mrc's On-Demand Webinars

mrc's On-Demand Webinars offer free education into a variety of topics. Filter by topic below.

On-Demand Webinar: Essential Elements of Good BI Software

On-Demand Webinar: Essential Elements of Good BI Software

Business Intelligence (BI) solutions come in all shapes and sizes. With all of the available options, how do you know which one is best for your company? In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • Which features are "must-have's" in a good BI solution
  • Which BI applications they can't live without
  • About some advanced features they won't find in every tool
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On-Demand Webinar: Giving non-finance users access to financial data

On-Demand Webinar: Giving non-finance users access to financial data

Would you like to provide secure, user-based access to your corporate financial data? Or, would you like to move your data out of spreadsheets, and turn it into secure, database-driven web apps? In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • Provide secure user-based access to divisional Profit & Loss statements and other reports
  • Turn spreadsheet data into database-driven web applications
  • Give users quick access to data from any device
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Dashboards 101: How to create effective dashboards

Dashboards 101: How to create effective dashboards

Many dashboards fail in key areas. Some are confusing. Others display too much data. Still others display useless data. How can you build effective dashboards that your users love? If you'd like to create great dashboards, this webinar is for you. In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn 5 key features of good dashboards
  • Walk through a demo user-defined dashboard, and learn how this approach solves a common dashboard problem
  • Watch a sample dashboard build process
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Present system data on maps without programming

Present system data on maps without programming

This webinar will help explain how easy it is to deliver data via maps, working in real-time from your core systems. We will show how in just a few minutes you can turn your data into rich map-based web applications, all without programming. In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn how maps improve web application effectiveness
  • Walk through a few different types of mapping applications
  • Watch a sample mapping application build process
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Bring your pivot tables to the web

Bring your pivot tables to the web

Commonly found in spreadsheet programs (like Excel), pivot tables are a staple of modern business reporting. But, are spreadsheets really the best choice for pivot tables? No. In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn 3 reasons why web-based pivot tables are better than Excel-based pivot tables
  • Walk through a demo of a web-based pivot table
  • Watch a sample pivot table build process
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Create custom budgeting systems in days

Create custom budgeting systems in days

Does your enterprise software let you manage budgets the way your company operates? Or, do you resort to cumbersome, time-consuming workarounds to meet your needs? In this webinar, attendees will learn how they can create a tailored budgeting solution in days that:

  • Integrates with their ERP system
  • Includes role-based security
  • Pulls data from multiple sources
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Practical uses of Hadoop

Practical uses of Hadoop

Many businesses generate more data than they realize, and much of this data goes unused. How much untapped potential lies in this data? Would you like to learn how Hadoop can help you capitalize on this data? In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn about the basics of Hadoop
  • Learn what types of data they could be storing in Hadoop
  • Walk through a demo application created from previously unused data (now stored in Hadoop)
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Practical uses of jQuery

Practical uses of jQuery

jQuery is the most popular, open-source Javascript library available today. With its simple syntax, large community, and widely available plugins, jQuery is the simplest way to add powerful Javascript features to your web site or apps. In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn why jQuery is so useful
  • Learn what types of features jQuery can bring to your applications
  • Walk through some demo applications that highlight practical uses of jQuery
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Real-time analytics and self-service reporting across multiple devices

Real-time analytics and self-service reporting across multiple devices

Many businesses still struggle to give their employees access to the data and reports they need. In this webinar, Showplace Wood Products will demonstrate how they fixed this very problem. Watch the webinar replay to learn how they:

  • Delivered real-time reporting over multiple platforms (Friedman ERP and Optimum HR)
  • Created self-service reports and web pivot tables for their users
  • Delivered real-time data to employees via tablets—eliminating daily planning meetings
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How to simplify self-service reporting

How to simplify self-service reporting

With traditional reporting, end user reporting requests go through a single individual or department--a process that wastes time for all involved. Learn how to eliminate this bottleneck and simplify self-service reporting. In this webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn the problems associated with traditional reporting
  • Learn about user-defined views, and how they simplify the reporting process
  • Walk through a sample user-defined report build process
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Create A Shopping Basket App in 10 Minutes

Create A Shopping Basket App in 10 Minutes

Learn how you can build a shopping basket app, from scratch, in just ten minutes. See how easily you can build an integrated solution for your own ERP system, tailored for your users. In this webinar, attendees will learn how easily they can create shopping cart applications that:

  • Operate in real-time
  • Work with any ERP system
  • Work across all mobile devices
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Create a Customer Portal in 10 Minutes

Create a Customer Portal in 10 Minutes

A customer portal provides a secure, customer-only area on your site where customers can purchase products, submit support requests, update account information, and more. In this webinar, attendees learn how easily they can create customer portals that:

  • Operate in real-time
  • Work with any ERP system
  • Work across all mobile devices
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Deliver custom, self-service reporting over your ERP system

