Prior to introducing a new BI system, our various managers would have each their independent version of reality and take on the situation, because they copied different figures from different IT systems, and entered them into each of their separate Excel spread sheets or PowerPoints. In contrast, our current BI solution offers us what we call “one set of truth”
COWI is a North European consulting business, specialized in engineering, environment and economy all over the world. COWI has 11 regional offices in Denmark.
Central Management in Global Set-up
The consulting company COWI is on a journey: Management is turning a decentralized organization into a more centrally managed corporation with focus on an overall, global set-up. An important means to achieve that goal is implementing a business intelligence (BI) system, allowing access to a common set of underlying business figures.