Should you switch to a modern business intelligence (BI) solution like Sequel Data Access? Do the savings outweigh the costs?
Find out. Use our BI ROI calculator to determine how much you could be saving with Sequel.
Simply enter information on how you’re running queries, reporting on data, and distributing information today. Then you’ll get a benchmark of how much you could be saving—and how long it will take to get to ROI.
“Sequel helps us save money and stay green because we’re not printing reports—we’re doing almost everything online.”
The Hammock Source
“One of the biggest benefits is the fast turnaround on reports it gives us. My background is as an RPG programmer, but for 90% of the things I do, I use a reporting solution because it’s faster. It takes me a quarter of the time.”
Senior Programming Analyst
“For a relatively small investment, we gave a refresh to our capabilities to view our data—to the point where people now use these tools to make better decisions.”
VP Information Technology
"I don't have to manually do things anymore."
Standard Motor Products
BI ≠ Big Expense
BI should deliver business value—not be a huge expense. Here are the top six ways our customers find value with Sequel.
Spend 3 minutes running queries (instead of 4 hours)
Run 1 query to get all the information you need (instead of hundreds of variations)
Reduce report writing time by 75%
Eliminate paper reports
Avoid costly data errors (and save thousands)
Send data to your users in 1-click (instead of copying and pasting for hours)
Why IBM i Delivers the Best ROI
94.6 percent of IBM i users believe the platform delivers a better return on investment than other servers. (And 72 percent are working in heterogenous environments and see the value of IBM i against other platforms every day.)
But it goes more smoothly when you have the numbers to back up your business intelligence project.
That means knowing what your current solution is costing you. And it means defining the path to ROI with your new BI project.
Calculating your ROI is a great step to making your case. (Have you found how much you could be saving? Go back to the top to get the answer in under five minutes). But there are other ways you can (and should) back your BI project up.
Find out what else you need to do to convince your boss.