Deliver custom, self-service reporting over your ERP system

Would you like to improve reporting over your ERP system? Would you like to provide your users with self-service reporting options? In this joint webinar, Melitta USA's IS Manager explains how they:

  • Delivered self-service reporting over their Friedman Frontier ERP system
  • Eliminated their reporting backlog
  • Provided external access to reports via a secure portal
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How to mobilize your business applications

How to mobilize your business applications

How can you extend your existing business applications to mobile devices? How can you build applications that adapt to any device--even if you don’t have mobile development experience? In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • The pros/cons of the available mobile development approaches
  • The difference between responsive and adaptive design
  • How to build business applications that adapt to any device
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Build Business Apps With No Manual Coding

Build Business Apps With No Manual Coding

Is your current application development process time-consuming? Would you like to greatly reduce your development process and give your employees the tools they need to develop web apps in-house? In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Reduce development costs
  • Eliminate the development backlog
  • Deliver new business applications in minutes
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Automate your business processes without coding

Automate your business processes without coding

m-Power's new feature, The Business Rules Designer, lets you create new business rules in minutes, without programming. In this webinar, attendees will learn how m-Power’s new Business Rules Designer helps them:

  • Save time: Create and change business rules in hours or minutes—not days or weeks.
  • Improve business agility: m-Power’s business rule designer eliminates lengthy development cycles—helping you quickly automate business processes and keep pace with change.
  • Enable self-service: Develop and deploy business rules without the need for traditional programming.
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Can you mind your own business?

Can you mind your own business?

As you bring in more employees, gain more customers, deploy more software, and acquire more resources, your business becomes harder to manage. If you'd like to get better control over your business, check out this webinar replay. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • How this added complexity hurts decision-making (and how this harms the business)
  • What types of solutions an efficient IT department should deliver
  • How to improve agility with minimal effort
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How to deliver real-time data across your business

How to deliver real-time data across your business

Does it feel like your data is locked in your database or system? Or, is your data stuck in different systems across your business? If your business faces this problem, check out this webinar replay. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Steps you must take before you can deliver real-time data
  • 7 important questions to ask about any data analytics tool
  • How the m-Power Development Platform will help you deliver real-time data across your business
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Build custom web reports over Optimum HRIS

Build custom web reports over Optimum HRIS

Used by Optimum clients like ERMCO and Showplace Wood Products, m-Power lets anyone create applications without programming. In this webinar replay, you’ll learn how you can:

  • Create custom reports in minutes
  • Reduce your workload with a reporting portal
  • Automate report distribution
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Cut your web application development time in half

Cut your web application development time in half

Would you like to deliver new applications in hours instead of weeks? Would you like to create business applications that automatically adapt to any device (PCs/tablets/smartphones)? Learn how m-Power:

  • Reduces application development time by at least 50%
  • Lets existing staff create their own web applications (like reports, BI apps, and more) without programming
  • Automates mobile web application development
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The m-Power Data Explorer

The m-Power Data Explorer

An add-on to the m-Power Development Platform, m-Power DX is a self-service data exploration tool that lets end users create reports, data lookups, visualizations, pivot tables, and dashboards in minutes. In this webinar replay, you will:

  • Learn how m-Power DX will help their organizations deliver self-service data exploration.
  • See a live demo of m-Power DX in action.
  • Learn how to obtain a free trial of m-Power DX.
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5 IT challenges you can conquer with m-Power

5 IT challenges you can conquer with m-Power

Watch this webinar replay to learn how you can conquer many of the common IT challenges you face today using a single platform. In this webinar, you will learn how the m-Power Development Platform will help you:

  • Provide self-service options to your end users
  • Improve IT delivery speed
  • Capitalize on your data
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Replace Old Access Databases

Replace Old Access Databases

Watch this webinar replay to learn how easily you can bring your MS Access data to the web. In this webinar, you will learn how the m-Power Development Platform will help you:

  • Convert an Access database into a SQL database
  • Deliver web applications over that data
  • Create web applications without coding
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Build Enterprise Dashboards in 10 Minutes

Build Enterprise Dashboards in 10 Minutes

Watch this webinar replay and learn how to create powerful enterprise dashboards in minutes using the m-Power Development Platform. See how easily you can:

  • Create graphs & reports
  • Deliver customizable dashboards to your users
  • Pull data from multiple sources
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Tailor build a CRM over your existing databases

Tailor build a CRM over your existing databases

In this webinar replay, you'll learn how quickly you can create a custom CRM system over your existing databases. Learn how easily you can create a CRM System that:

  • Works across any device
  • Includes built-in security controls
  • Pull data from multiple sources
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Create a custom portal in 10 minutes

Create a custom portal in 10 minutes

In this webinar replay, you'll learn how quickly you can create a custom portal using the m-Power Development Platform. We will show you how to build a solution that will:

  • Works across any device
  • Work over your data in real-time
  • Secure users to only the data they're supposed to access
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