Streamlined reporting helps $5.3B real estate company enhance reporting process and optimize calculations

Business Challenge

  • Multi-year Finance Transformation – After a two-phase Hyperion EPM environment upgrade, company sought assistance for ongoing maintenance and a steady flow of system enhancements required across a variety of applications and supporting infrastructure
  • New Company Integration – Recent acquisition created challenges with FDMEE database

Solution

  • Administrative and Enhancement Support – Peloton provides ongoing administrative support to run monthly configurations, patching, and security updates as well as perform minor enhancements for Hyperion Environment
  • FDMEE Database Management – Perform bi-weekly ODI Log Purge
  • Quarterly Regression Testing – Implemented Quarterly Regression Testing to proactively test system functionality and stability
  • Infrastructure and Application Optimization – Tuned system settings to allow for maximum uptime; Web logic and financial reporting tuning and Essbase configuration

Impact

  • Streamlined and Enhanced Reporting Process – Reduced turnaround and administrative time to perform value-add activities including:
    • Bonus Model Enhancement – Improved scalability of bonus transfer model for acquisition
    • Workforce Security Model – Enabled users to manage HR data and expenses
    • Super Lock and Send Enhancement – Enabled mass uploading of forecasts and budgets
    • Currency Conversion Enhancement
  • Optimized Long Running Calculations Times – Now run in seconds instead of minutes