Epicor Announces Epicor Data Analytics for Prophet 21 to Bring Increased Business Insights to Wholesale Distributors
Cloud-based Offering is a Modern Data Analytics Solution to Strengthen Business Impact and Increase the Value of Data Available from Prophet 21
We are excited about the features available in the EDA for Prophet 21 solution. The ad hoc data mining capability, for instance, will allow us to gain a deeper understanding of our business and position us for growth.”
Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced its Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) solution is now available with Epicor® Prophet 21® delivering cloud-based business insights essential to wholesale distributors on their digital transformation journey.
According to Forrester Research, more than 70% of decision-makers report planned or current initiatives to encourage more data-driven decisions, making unlocking the value of integrated business data critical to success in today’s modern distribution marketplace. Competitive pressures have tightened business margins, and companies are looking for strong, modern data analytics solutions to drive transformational decision-making.
“Epicor Prophet 21 is a proven success for distributors of all sizes, supporting growth through rapid implementation and easy expansion regardless of supply chain size,” said Doug Smith, director of product marketing, retail and distribution, Epicor. “Our newest cloud solution, Epicor Data Analytics, is a powerful, easy-to-learn tool that allows distributors to discover new business insights and increase productivity with Prophet 21 to help transform and grow their business.”
Reaching New Levels of Business Understanding with Epicor Data Analytics
As competition increases and margins narrow, distributors need sharper tools and deeper understanding to support the business - tools must be intuitive and easy to use so business users can identify data that offers valuable insight. A business analytics solution such as Epicor Data Analytics can help meet these objectives. As a complete end-to-end solution that enables unprecedented business insight, Epicor Data Analytics helps companies grow by reducing cost, identifying new opportunities, supporting specific programs, and speeding decision-making.
Epicor Data Analytics is fully integrated with Prophet 21 and uses data to help distributors understand their business better, with function-specific content packs that provide a dashboard with deep integration into a specific set of Prophet 21 data—sales, purchasing, inventory, general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
“We are excited about the features available in the EDA for Prophet 21 solution,” said PJ Glauber, chief operating officer, Glauber Equipment Company. “The ad hoc data mining capability, for instance, will allow us to gain a deeper understanding of our business and position us for growth.”
Epicor Data Analytics for Prophet 21 is now generally available.
 Source: Forrester Research, Inc., “Insights Services Disrupt the Data and Analytics Market,” by Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D. (February 8, 2016)