Transforming ERP Data Reporting with OpenEdge Pro2

Transforming ERP Data Reporting with OpenEdge Pro2

Posted on April 18, 2024 0 Comments
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Accessing and using enterprise resource planning (ERP) data efficiently can be a major challenge for organizations, impacting everything from operational efficiency to compliance. That's where Progress OpenEdge Pro2 steps in, offering a solution to streamline data reporting and alleviate common enterprise pain points.

The Data Reporting Challenge

Many organizations face obstacles when it comes to accessing and reporting data. Issues such as limited reporting availability and manual reporting overload can hinder productivity and decision-making processes. Siloed databases and complex integrations often make data access a demanding task, while manual reporting drains resources and diverts attention from core business functions. Moreover, heavy reporting loads can significantly impact system performance, leading to delays and frustration among users.

Importance of Data in Executive Reporting

Executive reporting offers critical insights that guide strategic decision-making. From assessing organizational performance to identifying trends and anticipating challenges, accurate and timely data is essential. Data-driven reports provide business leaders with a comprehensive view of key metrics, enabling them to track progress, evaluate initiatives and allocate resources effectively. Additionally, data fosters transparency and accountability within organizations, empowering leaders to make informed choices based on reliable information.

Supporting Your OpenEdge-Powered Application

Many applications powered by Progress OpenEdge integrate essential business functions across departments, providing a unified view of organizational performance. Pro2 extends and enhances the capabilities of OpenEdge ERP applications, facilitating seamless data replication for executive reporting needs across finance, inventory management, human resources and manufacturing operations.

Streamlining Data Access

Pro2 offers a range of capabilities designed to simplify data reporting and enhance operational efficiency:

  • Accurate and Reliable Data: Pro2 provides data consistency across systems, minimizing discrepancies and reducing the risk of errors.
  • Timely Reporting: Operating in near-real time, Pro2 empowers executives and managers with up-to-date data for informed decision-making.
  • Integration with Other Systems: Pro2 bridges data silos, facilitating reliable connections with existing systems for better insights and strategic planning
  • Scalability: As organizations expand, Pro2 scales with increasing data volumes, helping to prevent performance bottlenecks.

Managed Pro2 Services

Progress offers Managed Pro2 Services, providing expertise in implementation and management to support smooth operations. With 24/7 monitoring and rapid response to critical alerts, organizations can entrust their data replication needs to experts, allowing internal staff to focus on core tasks. Learn more about Pro2 services.

Real-World Success: Mesquite Independent School District

The Mesquite Independent School District leveraged OpenEdge Pro2 to enhance data security and accessibility for over 3,000 users, enabling more seamless data replication and report generation. Read the full story.

Data Replication Capabilities

Beyond reporting, Pro2 facilitates more seamless database migrations with minimal downtime, enabling continuous operations during the transition process. The replication technology that is built into OpenEdge Pro2 keeps all data creation, modification and deletion between the two databases connected during migration. Then, a separate process is started to move all data from one database to another. The production database is unaffected during the migration process, and your application stays up and running.

Read our whitepaper to get more insight into reporting in Progress OpenEdge Pro2.

Jessica Malakian

Jessica Malakian

Jessica Malakian is a product marketing specialist at Progress who focuses primarily on Progress OpenEdge. Jessica is a recent college graduate and is excited to begin her professional journey with Progress. Outside of work, Jessica loves reading and writing. 


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