Halo software


Halo is an end-to-end supply chain management and business intelligence platform that helps in business planning and forecasting inventory for supply chain management. The system uses data from all sources - big, small, and in-between - to form a cumulative view of all business information.

By combining the BI data analytics with a social platform, companies can use the data to spark dialogue between employees, helping to generate ideas and guide business decisions. Deployment options for Halo include on-premise, SaaS (Software as a Service) or PaaS (Platform as a Service, which allows users to develop, access and run custom apps in the cloud).

This system is suited for mid-size companies in several target verticals, including manufacturing and distribution.

Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7 , Windows Vista , Windows XP , Mac OS , Web browser (OS agnostic) , Windows 2000 , Windows 8

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  • Zane from Trendy Stream

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    July 2018

    Mashup all your data effortless

    Ease-of-use
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    Value for Money
    Pros

    Oh, how much I got to start using the dashboard to optimize and increase productivity, and, finally, finally. I chose Halo on the advice of a very best partner and never regretted it. Everything is extremely informative and easy to use. I was nervous that as a beginner, it would be difficult for me to begin to work with such software, but fortunately, I was mistaken. Support team, thank you in particular for assisting me to walk through It. So I am completely satisfied that I started using Halo.

    Cons

    I do not indeed know what disadvantages there may be, because I'm not an advanced user. Probably I would like to have more opportunities for customization, but this does not materially affect the productivity of the work.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: GetApp
  • Bill from Franke

    Specialty: Distribution

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    June 2018

    Easy to use and well supported.

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    Pros

    The broad range of connectors, and the functionality and flexibility of the product make it great fit for our company needs. The template database makes it easy to build dashboards by incorporating best practice measures by area of business.

    Cons

    On-premise only means cloud data sources must be replicated or partially extracted locally for inclusion.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • MARIA from Inland Empire United Way

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    May 2018

    Halo exceeds all expectations and best of all, it is user-friendly and easy to use!

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    Value for Money

    Halo offers a simple BI Toll, it is great for small companies or simple requirements. Offers a fair price point for services.

    Pros

    Halo has a great data combination of data manipulation, standardized validation process, and simple varied charts functionality mobility.

    Cons

    Time decision for data saving is a bit slower but it doesn't freeze which is a good thing. Works best for smaller corporation.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Halo, Halo Business Intelligence

    May 2018

    Thank you, Maria! Please let us know if we can assist with optimizing the process time. :) Sincerely, The Halo Team

  • ALICIA from SGVEP

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    May 2018

    Halo makes it easy for use to find to measure performance and find trends.

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    Halo software and support is great, gives you a good sense of understanding the concepts and functionality. I love it's flexibility and easy to use.

    Pros

    This software is fast, smarter, and helps our business organize data. No matter how unrefined our data is, this software was created for the purpose to stay organize and track trends that helps companies make faster and smarter decisions.

    Cons

    Halo offers limited customization. It can be a bit challenging using the integration to other systems. Not user friendly for sync integration. If you pay lower price, then you will get what you paid for it's true functionality.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Halo, Halo Business Intelligence

    May 2018

    Thank you, Alicia! Please let us know if we can assist with your customization requirements. Sincerely, The Halo Team

  • Russell from Mockup Science Inc.

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    April 2018

    Reliable Tool

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    Pros

    With Halo, we are able to quickly and easily analyze all areas of our business. The ease of view creation is great, once the initial learning curve has been overcome. The speed of loading the views is good, and the filtering of the data sets is generally easy to do. I like that we can customize our pages to what type of reports we want to see and create other tabs to make them unique to department and sales. I like that we can export reports and filter certain details.

    Cons

    While the visual front end is very easy to use and powerful, but I do wish we had a little more formatting control. Also, I don’t like the learning curve for understanding the views.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: GetApp
  • Jon from Crane Renovation Group

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 10,000+ employees

    November 2017

    Limited BI Tool

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    N/A

    Great for a small companies making their first step into BI but maybe will be quickly outgrown, avoid if a mid to larger size company.

    Pros

    - Simple BI Toll great for small companies or simple requirements
    - Fair price point for services provided

    Cons

    - Limited customization
    - Challenging Integration to other systems
    - "You get what you pay for" is true with functionality vs. pricing

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Trent from Fort Wayne Metals

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    October 2017

    Value in all areas we have used this software

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    Value for Money
    Pros

    Visibility in inventory production and finance.
    Value in planning strategy
    Metrics for shop floor goals.

    Cons

    None so far, this has been great for our planning, company strategy and on time delivery goals. Training users may be an issue when the time comes.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Laura from VIS, LLC.

    Specialty: Distribution

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    October 2017

    Halo is our answer to dozens of daily questions about our business!

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    Best reporting investment we have ever made! Great company to work with. Post support is unparalleled. Response and attention to our questions and issues is prompt and thorough. They keep adding enhancements and pre-programmed modules to keep us on the proactive side of daily business decisions!

    Pros

    Browser agnostic
    Ease of accessibility for Remote employees
    Scheduled reporting
    Simple, varied Charting functionality
    Flexibility of using several types of data sources to combine data in one view

    Cons

    Pane sizing - views with a lot of measures run out of real estate
    Time Dimension response when changing from saved view default

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  • Paul from Open Systems, Inc.

    Specialty: Software / Technology

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    September 2017

    Working with the Halo team has been exceptional.

