Some of our customers are described below
Brynild Gruppen AS
Brynild Gruppen AS, one of Norway’s largest family-owned confectionary manufacturers, are building their new data warehouse solution using Xpert BI. Their primary data source in the solution is SAP R3, which contains data on orders, service levels, production and logistics, sales, accounting and more.
The solution is implemented in the fall 2016 and the first production release was early October 2016.
Laerdal Medical has over the years established sales operations in 23 countries and manufacturing and R&D operation units in four different locations. The company has 1400 employees. The HQ is in Stavanger, where the operations consist of high-end manufacturing, R&D, marketing and management & support functions for the global company, as well as sales for the Norwegian market.
Laerdal has been using Xpert BI as DWA tool on their global BI solution since 2012. Laerdal has high requirements for stable and reliable data loads, to always have updated Sales information in their sales reports and analysis. The solution is available 24/7 with updates running several times per day. The solution is an enterprise solution, loading data from systems such as QAD, Siebel, Agresso, and more including Excel files and internal developed systems.
Oil and Gas
Petoro is a state-owned limited company which manages the SDFI in the Norwegian oil and gas sector. These holdings comprise a third of Norway’s oil and gas reserves and associated facilities. Petoro’s purpose is to be responsible for and manage the commercial aspects related to the SDFI on behalf of the state and at the state’s expense and risk. Its objective is to create the highest possible financial value from the state’s oil and gas portfolio on the basis of sound business principles.
Petoro is using Xpert BI to enable several digitalization initiatives. By extracting and combining data from several different sources internal and external accross diciplines Petoro is creating a foundation, The InfoBank – that will serve all their reporting and analytic needs. The InfoBank enables sharing of data and collaboration both internally and externally and minimizes manual, repetitive operations when it comes to data gathering for analyics. The development started in Q1 2018, and first production release is Q2 2018.
Aker BP (Det Norske)
Aker BP is a fully-fledged E&P company with exploration, development and production activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The ownership of BP Norge was transferred to Aker BP ASA September 30th, 2016. BP Norway will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Aker BP until the merger between the two companies takes place on December 1st, 2016. Measured in production, Aker BP will become one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe. Aker BP owns 97 licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, of which 46 are operatorships.
As part of Aker BP’s philosophy of efficient operations, the company has selected Xpert BI as DWA tool for facilitating information for reporting and decision support. The company has emphasized the importance of compiling data from various sources in an efficient manner, in order to ensure decision support and control. Based on its recently established information architecture, easy and intuitive access to information will be an important contributor to the company’s operation.
The DWH/BI project, which started in the summer of 2016, has a primary objective of making operational data from the Ivar Aasen field available on an intuitive, reliable, easy-to-use platform. The first production release of operational data was in early October 2016.
Neptune Energy (former Engie)
Neptune Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a regional focus on the North Sea, North Africa and South East Asia. The company’s aim is to build an E&P company with material scale, operating capability and options for ultimate value realisation.
Neptune Energy has been a customer and partner for the initial development phases of Xpert BI, and was the first customer using Xpert BI for extracting SAP data with the SAP application adapter in 2012. Now the solution collects data from many different systems, both operational and administrative, to enable for efficient decision-making throughout the organization.
State / Public sector
Bodø Kommune uses Xpert BI as a part of their management decision support system. They have implemented an integrated solution in a Sharepoint portal where managers throughout the organization gets all relevant information for decision support as well as a lean and efficient management reporting solution. Xpert BI is used to extract and integrate data from the different systems both administrative and operational.
This solution is developed by Peanuts and BI Builders and is also being branded as “Prospettiva”.
Smedvig Asset Allocation
Smedvig Asset Allocation AS, which is based in Stavanger, was founded in 2005 to manage cash, fixed income, mutual funds, hedge funds and non-domestic property funds. Smedvig Asset Allocation AS is regulated by the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (Finanstilsynet). The Company is authorized to conduct discretionary asset management services and to provide investment advice and seeks to invest with best-of-breed third party fund managers. The overall goal is to achieve long term capital growth within acceptable risk parameters. The goal implies that the emphasis will be on identifying the very best, consistent, high alpha generating asset managers. Due regard will be taken to minimize costs and fees.
In order to report, evaluate and analyze performance, risk and compliance Smedvig Asset Allocation uses Xpert BI to extract and integrate data from many different sources as well as implementing logic, calculations and categorizations to make useful data sets for analysis.
Bank and Finance
Santander (former GE Money Bank)
Santander is one of the largest financial groups in the world.
Santander uses Xpert BI to efficiently extract data from their operational systems in the Stavanger (former GE Money Bank) office. The need for stable and reliable data loads is necessary as data is fed into analytical models and used for decision making and pattern analysis.
MyBank ASA is an online-only bank with offices in Oslo offering loans and savings accounts.
As a small start-up bank it was important to get correct information from both the application systems and the loaning systems to steer the bank correctly. With the help of Xpert BI we are transforming both the application XML files and the loaning part of the banking system into a data warehouse so that decisions can be made faster and easier then to pull data directly from the banking system.
Stamina Group – Stamina Helse (occupational health Norway), Stamina Trening (health club chain Norway) and Avonova (occupational health and managerial support Sweden).
Stamina used their reporting system directly on the source system making distributed reports. With a complex business structure they saw the need for a data repository where the business logic could be calculated one time. With the use of Xpert BI we have transformed the reportmodel into a data warehouse to ensure one source of the truth and easier reporting.
Puzzel (formerly Intelecom’s contact centre entity) builds on 20 years’ heritage of crafting inventive and dependable solutions for customer interactions. It was one of the first pioneers to develop a cloud-based contact centre and has now extended this to encompass a complete new customer interaction platform with unique integration capabilities and payment solutions.
Puzzel made all their financial reports directly from the source systems and into excel. Controller functions and executives used too much time making spreadsheets and defining the business rules there. With Xpert BI we have automated the ETL process from the ERP system to make the financial reports much easier to to both create and consume.