First implemented in 2008 in the global ERP system of a large multinational, Refresh™ is today the leading software for automatically tagging and cleansing supply chain materials inside big ERP. This is a very exciting and relatively new Big Data application for the Enterprise.
Apart from being an obvious buzzword of the moment, there is indeed real value in Enterprise Big Data. But the real science of big data is not so much about the data - it's more about the software automation that powers the tagging of each individual material line item to your chosen standard. Not all algorithms are created equal; you need a business-specific one that's tried and tested on millions of lines over many years in systems similar to yours. Refresh presents a unique opportunity for IT teams to quickly get involved in a proven Big Data technology project delivering true business benefits.
For a true lowest total cost of ownership, any approach you choose should re-use your existing IT assets, not demand new ones. For a Refresh project, no additional hardware is needed, no custom development is needed and your existing ERP makes calls to Refresh, not the other way around so there are no security concerns. Of course, there are no modifications to standard ERP programs. Since all of these often hidden support costs are minimized by the software design, your costs and risks are much lower than any other approach. IT’s overall headcount for a typical Refresh project is only a few days so your already stretched IT teams are unaffected.
The Refresh Software is currently live at many leading companies and governments globally running SAP, Oracle, and other leading ERP systems. Take a look at how the global leader in fine paper, the world's largest mining and commodities company, and a leading chemical giant are now using Refresh™ to analyze and successfully drive out new savings from multiple systems. Also, medium-sized companies ranging from a top United States agri-business running SAP and ARIBA through to Oxford University running ORACLE have all unlocked savings from their ERP data in the past year.
Book a quick demo of the software today. Use the contact form below to request a Refresh™ demo, and if you're not yet convinced enough for a 30minute demo, download the What's in it for IT professionals whitepaper in the sidebar or browse some example customer case studies and drop us a question if you have any.