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Carlson Launches New Cloud Integration Solution; Saving Adaptive Insights Users Days of Effort and Providing Unified Data

Sep 24, 2015 9:10:58 AM / by Dave Phillips

datablend-oval-and-typemark-solid_03WOBURN MA, Sept 24, 2015Carlson Management Consulting, the cloud financial solutions experts, today announces the launch of its new DataBlend cloud integration solution. DataBlend makes it easy to seamlessly bring data from external systems into Adaptive Insights, the #1 cloud Corporate Performance solution. With DataBlend’s unique capabilities, business users can create static versions in Adaptive with the click of a button, transfer data across versions easily, and replace slow formula-based tasks with high performance batch processes. Users are able to integrate data from mission-critical systems into Adaptive Insights in just hours, rather than days.

DataBlend is the latest innovation from Carlson Management Consulting, which ranks 553 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies. Carlson previously received the Partner Innovation 2014 award from Adaptive Insights for its pre-built vertical market solutions.

“We are excited to announce the official launch of DataBlend for Adaptive Insights customers. We have already received glowing feedback from our early adopters and are ready to make available to the broader Adaptive community,” stated Ethan Carlson, founder and CEO of Carlson Management Consulting. “DataBlend addresses the need for a high performance, bi-directional integration solution designed for business users. It enables finance professionals to benefit from full picture insights and analyses within the Adaptive system that only comprehensive and unified data can deliver."

DataBlend is a cost-effective SaaS solution that integrates data from general ledger (GL), customer relationship management (CRM), professional services automation (PSA) and other systems into Adaptive Insights for improved reporting and a holistic view of business performance. Pre-built integrations currently include Adaptive Insights, NetSuite ERP, NetSuite OpenAir,, Intacct, Quickbooks Online, Quickbooks and Workday. DataBlend provides unique features that unlock new and existing capabilities of the Adaptive Insights API. With DataBlend, business users can import, export, and transform data into a variety of formats in minutes rather than hours.

Twenty Carlson customers have already experienced the benefits of DataBlend, which implements quickly to deliver impressive results. “Using DataBlend, we got our Quickbooks integration to Adaptive up and running in just 4 hours, fully tested. They [Carlson] even demoed with our real data on the first call and had a working integration before we wrapped up!” stated Jenna McPhail, Chief Financial Officer at Rave Mobility Safety.

For more information about DataBlend and to schedule a demo using your own data, please email or click the demo request link.

About Carlson Management Consulting

Carlson Management Consulting is an award-winning Cloud solutions and services firm, serving a growing list of customers nationwide. Carlson ranks 553 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies. We deliver ‘best in class’ SaaS Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Financial Close and Automation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions and value-added consulting services to organizations of all sizes. With deep finance and technology expertise, we help customers gain operational and cost efficiencies by moving critical business processes to the Cloud, while reducing IT overheads. Our customers benefit from improved insight and decision-making by leveraging the value of quality, real-time data for business intelligence and forward-focused planning. As acknowledged thought leaders in finance and technology, we are frequent speakers at industry conferences, seminars and events.


David Phillips

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