Business Intelligence 2020 –> 2025

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Cloud Computing, Intelligence Artificielle, Bases de données In-Memory, Analyses Prédictives, Transformation Digitale, Data Lakes, … Beaucoup de Buzzword à la mode prétendent révolutionner la Business Intelligence. Effet de mode, ou réponse à un besoin réel ? Quelles sont les technologies avec les meilleurs promesses de retour sur investissement ? Et à quel horizon ? Pour quel type de besoin, quelle industrie, quelle taille de société ? Démo de solutions (SAP HANA & SAP Analytics Cloud) & tour d’horizon des thématique majeures, analyse de leur pertinence, retour d’expérience sur les projets en cours en Suisse Romande. Extraits choisis > ici <

CRM Dashboard serves Luxury

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A customer in the luxury consumer goods approached us in order to automate and simplify their CRM reporting processes. After a short audit, we realized their current ways of working involve far too much manual processe and heavily relies on excel with macros, which were not a match for the large amount of data they were processing daily. After a short strategic brainstorming we defined a new process for data acquisition, storage, and processing. To keep costs reasonable, and as the technical complexity was reasonable, we decided to build it around PowerBI. Total cost : 3 days of consulting, over […]

Cloud Analytics, On-Premise Data

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Data can be very sensitive. Especially if you are a Financial Service company. When you invest upward of 1 Mio CHF to setup a state-of-the-art reporting environment, you are concerned about protecting your investment. Making sure that it is future-proofed. That whether your data are on-prem or in the cloud, you will be able to access it, leverage it both for your mobile and your back-office workforce. Thanks to CreaXum and SAP Analytics Cloud, based on SAP HANA, this insurance company is able to totally secure their confidential data, all the while setting up a reporting platform that will sustain […]

Cloud BI Powered by SAP

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Great to see our customers embrace Next-Gen BI. As part of their digital transformation, one of our customer migrate their existing ERP to the cloud.  This project is already quite challenging : Sizing, Data Migration, Business Processes rework to fit the cloud standard, …  Setting up the BI solution on top does not need to be another burden.  Thanks to SAP Embedded Analytics, SAP Analytics Cloud and our ingenuity, they are on the right track to success.

The Art of Application Management.

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When you invest a significant amount of money in an application to steer your business, you expect it to do just that.  But when your users tell you that it is mostly unusable because the data is not ready, well…  you are not pleased to say the least. After two persons tried to fix things without much success, they finally turned to us.  We stepped in for a review.  And there were quite some things to review.  Processes were not sufficiently documented, obviously they were not strictly followed, accountability was pushed back by all parties . . . They asked […]

Pharma needs Business Intelligence too !

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A large pharmaceutical actor took the strategic decision to move their BI platform to the SAP BO suite.  As a BO expert, we ramped up both the local and the off-shore in India.  They were so delighted they kept our consultants over 6 years for follow up projects !

Banking Project Management

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This was quite a large one.  We were in charge of 7+ Mio CHF over 2.5 years.  This means 3 releases of a critical Bank application. Up to 13 persons under our direct responsibility.  Accountable for scope, budget, relation with stakeholders and suppliers. To be honest, we were quite happy to take a break at the end of the project.  Oh, did I mention we finished on time, within budget, all three releases ?

Project Management under pressure

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We were asked to turn around a failing SAP BW project.   We needed to delivered the remaining 60% of the original scope in 40% of the original budget.  Quite a challenge. Thanks to tight but collaborative project management, some changes in the team,  we managed to stay in time, in budget.  Much to our customer’s delight, obviously.