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    Fo us, it was important to have data integration combined with data quality tools, mobile, and a mature data visualization tool. We have all of that and more with Halo.

    Pros

    We had looked at many options for a BI suite that fits the needs of our diverse client base. Halo understands our unique needs and worked with us to create a solution. Their pre-built ERP integration and mobile framework was more than just another data visualization tool. Halo understands the market and brings immediate value to every discussion we have.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Brent from The Carlstar Group

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees

    August 2017

    Halo's latest solution exceeds all expectations

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    Value for Money

    Make sure to take advantage of the proof of concept. This is when you see your data working in their system and it gives you a good sense on how you'll be using it on your daily activities.

    Pros

    Software and support are great. Our company had several upgrades and we had assistance during each one. The main value is the ability to blend data and use the pre-built dashboards and reports. These allow to see value right away. Whole project was up and running in just a few weeks.

    Cons

    Their app doesn't have all functions that the desktop version has but considering this type of software we normally use desktop versions regardless.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Marissa from Mid-Continent Instruments

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    May 2017

    Amazing BI tool

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    We implemented Halo for our Sales dashboards initially. It has already helped us to identify areas where we need to focus on increased gross profit or sales campaigns. We are implementing with inventory next which will be a very valuable tool.

    Pros

    I love Halo's flexibility and ease of use. It is very easy to create the dashboards and reports that you need. Additionally it is great to be able to drill down levels to see directly where the information is coming from. The automatic alerts and collaboration tools further enhance the product to make it very easy and relevant.

  • Cindy from Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    May 2017

    Halo as a great business tool

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    Value for Money

    The Halo team was great to work with and provided superb customer support. We were able to do a quick implementation and were up and running quickly for our leadership team.

    Pros

    I like the fact that the information provided is in an easy to understand format and you can quickly see if there is a business metric that needs to be investigated. Halo is easy for the leadership team to use and to do their own quick drill downs without having to ask IT for assistance. It is very intuitive. We view BI as a resource to point management to what to focus on and Halo provides an excellent tool to accomplish this.

    Cons

    There really are no cons. I find it a bit distracting the way we get pop up boxes when navigating the mouse over the charts, but that is a minor thing.

  • Chad from MCIA

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    May 2017

    Ease Of Use

    Ease-of-use
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    Pros

    How easy it is to create a dashboard by dragging and dropping items. Drilling for the data is very easy and takes a matter of seconds.

    Cons

    Need more formatting control in regards to percentages, currency, and other misc things. Some charts do not present things easily.

  • Lindsay from Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    May 2017

    Awesome product!

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    Pros

    It is easy to navigate and drill up or down to get information. This is a very powerful tool and allows the user to look at information in various different ways that would have taken much longer to put together manually.

    Cons

    So far, everything is working out great. We just need to get more data cubes added so that we can analyze additional aspects of the business.

  • Tracy from Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

    Specialty: Manufacturing

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    May 2017

    Easy to use BI tool

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    Great product overall. Our users have easily adapted to using it and greatly prefer Halo compared with SSRS reports and/or connecting Excel to a cube. It still uses the reliable Microsoft backend (database engine, SSIS, & SSAS) and makes it all usable without having to be an expert in everything.

    Pros

    Very user friendly for both users and administrators. As an administrator of several applications, I've found this is one of the easiest to learn.

    Cons

    Loose a little flexibility with charts and other formatting. However, Halo has been in contact with us asking what they could do to improve their product.

  • Marcos from Intero Brasil

    Specialty: Healthcare / Social Services

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    May 2017

    Halo has a simple and intuitive interface for the end user.

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    Value for Money

    It has several pre-built connectors, which made it much easier to obtain the data of the systems used by our operation.

    Pros

    It has a great training team, which allows quick implementation with results with less cost and time.

  • Eduardo from Overseas

    Specialty: Distribution

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    January 2017

    All of my data in one quick view

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    We are starting to use Halo and we are excited with the results and possibilities that it brings us. It is certainly a key tool for rapid data analysis and decision making. We are moving towards an intensive use of Halo in several departments.

    Pros

    The Halo analytics tools are quite nice to use from building cubes to using the results. At various points, it is quite intuitive.

  • Felipe from Intero Brasil

    Specialty: Travel, Transportation & Logistics

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    January 2017

    Good tool for analysis and decision making

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    Value for Money

    I use the Halo BI to bring insights to the managers of our clients. The integration feature with ERPs and Maps are great. It's not just another vizual tool.

    Pros

    Good for any size of company, easy to implement, Prebuilt for ERP / CRM, Prebuilt templates for our industries and for our clients.

    Cons

    There is not a negative point

  • Rob from Getixhealth

    Specialty: Healthcare / Social Services

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    January 2017

    Rmcadams Getix

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    Very good training, easy to understand product and Prism looks great

  • Wilhelm from GetixHealth

    Specialty: Other

    Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees

    January 2017

    My Experience thus far

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    From the start of training to support afterward, I've been completely impressed. This product is honestly amazing. I have never seen a company provide the level of support with the almost instant response times from their support team. Not to mention the politeness and knowledge provided. Halo truly provides more than they advertise.

    Pros

    Ease of use - once you get into using it, you get hooked on what can be done.
    Security - as an administrator I decide who sees what and at what level.
    Prebuilt to my needs - haven't found what it can't do yet or what the great support team can't help us with.

    Cons

    What do I like least about this product. Well nothing so far. The only limitation when creating a View is your imagination.

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