Microsoft Business Intelligence Success Story @ YASH


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YASH developed a process to collect the raw data and then continually repackage them to serve CTS's evolving business initiatives. A Microsoft SQL Server-based data warehouse was implemented quickly with minimal business disruption and provided all of the interoperable tools necessary to build, manage, and deliver a DW/BI environment.

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Microsoft Business Intelligence Success Story @ YASH

  1. 1. Microsoft Business Intelligence Success Story @ YASH Leading Electronics Manufacturer Leverages Data Warehouse and Analytics System to Support Rapidly Changing Market Demands Quick FactsIndustry: High-tech Manufacturing Challenges and Opportunities: Implementation Highlights:Geography: USA ▪▪ Existing reporting tools were ▪▪ Project team was completely based not scalable to keep up with offshore to sustain high quality andThe Client: business growth cost advantage ▪▪ Customer service levels dropped ▪▪ Followed CMMi End-to-End deliveryCTS Corporation is a leading due to inability of running process for quality managementelectronics manufacturer for global advanced ad-hoc reports Why YASH:communications, medical, aerospace, Objectives:computer, and automotive industries, ▪▪ Effective offshorewith customers that include Hewlett ▪▪ Gain accurate and timely insight delivery capabilitiesPackard and Motorola. CTS also to business operations with a ▪▪ Extended experience with high-maintains a research, development world-class data warehouse and tech manufacturing customersand engineering staff that is analytics system ▪▪ Complete service offering fromresponsible for analytical work in consulting through to testingmaterials, products and processes. Solution: and supportThese efforts are focused on improvingproduct flow, adding product value and ▪▪ Microsoft SQL Suite of Products Benefits:providing new technologies to meet including MS SQL Server 2005,the needs of customers. SQL Server Integration Services ▪▪ Ability to facilitate healthy & SQL Server Reporting Services financial gains by identifying for online reporting and business opportunities for growth intelligence applications ▪▪ Unified database with clean data allowed for advanced reporting and complex analysis queries ▪▪ Operational cost savings due to efficient and quality data consolidation
  2. 2. Microsoft SQL Server Suite of Products Enabled CTS to Rapidly Respondto Business NeedsThe challenge and promise of business intelligence revolves around providingemployees with the right information, at the right time to accomplish a specificgoal. Making this promise a reality demands a business intelligence solution thatis comprehensive, secure, integrated with operational systems, and available allday, every day. Microsoft SQL Server helps companies to achieve this goal.CTS is dedicated to continually improving all systems that affect customersatisfaction. Their existing ERP system, PRMS, used a reporting tool calledInterBiz, which failed to adapt and scale to CTSs growing business demands,thus decreasing the customer service levels. Since this data warehouse systemwas not providing any business value, the client chose to implement MicrosoftSQL Server suite of products, for its cost-effective and robust functionalities thatwould integrate seamlessly with the existing infrastructure. YASH Technologieswas chosen as the strategic partner to implement the solution via an offshoredelivery model. As a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, YASH offered extensiveexpertise in all areas of Microsoft technologies, including proven best practicesand rapid deployment methodologies.YASH Increased Customer Service Levels with Greater Visibilityinto DataThe data warehousing and reporting capabilities inherent in Microsoft SQLServer enhanced CTS customer service levels with the ability to guide productdevelopment, reduce prices if necessary, shorten cycle times, improve quality,and make better informed decisions. A Microsoft SQL Server-based data warehousewas implemented quickly with minimal business disruption and provided all of theinteroperable tools necessary to build, manage, and deliver a DW/BI environment.Because CTS operates in a rapidly changing industry, the flexibility, familiarity,and ease-of-use of Microsoft technologies enabled a competitive advantage.YASH developed