Competences

Our competencies span over the entire life cycle of a Business Intelligence program with strong emphasis on

  • Establishing a BI vision across departments
  • Defining a common, enterprise-wide BI strategy
  • Assessing business expectations and high-level functional and technical requirements
  • Designing the targeted functional and technical BI architecture
  • Evaluating the right technology mix
  • Design and implementation of a suitable BI organization (BICC)
  • Information Management - data quality and data governance
  • Program and project management

Vision and Strategy

We help our customers to agree on a common vision and BI strategy, aligned with the expectations of the various departments and organizational levels. We apply proven methods and approaches with pre-defined tools and templates. The scope of such exercises includes

  • Expectations of departmental and corporate management
  • Functional requirements of the business experts and information analysts
  • Architectural requirements of the IT department
 

BI Organization

The problem of making efficient use of Business Intelligence and Analytics in a company is not primarily related to the implemented technologies, but rather to the readiness and maturity of the organization and its processes. We help our customers to

  • Define the right structure for an efficient BI organization (BICC)
  • Subordinate BI authority in the right place and at the right organizational level.
  • Define roles, responsibilities and processes
  • Manage BI requirements and maintain a company-wide BI roadmap

Technology Evaluation

We maintain a broad network with all market-leading technology vendors and thus can support our customers regarding the ideal approach and technology mix. We put strong emphasis on a seamless integration of new functionality into the existing IT infrastructure and application landscape

  • Assistance in RFI / RFP processes
  • Working out criteria for vendor evaluation
  • Assist in Proof of Concept activities
 

Information Management

We develop conceptual information models together with business representatives, based on business use cases. The resulting blueprint of the future information architecture is then compared to the quality profiling results related to the current core data.

  • Define the conceptual information model
  • Establish the business glossary and the technical data catalogue
  • Perform profiling on data quality issues in the core systems
  • Build an opportunity matrix in order to agree on priorities for corrective actions