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 off-line
  • 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