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Based on more than 21 years of experience in the field, BIT Software, Ltd. is developing and implementing fully functional ERP, CRM and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions which allows companies to improve productivity and provide better services to customers by streamlining and automating processes to achieve smart growth and sustainability goals.

The Case for MicroStrategy World

Date: 29- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

MicroStrategy World is the annual user group conference hosted by MicroStrategy. MicroStrategy 2012 will be the 6th conference I've attended and it remains to be the highlight of my year. There are incredible opportunities for education and networking, as well as whetting your appetite for future MicroStrategy enhancements. I'll discuss some of the many benefits of the conference to help convince...

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„Google Apps for efficient companies” - an event organized by BITSoftware and Google

Date: 28- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

BITSoftware and Google organize the „Google Apps for efficient companies” event on October 14th, 2011, in Bucharest. Join the free event to learn how to reduce IT costs and help employees collaborate more effectively, by using Google`s communication and collaboration applications. Przemek Sienkiewicz, Head of Google Enterprise CEE, Russia & CIS, will be one of the event speakers, talking about...

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BI and analytics can transform data to strategic advantage

Date: 28- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

During my years of industrial marketing and sales, I learned that there is a big difference between corporate information and Strategic Knowledge. Corporate information usually consists of internal raw data while Strategic Knowledge is the business wisdom necessary to achieve profitable growth consistently. Although internal data is necessary to manage logistic or tactical areas like, supply...

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We will be present at „Meat Factory” Fair, on October 20th, at Romexpo

Date: 27- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

BITSoftware will participate at the first edition of the „Meat Factory” Fair, which will take place at Romexpo central pavilionbetween October 19th and October 23rd, 2011. On October 20, 2011, during the symposium "Computerization - sustainability and traceability solution for the benefit of Romanian products",we will present our integrated solutions for business management and advanced...

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Getting the Object IDs & Element IDs for URL API

Date: 26- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

Here's a quick tip to follow up with Answering Prompts via URL API. If you need to get the Object ID of an Attribute or Metric dynamically, you can use this syntax:

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Five reasons for a successfull BI implementation

Date: 23- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

I read a lot about BI implementations failure. I wrote myself an article about it few months ago. But I have a question: what a BI implementation need to succeed? I ask this question also to the members of Business Intelligence Professionals on LinkedIn.

And after reading almost 400 comments, I was able to make a short list of 5 things that will help a BI implementation process to succeed:

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MicroStrategy Interview Test for Developers

Date: 22- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software
Hiring resources is easy. Hiring good resources is hard, especially when you need to make that determination by asking general questions. With the cost of a bad hire so high, many groups or organizations can't risk a bad hire, though many don't set themselves up for success. They ask generic or pointed questions that are often definition driven or to tell stories about their past. A candidate's...
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Statements about mobile business intelligence, BI trends and cloud computing

Date: 13- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

I recently read an interesting interview about mobile business intelligence, BI trends and cloud computing with Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy. The interview was made by Jason Stamper from Computer Business Review, who is now widely regarded throughout Europe as „The Economist” of the IT industry.

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Automatic Project Login Web Addon

Date: 12- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

I've noticed that in my experience, most users log into a single project. Either because there's only one project in the environment, or because the projects are specific to their department or function and it's the only one they have access to. With that, it's always slightly annoyed me that a user has to login and then click to access the single project they have.

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Freeform SQL Reports

Date: 09- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

Freeform SQL Reports can be a handy tool in your MicroStrategy bag of tricks. We're all tempted to turn to them from time to time, but when is the right time and what kinds of tricks can we manage by leveraging them? As always, the answer to the first question is going to be a personal preference and depend greatly on your project scenarios. Today I'll offer my opinions, as well as highlight some...

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Three-step process to transform business pain in something good for your ERP solution

Date: 08- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

I recently read, on Brett Beaubouef` blog, an excellent article about influences of business problems over the ERP solution. In his article, Brett said that in business, like in real life, all of us instinctively trying to avoid or minimize problem („pain”, as he named it). And also we are focused on eliminating the symptoms rather than finding the pain cause. „And we may feel temporary...

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Managing Job Prioritization on MicroStrategy environment

Date: 07- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

One of the most important features to control in tuning your MicroStrategy environment is controlling Job Prioritization in the Intelligence Server. In the event that you have more concurrent jobs running than open slots on the database, queuing will occur. When a Job is in the Waiting status, that could be giving a very poor user experience. Fortunately, you do have some control to tell...

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We just launched the new 2.7 version of SocrateOpen ERP&CRM

Date: 06- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

We continue to permanently improve our ERP solutions helping companies to achieve their long-term growth targets and to enhance productivity. Therefore, we just launched the 2.7 version of SocrateOpen, an open source ERP & CRM „tier 1” class solution.

This new version of SocrateOpen comes with more than 90 enhancements in Purchasing, CRM&services, Distribution, Electronic Data Interchange...

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Causes of Project Failure

Date: 06- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

As I read on an article by Michelle Symonds (project manager trainer at ProjectSmart in UK), many complex, long-term projects fail to live up to their promises and produce disappointing outcomes on completion. First of all for exceeding their budgets or deadlines or both. „Project managers often have a poor reputation for delivering what was expected without budget or time over-runs. And one of...

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Administrative privileges in MicroStrategy

Date: 05- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

I've met a lot of people that have been confused about Administrative privileges in MicroStrategy and how they relate to their licensing costs. The confusion possibly is related to an old bundle MicroStrategy used to sell called "Administrator" which included the products Object Manager, Enterprise Manager and Command Manager. While those tools are critical to administer a system, they aren't...

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How a BI solution can help the healthcare industry

Date: 01- 09- 2011
Author: Bit Software

The healthcare industry in most countries is dealing with low revenues as well as a great lack of organization. Even in the healthcare public sector, they try to increase revenues as it allows them to buy better equipment, increase capacity and thus, obtain more income from the state.Even If, in most of the cases it is hard to make managers, from hospitals and laboratories, understand that a...

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