Industry

Real Estate

Customer Profile

Stockland is one of the largest diversified property groups in Australia. Stockland owns, manages and develops a range of assets including shopping centres, office and industrial assets, residential communities and retirement villages.

Business Situation

Stockland wanted to do a better job of analysing customer and finance data so it could determine opportunities for additional sales, improve financial reporting, and also improve its customer insights.

Solution

Stockland deployed Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to take advantage of improved business intelligence (BI) capabilities that empower business users to service their own reporting needs.

Benefits

  • Single version of the fact
  • Provides BI users with self-service reporting capabilities
  • Reduces ICT staff’s report development workload
  • Offers broader use of data at a lower cost

Software, Developmet Tools and Process

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • ERwin Data Modeller

Agile BI helped us implement our first ever enterprise wide business intelligence solution. Bringing in data from several different source systems and implementing the appropriate data governance, data dictionary and associated tools to make meaningful data readily available to the business has opened their eyes to the possibilities of what you can do with what you already have. The business is raving about it!

Project Manager

We had limited experience in agile when we started our BI project so engaging people who did was critical to our success. It was a learning curve for all of us as we were so used to waterfall projects but Agile BI’s expertise helped make it a smooth transition and an ultimately successful project.

Manager