About Client

Headquartered in Everett Washington, the manufacturer is one of the biggest industrial technology conglomerates. When the organization attained its independent corporation status, it quickly found its place in the top S&P 500 companies. The business is known for enabling its customers to offer a range of innovative solutions. The brand believes in fostering an inclusive work culture and driving environmental sustainability in its regular operations. It accelerates transformation across a broad range of applications including environmental, health and safety compliance, industrial condition monitoring, next-generation product design, and healthcare safety solutions.

The Challenges

The manufacturer’s existing systems couldn’t produce brief reports because of extensive dependency on third-party systems to get access to data. The absence of a centralized data warehouse played a significant role in keeping business leaders from making data-driven decisions. Also, as the data was being collected from several third-party applications other concerns such as data security, integrity, consistency and confidentiality started surfacing as well. The dependency on third-party systems for data resulted in the requirement of manual intervention increasing the associated costs, efforts and possibilities of errors.

Challenges

Application programing interfaces (APIs) underpin common actions such as posting on social media or buying a concert ticket online— they are key to bridging the gap between legacy applications and innovative digital solutions.

APIs enable Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) to develop a strategy that enables application modernisation and reduces the friction between legacy and modern systems.

  • SACC wanted to migrate from on-premise SAP ERP to Oracle Cloud Services. They have been using SAP since 2009. The most challenging part here was they wanted the implementation within a span of 12 weeks. Moreover, the full project Functional Requirement Scope of Work was not decided before the project was initiated. 

  • In this 12-week period, Key User Training also needed to be conducted, in addition to the full data migration from SAP to Oracle Cloud. 

  • Additionally, SACC needed to generate TB at multiples of COA. They also wanted to customize their view based on profitability at multiple levels including region-wise, division-wise, project-wise, and department-wise.

  • SACC wanted to migrate from on-premise SAP ERP to Oracle Cloud Services. They have been using SAP since 2009. The most challenging part here was they wanted the implementation within a span of 12 weeks. Moreover, the full project Functional Requirement Scope of Work was not decided before the project was initiated. 

  • In this 12-week period, Key User Training also needed to be conducted, in addition to the full data migration from SAP to Oracle Cloud. 

  • Additionally, SACC needed to generate TB at multiples of COA. They also wanted to customize their view based on profitability at multiple levels including region-wise, division-wise, project-wise, and department-wise.

A UK government department has a back-end tidal protection system, built using accurate and reliable data from the UK’s largest network of tidal stations. They need to make this prediction capability available as an API to developers across the UK using a subscription (paid and free) model.

About Client

The client is headquartered in New Zealand and invests in natural disaster research, education, and providing insurance to property owners for the damage caused by natural disasters like earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, hydrothermal activity, and tsunamis. They are committed to reducing the impact of natural disasters on people and communities.

The Challenge

There was no mechanism to interact with enterprise data.  Store associates did not have a way to look up customer profile, purchase history, loyalty points, rewards, coupons, offers, etc.

Implementation

  • Since they were using Hadoop as their primary driver for the data source, we first had to perform file-based integrations to ensure seamless migration to the new data. This also involved multiple validations to ensure zero data discrepancy and resolve any sort of duplication of preliminary records.
  • We ensured maintaining separate hierarchies for the cost allocation and for the report generation, as required by the client in their scope. However, we had to reconcile these two hierarchies to generate a consolidated report for the business.
  • We also implemented Oracle APEX solution to maintain the dimensions survey. Using this, the user can log in to the system and enter their details. We enabled features like bulk upload, single row insertion or update to maintain the dimension sanctity. We also kept validations in place ensuring that the data entered meets all the system requirements, eliminating information and data duplication.
  • Oracle APEX solution was required to ensure that accurate dimension data is integrated with the Oracle PBCS (Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service), where the entire General Ledger (GL) data and the driver data are reviewed before they are approved and updated in the Oracle PCMCS (Profitability and Cost Management Cloud Service) for the segment, regional and site-level allocations.
  • Since they were using Hadoop as their primary driver for the data source, we first had to perform file-based integrations to ensure seamless migration to the new data. This also involved multiple validations to ensure zero data discrepancy and resolve any sort of duplication of preliminary records.
  • We ensured maintaining separate hierarchies for the cost allocation and for the report generation, as required by the client in their scope. However, we had to reconcile these two hierarchies to generate a consolidated report for the business.
  • We also implemented Oracle APEX solution to maintain the dimensions survey. Using this, the user can log in to the system and enter their details. We enabled features like bulk upload, single row insertion or update to maintain the dimension sanctity. We also kept validations in place ensuring that the data entered meets all the system requirements, eliminating information and data duplication.
  • Oracle APEX solution was required to ensure that accurate dimension data is integrated with the Oracle PBCS (Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service), where the entire General Ledger (GL) data and the driver data are reviewed before they are approved and updated in the Oracle PCMCS (Profitability and Cost Management Cloud Service) for the segment, regional and site-level allocations.

