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People who use CALUMO: Meet Dirk, Sales Manager. Dirk doesn’t know he’s using Business Intelligence…

Meet Dirk Stirling.

He’s a sales guy (though he likes to be called a Business Development Manager) at a Telecommunications company. Dirk is responsible for maximising revenue from his territory. Dirk likes being left alone to boldly go out there, grapple with the perils of the wild and bring home the bacon. He doesn’t like systems of record and admin.

Dirk loves CALUMO because he doesn’t know he’s using it. In addition to not knowing this, he does know that, as if by magic, he can now get to critical sales information directly from within He doesn’t know or want to know how all this analytical stuff gets into salesforce, he just loves that he doesn’t have to go searching for it.

In truth, and he doesn’t need to know this, the data is not in salesforce. Dirk flips seamlessly from salesforce to CALUMO, where all the up-to-date transactional information is available, (without ever knowing it’s happened) and can just focus on taking that information and turning it into new business.

Dirk has found that with CALUMO he can avoid getting into conversations with people who don’t understand what he needs and dump a whole lot of admin – even though he doesn’t know that it’s CALUMO that makes it possible.

The 3 CALUMO features he would highlight as never wanting to live without are:

  • Guided Analytics
  • Drill Anywhere and
  • Believe it or not, Forecasting, which he generally does on his tablet, sitting in his recliner and watching Monday night football with a brew. His accuracy is excellent because he has the right info and does it weekly and he doesn’t touch a single spreadsheet – of which he has a morbid fear.

Dirk likes getting out and talking to customers rather than being chained to a desk doing forecasts or chasing details and CALUMO makes that happen for him.

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1. Save significant time for finance people.

2. Remove key man risk. Report should not be dependent on 1 or 2 people.

3. Self-service BI – business users access their reports and can answer questions themselves.

1. Built and run by Finance People.

2. Dramatically reduce the time and cost involved in the budget process.

3. Significantly increase accuracy. Remove the risk of human error involved in manual data handling.

1. Instant access for Instant visibility.

2. Analyze with ease.

3. Built for finance people and business analysts.

1. Reforecast at a moment’s notice.

2. Remove the constraint of financial year end for decision making.

3. Decrease time required for the budget process.

1. Get answers Instantly, save hours of efforts.

2. Reduce spend on audit fees.

3. Reduce Finance’s investigation time.

1. Access all your data. Make decisions now.

2. Access to your data at any time

3. Don’t wait for other people for information

1. Save days, weeks and months while dramatically improving user satisfaction

2. No more dumping 1,000’s of transactions and massaging in the hope of finding answers.

3. No more waiting for IT or Finance to produce special analysis

1. Get answers Instantly, save hours.

2. Reduce spend on audit fees.

3. Reduce Finance’s investigation time.

1. Dynamic, live and interactive.

2. Month-end is complete when the last journal is posted.

3. No more printing required.

1. Professional and really good looking

2. Use data from any source

3. Always have the very latest data

1. No bottlenecks. You are not dependent on other people.

2. Build Reports with speed and ease

3. Use your existing knowledge of Excel for fast report building

1. Keep Excel as your report authoring tool

2. Remove the excess workbooks you don’t need with Excel

3. Convert Excel sheets to dynamic web pages

1. Fast report building – Finance people and Business Analysts can build and share reports in minutes.

2. Self Service BI i.e. no reliance on IT to produce reports.

3. Trusted and enterprise grade database.

Web Users have read and write (reporting, budgeting and forecasting) access to all CALUMO Web Portal content.
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