The business brief
Businesses can improve financial and operational performance by using ZAP to speed up and simplify the collection, organization and analysis of data within Microsoft’s cloud-based CRM and ERP offering, Dynamics 365.
A data-driven business makes confident decisions quickly, based on truth, and ZAP automates the collection and integration of data from Dynamics 365—and associated applications and data sources—to provide a business-wide view of all performance and activity.The ability to integrate hitherto-inaccessible or siloed data strengthens business decision making, by unlocking previously hidden insight.
Relevant information is delivered, on any device, via personalized dashboards specifically aligned to Dynamics 365 domains: finance, supply chain, manufacturing and retail. ZAP’s powerful self-service reporting, visualization and dashboarding capabilities enables secure data exploration.
Conscious of short- and long-term IT overheads, ZAP is rapid to deploy and simple to administer. TCO is reduced, ROI is increased and business insight is delivered immediately thanks to 500 pre-packaged, Dynamics 365-specific calculations, analytics and role-based dashboards. Such automated and ‘out-of-the-box’ capabilities vastly reduce setup and maintenance costs.
ZAP can extract Dynamics 365 metadata (localized captions, descriptions, relationships, data types, enumerations), financial/inventory dimensions, and organizational hierarchies. It can handle multi-company and multi-currency data—including multiple date calendars—and merge multiple instances of Dynamics 365 itself.
Security and data governance are integral to ZAP for Dynamics 365, with dashboard-based and dashboard-integrated permission setting, access regulation, usage monitoring and auditing.