Grant Thornton is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International—one of the “big six” global audit, tax, and advisory organizations.

Challenges

  • Improve operational efficiency, through faster data integration
  • Reduce costs and minimize risk
  • Enhance competitive advantage
Using the Informatica Platform’s reuse and real-time change data capture along with the Web services capabilities, Grant Thornton built an efficient and interoperable data integration framework which has accelerated the data integration development and maintenance lifecycle by 50 percent.
— Raj Khot
IT Manager, Data Integration and Business Intelligence
Grant Thornton LLP

Results

50% Reduction

in data integration development and maintenance lifecycle

Additionally:

  • Accelerated return on data by raising value its value and lowering its cost
  • Enabled company to make insightful, fast, and consistent decisions
  • Minimized business risk in support of compliance goals
  • Integrated data from multiple separate sources both in batch and real time
  • Ensured that company has timely, relevant, and trustworthy data to make better and timelier business decisions
  • Delivered Web services featuring subsecond response times
  • Lowered data footprint
  • Enabled easy integration with third party vendors

Technologies Used