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Business Intelligence with IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson

  • The BI solution for reporting, dashboarding, and visualization
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The business intelligence solution for successful business management

IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson is a next-generation AI-based business intelligence solution that combines ease of use with high performance. The intuitive functions pf IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson help companies work their way into cognitive computing and change the way they work with data. You get better insight into your business processes and can display information more intuitively in meaningful reports, dashboards, and visualizations. By delivering the data at the right time and with reliable quality, business users and executives can make profitable decisions, understand them, and respond quickly to the increasing market dynamics—on-premise or in the cloud.

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Table of contents

Key features of IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson

IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson works in agile fashion, and it is forward-looking and fast - the guarantee for successful business management.

Business Intelligence: Ready to use and accessible from anywhere

IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson is ready when users are. The solution offers a uniform experience, whether on the Web or on mobile devices. This allows information to be found quickly, analyzed, created, and shared.

Integration of artificial intelligence

The AI-based business intelligence solution detects patterns and correlations from the complex data. The AI assistant enables end users to create fully automated visualizations and dashboards.

Put data to work for you

Work with data should be easy and productive – not time-consuming. This cross-functional analysis tool enables seamless collaboration between users with different skills.

Simple self-service functionality

The intuitive interface of the business intelligence solution does not require any special know-how. This makes the IT department’s work easier, saves time, and ideas can be implemented directly by the department.

Fast, attractive reporting and visualization

Intuitive functionality enables companies to create meaningful, compelling graphics, infographics, dashboards, and high-content reports in minutes.

IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson as a basis for analysis for successful measures

A reliable, clean database provides the basis for a strong, meaningful analysis to make successful business decisions and measures.

Excellence in consulting and implementation

From design to implementation

Our IBM-certified valantic consultants provide our customers with reliable support with their expertise from the conception, implementation/upgrades to the application of IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson. We will answer all of your questions about data modeling, reporting, data analysis, visualization, and dashboarding. Comprehensive knowledge of data warehouse, OLAP, data integration and security expand our BA service portfolio.

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Success Stories

References and experience from more than 800 customer projects

Our customers are pioneers in the digital world: This is also reflected in the numerous enthusiastic customer opinions. Below is an excerpt of our success stories for IBM Business Analytics solutions.

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Data-Driven Price Optimization for an Online Pharmacy

With the help of valantic, a leading European online pharmacy achieved an increase in revenue of approximately 20% while simultaneously increasing CM2 by 12%. Our experts conducted extensive raw data analysis, derived recommendations using algorithmic and hypothesis-driven approaches, and assessed their financial impact. As part of a Proof of Concept, relevant measures were tested and successfully implemented.

Success Story Topserv
valantic puts E-commerce at TOPSERV on a Future-Proof Footing

valantic supported the cleaning, care, and hygiene specialist TOPSERV with its e-commerce presence using the Shopware 6 system.

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KIBAG Relies on Advanced Planning & Analytics for Controlling Integrated Cross-Divisional Processes

KIBAG’s strong growth also resulted in greater system complexity. Data models and key performance indicators (KPIs) had to be standardized. valantic implemented a business- and self-service-oriented, scalable, end-to-end integrated Advanced Planning & Analytics solution. This allows meaningful, customized analyses and plans to be prepared quickly and easily using a minimum of resources.

Success Story On - Planning with Anaplan
On Improves Transparency, Connectivity, and Forecasting Accuracy of its Planning Processes With Anaplan

On has grown rapidly since its foundation in 2010 and currently sells sportswear in more than 60 countries worldwide. Given the volatile fashion industry, On was looking for a planning platform that could adapt to the constant changes in the market. Working closely with valantic, On successfully implemented the award-winning planning solution Anaplan.

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Rossignol’s Seamless Transition to Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Faced with the limitations of their existing digital commerce platform, Rossignol embarked on a transformative journey, as valantic migrated their digital storefront from Magento to Salesforce Commerce Cloud, redefining their online retail experience. This project’s objective was to improve customer engagement, streamline operations, and enhance scalability through the integration of Salesforce’s cutting-edge technologies and valantic strategic planning.

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B2C e-commerce platform for mey

Since the beginning of the cooperation, the valantic team has made substantial contributions to the successful further development of mey’s e-commerce operations. In a mere five months, a completely new e-commerce platform was successfully implemented for the traditional company. In addition numerous other improvements were realized, including a powerful and flexible Hyvä frontend with optimized UX design.

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Realtime APS Advanced Planning Tool wayRTS Improves Delivery Reliability at motan

motan operations GmbH, an equipment manufacturer for the plastics industry, made improvements at its Isny location with the help of valantic planning, inventory, and supply chain management. Thanks to the introduction of the APS advanced planning & scheduling tool wayRTS (Real Time Simulation), throughput times are much shorter and the company can make delivery promises to customers that are reliably kept.

