FYI Solutions; whose clients include publishers such as Macmillan, Wiley and Pearson, has a publishing specific business intelligence solution built on the IBM Cognos platform.
PUBinsight™ provides Publishers with timely monitoring, response, and advanced reporting and analysis capabilities enabling executives, managers, or staff to respond instantly to business events by giving them all of the appropriate information required to make the right tactical and strategic decisions.
Business Intelligence and Reporting
PUBinsight™ reporting and analysis capabilities enable Publishers to meet key business analysis and reporting needs. PUBinsight™ offers both scheduled and ad-hoc reporting. Users can run and view reports via the web browser as well as export reports to a PDF or Microsoft Excel file. The administrative control of access security function ensures that sensitive information is not compromised. Reports may be delivered automatically by email on a schedule set-up by the administrator.
For ad-hoc reporting, PUBinsight™ features a sophisticated yet easy-to-use report definition tool that enables the creation of custom reports based on process and line of business data stored in the PUBinsight Data Warehouse.
Order Dashboard – Provides a high-level and detailed breakdown by division of sales, returns, Top 10 Customers and Top selling sales reps.
Sales Dashboard – Provides a Pie Chart of total imprints sold with drill down capabilities, a breakdown of Sales by Account Class, Net Sales Trends, Accounts with greatest Returns (MTD), MTD Sales Summary by Channel, and YTD Net Sales Summary by Channel.
Trends Dashboard – Presents company actual data against industry data for both Net units sold and sales dollars. This dashboard will show year over year of unit sold and sales($) along with the percent change against industry trends.
Title Report – Search and view specific title information along its monthly Sales & Returns along with Supply chain data by sales channel