“From the perspective of creating value for our clients, Yellowfin makes us look fabulous.”
Posted by: Lach James
Chris Lindley, CEO and Founder of Foundation Footprint, describes their Yellowfin partnership experience
Foundation Footprint™ is a cloud based software vendor specializing in sustainability, environmental compliance and health and safety systems. As a byproduct of working with large organizations containing multiple subsidiaries vast amounts of data are generated and a need to collate that data in a single place for the purpose of sustainability reporting.
Therefore, three years ago Foundation Footprint embarked in an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partnership with Yellowfin Business Intelligence (BI). Foundation Footprint integrated Yellowfin BI into their cloud based system as an ad hoc reporting module and also built out specialized reports and dashboards to report on sustainability factors such as energy, waste and water usage.
Regarding Yellowfin’s usability, Lindley explained that “Working with Yellowfin product is a breeze, if someone comes up with an idea, we can create a dashboard that day; it’s that quick.”
In the video below, Lindley, further explains their decision in choosing Yellowfin BI as their reporting solution.
"From the perspective of creating value for our clients, Yellowfin makes us look fabulous."
Regarding decision to partner with Yellowfin, Lindley said, “When looking to embed a Business Intelligence tool, there was not even a close second place for us when choosing Yellowfin.”
The key factors for partnering with Yellowfin were:
The features and functions most valued by Foundation Footprint customers are:
Excellent email reports
Ease of use – ad hoc reports
Embeddable ability of dashboards and reports
In regards to the Yellowfin experience, Lindley also reiterates their satisfaction.
“Working with the Yellowfin team has been excellent, their support team is great, the forum is an excellent resource, there is nothing too technical or mundane for them – they are always there for us and are a very responsive team.”
About the Interview
Yellowfin’s Christmas roadshow took place through Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland in December 2015. The event provided an opportunity to speak candidly with our partners and customers. To view video footage, photos and presentation slides from the roadshow goHERE>
Yellowfin is a BI and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embedded BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit //web-dev-yf-wp.yellowfin.bi/
About Foundation Footprint
Rev-ID International Ltd is the creator of the Foundation Footprint™ software, which was founded in 2007. Foundation Footprint™ is based in Auckland, New Zealand and has over 200 customers in 13 countries and a growing network of sales and solution partners around the world specializing in enterprise environmental compliance, sustainability management and health & safety systems that help their customers reduce the resources they use, improve transparency in their reporting, and increase and improve their community investment and engagement. For more information, visithttps://foundationfootprint.com
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