The Solution

We implemented Oracle Analytics Cloud which helped the manufacturer manage the entire data analytics process from a single platform. We created an environment to enable them to conclude data ingestion, modeling, preparation, enrichment, visualization and collaboration processes whilst adhering to their industry regulations and compliance requirements. Oracle Autonomous Datawarehouse enabled the employees to rapidly and easily analyze data irrespective of its size and type. With Oracle Application Express now included in their IT ecosystem, the workforce is able to develop critical and reliable applications in accordance to the existing workflows and processes. 

  • Firstly, we started with finalizing on the project functional scope within the first 21 days of assessment of business requirement and design. .
  • We then started working on automating the business processes, followed by identifying regions as business units for security purposes. Data security, user security, and report security were ensured. An additional segment was created for Projects in COA to track profitability either at customer or at client levels.
  • Created Lookup codes to track suppliers and customers from various countries and divisions.
  • Assigned secondary BSV qualifier to generate trial balance at multiple levels.
  • Workaround solution provided in Automatic Position Code Generation.
  • Minimized manual work by uploading the transactions through Excel sheets.
  • With the help of online forms, we were able to eliminate major paperwork for employee transactions.
  • A semi-automatic solution was provided for the sick leave application to use Qualification Plan as per Saudi Labour law regulation.
  • The key user training for Oracle Cloud Solutions was conducted in batches of 15 users over a duration of 10 days. Overall, the training was conducted for 20 days during the 12 weeks of implementation.
  • Full data migration from SAP to Oracle Cloud took place twice in these 12 weeks of implementation. The first time it took place during the UAT phase, and the second time during the production phase.

The Solution

We implemented Oracle Analytics Cloud which helped the manufacturer manage the entire data analytics process from a single platform. We created an environment to enable them to conclude data ingestion, modeling, preparation, enrichment, visualization and collaboration processes whilst adhering to their industry regulations and compliance requirements. Oracle Autonomous Datawarehouse enabled the employees to rapidly and easily analyze data irrespective of its size and type. With Oracle Application Express now included in their IT ecosystem, the workforce is able to develop critical and reliable applications in accordance to the existing workflows and processes. 

  • Firstly, we started with finalizing on the project functional scope within the first 21 days of assessment of business requirement and design. .
  • We then started working on automating the business processes, followed by identifying regions as business units for security purposes. Data security, user security, and report security were ensured. An additional segment was created for Projects in COA to track profitability either at customer or at client levels.
  • Created Lookup codes to track suppliers and customers from various countries and divisions.
  • Assigned secondary BSV qualifier to generate trial balance at multiple levels.
  • Workaround solution provided in Automatic Position Code Generation.
  • Minimized manual work by uploading the transactions through Excel sheets.
  • With the help of online forms, we were able to eliminate major paperwork for employee transactions.
  • A semi-automatic solution was provided for the sick leave application to use Qualification Plan as per Saudi Labour law regulation.
  • The key user training for Oracle Cloud Solutions was conducted in batches of 15 users over a duration of 10 days. Overall, the training was conducted for 20 days during the 12 weeks of implementation.
  • Full data migration from SAP to Oracle Cloud took place twice in these 12 weeks of implementation. The first time it took place during the UAT phase, and the second time during the production phase.
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The Outcome

  • Automated business processes in Finance and HCM-Payroll including Payslip distribution. 

  • Eliminated manual work by using the excel upload of AP and AR transactions in the Finance Application.  

  • Automated inter-branch (between regions) transaction of Receivable and Payable processes.  

  • Centralized control of receipts and payments. 

  • Eliminated paper work by using online forms in HR Self Services and its online approval process. 

  • Online approval process for various employee transactions, such as employee expense approval, leave approval, and various other employee transactions as per SACC Policy. 

  • With the updated region-wise system security implemented, we ensured data security and user security by region. It provided with an ability to process transactions and view data region-wise. It ensured that one region cannot view or transact another region’s transaction and data. Additionally, with user security, reports can be run only by the users of the respective regions. 

  • Ensured reduce dependency on the parent company for Period Closing and other resources in the newly implemented system. 

  • Achieved a rapid implementation through deployment of the Oracle Unified Methodologies and migrated SAP ERP on-premise to Oracle Cloud Services.  

  • With the rapid implementation approach and preventative risk management, we were able to identify the risks to avoid delays in the project.  

  • Provided solutions to create dynamic dashboards for interactive reporting, along with the business process automation.  

  • Suggested a change in management as per internationally recognized standards and locally-required regulations. 

