For Hallstar, improved financial processes were key. This was addressed by SAP S/4HANA and the planning capabilities of SAP Analytics Cloud such as in-app collaboration features, intuitive distribution and allocation features, predictive features, and more.
The solution also helped Hallstar manage and find insights in their customer service and transportation data, enabling the company to provide an even better customer experience and become more reactive to their customer needs.
Hallstar also saw great improvements in speed and availability of data. Instead of having data scattered in different places, employees could now access data in one place and get an overall view of the entire organization in SAP Analytics Cloud. Having all of their data in one place also led to greater control over data, meaning the organization could be secure in knowing exactly where data was and who had access to it.
Furthermore, the cloud solution allowed the company to build a cohesive global process, as all employees globally could access the same data and insights. Hallstar now had the ability to work locally in regions such as France and Italy where some of the company’s manufacturing facilities are located.
The company also benefitted from greater flexibility due to SAP Analytics Cloud’s mobile capabilities. Using the story features, Hallstar created dashboards that updated with real-time information for employees to access through mobile or tablet on the go, as well as through their laptop or desktops. As a result, the whole organization could easily be on the same page without back-and-forth communication, even if they are not in the same office.
Overall, by implementing SAP S/4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud, Hallstar increased efficiency and speed of their business processes including financial, customer service, and transportation. The organization benefitted from a single source of truth to access all the company’s data, resulting in the ability to make successful planning decisions.