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King in e-commerce

With their technical and logistics expertise, Meyer Quick Service Logistics (QSL) and valantic ensured that taste remains ‘King’ – now even more efficiently. We’ve all been there, tired and hungry, feeling like the journey home is too far. That’s when a quick-service restaurant like BURGER KING® saves the day. Your thoughts eagerly wander to the tempting delights – but who ensures that fries and more are ready on the spot, day or night? QSL is here to deliver.

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Wingcopter: Flying logistics at its best

In the midst of the pandemic, there was a major need for low-cost solutions to distribute medicines and vaccines to remote regions around the world. The German start-up Wingcopter became a major player in this field. With the wide range of uses for delivery drones in different countries, they need to comply with local regulations.

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Connected financial planning solution at Swarovski

Passion, innovation and outstanding design have made Swarovski the world's leading jewelry and accessories brand. With a financial planning solution from valantic, the company achieves high efficiency gains, more accurate forecasts and makes smart, successful business decisions in the future.

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Pharmaceutical specialist Engelhard relies on contract management software

Engelhard Arzneimittel is one of the leading brand manufacturers of OTC medicines, including the proven brands Prospan® and isla®. As a modern company, it is important to keep adjusting all processes and workflows to the digital transformation. This is achieved by using the SAP-integrated contract management cuContract, which relieves more than 450 employees at the German headquarters through digital record management, deadline management and comprehensive workflows.

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Cross-channel customer experience for

Three become one! As part of a major restructuring effort, Coop@home, Mondovino, and the Coop corporate website were merged into a single omnichannel platform. valantic played a significant role in this project by providing consulting and development services that helped bridge the gap between brick-and-mortar and online retail.

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Gabor Case Study

Transitioning from a predominantly stationary retail business to a holistic online shopping giant: Gabor, the shoe manufacturer, has established an innovative e-commerce network for 70 retailers. Migrating the existing infrastructure to the new Pimcore CMS posed the greatest challenge. Curious about how our valantic CX experts tackled it? We’ve got the full story for you!

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COLONS case study

In both the B2B and B2C sectors, the customer is king! To enable successful online mail orders in the B2B sector, tailored solutions are crucial. Leveraging Spryker as the foundation, the new B2B store for HVAC (heating, plumbing, and cooling) wholesaler COLONS exhibits a B2C-like design. Yet, its distinction lies in the diverse B2B functionalities it offers, setting it apart from other online stores.

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Melitta Case Study

The coffee filter manufacturer Melitta required an internationally applicable online store that delivers an exceptional shopping experience, catering to the desires of coffee lovers worldwide.

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Conversational AI at Toyota

Your car talks now! Toyota, together with valantic, has developed a fully automated bot that calls the driver directly when the car reports a fault. Never miss important warnings or not know what to do again! The eCare Bot is available to customers 24/7 and immediately provides a recommended course of action according to the error message.

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DELTA-V: tradition meets contemporary functionality

At DELTA-V, the office furniture manufacturer, excellence goes beyond just their swivel chairs. The newly launched online store stands out with its exceptional features and distinctive design.

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Digital Personnel Record with SAP SuccessFactors and cuSmarText HR at Erste Group

Erste Group Bank AG is one of the largest banking groups in Central and Eastern Europe with 16 million customers. Since 2014, they have been successfully using the digital personnel record cuSmarText HR in combination with SAP SuccessFactors for modern and digital HR work customized in numerous countries. An added value for employees and HR department.

Success Story Process Optimization Utility Network Operator
Digital Transformation: Process Optimization and Customer Sactisfaction Improvement

valantic assisted a major utility network operator in reducing a central process lead time by 50% through process optimization using digital tools. In particular, challenges such as extreme process complexity, lack of transparency, and missing digital infrastructure were addressed. The implementation of digital tools improved internal communication, service quality, and significantly reduced customer complaints.

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A Strategy for Securing the Future through Digitalization

Together with the client, a traditional aid organization, valantic developed a digital strategy to tap potential, increase the company's value, and improve customer satisfaction. New competitors and technological developments posed challenges. Despite existing willingness, there was a lack of concrete measures and digital competencies. Through analyses and workshops, a digital strategy was developed and successfully implemented.

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Standalone solution secures Minova‘s independence after international carve-out

Minova CarboTech GmbH, originally part of the Orica Group, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of basic equipment for mining and infrastructure. With an IT carve-out approach, the IT originally managed by Orica Group was to be replaced and the associated services passed on to external service providers. By building a strong project organization, valantic was able to implement the IT separation in just 12 months.

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KNAPP AG optimizes supply chain with aps system wayRTS

KNAPP is one of the global market leaders among suppliers of complete intralogistics solutions and automated storage systems. KNAPP’s business is project-driven. In order to reduce order throughput times, optimally utilize capacities, and increase on-time delivery, the company continuously improves its planning organization and processes. The APS software wayRTS plays a central role in this.