The Outcome

The solution is powered by a leading technology solution provider – Oracle Cloud Applications and hence there are regular updates and patches which keep the data theft concerns at bay. Also, the availability of robust security controls allows the company to define user access rights and roles and add an extra layer to data security. The data is refreshed automatically at the given time enabling the resources to get access to the updated information to craft correct strategies. The availability of intuitive reports and customized dashboard allowed their workforce to have comprehensive insights into every operation and process. The prebuilt metrics and KPIs enabled the business to closely track their employees’ performance and suggest a scope of improvement if required. As the data is now fetched from a centralized warehouse the support and maintenance costs for third-party applications are eliminated and the data processing time is saved leading to quick decisions and quality outcomes. 

  • Automated business processes in Finance and HCM-Payroll including Payslip distribution. 

  • Eliminated manual work by using the excel upload of AP and AR transactions in the Finance Application.  

  • Automated inter-branch (between regions) transaction of Receivable and Payable processes.  

  • Centralized control of receipts and payments. 

  • Eliminated paper work by using online forms in HR Self Services and its online approval process. 

  • Online approval process for various employee transactions, such as employee expense approval, leave approval, and various other employee transactions as per SACC Policy. 

  • With the updated region-wise system security implemented, we ensured data security and user security by region. It provided with an ability to process transactions and view data region-wise. It ensured that one region cannot view or transact another region’s transaction and data. Additionally, with user security, reports can be run only by the users of the respective regions. 

  • Ensured reduce dependency on the parent company for Period Closing and other resources in the newly implemented system. 

  • Achieved a rapid implementation through deployment of the Oracle Unified Methodologies and migrated SAP ERP on-premise to Oracle Cloud Services.  

  • With the rapid implementation approach and preventative risk management, we were able to identify the risks to avoid delays in the project.  

  • Provided solutions to create dynamic dashboards for interactive reporting, along with the business process automation.  

  • Suggested a change in management as per internationally recognized standards and locally-required regulations. 

For the first deployment, in a city that averages 60,000 violations per day with multiple images per violation – Volteo Edge’s solution relays over 100 alerts per day to Verra that would otherwise have been missed. The 14 people who had been tasked with image quality control were reassigned to more productive work. Due to its effectiveness, the solution is set to be expanded to Vera Mobility’s newly acquired business entities and customers as well. 

  • Automated business processes in Finance and HCM-Payroll including Payslip distribution. 

  • Eliminated manual work by using the excel upload of AP and AR transactions in the Finance Application.  

  • Automated inter-branch (between regions) transaction of Receivable and Payable processes.  

  • Centralized control of receipts and payments. 

  • Eliminated paper work by using online forms in HR Self Services and its online approval process. 

  • Online approval process for various employee transactions, such as employee expense approval, leave approval, and various other employee transactions as per SACC Policy. 

  • With the updated region-wise system security implemented, we ensured data security and user security by region. It provided with an ability to process transactions and view data region-wise. It ensured that one region cannot view or transact another region’s transaction and data. Additionally, with user security, reports can be run only by the users of the respective regions. 

  • Ensured reduce dependency on the parent company for Period Closing and other resources in the newly implemented system. 

  • Achieved a rapid implementation through deployment of the Oracle Unified Methodologies and migrated SAP ERP on-premise to Oracle Cloud Services.  

  • With the rapid implementation approach and preventative risk management, we were able to identify the risks to avoid delays in the project.  

  • Provided solutions to create dynamic dashboards for interactive reporting, along with the business process automation.  

  • Suggested a change in management as per internationally recognized standards and locally-required regulations. 

The solution helped Intel to provide its employees with a more pleasant and productive work environment, from ensuring energy-efficient environmental controls to the avoidance of frustrations associated with parking and cafeteria queues or searching for workspaces, resulting in improved employee retention.

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  • Automated business processes in Finance and HCM-Payroll including Payslip distribution. 

  • Eliminated manual work by using the excel upload of AP and AR transactions in the Finance Application.  

  • Automated inter-branch (between regions) transaction of Receivable and Payable processes.  

  • Centralized control of receipts and payments. 

  • Eliminated paper work by using online forms in HR Self Services and its online approval process. 

  • Online approval process for various employee transactions, such as employee expense approval, leave approval, and various other employee transactions as per SACC Policy. 

  • With the updated region-wise system security implemented, we ensured data security and user security by region. It provided with an ability to process transactions and view data region-wise. It ensured that one region cannot view or transact another region’s transaction and data. Additionally, with user security, reports can be run only by the users of the respective regions. 

  • Ensured reduce dependency on the parent company for Period Closing and other resources in the newly implemented system. 

  • Achieved a rapid implementation through deployment of the Oracle Unified Methodologies and migrated SAP ERP on-premise to Oracle Cloud Services.  

  • With the rapid implementation approach and preventative risk management, we were able to identify the risks to avoid delays in the project.  

  • Provided solutions to create dynamic dashboards for interactive reporting, along with the business process automation.  

  • Suggested a change in management as per internationally recognized standards and locally-required regulations. 

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