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Glenmark Pharma’s Biometric-enabled Labour Management System. Location: Across India

Engaging contract workers / labourers in any industry has become a necessity today. However, one of the main problem with employing temporary workers is proxy workers. A skilled worker is issued a badge and an un-skilled worker starts reporting for the job very soon. Organizations could save few hundred times the investment within few months of implementing Labourworks, because with finger print authentication, it is virtually impossible for anyone to act like a proxy. Also, many statutory reports required for PF, ESIS etc. can be generated very easily.   Scrum Systems
Landmark Group’s Sales Batch Updation. Location: Bangalore The company’s lifestyle stores and warehouses are widespread all over India whereby its data consolidation of day to day transactions of Sales, Returns, Goods Receipts and transfers etc. were happening at its Bangalore corporate office. Same way, there were other different kind of data transfers from Store to Corporate based Central server. Through the automation of these processes, instead of pull based reporting, IT could enable push based analytical alerts and reports directly to mailbox of end-user. Due to push based alerts, one time execution of alerts and reports were pushed to all relevant users. Also, being a centralized operation of batch update through remote login employees stopped calling other IT members to their regional location for manual update of batch at night time.   In house
Yes Bank’s ASBA (Application Supported by Block Amount) System. Location: Across India­­­ The bank wanted to develop an application that can be accessed by all branches, for capturing bid applications provided by investor. It involved automation of the tracking of applications and having the NSE / BSE upload-able files and the reverse files there-on. As the retail customer base of the Bank grows, more ASBA applications are expected in the ASBA enabled branches of the Bank. In order to have faster processing of applications, certain enhancements have been advised in the existing system including a Bulk Upload Module for the branches. It would save minimum 12 man-hours per day & per IPO announced. Kedar Pande, AVP Cordys
Central Electricity Authority’s Open Source-based Intranet. Location: New Delhi CEA-Intranet has been developed using Open Source Technologies. This project was conceived with a clear mandate of low TCO as far as possible and for which existing resources needs to be utilized. Keeping the cost parameter as the major driving factor for this project, one existing DAS system along with FOSS has been utilized for this project. For the complete development, open source packages like WAMP & XAMPP has been used and for the deployment, individual components of LAMP has separately been installed & configured. Open Source technology has given freedom to customize it as per requirements without bothering about the vendor licensing policy.­­ Saumitra Mazumdar, Dy Director In-house
Canon India’s Image Square. Location: Across India Canon in India is on a high growth path. One of the initiatives rolled out in 2010 was franchisee-based retail shops (Canon Image Square). IT was to support this with putting up a Point of Sales system with consolidation with the ERP and Business Intelligence solutions. It took less than 4 months to deploy and is running on 10 locations. Shikha Rai, Mgr-IT Mindscape Computing, Bangalore
Holcim Services’ SAP GRC Access Control Implementation. Location: Across India The company needed more resources to manage operations and supply chain. It was also difficult to manage 50k + authorization roles. So, to help business in conflict resolution and to prevent irregularities by implementing effective Access Management process they automated the workflow to reduce process lead time. Now there is faster issue resolution with a collaborative approach between business and IT and reduction in compliance times. Subir Mookherji, Head-IT KPMG and SAP
FICCL’s Automation of Loan Origination and Loan Servicing process. Location: Across India Fullerton India’s main objectives were that every branch should be an independent profit center and facilitate de-centralized credit decision-making. The solution covers the entire spectrum of loan process starting from loan initiation by capturing applications at distributed point(s) of origination, de-dupe, credit verifications, deviation handling and approvals, loan booking by the back-office, and finally loan disbursal. It has led to reduction in end-to-end loan processing time and greater customer satisfaction. Rahul Bharadwaj, Sr VP-Technology Newgen Software
Clariant Chemical’s FlashNet. Location: Across India Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited wanted to connect to its business partners spread across remote corners of the country. The entire system was implemented with the existing investments made in CCIL’s IT initiatives. ERP and hardware were stretched to the maximum. Almost full e-connectivity with our business partners, branches & marketing executives has been achieved. The system facilitates order processing and status, invoice details & direct access to product catalogs for Distributors, Branches and Marketing executives. The main success of the system is that 99% of order booking is placed through it. S Viswanathan, VP-IT In house
Meru Cab’s Customer
Self-Service Portal
They created a self service portal so that customers can book a cab themselves without any intervention from call center. The focus of the revamped portal www.merucabs.com was put on cab booking and the portal was integrated with our Cab Dispatch System through web services. Customers could book a cab within 60 seconds in 3 easy steps. The site was relaunched on 25th Dec 2010 and within 3 months of launch, our web booking volumes jumped 7 times. There are 1.25 lac unique customers who have made use of this facility in first 3 months. 20% of all cab bookings have moved to web. The target is to move it to 30% within next 6 months. Nilesh Sangoi, CTO. Location: Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore DotAhead Technologies
SBI’s E-TDR/S-TDR. Location: Across India Even after total migration to CBS, the processes for opening term deposits and recurring deposits, and their payment at or before maturity have been time consuming. This led to the conceptualization and design of e-TDR/e-STDR/e-RD products for on-line banking. The facility of e-TDR / e-STDR / e-RD deployed on the Bank’s online banking portal facilitates customers for online opening, enquiring and closure of term deposits (Fixed deposit) / recurring deposit accounts instantly without their having to visit the branch. The actual transaction is carried out online, without any branch or manual intervention, as soon as the customer places the deposits or asks for payment using the e-TDR/ e-STDR/ e-RD facility through Bank’s online banking portal (OnlineSBI.com). A Krishna Kumar, Dy MD-IT Mahindra Satyam
Landmark Group’s Windows 7 & Sharepoint Implementation. Location: Bangalore Landmark Group, India being a large retailer, has critical tasks like management of data across all the stores & warehouse location to be carried out on 24×7 basis. The hurdles that were faced included carrying out compatibility checks, with niche and legacy applications and in some cases they had to wait for updated versions of those software. Landmark Group leveraged Microsoft Technologies and Windows 7 deployment features such as Share point, SCCM etc, to install Windows 7 images to users’ computers. Through this implementation, Landmark Group has enhanced internal security and reduced costs by 15 percent. Sudesh Agarwal, CIO Wipro
Bharti Airtel’s Service Management Automation. Location: Noida The infrastructure components were being monitored using adhoc scripts which were manual and did not have the end to end visibility on the availability of business applications. Because of manual monitoring, scalability was a constraint and historical data was unavailable for analysis. Airtel along with IBM conceptualized the Service Management framework using the Tivoli suite, which helped in addressing the needs of the business, and bridging the existing technology gaps. Having standard based monitoring procedures and framework in place helped in scaling the infrastructure to cater the requirements and grow from 50mn subscribers to 130 mn ( Aitel India alone). Umesh Gupta, Sr VP IBM
HCL Infosystems’ Strategic Upgrade: Project Uday. Location: Noida With a mosaic of eight lines of businesses, each line of business is characterized by its high levels of complexity as well high growth aspirations. Through this SAP Implementation a single IT platform was created for HCL-I and thus they have ‘One HCL-I’. The key benefits of the implementation have been: Standardisation of processes across diverse businesses; Harmonization of master data across businesses; Consolidation of separate instances into a single instance; and Rationalization of company codes. Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman SAP Consulting

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