A large Northeast generator required a replacement for its front office load forecasting/bidding/scheduling/dispatch platform as the technology of the current application was coming to the end of its useful life.
A Fortune 500 commodity trading client maintained over 3,000 various financial reports from its risk reporting and deal capture system. Many of the reports were redundant and some were inaccurate resulting in “multiple versions of the truth.” Due to the excessive number of reports, month end close was taking longer than desired.
Corporate executives did not have visibility into a broad range of Human Capital measurements. Although a Human Capital module operated within the company’s ERP framework, the reports were cumbersome and inefficient.
A plan was developed to enable proper backups, reconfigure memory allocation as needed, and dump and reload the database to remove fragmentation at both the index and data levels.
Engineering consultants developed the project, created cut-over and roll-back plans, designed and deployed switch configurations, and implemented the new system alongside the client’s full-time engineers. As part of the conversion, we also tested and deployed the new equipment and assisted with technical support.