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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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Get Custom Operational & Financial Reports

Do you have the information you need to run your business and understand what contributes to the bottom line


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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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7 Steps to Better Financial Reporting
9 Steps for Getting the Reports You Need


From Reports to Visuals: 4 Steps on a Financial Business Intelligence Journey

A friend commented on a recent LinkedIn update about our series of posts on cost effective business intelligence. His comment specifically pertained to Part 5—Think Reports First. He wrote: Nice piece, Adam. But the visualization part is what gets everyone engaged.... That’s true, and I believe strongly a picture is worth a thousand numbers. But at the same time, to be cost effective, we still spend MOST of our time writing reports. Therefore, when choosing a tool, it’s best to start with...Read more

Following up on Building a Sample Data Warehouse

Some time ago, we wrote about building a simple data warehouse to replace Lawson’s HR170. As our experience grows, we’ve learned a few additional lessons we thought we should share: 1. For your initial build, start with your current data and role backwards Recently, a client “remembered”—once we began testing—that they’d turned off the “create history” flag during initial conversion. Therefore, the simple “look at HRHISTORY’ logic wouldn’t work. We tried various workarounds and ended up...Read more

SSRS vs. Crystal Comparison

In reviewing our website, we found that this post was getting lots of hits. The problem is the information is no longer up to date and, therefore, not very useful. Over the past several years, we’ve migrated our business more and more to supporting Microsoft Stack. While we still write comparison posts (e.g. PDF vs. Excel—Does a PDF Really Secure Your Data?), we spend most of our time creating content that relates to our current business focus. If you’d still like the comparison, here it is (no...Read more