Companies today have a multitude of indicators they can use to measure the performance of their different business lines. Those indicators provide key information that they use to make the right decisions. The quality and the reliability of the data used to build these indicators are essential to ensuring that appropriate decisions are made and risks are under control.
However, large amounts of information continue to be entered manually into systems for this purpose, using a wide variety of tools. This creates the risk of error in the handling, entry and consolidation of this information.
Microsoft Excel™ is still widely used by companies to collect and consolidate their data before they are exploited to create dashboards. This technique includes a multitude of time-consuming and risky steps, and the time between collection of the information and its presentation in dashboards can be quite long. Maintenance in the event of changes to the tables can also be problematic. Microsoft Excel™ does not offer a standard solution for easily controlling and securing data collection operations performed on shared files.
Konvergence’s Shuttle solution simplifies the secure collection of data. It allows any employee to manually enter data that will seamlessly feed into the company’s global information ecosystem. The information is submited and centralized in spreadsheets similar to Microsoft Excel™, via an interface that uses web technologies.
The solution, designed for groups of all sizes, provides a response to various issues such as: