NEW BiXPUBLISHER

BiXPublisher is the solution for publishing that allows a user to publish and distribute its reports simply. By automating their generation and distribution BiXPublisher frees the user and IT services hard, costly and time-consuming tasks.

While incorporating the same concepts than previous versions, BiXPublisher 7 is actually a brand new component of the BiX Software solution to automate the reporting process.

Version 7 is indeed based on a new technical architecture for more performance and unprecedented flexibility.

From a functional point of view, beyond improving existing capabilities (plugin support and Excel macros, export to PowerPoint or PDF publication to a MS Sharepoint portal, …), the new BiXPublisher was designed to offer complete flexibility and autonomy to the user.

The new approach, completely modular, allows any user, whether controller, analyst, data manager… or even IT specialist… to easily industrialize the diffusion of enterprise reporting!

With BiXPublisher 7 finally free your reporting!

More information here

CARREFOUR

In 50 years, the Carrefour Group has become a world leader in the retail sector. The second largest retailer in the world and the largest in Europe, the Group now features four major grocery retail formats: hypermarkets, supermarkets, cash & carry and convenience stores. The Carrefour Group currently has over 9 990 company-owned and franchise stores.

Discover through 2 videos how CARREFOUR uses BiX Software solutions for financial reporting. Thierry VINAY and Eric ABOUZEID, both belonging to the Financial Controlling department, explain in the first video in French, and in the second video in english, the reasons for the choice of BiXAnalytics and the gains recognized.

CEBIT

Bix Software, French software vendor in Business Intelligence, announces its presence at CeBIT 2013 in Hannover on stand K17, Hall 6 in the France Pavilion.

Bix Software wants to use the world’s largest event dedicated to the numerical to link new international partnerships with IT companies or consulting firms working on projects in Business Intelligence (BI) and software editors wishing to enrich their software with a Reporting and Analysis solution , dedicated to end-users.

“We will accelerate our international expansion,” explains Frédéric Koukerdjinian, COO at BiX Software. “25% of our turnover is generated outside the hexagon, often for French and European companies that deploy our solutions in their subsidiaries. Bix solutions are already used in Asia and North America. And we want to give a new dynamic to our international sales through new partners around the world, but also closer to Europe, Germany, Belgium and Italy.”

Its flagship product, BiXAnalytics enables simple or advanced analysis directly into Excel with calculations at the server database, providing faster and better processing power engines OLAP (OnLine Analytical Processing).

Already some software such as AGT, a French management solutions, leadership and decision support, in SaaS mode for networks of shops and services, and PrecisionPoint, British editor of BI solutions for users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV and AX have integrated BiXAnalytics features to their tools.

(updated – 03/11/2013)

Partnership AGT

BiX Software and AGT signed a partnership and offer a SaaS solution for business and services networks

BiX Software, french editor of Business Intelligence software, announced a technological and commercial partnership with AGT, editor of management solutions, leadership and decision support, in SaaS, for retail and services sales network.

More than 16 000 outlets now benefit from AGT Retail solution, which allows them to monitor their activity in real time from a browser or from a tablet, and to “benchmarking” from simple indicators shared and understandable.

“The relationship between AGT Retail and BiX Software are based on a longstanding trust and mutual recognition of our expertise. When we felt a need to bring new reporting functionality on demand, it is natural that we turned to Bix Software” explains Laurent Dubernais, President of AGT Group.

“Our two solutions are complementary,” says Frédéric Koukerdjinian, COO at BiX Software. “Our software BiXAnalytics, BiXWeb and BiXPublisher are particularly popular for quick and easy publication of dashboards on demand, from users predilections tools. AGT brings its know-how in the field of franchisees, cooperatives, integrated and mixed networks of retail. Our partnership is actually technological and commercial: we provide an additional tool and they give us an opening to a very specific market.”

More than 50 brands use AGT Retail solutions, which include Intersport, RIPA, Mr Bricolage, Casino Nearby, Thomas Cook Travel, Best Western, and Midas.

BristolDecision becomes BiX Software

BRISTOL DECISIONS BECOMES BIX SOFTWARE AND CREATES SILICON VALLEY REPRESENTATION

“Bristol Deicision has brought so many innovations to excel-based analytics, it was only fair that its name and logo got their share of changes”, said Frederic Koukerdinian, COO at BiX Software.

Along with this marketing facelift, the Paris based firm also engaged in international developments, starting with the US, with the creation of a Silicon Valley presence.