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Krombacher establishes direct customer relationship

Traditional distribution chains in the fast-moving consumer goods segment (FMCG) traditionally separate manufacturers from their consumers, sometimes through multi-level trade channels. Together with valantic and selected CX technology partners, the traditional brewery Krombacher has broken through a part of the distribution chain as part of the strategic digital transformation with the establishment of the digital customer relationship: data distribution.

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BSH is using Contract Management in SAP company-wide

BSH Haushaltsgeräte, with around 62,000 employees, is one of the world's leading companies in the home appliance sector. For a company of this size, consistent processes are important. With the SAP-integrated contract management cuContract, sales contracts are digitized, processes accelerated and standardized company-wide - in more than ten countries.

From Underdog to SEO Champion: The road to 192% growth
From Underdog to SEO Champion: The road to 192% growth

In the spring of 2020, Van der Garde became a customer of valantic because they wanted to take a big leap in their online visibility. The ambition, just like for almost every SEO customer, was to achieve as many top positions on Google as possible. But how do you accomplish that as a smaller player in one of the most competitive industries? Read the complete customer case here.

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Rescuing Marc O’Polo after a cyber attack

Marc O'Polo stands for high-quality, contemporary premium modern casual clothing. In our video success story, our customer reports on the consequences of the cyber attack and describes the process of rebuilding all compromised systems, minimized corresponding security risks in the long term. Furthermore together with valantic they are setting up their IT landscape for the future.

Mobilzone Case Study
Successful collaboration with mobilezone GmbH

mobilezone GmbH is the leading B2C provider for online sales of hardware and mobile phone contracts in Germany. With its two portals, and, mobilezone ranks both first and second in the German market. The company has successfully taken the first steps towards replacing its legacy system with a scalable best-of-breed approach. Partnering with valantic has opened up new horizons in e-commerce for mobilezone.

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höfats: an online store that has it all

The young design company höfats based in the Allgäu region of Germany successfully implemented an e-commerce platform that caters to the needs of both end customers and retail partners in the online space. Despite the tight timeline, valantic was able to deliver a platform that met all requirements.

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Future-proof order management for Acne Studios

Acne Studios, the famous luxury fashion brand based in Stockholm, partnered with valantic to successfully migrate from the existing Salesforce Commerce Cloud Order Center to the advanced Teamwork Commerce platform. The collaboration between Acne Studios and valantic represents a significant milestone in enhancing the brand’s operations and delivering an exceptional customer experience.

Success Story Lehmann&Voss - Integrierte Unternehmensplanung
Integrated planning at Lehmann&Voss brings up-to-date forecasts, transparency and precision to sales and capacity planning

valantic has created a common planning process for all business areas, standardized workflows and ultimately reduced costs and effort. The basis was the multi-award-winning integrated planning solution APOLLO (by IBM Planning Analytics). APOLLO customers plan with the best and fastest that the market currently has to offer.

Liebherr Success Story
Liebherr revolutionizes customer service with Magento 2

Liebherr chose Magento 2 to significantly improve its customer service. Together with valantic, the company developed an e-commerce platform tailored to B2B requirements. Customers and service partners now have access to a range of over 3.4 million spare parts. In 2017, the project even won the Magento Imagine Excellence Award for best B2B innovation.

PlastiVation Plans and Designs Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) With valantic’s Help
PlastiVation Plans and Designs Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) With valantic’s Help

PlastiVation helps companies that produce plastics to do so intelligently, digitally and highly efficiently. As part of the development of its own injection molding machine, PlastiVation's dedicated goal at a very early stage was to bring more transparency to the entire engineering process through a "single source of truth" such as a product lifecycle management (PLM) system.

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Driving Retail Support Quality at Fenix Outdoor AB

With rapid expansion, Fenix Outdoor AB’s employee count surged from 200 to 2,500. New retail stores and growing workforce complexity necessitated enhanced infrastructure support. The existing system proved inadequate, prompting Fenix Outdoor AB to seek valantic’s expertise. Their objective: a comprehensive service desk solution, streamlining support processes, and improving the overall support experience.

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How Ottobock Increased On-Time Delivery

Because capacity planning was time-consuming, Ottobock implemented sales & operations planning software, which enabled this orthopedic technology company to increase its productivity.

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Production and Project Planning at Waldner

Hermann Waldner GmbH & Co. KG specializes in the production of completely automatic filling and sealing machines and the appropriate packaging systems. When the company adopted SAP S/4HANA, its planning processes were further optimized. The wayRTS APS software that Waldner is using has now been expanded to include the wayPRO component for project planning and cross-project planning transparency.

