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Streamling Organizational Processes via Better BI

  1. 1. Streamlining Organizational Processes with Better BI Featuring Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI)<br />7900 Westpark Drive, Suite T107 McLean, VA 22102 |<br />
  2. 2. Welcome<br />Thank you for joining us<br /><ul><li>Everyone will be muted to cut down on background noise
  3. 3. Please use the “Questions” component of the webinar client to ask questions of our presenters
  4. 4. We will have Q&A at the end of the webinar
  5. 5. Any questions we don’t have time to address will be answered and distributed to attendees after the webinar
  6. 6. This webinar will be recorded and distributed to attendees</li></ul>2<br />
  7. 7. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction
  8. 8. Matt Hoffman, Director of Product Management, LogiXML
  9. 9. Case Study: Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI)
  10. 10. Mark de Amici, Chief Information Officer, LSI
  11. 11. James Beames, Senior Systems Analyst, LSI
  12. 12. Wrap Up and Q&A</li></ul>3<br />
  13. 13. LogiXML<br />Founded in 2000<br />First to market with web-based BI<br />Headquartered outside Wash. DC<br />Offices in Los Angeles and UK<br />High customer ratings in Gartner BI Platforms User Survey<br />Software & Support Quality<br />Overall Customer Experience<br />Over 700 customers worldwide<br />4<br />
  14. 14. Beyond Traditional Reporting<br />Agile BI solutions can be utilized for many nontraditional use cases like managing organizational processes:<br />Customer Self-Service<br />Vendor Relationship Management<br />Process Monitoring and Alerting<br />Benchmarking as a Service<br />5<br />
  15. 15. LSI Case Study<br />6<br />
  16. 16. (LSI)<br /><ul><li>Specializes in managing & fulfilling government procurement bids
  17. 17. Serves government contractors with business development consulting & support
  18. 18. Efficiently facilitate the fulfillment of government supply requirements</li></ul>7<br />
  19. 19. Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI)<br />LSI provides value by:<br />Collaborating with sub-contractors & suppliers on proposals<br />Providing program management oversight upon award<br />Must respond rapidly to government RFPs with most competitive bid<br />8<br />
  20. 20. Business Challenge: Manual RFP Process<br />9<br />Excel sheet with 1,200 parts with 26,000 records of history<br />20 tabs<br />127 MB<br />10-12 minutes just to open<br />
  21. 21. Investigating Solutions<br />Evaluated several vendors<br />Traditional BI players<br />Supply Chain Management solutions<br />Accomplished only 40% of needs<br />Did not track what was quoted<br />Who was it given to when done<br />When & how it got delivered<br />Charged a % of profits<br />Required help from costly consultants<br />10<br />
  22. 22. Why LogiXML<br />Fast to implement with pre-built components that come out of the box<br />Easy to modify/maintain<br />Flexible to enable workflow between multiple teams and systems<br />Reliable since the team had previous experience in Logi Info<br />11<br />
  23. 23. Commodities Tracking System<br />12<br />RFP Response<br />Vendor<br />*Built by a single developer using Logi Info<br />Logs-in<br />.....<br />RFQ Alert<br />Vendor Portal<br />Decision Support Application <br />Analyst Processes RFP<br />Vendor Quote<br />US Gov RFP<br />Assessment<br />Engineer Portal<br />Vendor History<br />ENG Alert<br />Functions:<br /><ul><li>Workflow / Alerts
  24. 24. Vendor Analysis
  25. 25. Project Mgmt
  26. 26. Risk Mgmt
  27. 27. Financial Analysis</li></ul>Logs-in<br />…..<br />Engineer<br />
  28. 28. Results<br />Everything built by 1 person in 12 months<br />Cut development time by 33-50% <br />Program run by 3-4 people<br />Half the staff of competitors<br />LSI wins:<br />Over 50% of the contracts on which they bid <br />60% of the dollars within their target market<br />13<br />
  29. 29. Logi Info Pervades LSI<br />Logi Info has become our middleware<br />Purchase request tracking system<br />Executive and sales dashboards<br />Time-tracking system (in progress)<br />Logi’s database neutrality enables LSI to link to databases they couldn’t otherwise<br />Link to databases even Crystal can’t<br />14<br />
  30. 30. Results (which bear repeating)<br />Everything built by 1 person in 12 months<br />Cut development time by 33-50% <br />Program run by 3-4 people<br />Half the staff of competitors<br />LSI wins:<br />Over 50% of the contracts on which they bid <br />60% of the dollars within their target market<br />15<br />
  31. 31. The Logi Difference<br />The Fastest and Easiest Way To Create Dynamic Information Applications<br /><ul><li>Out-of-the-Box Functionality
  32. 32. Rapid creation of sophisticated embedded BI applications
  33. 33. Easy to build and maintain
  34. 34. Minimizes need for custom coding
  35. 35. Beyond Traditional BI
  36. 36. Alerts, workflows, and database write-back capabilities
  37. 37. Hundreds of pre-built and interactive charts, graphs, analysis tools, and dashboards
  38. 38. Support for exporting, widgets, file templating, and much more
  39. 39. Easy to Deploy and Manage
  40. 40. Open, web-based, high performance XML architecture
  41. 41. Unmatched integration, customization, and extensibility (e.g. single sign-on, white labeling)
  42. 42. Cross platform support on .NET and Java and browser-independent</li></ul>16<br />
  43. 43. Thank You<br />LogiXML<br /><br />Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI)<br /><br />17<br />