“We sell to fortune 500 companies such as L’Oréal, Carrefour group, CapGemini, McDonald’s, Google,… across all industries. Our solutions receive great user support and we deliver consistently the reporting efficiency and accuracy that controllers are waiting for. This new name and logo give a better representation of who we are” said Frédéric Koukerdinian.

The BiX name is simple and snappy like the products feel to users. The multiple planes above and below the BiX name in the logo bring forward the concepts of multi dimensions, multi point of view, multi source and reporting versatility brought by the solution.

“We are very proud of this new turn for the company. With the support of our strong install base, no doubt that it is another great story that we are about to write” concluded Frédéric Koukerdinian.

BiX Software (www.bixsoftware.com) brings analytics directly to your spreadsheets with built in selectors and filters to explore your data with ease. With calculations performed at the data source level, users benefit from a speed and data processing power unmatchable by their PC. Business KPI (Key Performance Indicators) are created and shared with confidence and accuracy within BiX, without relying on hard-to-maintain cell based logic. BiX Software is made easy and efficient with seamless publications to Excel workbooks, pdf, web pages or mobile devices. By connecting all major analytics solutions on the market to Microsoft Excel or Web browsers, BiX brings a sustainable and user-friendly interface to front line users across all lines of business.

Consulting

BiX Software Engineers and Consultants will support your internal and / or external teams, with their expertise in BiX and reporting best practices.

They will not only help you build solid reports or design interactive dashboards, but they will also ensure the efficiency and sustainability of your process.

Training

BiX organises training sessions tailored to your profile and needs either in BiX’s office or on site.

Our standard program, that covers a complete discovery of BiXAnalytics, runs over 4 days that can be organized in a 2×2 day format.

For new releases, we also organize sessions to help you upgrade and make the most of our latest features.

We can also design trainings that match your needs, whether you are looking for a refresher class or a focus on specific features.

Support

We support both our users and IT departments.

Whether you are looking for support for a particular functionality or a reporting challenge, or you need to address technical challenges in your environment or your install, our BiX experts are at your disposal.

BiX Support is available by email and phone to all customers with active maintenance contract.

Support will also provide you with corrective and minor software updates when needed.

We care for our user community and support is a critical service for us, not only to make you successful but also to capture your feedback and make BiX a product that evolves with your needs.

Never hesitate to contact us!

BiXAnalytics

BiXAnalytics designs and publishes your reports and dashboards with ease.

It runs in Excel and follows the same standards as your spreadsheets, enabling fast learning curve for all user levels.

You are guided by assistants throughout the design or refresh of your reports and always benefit from the full Excel feature range.

BiXAnalytics brings autonomy to users across levels and line of business. Controllers, Analysts, Directors of Sales, Heads of Marketing or Supply Chain Managers can all benefit from instant indicator access, analytics capabilities and easy publishing.

You are empowered to apply your business logic while keeping underlying cube integrity intact thanks to the definition of calcs and report template within BiXAnalytics without touching the cube structure. You also gain consistency by leveraging BiXAnalytics powerfull tool set and avoiding getting into complex and error prone cell based spreadsheet developments.

Reporting Efficiency is dramatically improved from start to finish. You can leverage templates you created for each new analysis. Report refresh and filtering is made seamless with dropdown selectors for the dimensions of your choice. Publication of your analysis to spreadsheet or a web page is then just 1 click away.

No more repetitive copy-paste, vlookups or complex macros. Your documents are kept lean and accurate and flexible to accomadate the constantly evolving requirements of your job.

BiXAnalytics leverages user-defined “Infosets” where you choose the point of view and the information set you want to analyze or report from in your spreadsheet.

Your data now safely lives in Excel. Dataset selection can either be static, dynamic or controlled as you open the document. Datasets can be enriched with comments, formats and also write-back to cube when granted access.

As you refresh or expand selections, Bix never overwrites your formulas, or comments and makes room by inserting rows and columns if needed.

Your formulas and filers are not based on fragil cell references but leverage solid cube logic for fast and sustainable calcs.

You can also work with several Infosets at the same time. This innovative feature empowers you to bring together information from different aspects of your business within one single spreadsheet and connect data together to deliver breadth and depth in your analysis.

Readers will then access the reports you built without any technical prerequisits and just browse through your documents naturally.

With BiXAnalytics, your reporting becomes simple, intuitive, reliable and efficient.

BiXWeb

BiXWeb takes BiXAnalytics power to the web.

With BiXWeb, you can easily build your reports in your favorite browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome).

As you navigate through your data, you can also add your own data and write back to the cubes within a secured framework.

Your Excel or web documents can then be made available in a web portal for instant and secure reporting.