Lindt advances supply chain insights with IBM Cognos Analytics

Extending business analytics to supply chain management Though a supply chain management team doesn’t directly influence sales, cost-to-serve factors such as transportation and palletization can have a significant influence on profitability when delivering hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of chocolate. Unfortunately, Lindt’s supply chain management team had been under-serviced. Left to their own [...]

L’Oreal automates validation for thousands of reports

Zdenek Hanzal gives L'Oreal an analytics makeover After getting wired with a microphone pack, Zdenek Hanzal sits down in front of a camera crew ready to discuss his passion: analytics. A native to Czech Republic and currently living in Paris, France, Zdenek revels in his career as a Senior Analytics Architect who spends his days [...]

Ancestry unlocks real-time financial insights

It used to take Ancestry hours to make changes to their applications - now it takes minutes. Forecasting took weeks, now it happens instantaneously. Accounting and financial planning departments have access to real-time data. How analytics hero, Jose Balitactac, helped Ancestry achieve faster planning, reporting, and forecasting Ancestry knows data. Their goal is to [...]

Elkjøp Nordic Modernizes Business Intelligence for Growth

Business-critical insights with cloud-based analytics During the 58 years it has served the Nordic region, Elkjøp Nordic AS rose to the top of the retail electronics marketplace by responding quickly to the ever-changing needs of its customers. “Our competitive prices and the range of our product offerings are two of the many reasons why we [...]

Mueller Inc. breathes new life into legacy data

Falling in love again: Mueller’s Head of Analytics gives his take on the latest Cognos release When it comes to adopting business intelligence solutions, organizations are looking for the path of least resistance – so they can accelerate time to value and avoid disruptions to existing processes. Solutions such as IBM Cognos Analytics have helped [...]

Kai Ming makes more data-driven decisions with IBM Cognos Analytics

In the 1960s, emerging research on the effects of poverty and its impact on education came to light. This research indicated an obligation to help disadvantaged groups, compensating for inequality in social or economic conditions. In January 1964, a former teacher and then-President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a “war on poverty.” They established Head [...]

FleetPride keeps the wheels of commerce turning with seamless supply chain management

If a farmer’s tractor breaks down during harvest or a courier’s van has engine issues, they can’t afford to wait long for spare parts to arrive—they’ve got a job to do. FleetPride is transforming its supply chain management with analytics, helping to ensure customers get the parts they need, when they need them. Business Challenge [...]

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