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  • Leading provider of data storage and broadband communications solutions Fabless Semiconductor Global operations Israel Europe (Germany, Italy, Switzerland) Asia Pacific (Singapore, India, China) USA 5,000+ employees FY 2007 revenue of $2.24B
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    • 1. IT Governance and Automation in an Oracle E-Business environment Gaja Nagarajan Technical Operations Manager Enterprise Business Applications Marvell Semiconductor Inc. Chennapan Padmanaban Entegration Software, Sunnyvale, CA
    • 2. About Marvell
      • An industry leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions
      • Global operations, 5,000+ employees
        • Headquarters in Santa Clara, California
        • Israel
        • Europe (Germany, Italy, Switzerland)
        • Asia Pacific (Singapore, India, China)
      • FY 2007 revenue of $2.24B
    • 3. Marvell’s Enterprise Business Applications G/L Discrete Mfg A/R Adv Pricing Order Mgmt Inventory Semi Mfg (OSFM) Fixed Assets Advanced Planning Invoice Matching A/P HR Purchasing Trade Management Cash Mgmt Recruiting B2B Business Intelligence (BIS/DBI/Portal/Discoverer) Demand Forecast Expense Reports iProcurement CWB Disti Mgmt OTL
    • 4. Marvell’s Business Requirements for MIS
      • All Business Applications need to adhere to General Computing Controls for SOX & Seperation of Duties (SOD) management
      • No write/update access to MIS/IT Team in Production Environments
      • Auditable Separation of Duties Control
      • Provide documented track history for System Changes with adequate approvals
      Key requirements by Corporate Compliance/Audit Group
      • Corporate Business Applications is governed by MIS Policies & Procedures
      • All Changes to PROD should be performed by Production Control (QA)
      • Production Control will use automated tools to promote changes
      • Every Change should be certified by QA for Performance & Functionality
      • Business User Approvals , Test Cases, Test Results are mandatory
      • Production Control’s activity should be documented for easy – auditability
      Key requirements by IT Corrections/Promotion Policy
    • 5. Key to Success: Process Automation AUTOMATION, EXECUTION , ENFORCEMENT equals ACCOUNTABILITY, AUDITABILITY & TRACEABILITY
    • 6. Management by Metrics for Measurable Service Improvement “ If you don’t know IT, you can’t measure IT” “ If you don’t measure IT, you can’t manage IT” “ If you don’t manage IT, you can’t improve IT”
    • 7. MIS Teams, Roles & Access privileges Promotion Path
      • Apply patches
      • System Administration & DBA Support
      Instance/ Team PATCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT STAGING PRODUCTION Production Control
      • Code Review
      • Change Migration
      • Business Process Testing
      • Promotion Scheduling
      • Change Migration
      DBA Team Business Systems Analysts
      • Prototype Design
      • Integration Testing
      • User Training
      • Conduct UAT
      • GO-Live Clearance
      • Inquiry Access
      Technical Team Leads
      • Technical Design
      • Code Certification
      Development Team
      • Develop code
      • Unit Testing
    • 8. Process Automation: Best Practices & few leading Tool providers
      • Automated Setup and enforcement of People & System workflow
      • along with seamless process-to-process integration across silos and
      • other related enterprise applications
      • [Leading Tools : HP- ITIL, IBM - Remedy, Serena - Team Track ]
      • Automated Version Control for Change Management
      • [Leading Tools : HP – Version Control; Opensource – VCS; Serena – PVCS VM ]
      • Automated Business Process Testing
      • [Leading Tools : HP - Functional Test Pro , Borland - SilkTest, IBM - Rational ]
      • Automated Performance/Load Regression Testing
      • [Leading Tools : HP - LoadRunner , Borland - LoadTest, AdventNet - QEngine]
      • Automated Code Migration
      • [Leading Tools : HP – Kintana, Unitask - OMM , Serena – Build & Mover]
      • Automated Setup Migration
      • [Tools : Oracle - iSetup, Entegration Setup Manager ]
      • Project & Portfolio Management
      • [Leading Tools : HP – PPM, IBM – PPM, Serena – Team Track & Mariner,]
      ** Blue color indicates the tools Marvell choose for its Operations
