Business Intelligence Consultant for Your Complex Data

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Red Three helps clients maximize the power of their current enterprise software to improve business intelligence. We provide custom data integration and reporting capabilities so you can extract the right information from your financial systems and make smarter business decisions. Our goal is to help you get the reports you need from the software you’ve already invested in.

Improve Business Intelligence


How financially aware is your business? Bridge the gap between IT and finance to make smarter decisions.

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Create Custom Operational & Financial Reports


Do you need visibility into your data to solve complex reporting challenges? 


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Complex Data


Data sits on all kinds of systems. Ready to get your data clean and manageable?

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Leverage Microsoft Technologies


Are you maximizing the power of your current platform?  Create the reports you need from the systems you already have.

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The growth of our Business Intelligence and Data Integration practice means I don’t get out in the field to work directly with customers as much as I used to. Still, I like taking on the occasional limited scope consulting engagement just to keep my skills sharp. In that vein, I was recently asked by an IT department to review some of their systems—in particular their systems controlled by users. IT doesn’t think this is a good situation and wants an outside expert's opinion. I’m wary of taking...Read more

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We’re a consulting firm. It says so on our website. And so, two to four times a month, I get unsolicited emails (and sometimes even calls) from folks in India or elsewhere who want to “partner with us.” The idea is to lower our costs by using overseas developers. While the pitches differ, they all include a low price per hour and list of languages (Java, C#) and other tools they know. But what’s missing is any reference to the kinds of business problems they solve. The implication is that their...Read more