spreadsheets
  • Avoid time-consuming and inefficient processes to extract and prepare data
  • Reduced risk of error, increasing confidence in the accuracy of your data
  • Free the IT Department from routine reporting tasks
Features
  • Real-time data analysis. Fed from your database, with background in-memory processing
  • Slice and dice for self-service analysis. Dynamically control your view. Filter your data, add and remove facts and dimensions.
  • Drill through to Sage 300 data entry screens for more information, or roll up and consolidate to focus on high level results
  • Create and save multiple views, and convert to charts
  • Include external data from other application databases (SQL & ODBC), e.g. CRM data
  • Include user-defined calculations on cube data
  • Budget beyond GL level, bottom up or top down, using multiple spread methods
  • Create your own dashboards, highlighting exceptions and trends
  • Easy formatting - create your own styles to highlight results – e.g. “traffic light” reporting
  • Personalize - use custom styles to highlight amended data
  • Sample cubes available to get you started, or you can create your own
  • Works online or offline
  • Export views to Microsoft Excel®, CSV or HTML
  • Optionally automate scheduling to refresh and distribute cube extracts using Orchid's Process Scheduler add-on
  • Security options to keep your data secure
Minimum requirements

Info-Explorer requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Windows® 7 or above. Info-Explorer is licensed per PC. Users do not need to be logged into Sage 300 or need LanPaks unless they drill through to Sage 300 data-entry screens from the cube.

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What do our clients think?

"My client loves Orchid Info-Explorer. In their words, it has them ‘purring like a kitten'."

MARK BINKLEY, DATAQUEST INC., KNOX, INDIANA, USA

"Within 2 days of purchasing Orchid Info-Explorer, every department was able to monitor the sales performance of more than 300 items to over 900 customers. We needed a system that sales reps could use easily, as well as provide the financial analytics for management to continually deliver shareholder value. Orchid Info-Explorer delivered on this..."

CUSTOMER OF ACACIA BUSINESS SYSTEMS, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

"In the words of my client, Orchid Info-Explorer is 'a game changer.' Since implementing it he is able to analyze more meaningful data in Sage 300 ERP on his own. Info-Explorer is now used in almost every department of the company with measurable results."

KEVIN GARTLY, SOLIDBIZ SOLUTIONS, EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA

"This is an impressive BI tool. I was pleasantly surprised by the automatic captions of raw Sage 300 fields. That alone was an instant time saver."

DANNY KOCISKO, KOCISCO INFO-SOLUTIONS INC., MONTREAL, CANADA

"Orchid's Extender, Info-Explorer and Information Manager Suite add-ons have taken Sage 300 to the next level. It's like Sage 300 on steroids!"

NKOSIYABO SIBANDA, CCMA (THE COMMISSION FOR CONCILIATION, MEDIATION & ARBITRATION), SOUTH AFRICA

"Orchid Info-Explorer is the most rewarding query-based analytical tool for today's business controllers."

MARK CARSAN (CGA,CPA), BAASS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, THORNHILL, ON, CANADA