Epicor Software has unveiled a new version of Retail Business Intelligence, which it claims to provide enhanced features to help retailers gain timely business insight to gauge and improve execution and assist in enterprise decision-making.
According to Epicor, the new Retail BI 2.0 features an enhanced user interface that supports intuitive information access, and an extended data model encompassing a range of retail operations across the enterprise.
The new version also features a retail data model powered by Microsoft BI tools. Using a data warehouse and cube optimised for queries, the new version supports custom reporting with automatic drill downs, rich analysis capabilities, dashboards to monitor critical business metrics and a variety of direct action tools, the company said.
In addition, the new suite supports the ability to integrate customer-defined external data elements, allowing retailers to extend their data model, enabling them to access and analyse critical information and gauge performance across a range of data streams.