Umsatz-Reporting mit SAP Analytics Cloud - Success Story Burgis
BURGIS analyzes its sales thanks to comprehensive revenue reporting in SAP SAC

Burgis wanted to make all sales-relevant control KPIs available intuitively and clearly. The experts from valantic supported the introduction of the SAP Analytics Cloud and adapted the solution to the grocer's specific reporting requirements. This was followed by coaching of the administrators and training of the key users in the independent creation of reports and dashboards.

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E-commerce excellence for PUMA

How do you achieve next-level e-commerce excellence? harnessed the power of valantic CX Monitoring through Splunk Cloud, ushering in a new era of real-time event tracking, swift issue resolution, and seamless online sales. The strategic collaboration with valantic allowed PUMA – one of the leading global sports brands – to solidify its position as a frontrunner in online retail.

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Sonepar Suisse

How do customers get to their destination even faster? The electrical wholesaler Sonepar Suisse and valantic tackled this question. The focus was on two topics: Different aspects of digital commerce and productivity. The challenge of optimal user guidance was accepted – and mastered with flying colors.

AMC Success Story, Dreiklang
Cloud-based ticketing system for AMC

As a leading supplier of high-quality cookware, AMC brings good taste to every kitchen. valantic implemented a lean and powerful SAP Service Cloud for the premium supplier. A cloud-based ticketing system provides an improved overview and makes workflows more efficient and productive.

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Coop City relies on SAP Commerce for its online store

Coop City is the second largest department store chain in Switzerland and known for its excellent shopping experience. To further optimize this experience in the future, an online store was launched in cooperation with valantic – based on the existing Coop Shop platforms, using SAP Commerce.

Helsana Success Story | valantic with MicroStrategy
Portfolio management at Helsana

Helsana's key objectives were to increase transparency, profitability, and customer satisfaction. The new control cockpit played a key strategic role: all relevant information for different business areas is bundled, visualized, and intuitively accessible. Helsana employees can now analyze and modify contracts, customers, and regions with uniform KPIs from various data-related perspectives in an agile manner.

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Implementation of SAP Customer Data Cloud for V-ZUG

Sign up once – and experience the whole V-Zug world: This was the joint mission of valantic and the Swiss manufacturer of household appliances. The remarkable result: a central CIAM platform for outstanding customer experiences, based on the SAP Customer Data Cloud.

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Ivoclar relies on Pimcore and the SAP Customer Data Cloud

ivoclar vivadent is a family-run, global manufacturer of dental materials. The Liechtenstein-based dental company approached valantic with the following challenge: bringing together content, commerce and community on one digital platform. The jointly developed solution significantly improves the customer experience. What’s more, it was fully integrated into the existing IT infrastructure, allowing for intelligent automation.

valantic Case Study: SGL Carbon
SGL Carbon Harmonizes SAP Master Data Management Worldwide With MDC Master Data Cockpit

SGL Carbon, a technology-based and global leader in the development and manufacture of carbon-based solutions, is working with valantic to optimize its material master data management across plants for global efficiency, quality and cost gains. With the implementation of the fully SAP-integrated MDC as the central control unit, a globally harmonised creation of materials is guaranteed.

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A luxury shopping experience for MCM customers

valantic’s expertise in CX monitoring, AI implementation and search optimization enabled MCM, a renowned luxury brand, to achieve a new level of customer experience excellence. The collaboration led to a significant reduction in failed orders, maximum visibility of payment instruments, and an enhanced AI-powered search experience. As a result, the high-end brand now delivers exceptional digital experiences to its discerning customers.

Success Story INTARGIA - a valantic company: Cyber attack
Rescue of the company after a cyber attack

Cyber attack: INTARGIA provides support in the event of a disaster thanks to its many years of experience in the field of IT security, particularly in the areas of Breach Coaching and crisis management. From the analysis of the incident, the joint creation of a high-performance emergency plan to the commissioning of all IT systems and the creation of a new basis for the future infrastructure.

Picture of two women running down a snowy hill, next to them two smartphones side by side showing details of the Steiermark website | Case Study Steiermark
New website for Styria and its holiday regions

Styria is a popular vacation destination in Austria. Nature, culture or culinary delights: Each of the eleven regions offers unique experiences for every taste. In order to digitally present their numerous facets, a decision was made to consolidate all content on one website – with valantic as the implementation partner.

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A state-of-the-art online presence for bösch

Walter Bösch GmbH is Austria’s market leader for HVAC technology. Efficient heating, a pleasant indoor climate and fresh indoor air – all this is possible with solutions by bösch. What was missing until now was a state-of-the-art website to present bösch’s sustainable products.

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All-round support for SIMPLON

SIMPLON has been active in the bike industry for more than 60 years. The bike manufacturer stands for innovative high-end bikes with sophisticated technologies and incomparable design. With smart features and an aesthetic look and feel, the website is an eye-catcher as well. In online matters, SIMPLON relies on the expertise of valantic.

