When Honda decided to embark on a major Finance transformation programme across Europe they chose Hyperion as the technology enabler. In the EPM sector Hyperion is the market leader and not surprisingly the demand for resources vastly outstrips the pool of available talent.
In these situations even the most specialised of Systems Integrators needs to go to the open market for freelance expertise, and with products such as Hyperion most of the major development and implementation is undertaken by these teams of highly skilled contractors.
With an incumbent Systems Integrator moving to a key stage of the implementation, there was an opportunity for Engage to offer an alternative solution – delivering the same high quality resources of the systems integrator but a fraction of the cost and with the ownership sitting in the business for which its accountable to deliver the results.
In the space of 2 weeks Engage PSG sourced and delivered a team of 10 contractors to spearhead the delivery of the full suite of Hyperion products. This team has grown to encompass the transition and change management elements for a complete reporting standard for the entire European business.
“ ... Engage provided a high performing expert team at an estimated annual saving in excess of £1m in fees... ”