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Dial Corporation

 

The Dial Corporation is a $1.7 billion company that manufactures some of the best-known brands in the US, including Dial soaps, Purex laundry detergent and Armour Star canned meats.

“As a direct result of the rollout of Dial's Informatica powered data warehouse, we now have a more detailed focus on core products in terms of sales and service performance. Data warehousing has also completely changed the way Dial manages data as a company, and has indirectly affected the entire organization’s performance and growth.”

—Paul Cunningham, Vice President of Data Warehousing, Dial Corporation

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Business Need

Improve sales performance.

Establish more effective sales promotions and product distribution strategies.

Reduce IT support and increase agility.

Lower costs: new requirements for data were expensive and slow to turn around.

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Challenges

Develop a centralized data warehouse and supporting data marts.

Improve strategic reporting.

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Solutions & Results

Reduced time to set up customer files from hours to seconds.

Streamlined supply chain management and inventory control.

Cut IT costs by eliminating custom coding. Shortened development time.

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Products & Services

Informatica PowerCenter

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

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