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ESA improves its online store with automated E2E tests

The Swiss purchasing cooperative ESA continuously works on the further development of its online store. To ensure that new features do not cause errors in the system, regular tests are required. Since manual testing is very time-consuming, automated E2E regression tests were implemented in collaboration with the valantic team, successfully reducing testing effort.

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SCHÜTZ Sets the Course for Its SAP S/4HANA Migration

The SCHÜTZ Group, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality transport packaging, harmonized its financial and controlling systems in the run-up to the SAP S/4HANA migration. In the process, the company introduced the new general ledger and asset accounting, among other things. Following the successful completion of this international preliminary project, SCHÜTZ is also ideally positioned for further growth.

Bizerba Success Story
Bizerba Relies on SAP CPQ to Create Quotes

Hardware and software products, installations, service contracts, and consumables: Quotes at Bizerba SE & Co. KG can be quite complex. How practical would it be to have a tool that combines all items in a single interface? That's exactly what Bizerba thought. The idea of Solution Quotes - a solution implemented with SAP CPQ that creates a single, clear, and individual quote document at the touch of a button - arose in cooperation with valantic.

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Wacker Chemie AG relies on SAP Commerce Cloud

For WACKER, it is crucial to focus on its customers and optimize all contact points at all times. Therefore, it is clear what this German chemical company aims to do in the future: Move from a shop that works to a platform that users love. To realize this vision, the existing system environment must be transformed – and become a modern digital experience. But how can this transformation succeed? Thanks to efficient cooperation with valantic and using the basis of SAP Commerce Cloud.

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Customer Typology for Mainzer Stadtwerke

INTARGIA – a valantic company developed a uniform, practical, enterprise-wide customer typology for all of Mainzer Stadtwerke’s group companies to strengthen customer centricity and exploit existing synergies. Thanks to the uniform, cross-company view of its customers, Mainzer Stadtwerke is now well on its way to further strengthening customer centricity and customer satisfaction.

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Integrated sales cockpit at Visana increases productivity and transparency

Visana Group's business objective was to increase the productivity of its sales force and the company as a whole. However, the old IBM Cognos analytics solution could not fully meet Visana's performance requirements to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. valantic therefore worked with Visana to select the MicroStrategy analytics platform. The sales staff are very satisfied with the new solution.

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SAP Migration: S/4HANA and Provider Change at MD BB

As a long-time SAP user, the Berlin-Brandenburg Medical Service (MD BB) had implemented SAP R/3 in finance and human resources with a hosting provider. The MD BB's requirements for the SAP system have changed significantly over the years. Together with valantic, new ways and approaches were developed for the daily work. The old SAP R/3 was replaced and migrated to the new SAP platform S/4HANA.

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valantic Optimizes Supply Chain Management at Seepex

SEEPEX GmbH is modernizing production planning together with the supply chain experts from valantic. By optimizing supply chain processes and implementing the advanced planning & scheduling (APS) software wayRTS at the company headquarters in Bottrop, the company has already reduced throughput and delivery times and increased planning quality significantly.

valantic Case Study: Builder’s Merchant STARK Successfully Manages Carve-out in Record Time
Builder’s Merchant STARK Successfully Manages Carve-out in Record Time

STARK Deutschland GmbH, a member of the Danish STARK Group of companies, is a leading supplier of building materials. As part of its strategic realignment, the company's entire IT infrastructure plus 5,000 clients was removed from Saint-Gobain's central IT platform in eleven months and almost entirely replaced.

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24/7 Adobe Commerce support for Rossignol

With a legacy of technical innovation and exceptional products in the Alpine skiing sector, Rossignol embodies the epitome of winter sports pleasure. And yet, their online customer experience seemed to fall short of these high standards. In search of a solution, Rossignol turned to valantic as a trusted partner. Together, they set out to deliver an unparalleled customer experience via 24/7 Adobe Commerce support.

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Grenzebach plans and controls supply chain processes with valantic’s waySuite

Grenzebach serves the global markets of the glass and construction materials industries as well as interlogistics with custom-tailored automation solutions. Together with valantic, the company implemented a location and function-spanning planning solution for networked control of all value-creation processes.

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Automated SAP master data maintenance for Südzucker

valantic’s SAP add-on, MDC Master Data Cockpit, now enables the Südzucker Group, one of the world’s largest food producers, to establish transparent, end-to-end processes for creating and maintaining its material master data across several companies, while simultaneously reducing throughput times and significantly cutting IT overheads.

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CALIDA relies on Advanced Planning & Analytics to control integrated omnichannel processes

CALIDA works with valantic to develop a business and self-service oriented, scalable, and end-to-end integrated analysis and planning solution with IBM Planning Analytics with Watson.

