Concentrix Distributes Groundbreaking Data Analysis Tool in UK

UK business management software specialist Concentrix Ltd is distributing Tableau, a powerful visual data analysis and business intelligence solution.
By: Rebecca Rooney
Sept. 23, 2008 - PRLog -- Originally developed at Stanford University in the US, Tableau is being used by a wide variety of business decision makers, helping them to reach decisions up to 20 times quicker.

Concentrix believes Tableau will bring significant benefits to their existing customer base, as well as new customers. The software can work with an almost unrestricted amount of data from nearly any source, such as information held in CRM, Accounts or ERP systems. Tableau also allows non-technical staff to display complex data in easily understandable forms, and because it displays data in ways the human brain prefers data to be displayed, Tableau provides a clear, quickly comprehensible in-depth analysis of what’s happening within a business.

Asked why Concentrix is distributing Tableau, Peter Elgar, Concentrix Marketing Manager stated “Tableau fits in well with our portfolio of CRM and business management solutions because it can link directly to the data held within them. Tableau is also a major breakthrough in its own right - you don’t need any high level technical skills or have to go on a lengthy course to use it, and the results it provides are outstanding.”

Because Tableau can look at multiple data sources in many different perspectives, it can uncover meaningful relationships which would otherwise have remained hidden. But a variety of other Business Intelligence (BI) and data analysis solutions have been around for a while now, and have by no means achieved widespread adoption.
“The problem with many BI and data tools is that they’re hard work - difficult to use, interpret, and cost far too much” explains Elgar. “But Tableau is quick to set up, extremely cost-effective, and anyone who can use Excel can quickly get to grips with Tableau. The software itself is also intelligent, and actually helps users display data in the most appropriate form for the brain to comprehend”.

Concentrix is seeing interest in Tableau from a variety of industry sectors. “Tableau is a flexible product with uses in a diverse range of businesses and business functions. For example, we’ve already seen interest from pharmaceutical, manufacturing and IT companies, and from a range of people including business consultants, department managers and CEO’s.”

Tableau is available from Concentrix as a stand-alone application or as a web-based server version. There’s also Tableau Reader, which is a free application to enable anyone to look at Tableau results.

Background Information
Concentrix is a leading UK independent customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, business management software and IT solutions provider. Founded in 1999, Concentrix helps companies increase competitiveness, profitability and customer satisfaction by improving business processes, systems and IT.

As CRM specialists, Concentrix solutions are based on recognised, 'best-of-breed' CRM software products. These include Sage CRM, Sage SalesLogix, FrontRange's GoldMine software and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Concentrix has also developed a number of complementary, add-on CRM software modules, and has a dedicated team of software programmers and developers.

In late 2007, Concentrix acquired Taylor Made Technology Ltd (TMT), a leading provider of Sage software. TMT had grown steadily over the years through high customer retention and by building an excellent reputation among Sage customers and other Sage software resellers. This acquisition expanded the Concentrix portfolio to include the full range of Sage Accounting, Sage Finance and Sage Enterprise products.

Today, Concentrix is a one-stop-shop for CRM, accounting, business management and supporting IT. So, as well as CRM and Sage software, Concentrix also supplies leading brand hardware and IT solutions. These include products from Hewlett Packard, Sony and LG Electronics. Plus, Concentrix provides a comprehensive range of support services, CRM and Sage software training, courses, upgrades, advice and consultancy. In other words, Concentrix provides complete solutions: software, hardware and supporting services.

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Concentrix is a leading UK independent CRM specialist and business management software provider. Concentrix supplies and implements a wide range of software including Sage CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and FrontRange’s Goldmine Premium Edition.
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