Foster’s Group

Leading Australian beverage company Foster’s Group has operations on five continents, sells its products in more than 100 countries, and employs a workforce of 6,000 at the company’s vineyards, wineries, bottling centers, breweries and distilleries in six countries.

“The target state for our enterprise architecture program is to have a single source of truth for critical business data worldwide. Informatica is an essential part of achieving that goal.”

Michael Davis

Senior Enterprise Architect, Foster’s Group Limited
Business Need
  • Simplify business processes and information systems globally following a series of acquisitions, increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Establish a single view of trusted data to drive better decisions, compliance and customer relationships.
Challenges
  • Fragmented information environment made it hard to establish a single integrated view of operations worldwide and maintain efficient supply chains matching production with demand.
  • This led to higher IT costs because of the extra resources needed to operate multiple systems and consolidate and analyze financial and operational data.
Solutions & Results
  • Implemented Informatica to help consolidate data and improve its quality, establish consistent business processes and create a single source of business information across the enterprise.
  • Enabled fast, cost-effective consolidation of data warehouses, which provide easier access to business intelligence and help streamline reporting.
  • Provided more economical and scalable development environment, helping reduce size of IT department.
  • Migrated business data from five systems to a single platform, creating more tightly integrated business processes.
  • Created consistent product and customer data across business units, increasing visibility into global operations

Products & Services

Informatica PowerCenter

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

Informatica PowerExchange

Accesses mission-critical data and delivers it throughout the enterprise wherever it’s needed, on any schedule.

Informatica Data Quality

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

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