TekLink Delivers Unified Global End-to-End Procurement Analysis

TekLink Delivers Unified Global End-to-End Procurement Analysis

TekLink delivers a unified global end-to-end Procurement Analysis solution that includes reporting, dashboards and self-service analysis on contracts, purchase orders, vendor invoices and vendor payments.                            .

 

About the Client:

A leading leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum, candy and powdered beverages.

 

Challenges:

  • Current analytical capabilities for generating spend insights do not allow for a quick turnaround
  • Current systems not integrated for end-to-end visibility on global spend data making it difficult to keep spend under control
  • Costly maintenance of existing infrastructure
  • Error prone manual data feeds
  • Existing analytics limited with data volumes growing
  • Poor performance of existing analytics on global spend

 

The Solution:

TekLink project team partnered with our client to deliver the following:

  • Commercialized solution for a user base of over 500 members
  • Created a blueprint, design and development of optimal data lake with SAP Business Warehouse (BW) on HANA as a platform using mixed scenarios and provided browser-based interface to maintain mapping files
  • Delivered SAP HANA views, BW reports and Tableau dashboards in addition to self-servicing capability using Tableau Desktop
  • Provided an architectural road-map for Agile Self-Servicing Global Procurement Analytics with SAP HANA as a platform for data lake augmented by Sybase-IQ NLS

 

Outcome and Benefits:

  • Aligned global spend areas to be managed and supported by local regional teams
  • Better management of cash flow opportunities resulting into a savings of $90 million
  • Created a single source of truth for all global and regional stakeholders
  • Eliminated multiple legacy systems and data blending tools making it possible to have a quick turnaround for reporting
  • Eliminated offline data processing by downloading the line item level data
  • Enabled 550 users to have direct secured assess to data
  • Enabled client’s procurement organization to undergo a transformation program which moved them to a globally driven organization
  • Guided client to work and collaborate on global initiatives
  • Provided an architectural road map for Agile Self-Servicing Global Procurement Analytics with SAP HANA as a platform for data lake
  • Provided better security around the data and application
  • 100% of global end-to-end spend procurement managed

 

 

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