Report Writing Tools for GoldMine

There are a few third-party products that have been developed that make writing reports for GoldMine easier than with GoldMine’s built-in report writer.  Two of these tools are MasterMine Software and Stonefield Query. 

   MasterMine, an add-on product available from MasterMine Software, gives you the ability to create GoldMine- integrated reports simply.  Little training is required for report generation as reports are generated in the familiar Excel environment.  With MasterMine users can: 

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See daily reports of activity in GoldMine

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       See information from many different angles to make business-critical decisions.

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       Easily change report parameters.

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       Segment the database with easy-to-create, easy-to-use overviews.

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       Make GoldMine Groups from any data segment, bypassing filter- creation.  Use groups to target e-mails, mailings, field updates, and assign accounts to GoldMineusers.

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       Make tables, charts, graphs and lists in seconds.

Stonefield Query is another reporting tool that can be used to easily generate reports out of GoldMine.  Stonefield Query works with a wizard that allows you to generate ad-hoc listing reports.  With Stonefield Query you can quickly generate a  listing of your database contacts that match a specific criteria.  Once the report is generated the result can be exported to Microsoft Excel, HTML, Microsoft Word, comma-delimited, PDF or other types of files.

 Stonefield Query eliminates the need for users to create complicated table links and the need to know table structures. 

Confused about which reporting tool will be right for you?  Beachwood Systems Consulting can analyze your needs and help you to decide which product best fulfills your set of requirements.  Some things to keep in mind are that Mastermine reports work well if you need to summarize or analyze your data whereas Stonefield Query reports are best for ad hoc listing reports.  Please call us at (216) 823-1800 for further information on Mastermine or Stonefield Query. 

                                                                     

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