a process to collect the raw data and then continually repackagethem to serve CTSs evolving business initiatives. In order to achieve this, YASHimplemented the following key applications:▪▪ SQL Server Integration Services: Allowed for the extraction, transformation, and loading of data required for enterprise-wide analytical capabilities and data warehouse success▪▪ SQL Reporting Services: Provided an enterprise reporting environment, managed via web services that gave end-users access to critical business data. CTS had 117 reports to be migrated to this system which could now be delivered in a variety of formats, with range of interactivity and printing options. A broader audience could now perform complex analyses and gain visibility into the data through the distribution of reports.▪▪ ASP.Net Ad Hoc Reporting: Developed for the automotive division of CTS to incorporate a user friendly business query model that enabled users to build reports without deep technical understanding and gave them the ability to transform information into better business decisions at all organizational levels.
  3. 3. Technology Component CTS Realized Lower Total Cost of Ownership with an Easy-to-Maintain▪▪ Microsoft Windows Server and Flexible Solution 2003 The ability to collect, manipulate, and present key data by leveraging knowledge▪▪ Microsoft SQL Server 2005 management and data mining capabilities provided several business benefits to▪▪ Microsoft SQL Server 2005 CTS:▪▪ Integration Services ▪▪ Better insights for assessing risk and facilitating healthy financial gains through▪▪ SQL Server 2005 Reporting business growth opportunities▪▪ Services ▪▪ Ease of providing role-based access to critical information from multiple SBU▪▪ ASP.Net 2.0 locations▪▪ RITMO Driver ▪▪ Unified database with advanced reporting and complex analysis queries to enable quick and accurate decision-making ▪▪ Significant cost-savings from increased efficiency and data consolidation ▪▪ Resolved inconsistencies in enterprise data and improved the data quality to produce a clean, integrated base of information that brought short and long- term value to the bottom line Reporting Application using Data Staging Area Data Warehouse SQL Reporting (SQL Server 2005) (SQL Server 2005) Services Storage Data Accounts Set Feed AS400 Warehouse Payable Permissions to Users Processing Services Admin Interface Feed Accounts Dimensional Receivable Populate Clean Replicate SSIS Recover Subject Source Oriented Systems (PRMS on Prune Feed Inventory Locally AS400) Implemented Extract SSIS Combine User Group Fetches Driven Report Feed Purchasing for a Remove May store Dash Duplicates atomic data Board May be frequently Particular refreshed Feed Sales Users Confirms DW Bus
  4. 4. About YASH Technologies YASH Technologies focuses on customer success. As a leading technology services and outsourcing partner for medium and large global customers, we leverage technology and our flexible delivery models to drive performance and business value throughout a customer’s enterprise. YASH’s comprehensive service approach incorporates a holistic view of our customers that extends beyond delivery. This approach integrates enterprise solutions and services, proprietary best practice offerings, strategic application and maintenance outsourcing, as well as consulting and integration services. YASH is a SEI CMMI (Level 3) and an ISO 9001:2008 certified company with U.S. and India headquarters and regional sales and development offices spread across three continents. YASH is also part of a select group of companies that are SAP - certified global providers of application management services. For more information, please visit or email MS-BI-Hitech52-CS-0911 YASH Technologies Global Presence - USA | EU | MEA | APAC • California | Illinois | Iowa | Massachusetts | Missouri | New York Texas | London | Germany | Bahrain | Hongkong | Singapore • Hyderabad | Pune | Mumbai | Bangalore | Indore World HQ: 605-17th Avenue East Moline IL 61244 USA | Toll Free: 877-766-8934 | Tel: 309-755-0433 | Fax: 309-796-1242 EU: The Mille-II Floor 1000-Great West Road Brentford London TW89HH UK | Tel: 44-20-8261-4408 | Fax: 44-20-8261-4418 India: 201-205 Bansi Trade Center 581/5 MG Road Indore MP 452001 India | Tel: 91-731-426-1100 | Fax: 91-731-426-1234© 2011 YASH Technologies. All rights reserved. Referred products/ a services may be registered trademarks of belonging companies.