In 2017, Borchers, a leading specialty chemical additives business, was acquired by a private equity firm and was presented with a real challenge: find a new application landscape and business intelligence/analytics platform—fast. They had less than six months to move off the previous owner’s legacy applications and BI/analytics landscape to the new one, as well as have it deliver critical BI reporting and business user self-service capabilities.
Learn how Borchers made their platform choice and successfully transitioned ahead of their tight schedule. Experience how they are using SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA and other applications to provide use cases for sales invoicing, financial, accounts payable and accounts receivable aging, sales opportunity analysis and cost center reporting across the organization. Hear how business users are leveraging the easy to use self-service capabilities of SAP Analytics Cloud to create their own stories and reporting.
Key Business Benefits:
- Consistency and accuracy of data are better than previously experienced on the legacy applications landscape and are pushed closer to the business user
- Business users are learning the application quickly and easily, increasing user adoption and report ownership with SAP Analytics Cloud.
- IT burden and total cost of ownership of an expensive oversized and over-engineered legacy environment is significantly reduced, allowing for scalability and easy integration of data from new acquisitions
- Easy integration of data from multiple sources into consistent data models that are used across the business