The Netherlands Ministry of Defense

Consisting of administrative staff, the navy, the army, the air force, the military police, the Defense Support Command, and the Defense Material Organization, the Dutch MoD is responsible for maintaining peace and security in the country and for peacekeeping missions.

“There’s no dispute: Informatica is helping the Netherlands Ministry of Defense maximize the potential of its data.”

— Bert Braanker, Head of Data Management, Material Logistics, Netherlands Ministry of Defense


Business Need

Improve governance, reduce risk, and support compliance.

Increase efficiency and reduce defense costs.

Ensure faster delivery of high quality data to enhance decision making.



Concerns about the quality of data residing in 50 legacy systems—needed to be cleaned prior to integration with new SAP platform.

Identify where the differences lay, what data was missing and what data was duplicated on the system.


Solutions & Results

Transformed materials management and logistics of peacekeeping operations.

Saved $65 million annually.

Standardized data migration methodology for greater efficiency.

Enhanced data quality.

Saved time as well as development and maintenance costs.

Improved relationship between business and IT.


Technologies Used

Informatica PowerCenter

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

Informatica Data Quality

Achieves pervasive data quality for all stakeholders, projects, applications using a single, unified platform.

Informatica Data Explorer

Finds hidden risks, pinpoints structural issues, and stops quality problems from spreading in data.

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