Rand Group Takes Top Spot in Business Intelligence Applications


Partner of the Year Award for BI360 Solver(HOUSTON, TEXAS) Rand Group has been named U.S. Best New Partner of the Year by Solver Inc., the global leader in Business Intelligence for mid-market ERP systems.

The Houston-based company, which specializes in the application of MS business intelligence software, is among only 10 companies honored for its achievements in 2014, selected from more than 200 companies worldwide.

The award comes for Rand Group’s work in helping firms throughout North America gain deeper appreciation and insight into the financial outlook of their company through the integration of Solver’s BI360 software into their existing ERP systems.

“In these times when markets are uncertain, it’s critical that businesses have deep access to their financial picture,” said Rand Group President and CEO Ron Rand.

“The right kind of business intelligence application – whether that’s Microsoft Dynamics GP, NAV, or AX – when combined with BI360, gives CEOs and CFOs the precise data and ultimately the horsepower to make timely, informed and pivotal decisions with absolute confidence. There is no better way to get ahead, and stay ahead,” Rand said.

As a new BI360 partner, Rand Group had the highest U.S. sales volume for 2014. Throughout the year, Rand Group focused its efforts on a variety of business concerns where the BI360 solution provides exceptional penetration, among them:

  • Improvements to the budget process
  • Integrated analysis of banking relationships with creditors, plus metrics for loan covenants
  • Increased view and visibility into operations and costs
  • Improved visibility into key operating metrics
  • Increased profitability and cash flow through aligned planning and metrics

“Our strong partner channel is the main reason we are expanding internationally, faster than ever,” said Solver’s CEO Nils Rasmussen. “On behalf of Solver’s global family, I would like to congratulate and thank our award winners for their achievements and continued dedication and support of Solver and the BI360 product suite.”

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