Holistic Data

The Client

Leading Mortgage Lending Company

The Challenge

A leading mortgage lending company had a limited view of holistic data for users. Issue included:

  • Limited data lineage leading to inability to validate information produced in its compliance and regulatory reports
  • Multiple versions of the truth, making it difficult to demonstrate regulatory compliance.
  • High Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

The Solution

  • Documented a list of candidate technologies to be evaluated including the current in-house technologies like Oracle DB, Netezza and Informatica and other potential technologies like SAP HANA, Hadoop, SAP Data Services.
  • Identified the business and technical evaluation criteria.
  • Provided industry trends and best practices for Finance related data and reporting architecture
  • Researched and evaluated candidate technologies based on the business and technical evaluation criteria keeping in consideration the industry trends and best practices
  • Developed a vendor evaluation scorecard
  • Identified the cost and timeline considerations
  • Developed a high level implementation roadmap for the target state architecture

Benefits/Outcomes

  • Evaluated existing in-house technologies along with other potential technologies like SAP HANA, Hadoop, SAP Data Service
  • Developed a target state architecture for the Finance Data Management and BI initiative