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SBB’s Passenger Division networks with Anaplan partial planning, reduces complexity, and is now able to simulate

The Swiss Federal Railways rely on networked planning in real time and the simulation capability of the cloud-based Anaplan solution. Together with valantic, SBB modeled the previous financial planning in Anaplan in a coaching process.

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Smart e-commerce & corporate platform with SAP Commerce Cloud for HGC

HG COMMERCIALE blazes the path toward digital transformation – and valantic is there to assist with this. The aim of the new, integrated commerce and corporate platform is to set a benchmark for B2B online trading in the construction industry.

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Project S/4 Future: Hochland migrates to SAP S/4HANA

Cheese producer Hochland is migrating from SAP R/3 to S/4HANA. The company opted for a greenfield approach and is achieving very good results with its flexible, pragmatic project methodology.

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Multi-plant planning with waySuite at BBC Cellpack Technology AG

Supported by valantic's Supply Chain Excellence team, BBC Cellpack Technology has optimized its logistics and value creation processes. New, transparent multi-plant planning facilitates the handling of stock transfer orders, optimizes stocks, and increases delivery reliability. The technological basis for this is waySuite for Sales & Operations Planning.

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Powerful innovation concept Lean BI with Emmi and MicroStrategy

Emmi (CH) implemented a new data warehouse architecture in a very short time and optimized reporting and analysis based on MicroStrategy.

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Sympany optimizes IBM Cognos Analytics for new data warehouse

The Swiss insurance company Sympany introduces a new data warehouse (DWH) in record time and during ongoing operations and optimizes the reports in IBM Cognos Analytics - with the help of valantic.

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Spaeter counts on augmented shop experience with Pimcore

Spaeter is always working on optimizing customer experience – among other ways, in cooperation with valantic. The company’s latest successful project is a pick-up shop with 24/7 access, augmented reality navigation, and self check-out.

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Vileda Relies on a Central Digital Platform for B2B and B2C with the SAP Commerce Cloud

A central digital platform with uniform customer experience for B2B and B2C customers across all locations and brands worldwide – that was the big challenge for Vileda, a brand of Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions GmbH.

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Mobile App for Hero sales advisors

The Swiss traditional company Hero was established in 1886 and employs approximately 4300 people in 16 countries. The blue label with the white writing is a classic among Swiss brands and stands for “making fresh food tasty and long-lasting.” In Switzerland, the brand is also known for products that last a long time, ones that are especially suitable for gastronomy operations. Various other brands such as Schwartau and Corny belong to the Hero Group.

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Finance Monitor Provides Maximum Transparency at the Ministry of the German-Speaking Community of Belgium

Based on the business intelligence solution IBM Cognos BI, valantic develops a finance monitor for the Ministry of the German-Speaking Community in Belgium. Thanks to this online tool, current budget figures – income, expenditures, liabilities, etc. – can be viewed at any time and from around the world. This way, the government wants to provide the German-speaking community with maximum transparency for its citizens.

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Netcom Kassel implements BREKO TK compliance platform

As the number of customers increased, so did the number of authority requests at Netcom Kassel. Hence the desire for a more efficient solution arose. With this in mind, Netcom Kassel decided on the BREKO TK compliance platform.

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Belgian asset manager relies on valantic X-Gen for ISO 20022 migration

The leading Belgian asset manager has recognised the need of implementing the new ISO 20022 protocols at an early stage in order to avoid later pressure and to be duly prepared for the future. valantic supported the asset manager with the implementation of X-Gen. The generic workflow and message engine X-Gen allows fast adaptation and enables automated processes in the financial industry. As a result processes can be adapted, automated and automated faster, more securely and efficiently.

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Successful use of IBM Cognos Business Analytics at Mosca GmbH

Mosca GmbH of Waldbrunn, Germany, is an international machinery and equipment. The company had licenses for the IBM Cognos program for several years without exploiting the strengths of the data warehouse system. Mosca turned to valantic to finally get the program “up and running.” valantic worked with Mosca to build a central data warehouse and uniform reporting platform for the areas of sales and service, HR, controlling, warehouse and logistics, purchasing, manufacturing, and production.

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thyssenkrupp takes the leap to the cloud with SAP IBP

Krefeld thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe GmbH acts as a processing specialist for steel and aluminum, and also as a supplier to the automotive industry. It is therefore subject to major fluctuations in demand and high price and competitive pressure. With the support of valantic, the company implemented the cloud solution SAP IBP for integrated, partially automated sales, purchasing and disposition planning to increase efficiency potential.

