Financial Services (Insurance and Employee Benefits)
Objective: Ameritas wanted to eliminate spreadsheet sprawl and establish an authoritative source that could be referred to company-wide to guide cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, technical debt reduction and strategy.
Solution: The team is using ABACUS to integrate data from operational systems, to run impact analysis and to provide self-service access to compliance information. About 300-400 employees, from the CIO to datacentre operators, are kept informed using ABACUS data.Download case study
Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Medical, Animal Care
Objective: Increase business agility and establish a sustainable support model for the group’s core business systems. Reduce the number of ERP systems from 10 to 2 over the medium term.
Solution: Develop a solid baseline of knowledge within ABACUS to manage the evolution of the organization and the introduction of new Systems as well as the consolidation and retirement of existing systems.Download case study
Financial Services (Insurance and Pension Fund Management)
Objective: Ensure compliance with GDPR and financial services standards. Use the same data set to inform and guide strategic planning and portfolio rationalization.
Solution: Develop an interconnected understanding of the company’s systems, applications and business capabilities. Generate compliance reports for GDPR and other data governance requirements and industry standards. Provide detailed analysis for rationalization and strategic planning.Download case study
Jackson Life Insurance
Financial Services (Insurance)
Objective:Tackle technical debt across 200+ systems. Calculate costs and risks associated with complex application code, outages, security breaches and unsupported software.
Solution: Over a period of only 6 months the team centralized technology and application data in ABACUS and ran cost and risk algorithms on their enterprise architecture models. By managing the risks associated with technical debt and legacy systems strategically, they quickly identified hard dollar savings and ways to improve IT capacity and efficiency.Download case study
Objective: Manage and transform a massive IT landscape comprising 3000+ processes and 1500+ applications spread over 10,000+ servers.
Solution: Reliance Industries is India’s largest private sector business enterprise and amongst the Fortune 500 companies. It’s businesses span 4G Digital Services, organised retail, and energy and petrochemical products. RIL has adopted a tailored TOGAF metamodel, and is using ABACUS to co-ordinate its architecture and IT management.Download case study
Multinational corporation providing IT and professional services
Objective: Architect a global services business.
Solution: CSC is using ABACUS to document and plan cloud-based services. Architects across four continents can access data centralized in ABACUS to document workflows, store technical data, manage projects and run impact analysis. They can quickly build technical roadmaps, release management roadmaps, strategic roadmaps and innovation roadmaps.Download case study
Financial Services (Insurance)
Objective: Model, understand and optimize the current business and IT environments and how they serve the needs of Nationwide customers. Model target architectures and implementation roadmaps that will best serve the needs of Nationwide tomorrow.
Solution: Business units model systems and processes in ABACUS. This allows the team to provide solution recommendations and produce architectural artifacts to communicate with stakeholders and executives.Download case study
Multinational Engineering Firm
Objective: Establish a single source of truth which brings clarity to the multiple IT systems, design teams, contractors and procurement in modern construction projects, now heavily reliant on technology and IT.
Solution: Arup are using ABACUS to deliver complex infrastructure projects – airports, major sporting venues and world-class smart cities projects. This includes managing interconnected systems on a multibillion dollar smart city project in Qatar and planning of a new baggage handling system for a major airport operator.Download case study
US Chain of Department Stores
Objective: Create a robust business and IT infrastructure for a fast-moving business.
Solution: Nordstrom used ABACUS to draw together existing models and data to manage risk and put together enterprise roadmaps. Their extensive business and IT infrastructure included systems for Finance, Administration, CRM, Manufacturing, Merchandise Inventory, Sales and Supply Chain. They were able to document links between applications, servers, departments, capabilities and initiatives to carry out impact- and trade-off analysis.Download case study
MITA for Medicaid Authorities
US Healthcare Services (State Medicaid Enterprise US)
Objective: Support State Medicaid Agencies with State Self Assessment (SS-A) and enterprise improvement, planning and execution.
Solution: By leveraging the Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) framework available in ABACUS agencies are able to streamline State Self Assessment. They can also put together roadmaps and project plans. Then use this repository for day-to-day enterprise management and for automation of State Self-Assessment.Download case study
Public Rapid Transit System
Objective: Guide the (re)integration of former Metronet Rail and London Underground.
Solution: Use Business Process Management (BPM), Application Portfolio Management (APM), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and roadmapping techniques to guide integration of two organizations. The team centralized data and set out a roadmap to achieve cost-control, performance, reliability and strategic alignment.Download case study