NewIntelligence’s QuickStart for SAP B1 – powered by IBM Cognos technology, Goes Head to Head with SAP Analytics and Microsoft Power BI

On July 31st, 2020, NewIntelligence’s President, Corey Mendelsohn, was a keynote speaker at a joint webinar hosted and organized by Pioneer B1 on Business Intelligence Options for SAP Business One.  Corey presented NewIntelligence’s (NI’s) proprietary QuickStart Solution for SAP B1, powered by IBM Cognos technology, and demonstrated to attendees the dashboarding and reporting capabilities of the solution.

The goal of this joint webinar was to provide information on the different Business Intelligence options available to SAP Business One customers.  You can watch the replay of this event (see link below), which provides a comprehensive head to head comparison of SAP Analytics, Microsoft Power BI and NI’s QuickStart solution powered by IBM Cognos in terms of reporting and dashboarding functionality when working with SAP Business One data.

NI and Pioneer B1, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona (, an SAP Partner that tailors SAP Business One solutions allowing clients to easily and rapidly scale their business, announced a strategic partnership in June 2020. This partnership offers NI QuickStart for Reporting and Dashboarding for SAP Business One, including software and services, to all clients throughout the United States.  Read the press release.

NI developed their SAP B1 Quickstart in 2017 to help SAP Business One customers better understand, anticipate and shape business outcomes.  NI’s SAP QuickStart is an out-of-the-box fixed cost solution offered at an affordable price that takes just 2-3 weeks to deliver.  A financial reporting module and a module for sales budgeting and forecasting are also available.  NI is continually adding new functionality to its SAP B1 QuickStart and passing the benefits on to their clients using this solution.

NI announced on June 8, 2020 that their QuickStart solution now supports SAP B1 HANA in addition to supporting SAP B1 SQL Server.  See press release.

To learn more about the different options of BI tools available to Business One clients, watch the replay below.  This webinar provides a good introduction and overview of HANA integrated analytics, Cloud Analytics, and NI’s QuickStart Solution for SAP Business One, powered by IBM Cognos.

Watch the recording here: