Converting Data Into Tangible Value Across Specialized Markets
Our experience spans a diverse set of markets and challenges, which provides us with deep knowledge of industry problems that we bring to our client relationships. We help you develop strategy to enhance your perspective, and expand your horizons to identify the relevant opportunities to position your business with the capabilities to achieve and maintain the higher ground of a competitive advantage.
Automotive and Mobility
Once simple engine-powered vehicles, cars have become complex machines with thousands of parts and countless variations. Industry leaders are pressed to incorporate technology advances such as autonomous driving, meet safety and manufacturing standards, keep up with ever-increasing parts and vehicle configurations, and capitalize on new sales channels and processes, all while attending to the basics of predicting and meeting customer demand. We provide solutions to effectively manage all aspects of the automotive industry lifecycle – from ensuring correct and descriptive part and fitment data, to providing a personalized buying experience for consumers and furnishing customized products.
The overarching reach of the Consumer Goods sector and its dependence on consumer behavior present unique challenges in today’s digital marketplace. Everything that consumers buy and use fall into this category ,and technology is at the heart of assessing and leveraging industry trends for supply chains, packaging, marketing/advertising, and the products themselves. With our proven approach, we assist companies in understanding customers’ research, engagement, and purchase experiences, while creating an architecture to maximize supply chains and drive operational efficiencies.
From keeping track of SKUs and the latest rebate plans, to sourcing products and improving customer service, distributors are under increasing pressure to effectively manage a complex web of information. To succeed, they must ensure that operations and resources meet demand, remain flexible to keep up with industry trends, and continually look to improve margins. We provide a comprehensive view of key data points and issues that empower managers to make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment.
Perhaps no sector is experiencing such rapid transformation as the energy industry, which has relied on MDM for decades. In the past, technology focused on simply collecting and interpreting meter readings; today, with ever-increasing energy demands, power grids are becoming smarter, generation sources are getting cleaner, and customers have more power options. Companies now must manage much more data generated from smart meters, grid equipment, weather data, GIS data, storm data, and more. We assist businesses in aggregating, analyzing, and leveraging this complex network of information through robust data management analytics, efficient MDM, and cloud computer and other services. The result is improved efficiency and regulatory compliance, reduced costs, more effective management of demand, and lower carbon emissions, among other benefits.
Financial Services firms are faced with unique challenges that require highly accurate, reliable analysis. The industry is based on data and has become extremely complex due to a volatile market, compliance and regulatory issues, risk management, and a high priority on customer satisfaction. We offer solutions to efficiently and effectively translate and apply information, allowing clients to focus on business trends, product development, competitors, and customers.
- Client On-Boarding/Know-Your-Customer. Designing and implementing systems to incorporate enterprise-wide customer data with case management, risk, and AML/FATCA systems to reduce COB costs by 30 percent, on average;
- Total Client Exposure. Consolidating customer information across all lines and policies to determine total exposure to a global P&C client base, and assigning normalized credit risk ratings, leveraging external rating agencies, and D&B hierarchies;
- Retail Banking Cross-Selling. Mastering retail/commercial customer, and associated loans, lines, and mortgage data to provide marketing units with warm leads; and
- E-Commerce for Information Products. Rationalizing and normalizing product master data, and streamlining customer master data to fuel e-commerce.
Food, Beverage and Agriculture
Nowhere is quality more important than in the food, beverage, and agriculture sector. The industry is expected to produce products that are safe, palatable, and affordable, while managing the intricacies of production, processing, packaging, and distribution… and controlling cost. Our data solutions provide industry leaders with a comprehensive view of their product, supplier, and distribution information to manage and assess goods from origination throughout the supply chain. Whether it’s ensuring food and beverages meet regulatory standards, or replenishing in-demand inventory, we allow companies to do their work efficiently and in less time.
Health Care organizations are charged with the highly personal and sensitive needs of patient care and safety. Underpinning the quality of all services is a complex network of data from many locations and systems that link patients, providers, suppliers and insurers. Efficient access to accurate, reliable information is critical for positive patient outcomes. We assist clients in migrating and cleansing data across sources, reducing paperwork and placing emphasis back on care. Specifically, we:
- Patient Data Mastering. Providing a secure, 360-degree view of patient data for providers across multiple hospitals in a group.
- Provider Usage Patterns. Allow pharmaceutical firms to better understand and predict doctor and pharmacy usage patterns, and gauge drug progress; and consolidate policy and insured information for insurance payers to effectively manage costs, market policies, and help patients get appropriate care.
The fuel for the manufacturing and construction industries, the industrial goods sector includes some the largest companies in the world, with a myriad of operations that perform differently from one another. We assist clients in managing the sheer complexity of their organizations by collating, assessing, and integrating data around supply chain, manufacturing, sales, and customers service. The result is an optimized production process that drives competitiveness, improves reporting and forecasting, and supports future growth.
The fabled “backbone of the economy,” manufacturing is at the forefront of innovation and drives other sectors of the economy. Over the years, the most successful companies have deftly navigated changes in demand, economic climate, and technology, and today is no different. Continued industry consolidation, digital transformation, and fierce competition have upped the ante, pressuring manufacturers to get to market faster, secure long selling windows, and maximize every product’s return. DataCatalyst provides clients with a single view of accurate data to improve processes, uncover operational efficiencies, and acquire meaningful market insights.
While they communicate a dizzying array of information daily, media companies are challenged by the need to organize and interpret their own data to remain relevant and improve financial results. New methods of delivering content and advertising are transforming the industry, and management must stay abreast of customer demographics and interests across all areas of the business – digital, print, broadcast, etc. With our support, clients improve understanding of critical metrics to reduce inefficiencies, improve services, bolster advertising strategies, and refine customer targets.
In retail, you need to know your customers, what they want, when and why they want it, and if they’ll come back. Customer satisfaction and loyalty is king in this highly competitive sector; success lies in how businesses see trends, and how they use them to provide superior service. We provide the tools to collect, maintain and decode key data on vendors, products, and customers that allow clients to measure performance against financial goals. Of particular interest is our work in powering:
- Universal Loyalty Programs. We capture and manage customer information critical to foster loyalty and create better lifetime value per customer.
- On-Site Reporting. We provide instant access to product inventory data at multiple warehouses, retail stores, and e-commerce locations.
- Omnichannel Information Management and Leverage. We empower clients to weave the benefits of all sales channels together, to effectively market, sell, and serve customers, regardless of how, where or when they call.
To survive, telecom businesses, which are rooted in the exchange of information, need to effectively cull data from a variety of internal and external sources. Rapid industry growth and digitization continually give rise to a variety of products and services that are subject to regulatory, market, and consumer demands. We apply our knowledge to effectively integrate, analyze, and report data across all lines of business, permitting clients to improve efficiency and customer service, focus on innovation, and reduce costs.