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Tenneco globally rolls out an advanced

spend analytics solution
Inge Pinnoy
Tenneco
Koen van Dijck
Flexso

SAPience.be TECHday 2017
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Agenda
Tenneco
Flexso
Spend Analytics Project
Project Methodology
HANA Enterprise Cloud – Modeling Approach
Lessons Learned

SAPience.be TECHday 2017

4 billion company Listed in the fortune 500 SAPience. produces and distributes shock absorbers and components globally $7.Tenneco A global market leader for the production of shock absorbers and exhaust systems Tenneco Sint-Truiden develops.be TECHday 2017 3 .

Approximately 31. Headquarters Clean Air Manufacturing Ride Performance Manufacturing Clean Air Engineering Ride Performance Engineering SAPience.be TECHday 2017 4 .000 Employees serving customers globally from 91 manufacturing facilities and 15 engineering and technical centers.

be TECHday 2017 .Agenda Tenneco Flexso Spend Analytics Project Project Methodology HANA Enterprise Cloud – Modeling Approach Lessons Learned SAPience.

Flexso 200 consultants 32 million euro 20% growth per year 5% attrition 120 active customers Top in Belgium 25 countries 4500 Cronos consultants SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Agenda Tenneco Flexso Spend Analytics Project Project Methodology HEC – Modeling Approach Lessons Learned SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Hystorical set-up: local reporting Lack of visibility Global Spend PTA TA2 Data Quality: incomplete and inconsistent Significant effort to generate Ad-Hoc Reports SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Project .Motivation Buyers and managers create spend report manually using Excel files • Contact regions to obtain spend data and analysis • Performance issues when extracting large data volumes • No communication between Tenneco systems Opportunities missed due to lack of visibility Significant purchasing spend • Purchasing net cost must go down SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Project .Goals Provide a single repository for all vendor/spend data Improves ability for immediate and accurate reporting Standardizes global reporting and dashboards Enables users with self-service reporting capabilities High-volume Reporting at a high speed SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

be TECHday 2017 .New set-up: global reporting using HEC Single Repository for all vendor / spend data PT TA A 2 Quality and Integrity of master data Standardized Global Reporting SAPience.

Agenda Tenneco Flexso Spend Analytics Project Project Methodology HANA Enterprise Cloud – Modeling Approach Lessons Learned SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Spend Analysis – Project Methodology SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Spend Analysis – Project Methodology SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Agenda Tenneco Flexso Spend Analytics Project Project Methodology HANA Enterprise Cloud – Modeling Approach Lessons Learned SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

HEC – Modeling Approach – LSA From ETL to Reporting Reporting Reporting Views Dimension Views and Basic Cube Views Inbound Layer (HANA tables) TA2 PTA SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Agenda Tenneco Flexso Spend Analytics Project Project Methodology HEC – Modeling Approach Lessons Learned SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

• Helps to better understand impact and complexity behind certain change requests SAPience.be TECHday 2017 . patching.Lessons Learned (1/2) HANA Enterprise Cloud • No heavy investments in hardware and maintenance. backups. • Monitoring. etc. is performed by SAP Agile project approach – business customer • the business customer closely involved with the project team • gets a better insight on the complexity behind the IT solution.

Lessons Learned (2/2) Performance • Model HANA views using the best practices on one side • Push certain calculations into the BODS layer Reporting Strategy and toolsets • SAP Lumira to enable users with self-service reporting capabilities • Webi for standard reports • SAP Design Studio to create managed dashboards SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Thank you! SAPience.be TECHday 2017 20 .