Business Analytics Advisory

Archius advisory and consulting services offer customized assessment and strategy workshops to help your organization plan, deploy, and optimize their business analytics investments.

Agile BI Platform Design Workshop (5 days)

This workshop will provide a framework for implementing an optimal agile BI platform for your organization that will drive your strategic, tactical, and operational decision-makers to be more flexible and proactive to the dynamic business processes.
We will evaluate the organizational structures, processes, and controls, specific to your organization that are required to support an agile BI framework. We will identify constraints in implementing an agile framework and recommend mitigation options for addressing these constraints. Leveraging our strong competency in SAP HANA, we will design an agile Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) architecture that is flexible and scalable to enable faster response to future changes. Lastly, we design the right self-service approach that will allow your end users to enable self-serve analytics and visualization of data.
The key focus areas of this workshop are:
  • Agile Enterprise Data Warehouse driven by SAP HAN
  • Modeling of virtual/logical data marts
  • Data provisioning approaches for unified and virtual access to diverse data
  • Agile project methodology for implementation of Analytics projects
  • Agile Analytics Organization (Center of Excellence)
  • Design of managed self-service including self-serve visualization and data preparation tools such as SAP Lumira and SAP ADP
  • SAP HANA Enabled Agile BI Platform

Analytics Center of Excellence (ACOE) Organization Assessment (3-5 days)

This assessment will recommend customized organizational structure to manage your organization’s analytics strategy, programs and technologies.
We provide recommendation on an effective governance model to sustain analytics initiatives, an optimal self-service model that provides flexibility to the end users and help design an agile organization that can respond faster to BI requests from the business end users.

Reporting Strategy Assessment (3-5 days)

A diagnostic-based approach that considers your business and IT strategies, user profiles, opportunities and change readiness to build a Reporting Strategy & Roadmap for your organization.
This assessment helps you in deriving the right BusinessObjects tools for the use case and user base, the right report delivery platform and will also help develop the mapping of end users into a user pyramid and reporting user groups. During this assessment, we will also discuss various options for a Self-Serve model for end users and recommend the right approach for your organization.

SAP HANA Use Case Development Workshop (5 days)

Using a planned process and methodology, we assist your organization in determining if there is a supporting business case for investing in SAP HANA.
If indeed there is a supporting business case, we can help you build a compressive business plan and use case to support such an investment. We follow a five-step approach in working with business and technical stakeholders to identify and prioritize use cases that drive maximum business value. This workshop will help you identify key business drivers and value enablers for SAP HANA. Using an ROI calculation engine, we help you determine the total cost of ownership of your SAP HANA investments.

BW Health Check Evaluation (3-5 days)

Addresses the tactical issues with your current BW landscape before evaluating the more strategic aspects of your investment. Discover areas of potential improvement and possible risk, and take a quick action approach to addressing them.
This assessment will conduct an analysis of BW readiness compared to your organization’s planned initiatives and we will recommend corrective actions. Also, this assessment will address known pain points by identifying relatively small, incremental efforts that can deliver quick business returns.