Aviana Success Stories

Del Monte Case Study

Del Monte needed a better way
to manage supply chain performance. Existing
spreadsheet-based processes had reached their
limits, and previous attempts to build a centralized
system had been too inflexible for business users.

Santen Case Study

Santen realized it needed a more efficient solution to its budgeting and forecasting needs due to a number of continuing issues with its internally developed SQL-based tool. Aviana implemented an IBM Planning Analytics solution tailor-made to the Santen’s needs.

WD-40 Case Study

WD-40 Company worked with Aviana to unite its P&L (profit and loss) data into a single, enterprise-wide analytics platform – helping finance teams pinpoint problems with individual customers, regions or SKUs.

Boeing case study

Boeing and Aviana Global combined their specialties in designing a computer program specifically for predicting out-of-tolerance tools. Using the predictive software program, the Aviana consultant, and its findings has led the Boeing team to help mechanics calibrate their tools more often than before, identify poor performing tools and reduce tolerance problems.

Apria Healthcare Case Study

Apria aims to expand its high-quality care services into new markets. However, manual forecasting made it difficult to identify cost centers. Apria worked with partner Aviana to replace its spreadsheet-driven forecasting system with a centralized, best-practice approach—laying the foundation for a more efficient operating structure.

cisco case study

Cisco’s HR team is using advanced analytics to assess employee satisfaction and develop retention models that identify the key causes of attrition for highly skilled engineers and other employees with the help of analytics technologies to transform the relationship between its HR analysts and its executive leaders. “The IBM SPSS tools have really helped our team to evolve. It was only by working with IBM and Aviana that showed us how far HR
analytics can go,” says Tim Blanchard, Program Manager in the HR Advanced Analytics Group at Cisco.

Columbia Sportswear Case Study

Columbia Sportswear selected IBM Cognos TM1 and Aviana to help design and implement the solution to support management of financial planning, reporting and analysis as well as the related master data. With the help from Aviana, the software provided us with a detailed view of the different parts of our business and allows us to forecast performance into the future, helping us to manage our company more wisely over the long-term.

golden state water company case study

With help from Aviana and IBM Cognos Express, Golden State Water Company has been able to upgrade their budgeting and forecasting platform, dramatically increasing end user productivity, and reducing budget processing by at least 40% and reduced IT’s labor in this process by 50%.

Kawasaki Case Study

By working with Aviana to enhance an existing IBM® Cognos® TM1® application and re-design its IBM Cognos Business Intelligence environment to meet current business needs, KMC has been able to simplify and accelerate reporting for more than 200 users. The solution saves weeks, eliminates manual data entry, and has encouraged over 40 percent of the business to become users.

Las Vegas Resort Case Study

With Aviana Hospitality and Gaming Intelligence and IBM® Cognos® Express, a Las Vegas resort and the Aviana team built a single platform for planning and budgeting across 150 departments with many different business models while delivering a full ROI in two years to ensure that all aspects of its business were efficient and profitable.

patagonia case study

Since the early 1970s, Patagonia has been supplying climbers, surfers, fishermen and lovers of the great outdoors with high-quality clothing, tools and equipment. From its roots as a small climbing equipment company located in Ventura, California, Patagonia has grown to employ 1,700 people globally.

stearns lending case study

Aviana and IBM Cognos Express help Stearns Lending has create a structured, easy-to-use, and effective reporting system which distributes hundreds of specifically tailored reports to upper management and branch managers every morning allowing them to better manage the business, which has led to not only better core business results but also new business opportunities.