Business Intelligence

SuiteAnalytics Real-time, Actionable Business Intelligence—Without the Data Warehouse

SuiteAnalytics gives growing and midsize businesses built-in business intelligence—combining power and ease for smarter, faster decision making. NetSuite delivers operational, tactical, and strategic intelligence in real-time from a single system of record, negating the need for a complex, expensive data warehouse. Best of all, SuiteAnalytics is included in all NetSuite software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings at no charge, delivering powerful business analysis that is easy enough for any executive, line-level manager or individual user to leverage.

One System—Built-in Business Intelligence

NetSuite acts as a repository for the core business data of a company, acting as a de-facto data warehouse. SuiteAnalytics tools enable employees at all levels to mine data and turn it into knowledge with pre-built Key Performance Indicators, simple saved searches, and now Excel Spreadsheet-like embedded formulas. Features & Benefits Summary.

Unlike data warehouses, the analytics are presented in real-time on users’ dashboards, giving them up-to-the-second information to better do their job and manage their operations. SuiteAnalytics give business intelligence to everyone matching the appropriate power with the role and sophistication of each user. It lets users embed Excel-like formulas in any

NetSuite Performance Scorecard or saved-search report.

Standard and easily customizable tools meet your exact business intelligence needs for your employees, teams, the business and your industry.

Dashboards—Operational Intelligence

NetSuite Dashboards with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Performance Scorecards, Trend Graphs, graphical Report Snapshots and KPI Meters drive individual productivity by providing all employees in the company with the real-time intelligence they need to make day-to-day decisions smarter and faster.

Reporting—Tactical Intelligence

Standard Reports, Custom Built Reports, and point-and-click Search-as-Analysis tools give users clearly defined focus areas as well as tactical decision support on a periodic or as-needed basis. NetSuite’s wizard-driven, WYSIWIG (what you see is what you get) graphical Report Builder to makes it simple to create and manipulate reports to exact business requirements.

Birst Express for NetSuite

Birst Express for NetSuite is now available free of charge for all NetSuite customers. Birst Express for NetSuite helps business people understand their operational data in new ways and achieve greater operational efficiency across their organization unlike ever before. Embedding Birst’s robust cloud Business Intelligence platform within NetSuite’s business software suite uniquely provides NetSuite customers with no cost access to the industry’s most powerful analytics so that business critical analysis across data, such as booking and billings information, can be easily leveraged and maximized.

Key Benefits

  • Compare book-to-bill conversion rates across products, customer types and more;
  • Understand billing trends over time and identify bottlenecks to improve performance;
  • Gain insight into subscription business KPIs such as deferred revenue and renewal rates;
  • Uncover valuable insights to help decrease days sales outstanding and increase working capital and;
  • Eliminate manual reporting and dramatically accelerate decision-making throughout the organization

Birst Express for NetSuite includes the breakthrough visual discovery solution, Birst Visualizer, which combines Google-like search and Amazon-like recommendations to reduce time-to-answer for a wide range of questions. Birst Express includes a pre-built library of more than 50 operational metrics and attributes, with historical and dimensional views to deliver rapid time to value. Rich visualizations, enterprise dashboards and more than 20 pre-built reports provide instant insight into key operational issues.

Third Party Business Intelligence—Strategic Intelligence

For more complex, forward-thinking business planning or industry driven reporting needs, Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) lets companies link to their choice of business intelligence package such as Business Objects, Cognos and the like. The NetSuite advantage is that the third party Business Intelligence (BI) package can draw data from a single data repository for consolidated, rationalized analytics resulting in business intelligence you can use with greater confidence.