Business Analytics & Insights | Technology Solutions - PwC India

Today’s CXO’s changing role requires them to identify opportunities proactively, make decisions quickly and take ownership of business outcomes. However, effective strategy can often be hindered by challenges including disintegrated data availability, irregularity in tracking relevant KPIs, dependence on periodic review meetings and so on.

PwC Business Analytics and Insights Platform helps today’s business leaders take ownership of their business outcomes. A cloud-based platform with a dashboard for relevant data collated in a single view – to ensure quick and data driven strategic decisions.

Modules

  • Supplier scorecard: Creating a supplier rating system based on price, quality, acceptance and on time delivery percentage and other parameters
  • Vendor selection: Key metrics of vendor performance that can help during negotiation with vendors on specific points
  • Lead time analysis: Calculates average and committed lead time across products and suppliers
  • Procure to pay cycle time analysis: Procure to pay cycle time analysis at every stage
  • Potential savings opportunity: Identify potential saving opportunities based on sourcing, contracting, payment terms, minimum and maximum price and analysis on item, vendor, BU
  • Spend variance analysis: Spend by item, business unit, supplier and supplier site, buyer
  • Contract management: Spend outside contract by item and by supplier
  • Maintenance, repair and operations: Spend for maintenance repair and operations supply by business unit, item, supplier and time

  • Sales analysis based on product, region and customer: Analysing overall sales performance and effectiveness
  • Customer analysis: Localise sales strategies by customising offerings based on cluster attributes
  • Credit limit and outstanding analysis: Credit limit utilisation analysis and total receivables and aging analysis
  • Target vs Achievement analysis: Consolidated reporting on sales executives / geography-based targeting vs Achieved sales
  • Pending sales analysis: Analyse pending sales and order status
  • Gross and Net Profit Margin: Analyse standard KPI to assess company’s health
  • EBITDA variance: Variance over budgeted EBITDA

  • Finance 360, portfolio 360: Holistic view of the financial health of the company
  • Cash flow analytics: Trends in the flow of cash related to investing and financial decisions
  • Cash flow forecasting: Forecast company’s future financial position and help in core planning of financial management within the company
  • Cash cycle analysis: Analysis of days sales outstanding, days payables outstanding, days inventory outstanding, cash conversion cycle
  • Monthly sales and spend against budget: Analysis of projected sales against actual sales and spend
  • Financial ratio analysis: Analysis of liquidity, solvency, activity, profitability ratios

  • Product excellence: Turn-earn index, Inventory velocity, Inventory accuracy, Order fill rate percentage, gross margin on product
  • Operational excellence: On Time/Early/Late Delivery analysis, perfect order measurement, customer order cycle time, cash to cash cycle time
  • Supply chain responsiveness: Warranty costs, logistics costs, warehousing costs as percentage of sales
  • Logistics analysis: Driver performance scorecard, vehicle maintenance
  • On Time Delivery analysis: Delivery performance dashboard (0n time, early and late)

  • Capacity utilisation: Production vs utilisation, plant wise production, yield, first pass yield, planned vs actual production, plant efficiency analysis
  • Production plan non compliance: Plant availability, unplanned downtime trend, equipment failure trend, stock out trend, inventory full trend
  • Production analysis: Power consumption trend, quality score trend by plant and other KPIs
  • Equipment analysis: Mean Time to Repair (MTTR), Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF), Lost capacity, Running hours vs breakdown hours, Equipment wise MTTR, MTBF trend
  • Inventory ageing: Provides insights on different buckets of inventory aging
  • Inventory movement analysis: Analysing inward and outward stock movements by category or financial group
  • On-Hand inventory, safety stock: Keeping track of raw material demand and maintaining safety stock level of raw material
  • Production wastage: Absolute work in progress inventory wastage analysis, Scrap valuation
  • Manufacturing cost: Production cost, Manufacturing cost per unit of production, Category wise allocated cost


  • Industry and business process wise library of 550+ risk and control analytics
  • Single window view of ‘What is going wrong where’ in your entity/business process’ risk and control landscape
  • Customisable to business needs for risk mitigation across processes
  • Automated output with the help of pre-scheduled scripts
  • Ability to pull data from ERP / customised applications
  • Supports on cloud / on premise implementation

  • Supplier and customer reconciliation: Accounts payables and general ledger reconciliation, total aging/outstanding (due + overdue) and open invoice reconciliation
  • Inventory reconciliation: On hand inventory reconciliation with general ledger
  • Bank reconciliation: Reconciliation between bank transactions and sub ledger

  • Customer satisfaction index: Counter any form of negative impact on the customer
  • Consumer behaviour analysis: Capture customer feedback across various social media platforms and derive meaningful conclusions
  • Customer segmentation analysis: Identify the clusters of customers based on their demographic profiles
  • Churn rate prediction: Reduced churn rate and increase in customer acquisition
  • Lifetime value prediction: Revenue expected from customer over lifetime of its association with the company

  • Attrition analysis: This metric helps the organisation assess the rate of outflow of talent from the organization and forecast attrition
  • Employee turnover analysis: Determines employee turnover ratio across different aspects such as by HIPO attrition, business unit, reason, tenure etc.
  • Headcount analysis: Employee headcount analysis across different dimensions such as business unit, competency, skillset, diversity, experience and tenure
  • Lost time injury: Analysis to determine talent hiring
  • High potential employees count by value and appraisal year: Identifying employees to determine retaining strategy
  • Sourcing analysis: Source wise number of recruitments, cost per lateral hire, new hire vs lateral hire performance appraisal
  • Other analysis: Productivity analysis, learning and development analysis, leave analysis and overtime analysis

Key features

Comprehensive alert system based on trends, thresholds, comparisons and correlations
Comprehensive alert system based on trends, thresholds, comparisons and correlations
Enhanced collaboration using easy to use export options
Enhanced collaboration using easy to use export options
Automated commentary writing with Natural Language Generation (NLG) algorithms
Automated commentary writing with Natural Language Generation (NLG) algorithms
Innovative tagging, feature for posting, commenting and assigning actions to users across functions
Innovative tagging, feature for posting, commenting and assigning actions to users across functions
Key KPIs curated basis PwC’s deep consulting and industry experience
Key KPIs curated basis PwC’s deep consulting and industry experience
Facility to perform self-analysis along with guided analytics
Facility to perform self-analysis along with guided analytics

Benefits

  • Easy collection of data ensures adequate time for analysis
  • Company performance reviewed holistically with KPIs across functions
  • Ensures accurate performance forecasting based on internal and external factors
  • Real time visibility of business performance on the go
  • Actionable insights from financial, sales and production data
  • Artificial Intelligence leveraged to link data across functions and tag the correct people to fix issues
  • Quick and easy implementation
  • Flexible cloud-based platform
  • Subscription model with zero upfront capital investment
  • Helpdesk support and addition of new features

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Sivarama Krishnan

Sivarama Krishnan

Partner, Leader - PwC's Technology Solutions, PwC India

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