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A concise overview of ubigrate's vision and approach for applying Business Activity Monitoring in Production and Logistics.

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  • Highly standardised products combined with an On-Demand business model makes ubigrate the leading vendor for Business Activity Monitoring in production and logistics for the SME market segment.
  • Highly standardised products combined with an On-Demand business model makes ubigrate the leading vendor for Business Activity Monitoring in production and logistics for the SME market segment.
  • ubigrate Analyst Presentation

    1. 1. Business Activity Monitoring in Production & Logistics<br />Company Profile ubigrate GmbH<br />Analyst presentation, as of 04th April 2011<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Company Profile
    3. 3. Business Problems and BAM as a solution
    4. 4. Market Dynamics
    5. 5. Our Approach for Business Activity Monitoring for Production & Logistics
    6. 6. Products
    7. 7. Technology & Deployment Architecture
    8. 8. Summary</li></ul>ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />2<br />
    9. 9. About ubigrate<br />Facts & Figures<br /><ul><li>Founded 2008 in Dresden, Germany
    10. 10. SAP Research Spin-Off
    11. 11. 15+ Employees
    12. 12. Venture Capital funded (~ 2M$)
    13. 13. Revenue (M$): 0.1 ('09), 0.5 ('10), 1.2 ('11e)</li></ul>Positioning<br />ubigrate is a specialist for Business Activity Monitoring and technology leader for the integration of heterogenous intelligent devices in production and logistics.<br />Vision<br />ubigrate is Europe‘s leading vendor for Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) in production and logistics. Our products create highest transparency through exact and automatic capture of process information in real-time. This leads to sustainable cost savings and reduces both energy consumption and emissions. <br />Mission<br />Based on our leading device integration framework, ubigrate creates highly standardized on-demand solutions to make Business Activity Monitoring in production and logistics affordable for medium and small enterprises (SME).<br />3<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />
    14. 14. Software on Business Level (ERP, MES, WMS, etc.)<br />Business Problem<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />4<br />Business Processes (PlanningandMonitoring)<br />?<br />Data on physicalprocessesisoften…<br />delayed,<br />errorneous,<br />incomplete,<br />nonexistent.<br />?<br />PhysicalProcesses (Execution)<br />Problem: Slow Reaction – Manual effortfor Audit Trail - Suboptimal Decisions!<br />
    15. 15. Software on Business Level (ERP, MES, WMS, etc.)<br />Business Solution and Benefits<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />5<br />Business ActivityMonitoringforProduction & Logistics<br />Efficientcaptureandanalysisofcurrent, complete, error-free, andexactdataaboutphysicalprocesses.<br />IT and intelligent devices (RFID, Sensors, Controls, …) on Process Level<br />Benefits: FasterReaction - Automatic Audit Trail - BetterDecisions!<br />
    16. 16. Market Dynamics For Business Activity Monitoring in Production & Logistics<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />6<br />Reduceuncertainty on qualityandaccountability<br />Optimizeprocessesto save costs<br />Enablenewservicesandbusinessmodels<br />RFID andrelatedtechnologiesbecomemature<br />Market Drivers<br />Little practicalexperiencewith intelligent devices<br />Market Restraints<br />Partlyoverlappingfunctionalitywithothersystems<br />Low attention on supportingprocesses, e.g. box management<br />
    17. 17. Our Approach: Business Activity Monitoring In Production & Logistics<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />7<br />ERP, WMS, ESB, MES …<br />Reports, Alerts, Search<br />Desktop/Web Apps<br />PDF, Excel, XML, CSV<br />Delivery<br />Exchange data with other systems Integrated operation<br />Realtime<br /></><br />Deliver alerts to people in charge  Fast reaction<br />Store, <br />Analyse, <br />Share<br />Access<br />Configuration<br />File ImpEx<br />API<br />Connectors<br />User Interface<br />Check events and time series against defined process rules  Detect errors quickly<br />Master Data<br />Business Logic<br />Database<br />Terminals<br />Rule Engine<br />Users & Roles<br />Asset Inventory<br />Data capture for individual process events<br />Data capture from intelligent devices  Higher automation<br />Record events where they happen  No delays<br />Capture<br />Manual Entry<br />Touchscreen<br />Event<br />Touchscreen + Devices<br />Example: 10 containers of type A received at 09.30 am at Gate 1 by John Doe.<br />Device only<br />
