This giant office supplies enterprise, with the biggest ecommerce business in the world, ran into trouble after implementing their business intelligence and reporting solution.
Brief: Review and implementation of international corporate BW and reporting standardisation strategy
Work packages: Ecommerce, Planning, Product Costing and Product Margin, Key Performance Indicators/Performance Management Reporting, Management Accounting, Customer Discounts, Sales Performance, Marketing
• A well used suite of template reports on a European Report Register (ERR) that can be validated back to the SAP accounting source data
• Where metrics are used as part of the report these will be officially defined in adherence to the accounting manuals, scheduled and signed off and in the ERR
• All registered reports to use best practice.
• A fully defined and subscribed to governance/change management process
• A searchable business metadata/data dictionary defining cubes, metrics, queries and reports.
• An applied broadcasting policy for all reports