    • 9. Tools that enable IT Governance Automation Marvell Business Analysts Serena TeamTrack Change Requests Serena Version Manager Specifications Source Bridge Management Approval Workflow Approved SCRs UnitaskOMM Schedule/ Execute Tests Serena TeamTrack Final list of SCRs for Promotion QA PRODUCTION EntegrationFunctional Setup Migration Tool Promote Functional Setups List of SCRs for UAT Functional Setup Changes AOL/Code Changes Serena TeamTrack Entegration -Attest Test Management Tool Test Results QA Promote AOL/Code Promotion Log
    • 10. Automated Business Process Testing
      • Solution includes the following components
        • Mercury/HP Quick Test Professional
        • Mercury/HP Load Runner for Regression Testing
        • Entegration Attest Test console
      • End to End testing of Critical Business Processes in the following areas:
        • Q2C, P2P, MFG, OSFM and key INV, BOM & Financial transactions
      • Weekly execution of BPT of over 140 Business Functions
    • 11. BPT System Architecture Database J2EE based Middle-tier Browser Mercury QTP Enterprise Software Java Agent Client Server
    • 12. BPT System Data Elements Test Schedule Functions Scenarios Test Suites Test Plans
    • 13. Attest Test Console
    • 14. Key Benefits for Marvell
      • A comprehensive QA process was established.
      • All changes are implemented first in a QA environment. Unless all tests passed in QA, the code was not approved to migrate to production
      • A exhaustive test script library of over 145 test scripts covering all the major business processes was created to support the above process
      • The Application Signature functionality allowed Marvell to test the applications using the same user and responsibility as in production.
      • Test Plan functionality allows Marvell to switch testing environments with no code change
    • 15. Automated Setup Migration
      • Solution includes the following components
        • Mercury/HP Quick Test Professional
        • Entegration Align Setup Manager
      • Automatically migrates the Functional Setups from one DB instance to another
      • Current coverage of setups in the following modules
        • AR, AP, GL, INV, BOM, WIP, OSFM, OM, PO, CM
    • 16. Entegration Align Setup Manager
      • J2EE based platform for automating the setup migration using
        • Oracle native SQL
        • Mercury Quick Test Professional
        • JAVA and XML Technologies
      • Resulting in
        • Improved consistency and accuracy of setups
        • Complete audit trail of what was migrated
        • Reports comparing setups across instances
    • 17. Entegration Align Architecture
        • Components
          • Functions
            • Create Encumbrance Types
            • Purchasing Options
            • Tax Codes
            • …… ..
          • Packs
            • Comprises of one or more functions
          • Workflows
            • Pre-determined flow of path
              • Extract from PRJ2
              • Migrate to STAGE
              • Migrate to PROD
          • Users
          • Responsibilities
    • 18. Entegration Align Architecture Function1 Function2 Function3 Function4 + Extract from PRJ2 Migrate To STAGE Migrate To PROD Workflow = Setup Run Pack
    • 19. Key Features
        • Security Features
          • Restricted Users
          • Restricted Responsibilities
          • Restricted Workflows
    • 20. Key Features
        • Scalability
          • Can add custom setup functions
          • Can be expanded to include other applications like CRM/HRMS
    • 21. Key Features
        • Ease of Use
          • Can group together related setups
          • Can sequence the setups to satisfy dependencies
          • Very useful while deploying multiple setups related to a project
    • 22. Key Features
        • Audit Trail
          • Execution steps are recorded and stored
          • A snapshot of before and after values is stored in DB for easy examination and reporting
    • 23. Align Setup Console
    • 24. Migration Details
    • 25. Setup Functions
      • Over 120 setup functions in the following areas
        • General Ledger
        • Accounts Receivables
        • Accounts Payables
        • Cash Management
        • Purchasing
        • Order Management
        • Inventory
        • Bills of Material
        • MRP
        • WIP/OSFM
    • 26. Benefits for Marvell
      • Setup migration to Production is now automated resulting in
        • Quick and accurate setups
        • Completely Audited Changes
        • Before and After Change Report
        • Eliminated the need to provide production setup access to BSAs
    • 27. Q U E S T I O N S A N S W E R S Contact Details: Gaja Nagarajan [email_address] Chennapan Padmanaban [email_address] A Q &

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