    18. 18. Points of Differentiation<br />(1) Ready to run with minimal effort + predictable operating costs to ensure ROI<br /><ul><li>Configurable standard product supports different process variants and continuous adaption
    19. 19. On-Demand business model reduces TCO and enables usage-based pricing
    20. 20. Cloud-operation is basis for linking of clients as business partner network + benchmarking</li></ul>(2) Leading Device Integration allows flexible choice of data capture method<br /><ul><li>Enables bidirectional connectivity to large variety of devices, e.g. RFID, Barcode, PLC
    21. 21. Unique set of domain-specific languages (DSLs), tools and editors allows rapid adoption of new device protocols</li></ul>(3) Highest process transparency enables fast response to deviations + cost savings<br /><ul><li>Configurable rules to detect errors and trigger actions
    22. 22. Various options to deliver up-to-date information to people in charge</li></ul>ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />8<br />
    23. 23. GeqooCoolChain: cool chain monitoring without gaps<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />+<br />!<br />RegisterHand-over<br />Register beginoftransport<br />Register goodsreceipt<br />Customer Benefits<br /><ul><li>Verifiable transport quality without gaps
    24. 24. Simplified documentation
    25. 25. Identify sources of error for process improvement / better accountability</li></ul>Target industries<br /><ul><li>Food
    26. 26. Pharmaceutical/Chemical
    27. 27. Logistics provider</li></ul>Competitive situation<br /><ul><li>Market driven by logger makers
    28. 28. Very few standard software products</li></ul>9<br />9<br />
    29. 29. Geqoo Boxes: Simplify Container Management<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />10<br />Cleaning/Maintenance<br />Production<br />Shipping<br />Register<br />Usage in production<br />Register Shippingto Customer<br />Register returntoCleaning/Maintenance<br />Customer Benefits<br /><ul><li>Reducecontainerloss
    30. 30. Avoidproductiondowntime
    31. 31. Reduceunnecessarycleaning
    32. 32. Detect box shortage / excess
    33. 33. Automate billing</li></ul>Target industries<br /><ul><li>Automotive suppliers
    34. 34. Pharmaceutical/Chemical
    35. 35. Logistics provider</li></ul>Competitive situation<br /><ul><li>Some standard software products
    36. 36. Market is undersupplied</li></li></ul><li>Client 1<br />Technology and Deployment Architecture<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />11<br />Multi-tenancy for standard customers<br />Single-tenancy for customer specific functionality<br />DB2 Database<br />Webapplication<br />Individual 2<br />Individual 1<br />Smart Compute Cloud<br />Client 2<br />HTTP<br />External user access<br />…<br />Client n<br />Client mapping<br />3rd party hardware with pre-installed local ubigrate software with device integration capabilities<br />Used Technologies<br /><ul><li>Java
    37. 37. OSGi
    38. 38. XML/XSLT
    39. 39. Flash/Flex
    40. 40. C# for Windows Mobile
    41. 41. Hibernate
    42. 42. DSL for device protocol modelling</li></ul>Reliable asynchronous communication, terminals work even without internet connection<br />JMS<br />Terminals<br />
    43. 43. Summary<br />Key Messages<br />ubigrate creates transparency in process of production and logistics with Business Activity Monitoring using data capture based on device integration.<br />The cloud-based delivery model and flexible process configuration allows to start small and grow both on the data capture and on the integration side at the customer‘s individual pace. This makes ubigrate‘s Geqoo product range affordable for SME.<br />Cross-company processes require simple linking with business partners, which are enabled by ubigrate‘s cloud-based Geqoo products.<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />12<br />Thanksforyourattention!<br />
    44. 44. Contact<br />For further information, feel free to contact us at any time.<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />13<br />ubigrate GmbH<br />Schnorrstr. 7601069Dresden, GermanyWeb: www.ubigrate.com<br />Dr. Jürgen AnkeManaging Director<br />Tel.: +49 (351) 21187-29Fax: +49 (351) 21187-28Email: juergen.anke@ubigrate.com<br />
    45. 45. Backup: Business Areas of ubigrate<br />ubigrate Company Profile - CONFIDENTIAL<br />14<br />Business ActivityMonitoringproducts for end-users<br />Device Integration forOEM-customers<br />e.g.<br /> C-Connector<br />CoolChain<br />Boxes<br />ProductPositioning<br />Integration software products tailored to specific OEM hardware or software to complement OEM‘s existing solution portfolio.<br />Standard products to improve efficiency in less optimized processes, e.g. box management and cool chain monitoring.<br />Target Customers<br />SMEs in chemical, pharmaceutical, food, automotive, and logistics. <br />Global technology providers without dedicated device integration expertise.<br />