INTEGRATED DATA PLANNING

In the age of digital transformation, speed and agility are essential for business success. With the growing amounts of data inside today’s organizations, good data planning can be ‘the difference-maker for better decision-making’. By using spreadsheet-heavy processes and information coming from multiple operational systems and disconnected departmental silos, your organization’s operational, strategic, and financial planning are severely affected.

USING STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY

Your business can do better. It deserves better.

At HICO-Group, we are experts in enterprise-wide data planning. From identifying KPIs and setting operational targets to implementing planning tools from scratch and providing on-going technical support, we are the consulting team in your corner that helps you plan, report, and forecast company operations faster, easier, and more accurately.

80% of organizations are still reliant on Excel for Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting*
75% reported that non-integrated systems present a challenge*

* 2018 Jedox™ & ACCA Survey of Financial Professionals

24% are not getting Forecasts right in the first time.*

HOW WE CAN HELP

Rise to new heights with artificial intelligence

Large data sets that live inside and outside of the organization have to be turned into information quickly. There is a pressing need to integrate disparate systems, tap into relevant external sources, and analyze data with high-speed. Artificial Intelligence thrives on massive data. By harnessing the power of AI, you can increase the speed and quality of forecasting, develop new insights and recommendations for performance management, identify key business drivers, and help the business become more agile. Let's talk about Jedox AIssisted™ Planning.

Stefan Spielvogel, Lead Consultant Planning

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PLANNING AT ITS BEST

UNIFY UNSTRUCTURED PLANNING DATA
UNIFY UNSTRUCTURED PLANNING DATA

Bridge the informational gap between departments. Align operational planning with strategic goals. By unifying information from multiple operational systems and silos, create a transparent 360-view of your organization’s planning.

ACCELERATE DECISION-MAKING
ACCELERATE DECISION-MAKING

A greater automatization of your organization’s planning allows you to enable faster insights for key stakeholders across teams. Instead of shifting data from one spreadsheet to another, focus on fostering team collaboration and flexibility across your company.

DECREASE MANUAL OVERHEAD
DECREASE MANUAL OVERHEAD

Eliminate the need for manual processes and reconciliation. Create a flexible, dynamic system that significantly reduces manual dependencies and the response time to address potential operational and technical challenges.

WHY CHOOSE HICO AS YOUR PLANNING PARTNER

DEEP PLANNING EXPERTISE

Our team boasts diverse skill sets and experience with various planning tools. As such, we can provide both the technical and process expertise to make your project successful.

TRAINING & KNOWLEDGE SHARING

We are officially licensed Jedox™ training partners. This is what makes us uniquely positioned to also help you deepen your in-house expertise and help your team grow.

LONG-TERM TECHNICAL SUPPORT

After your project has been implemented, our work doesn’t stop there. We are available to offer ongoing support, training, and guidance to your team for as long as it takes.

COMPLETE BI VALUE CHAIN

We are holistic in our approach. Our BI experts and data management consultants design, implement, and integrate BI controlling systems across industries and functions.

CUSTOMER-CENTRIC APPROACH

We keep an open mind to the best tools and practices the market has to offer. We won’t shove ideas down your throat but will work hand-in-hand with you on creating a solution tailored to you.

TRANSPARENCY & RELIABILITY

We like to stay on top of things so you don’t have to. You will always have more than one lead consultant working on your project implementation, hand-in-hand with you.

TECHNOLOGIES

Ensure business success with efficient budgeting, reliable plan values, and real-time analyses.

With the innovative, fully integrated Jedox™ platform, you can implement your planning, analysis, and reporting solutions quickly, easily and cost-effectively.

The extensive self-service solution enables users and decision-makers to perform data-based business processes in all areas and make decisions independently based on the data. You benefit from state-of-the-art technology and impress users with straightforward usability, as well as diverse and flexible directional planning, reporting, and analysis solutions. Strong connectivity, high availability, scalability, and a robust architecture complete the successful application of a holistic planning program in your organization.

With its CPM software, Jedox™ enables seamless planning and performance management across the entire enterprise: on any device, any data source. Result: optimized business processes, improved data quality, and shortened planning cycles – regardless of industry, department, or company size.

WHAT MAKES JEDOX™ SPECIAL?

An integrated solution for all planning, analysis, and reporting tasks

• More meaningful forecasts • More detailed modeling and what-if analyses • Improved cross-departmental and cross-functional collaboration within the company • Faster insights for all stakeholders to tie operational planning to strategic goals • Data-driven decision-making through access to summaries and detailed planned / actual data • Easier planning: time-saving thanks to no time-consuming manual consolidation • Improved risk management through greater transparency and verifiability of processes • A secure, trustworthy “single source of truth”, with transparent methods and procedures

Simply fast results with Excel proximity for business users

• Work in the familiar Excel environment, web or mobile front-ends • Turn Excel spreadsheets into business-friendly solutions • Complementary fast in-memory database, secure access, workflows, easy integration of data sources • Build on your existing Excel knowledge • Save and increase your competitiveness • Eliminate the limitations and risks of spreadsheet-based processes

Innovative cloud & on-premise architecture

• Easy integration into almost any IT infrastructure and strategy • Can be used over time in changing environments • Interfaces for multiple data sources (on-premise, cloud, big data) • Interfaces for data-recognition tools (Qlik™, PowerBI™)

A solution for all departments

What formerly used to be the task of IT and Finance departments is now a part of daily operations across entire enterprises, as ever-growing mountains of data must be evaluated and processed into reports in an ever shorter time. Nowadays, expert users in Sales, HR, Purchasing, or Logistics all need direct, on-demand access to business data. In order to make the right decisions based on valid data, it is necessary to be able to access critical information at any time, without having to go through the IT department.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Your long-term success is our main priority

Gruner AG

"Just two months after the project was launched, the experts at HighCoordination had our sophisticated planning solution ready for operation. The system manages 6.000 ongoing projects which are evaluated monthly by approximately 400 project managers who track project status, costs, revenues, material requirements, etc."

Michael Städtler, Head of Business Intelligence

READY TO REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR ORGANIZATION’S PLANNING?

BEFORE YOU START (FAQs)

Read more about some common planning questions and concerns our customers have and how we at HICO-Group address them.

We want to revamp the planning structure in our organization but we want to start small. Can we use standard models to start the implementation?

Yes, we can use standard models such as PNL, Balance, Cashflow, Sales, HR or Legal Consolidation in Jedox™. We can then additionally customize those on a need’s basis. As an alternative, we can also do a tailor-made implementation for you and start individually from scratch.

Can I access my new planning data both on my PC and mobile device?

Yes, all types of data entries are stored in the same Jedox™ database and synced across any of your devices! For example, you can access Excel data entries in your web browser on PC and mobile phone simultaneously.

Is it possible to use AI in planning models?

Yes, you can implement and use predefined AI models in Jedox™.

Does my team need specific programming skills to build planning solutions with Jedox™?

Not at all! Almost all functions in Jedox™ are set up using ‘wizards’ that walk you through the process step-by-step, making it easy to learn and easy to use.

Can I do a legal financial consolidation in Jedox™?

Yes, there is an existing standard model in Jedox™ that helps you do legal financial consolidation.

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