Presentation on theme: "15 th December 2004 Managing Information and Monitoring Performance in the Water Industry."— Presentation transcript:
15 th December 2004 Managing Information and Monitoring Performance in the Water Industry
15 th December 2004 The Company 450 employees 1,600,000 Customers 10,000 km underground pipes £50m annual capital programme
15 th December 2004 – June Returns, Periodic Reviews – Financial Information – CAPEX forecasting and monitoring Decision support, Supply planning and modelling The Environment – A regulated industry
15 th December 2004 The Starting Position - Architecture Finance Works Management HR Telemetry GIS CIS Lab Info Oracle AS/400 ?
15 th December 2004 The Starting Position - Reporting Business SystemsSpreadsheets / Bespoke Databases Manual querying and compilation, lack of procedures = Many versions of the truth !
15 th December 2004 The Blueprint - Architecture FinanceWorksCISLabGISTelemetry BUSINESS SYSTEMS E T L Structured Database RegulatoryFinancialOperational Information Portal
15 th December 2004 The Blueprint – Reporting / Monitoring O verall P erformance A ssessment FinanceOperationsCust. Services Data Marts KPIs
15 th December 2004 Decisions – ETL / Reporting Software ETL Functional Affordable Scalable Reporting User friendly Easy to administer Functionally rich Our choice – Business Objects data Integrator Our choice – Business Objects Web Intelligence
15 th December 2004 Decisions – Prioritising the Programme FinanceWorksCISLabGISTelemetry BUSINESS SYSTEMS E T L Structured Database RegulatoryFinancialOperational Information Portal Decisions – Prioritising the programme CapexOpex E T L Structured Database FinanceWorksLabGISTelemetry Debt & Enquiries Electricity monitoring CIS
15 th December 2004 Progress and Benefits – so far Departmental / Cost Centre accounts available to all CAPEX project info available to all project managers.NET project progress form linked to Data Mart Electricity usage report using data from suppliers website Debt and complaint information verified and automated Cost of Water Production by site
15 th December 2004 Blueprint for the future River Basin analysis Deployable Output Drought forecast and analysis