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Wholesaler Peter Jensen relies on IBM Cognos Business Analytics

Peter Jensen is a wholesaler of sanitary and building technology products. In cooperation with valantic’s BA specialists, Peter Jensen introduced IBM Cognos Business Analytics. Thanks to the introduction of a database solution in addition to the new CRM system, it is now possible to link and evaluate not just information from the CRM system, but also from the materials management system. This way, all required business data is aggregated centrally and it can be called up at any time.

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valantic implements Instant Payment platform RTPE for Česká spořitelna

Česká spořitelna is the largest commercial bank in the Czech Republic. It is a subsidiary of the Erste Group, which has more than 16 million customers in seven countries, making it one of the largest banking groups in Central and Eastern Europe. valantic implemented the instant payment platform RTPE for the customer Česká spořitelna in order to give the customer the opportunity to make payments in real time.

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New Service Portal for Thermoplan

As one of the leading companies worldwide, Thermoplan produces high quality fully automatic coffee machines for the professional sector. Thermoplan's customers include Starbucks and Nespresso, for example. Thermoplan maintains a global network of 5,000 service technicians. valantic has developed the myThermoplan communication platform for global communication for Thermoplan’s service and sales partners.

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HOHNER and SONOR optimize Supply Chain Management with wayRTS

The musical instrument manufacturers Hohner Musikinstrumente GmbH and Sonor GmbH commissioned valantic with the introduction of the Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solution wayRTS (Real Time Simulation). Both of these longtime manufacturers of harmonicas, percussion instruments, and Orff instruments now have much more agile, cross-plant demand and production planning with maximum transparency along the entire value-creation chain.

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New e-business platform for stürmsfs

B2B sectors such as the steel and metal trade are currently undergoing rapid digital transformation. stürmsfs AG, from Goldach, is one of the trailblazers and has been present in the online metal trade for several years already. Now, the company wants to take the next step by freshening up and modernising both the website and the shop.

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Optimization of procurement processes at the knitting machine manufacturer STOLL

STOLL, a german manufacturer of flat knitting machines is an integrative link between high-performance technology in the development sector and the manufacturing of flat knitting machines on the one hand and an innovative partner and developer in the fashion & technology sector on the other.

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RWZ optimizes onboarding processes with SAP add-on apm identifier

RWZ must manage approximately 2000 user applications in SAP each year due to employee hiring, departures, and position and department changes. The individual requirements of its 13 areas of operations, multiple people involved in the application process, and processes that evolved over time made hiring new employees time-consuming. The cooperative wanted a slim solution that could make the existing process less error-prone, speed it up, and ensure transparency throughout.

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Müller optimizes Material Maintenance Processes in SAP with Master Data Cockpit

As an international, growth-oriented company, Müller focuses on a diverse product range and a focus on the respective markets. The constant introduction of new, country-specific products also involves a high level of material maintenance in the SAP system. In order to be able to continue to react flexibly and quickly, the desire for an SAP-supported solution for a significantly simplified and accelerated SAP master data maintenance grew.

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Lorenz optimizes material creation processes in SAP with Master Data Cockpit from valantic

The company Lorenz-Snack-World is a growth-oriented European branded goods company with an international orientation. In order to make workflows more flexible and optimize material maintenance processes, Lorenz Snack-World was looking for a solution that was fully integrated into SAP. The decision was made for the Master Data Cockpit from valantic.

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Mobile Store Check in SAP Cloud for Customers for COSTA

Studies have shown that the customer usually decides on a product only at the point of sale. Therefore, the products must be positioned appealingly in the supermarket and there must always be sufficient quantities on hand. For only optimized product lines generate more sales. To ensure this, COSTA employees check the point of sale offerings on a regular basis.

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New Onlineshop for SFS with the SAP Hybris Commerce platform

SFS, the Swiss supplier of tools, screws, and hardware is entering the next digital generation with its new onlineshop made by valantic. And it is therefore pursuing a customer-oriented and future-oriented vision, namely “everything for the customer.” With more than 200 000 items, the platform offers everything that you need in a mechanical workshop, in the industry, a carpenter’s workshop or on a construction site.

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SAP authorization management for Vitakraft

Vitakraft has been using SAP to control its pet food business at its eight sales units across Europe. Because the information is handled by a central SAP system, the implementation of an international, uniform authorization concept was also necessary. valantic provided the company with an SAP-integrated solution that can implement an individual authorization concept in compliance with regulations and significantly reduce the daily administrative effort for role maintenance.

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B2B-Order platform Siemens Rail Mall with the SAP Commerce Cloud

Service technicians depend on being able to get the right material to the right place as quickly as possible. For this, they need an online platform that is easy to use and where you can get to the product you need quickly. The role-based navigation leads the person placing the order directly to the desired item and features a slimmer check-out. Depending on availability, the appropriate part is delivered the next day or even on the same day by courier.

