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Agility benefits in a BI project

Guillaume Estoup (Touring Club Suisse)


Adriano Martino (Trivadis)
Humberto Veredas (Trivadis)

BASEL

BERN BRUGG

LAUSANNE

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ZUERICH

DUESSELDORF

FRANKFURT A.M.

FREIBURG I.BR.

HAMBURG

MUNICH

STUTTGART

VIENNA

AGENDA

1. BI TCS project context

2. Agile Methods (how to reach our objectives ?)


3. BiGenius
4. Self Service BI
5. Lesson learned & next step

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BI TCS project

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Not only one business rule by indicator


No BI repository

Exposition

Reports
&
listing

Storage

Initial Status

ODS

Several reporting solutions

Sources

BI team only in reactive mode

Each user request = one new report !


Each BI client feels that nothing is done for his needs

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Project Goals
One BI

One governance
BI Guidelines for enterprise (design & process)
Business rule centralized in one BI repository
One technology : Microsoft BI Tools
Operational system reporting tools

M&V

FI

ASSISTANCE

MICROSOFT SQL SERVER

Self Service BI solutions for end users


Focus BI team activities on projects
Old & Expensive solution decommissioning

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Agile Methods BI TCS

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Why Agile methods for this project ?

Provide visibility to BI users

Change for free


Continuous improvement

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Agile process & tools


Daily stand-up

Priorit

Product
backlog

Review &
Retrospective

Sprint
backlog

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Sprint
Sprint
2de
43
semaines
semaines

Cube partiel

BiGenius

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biGenius accelerates the implementation of


your Business Intelligence solution and supports from
Business Requirements Engineering till the automatic
generation of the Data Warehouse components.
biGenius ensures:

Fast and simple implementation of the BI-solution


Least costs of implementation and operation
Simple modification and enlargements

High quality based on built-in DWH best practices


On-going accurate documentation out of the box
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The vision
3 principles for success

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biGenius

Fast

Simple

Comprehensive

Generator for
DWH-objects

Simplify DWH
approach

all-in-one
product

Huge time savings


Flexibility of change
Auto-generated quality
Standardisation
Easy maintenance
Low project risk

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One-time-definition
Best practice design
Built-in BI-expertise
Version-management
Lifecycle-management

Requirements-analysis
Modelling
Data source integration
Code Generation
Deployment
Documentation
Load control, Q-Testing

Simplify DWH Approach


Structured
generator input

Data-structures
Data flows

Target-architekture

Simple
Data Mart
Input:
Object-definition
Architecture
Load-parameters

Generator

Core
Cleansing

One-time definition
Best practice logic
Standardisation

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Staging

biGenius

How is born?

Business spec

Test

Deployment

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Total Savings
Simplify

Generator

QS

Development

Documentation

Quality assurance

Documentation

Technical spec

Self BI

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Base of Self service BI

BI Team
Create meta data layer Cube SSAS
Centralize business rules

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Training & Coaching End users


Training on Front end tools
Excel
Report Builder

Coaching on open sessions days


Guidelines on restitution of data

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SUCCESS (International Business Communication Standards (IBCS)

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SAY

Communiquer des messages

UNIFY

Standardiser la smantique

CONDENSE

Condenser linformation

CHECK

Assurer la qualit

ENABLE

Raliser le concept

SIMPLIFY

Eviter la complexit

STRUCTURE

Structurer les informations

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Original Graph
Graphical representation
of the net incomes (in Million)
Food Net incomes in belgium
(Mio. )
Mio EUR

Result
GB Food
Net incomes in Mio. Euro
2011..2014

19,23 19,91

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Belgien
19

15
6,21

5
2011 2012 2013 2014(P)

Mio EUR

19,14
15,45

20,54
16,05

16

15

10
5
0

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2011 2012 2013 2014(P)


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11 12 13

Food Net incomes in Sweden


(Mio. )
20

20

9,92

10
0

Rules applied

Sweden
19 20

14
BUD

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Definition of reporting standard

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Exemples

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Lessons learned

Positive

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Transversal BI governance (Centre de Comptence BI)


Team (TCS + Trivadis)
Continual improvement using Agile method
Self service BI
End user acceptance

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Next step: Agile Integration layer

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Overview
Challenge
- Operationnal systems are changing / Migrating
Objectives

- Minimize impact on Bi solutions


- Integrate Data Quality in the model
- New cross-functionnal area needs

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Turning Bi system Agile

For Humans, adaptability is called


intelligence, for information systems, its
called agility

We choose DATA VAULT Modelling

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Why Data Vault?


- Business Model
- Agility
- Integration
- Incremental implementation
- Possibility to add quality indicators into the model

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How Data Vault?

The component parts for the Data Vault Ensemble include:


Hub The Natural Business Key
Link The Natural Business Relationships
Satellite All Context, Descriptive Data and History
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Maturity Model

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Maturity Model

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Questions and answers ...

BASEL

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BERN BRUGG

LAUSANNE

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ZUERICH

DUESSELDORF

FRANKFURT A.M.

FREIBURG I.BR.

HAMBURG

MUNICH

STUTTGART

VIENNA

Further information ...

Venez vister notre stand et retrouver des dmonstrations de BiGenius & Delta
Master.

BiGenius

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