With retail operations in 11 countries and an extensive portfolio of telecommunications services, the UK-based Carphone Warehouse is Europe's leading independent mobile communications retailer. The fast-growing company needs timely, accurate financial and performance reporting to manage its complex operations and increase profitability.

Challenges

  • Integrate large volumes and multiple types of data
  • Implement daily reporting with minimal impact on IT performance
  • Provide executives with detailed visibility into financial performance
Informatica PowerCenter is the system that makes our operations tick every day. If it didn't work, everyone who relies on it would be complaining instantly, and that just shows how much it helps us to drive our business.
— Brian Ganly
Data Warehouse Architect
The Carphone Warehouse

Results

3% Increased

gross margins

Additionally:

  • Reduced operating costs for financial reporting
  • Provided daily analysis of finances, down to individual store and individual customer level

Technologies Used

  • Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hand coding.