The mobility of markets being re-segmented continues, as the appearance of new consumption, distribution and production channels and shifting scopes all combine to change management structures and processes profoundly.
The increasing number of regulatory, financial and sectorial constraints implies an increase in risk control processes.
Lastly, structural pressure on costs and focus on cash flow is nudging organizations towards a strategy of re-deployment and optimization of financial, operational and human means.
The Finance function is constantly changing. Having to comply with ever-more restrictive financial, business and risk norms and regulations, the financial function above all plays a major role in strategic and financial decision-making.
These directions must be adjusted to changing markets, segmented and international, for corporations faced with structural pressure on their margins and costs, their liabilities and their assets.
Corporate general management and business management need to assess process efficiency and the results of their strategies with the aim of optimizing their performance.
Micropole therefore partners general and business management- risk management, HR management, purchasing management- in advising on and implementing enterprise operational and variable compensation management.
Smart BI brings together the concepts which have emerged over the last few years around:
Data visualization, which will enable enhancement of information in a particularly explicit visual mode. Each type of information will be represented in a favored mode: histograms, gauges, mapping, which will make the information much clearer and more readable than in a pivot table-type presentation. Color-coding, animation, navigation and user-friendliness are also elements to be carefully considered to facilitate interpretation and reading of figures.
Data discovery is the capability of drilling down and exploring information from Data and Big Data to extract information which will assist corporate development.
BI self-service aims to give more autonomy to users so that they may build their analysis models easily and by themselves, without telephone/helpline assistance.
For the corporation who knows how to use it, the masses of available data are a real manna which can strengthen your activity, enrich your repositories even reshape your business.
It is however essential to check the potential value of the data gathered before adding it to your business information capital.
From a qualitative and competitive standpoint, a corporation has much to gain from implementation of a Master Data Management solution to optimize its business performance.
Master data input the main corporate processes and applications. If these data are inconsistent or inaccurate, it will forcibly impact the decision-support and operational capabilities.
Micropole partners Veolia Environnement on the re-engineering of its BI reporting.
"Micropole operated in the reporting area (250 recurring users). Their high level of business and technical expertise on SAP BI solutions was of tremendous help to us. The Agora reporting solution enables production of follow-up and analysis reports mainly geared to management to help in the decision-making process. User satisfaction levels are very high due to the making available of a repository of unique management indicators, a common reporting language and a sharing of core reports between different levels of the Veolia organization (business, divisions and group). We really appreciate the methods and quality of work done by Micropole. We communicate frequently and benefit from their advice as well as their professionalism. "
Benjamin Hulot, Reporting Manager at Véolia
A world leader in construction materials, Lafarge publishes its Sustainable Development report, a report audited by an independent agency which highlights its actions and progress, each year. The data, which are voluminous and complex, are gathered with the expert support of Micropole, a BI (Business Intelligence) specialist for over 20 years.
"We chose Micropole because of its capacity to partner us end-to-end on the project. The Micropole teams partner the business side in the preparation phase of the reporting (schedule development, KPI definition, setting down the calculation rules …) and during the operational phase, as well as on the maintenance and enhancement of the technical tool which ensures data collection and processing".
Alain Guilleux, Lafarge Services Group Datawarehouse Manager.
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STG, the second-biggest controlled temperature logistic operator in France, equipped itself with a high-performance budget development tool.
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Micropole partnered the Française des Jeux on its Data Mining and customer knowledge project based on SAS solutions.
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