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AOK Niedersachsen significantly improves policyholder service with IBM Cognos

AOK Niedersachsen is the tenth-largest health insurance company in Germany. In Germany, companies that provide statutory health insurance are subject to a high degree of state regulation. For this reason, it is crucial for AOK Niedersachsen to stay agile and continuously boost overall corporate performance. Supported by IBM Business Partner valantic the company implemented a comprehensive database and a flexible BI system that supports planning, reporting, analysis and forecasting.

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Evotec AG uses IBM Cognos technology for planning, reporting and analysis

Evotec AG is a research-based biotechnical company. It relies on the precise planning of business and research projects. valantic supported the company during the implementation of a new information structure for planning, analysis and reporting with IBM Cognos TM1 and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence. Now that Evotec uses these solutions, it is able to reliably plan and analyze the business development as well as generate simulations and forecasts.

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SAP harmonization at Homann Feinkost

The Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller (UTM), based in Luxembourg, is a family owned food company. The Unternehmensgruppe turned to valantic to integrate the SAP environment of the subsidiary Homann Feinkost GmbH at its six German locations efficiently, with predictable costs, and on the planned schedule into its own SAP system environment. They created a common system basis, which can be used later for additional optimizations and process harmonization.

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Strategic network planning with COLUMBUS at Siemens AG

With the “SIRIUSProducts” Siemens AG Digital Factory Control Products offer central components for industrial switching technology. After projects for internal material flow and inventory optimization, the focus was on the question “How can distribution logistics be made more efficient?”

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Uelzena automates SAP master data maintenance

Uelzena is one of the leading suppliers and innovative problem-solvers in the contract manufacturing and dairy products industries. With the introduction of valantic’s master data management solution Master Data Cockpit (MDC), Uelzena optimized its company-wide processes for item creation with automated workflows and clearly-defined responsibilities for the maintenance of various field functions.

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Development of a Webshop with SAP for stürmsfs

Stürmsfs AG, based in Goldach (Switzerland), is a company trading with steel, metal and alternative materials. These are products that cannot be marketed as easily in a Webshop. The existing Webshop had to be reworked. Thanks to to stürmsfs’s power of innovation and valantic’s expertise, the result was a future-oriented shop solution that guides the customer step-by-step through the entire order process.

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Central Access with SAP without Media Discontinuity at Mesago

The valantic customer Mesago is a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt and counts approximately 2700 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors each year. The company wanted a system that fulfills the requirements of modern customer data management and offers channel-independent, personalized communication. valantic’s result was an all-around view of the customer, thanks to the complete reinstallation of SAP CRM, SAP ERP, and SAP BW, and the additional connection of third-party applications.

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Aryzta Food Europe: New Momentum for the international Sales Force

Aryzta Food Europe is a globally-active food producer that has grown enormously in an organic manner. Its customers include large companies, as well as local bakeries, hotels, retail outlets, and food services. When it was searching for a mobile CRM technology that the sales force could always access, even offline, the company encountered valantic. valantic assisted Aryzta with the installation and start-up of a hybrid CRM scenario.

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coop@home – New Sales Platform with the SAP Commerce Cloud

With coop@home, you can order products easily from home or on the road and have them delivered right to your door. As Coop’s E commerce partner, valantic in partnership with cxpartners London was responsible for the development and redesign of coop@home. Based on the SAP Commerce Cloud, valantic completely refreshed the online shop coop@home both technically and visually. With the relaunch, buying food can be handled more intuitively, easily, and faster.

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Sortimo strengthens market position with SAP Master Data Cockpit

Sortimo International GmbH is a leading manufacturer of vehicle equipment and mobile transport solutions. With the introduction of the Master Data Cockpit (MDC) from valantic, Sortimo is further expanding its market position and can also realize major orders at short notice with special requests of the desired quality at any time.

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Authorization trace for SAP CRM at RWZ

RWZ is the third largest of the main cooperatives active in agricultural trade in Germany. Around 2,800 employees work at over 220 locations throughout Germany. It is active for over 150 member cooperatives, 40,000 farmers, winegrowers and horticulturists as well as thousands of commercial and hundreds of thousands of private customers. Around 600 employees from various sales groups and RWZ divisions work with SAP CRM.

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Data Protection-Compliant Deletion of Obsolete Customer Data at Telefonica

Telefonica now uses a valantic solution to manage the customer database in a structured and centralized manner in accordance with data protection.

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Rate Calculator for Business Customers with JEE application in IBM WebSphere at N-Ergie AG

For the Nuremberg energy supplier N-ERGIE AG, valantic has implemented a tariff calculator with CRM as part of an individual development. The result is a JEE application in an IBM WebSphere Portal environment.

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IoT Platform energyON with IBM WebSphere for misurio AG

Misurio AG designs and develops the cloud-based IoT platform energyON to make energy systems from energy providers more flexible. valantic supported the project with advice and development.

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