International home furnishings manufacturer adopts Qlik’s visual analytics platform to accelerate efficiency and access to information
Qlik®, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Hafele, Europe’sleading international manufacturer and supplier of furniture fittings and architectural hardware, has selected QlikView® to drive increased visibility into its sales performance in India. Hafele is also using QlikViewNPrinting for its intuitive interface that allows reports to be centrally scheduled, generated, and delivered to a variety of recipients.
Hafele previously generated sales reports and Management Information System (MIS) reports through prolonged and inefficient processes. Unifying data from multiple sources like Oracle and various excel files using SQL developers proved to be time consuming. After reviewing a variety of analytics solutions, Hafele chose QlikViewfor its ease of use, speed, and superior data visualization features. Extracting and transforming data gushing in from various sources and generating MIS and sales analysis reports isnow faster and more flexible with QlikView, and this has resulted in a dramatic decrease in reporting times, improved inventory control, and improved customer targeting in Hafele.
“Qlik’s highly flexible platform approach allows us to have the best of technology with an unmatched level of interactive analytics and control in the creation and the sharing of sales performance reports with hundreds of users across the organization. It has definitely helped us to save time and identify insightful market trends to drive effective business decisions,” said Prasad PVJ, Head, Information Technology, Hafele India. “Our users reported superb feedback using Qlik and it is helping them become more productive and satisfied at work.”
Through Qlik’s partner Icon Resources & Technologies, Hafele deployed QlikView with comprehensive support on the rollout to its users. “The implementation of Qlik at Hafele has allowed them to leverage the power of centrally deployed analytics and provided them with the experience to run high quality analysis on their own in a governed environment,” said Rakesh Chopra, Managing Director, Icon Resources & Technologies.