Multinational fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) enterprises need robust reporting on areas such as management, ﬁnancial, and incurred cost to effectively manage their complex, geographically dispersed businesses.
Here is how Mindtree helped one of the world’s largest FMCG enterprises improve the functioning of its corporate consolidation system through a high-performance testing solution.
The customer's corporate consolidation system gathers data from around the globe to prepare approximately 180 reports to help stakeholder’s effectively guide the business. However regular change requests can signiﬁcantly modify the underlying data, which necessitates robust testing to ensure accurate reports. In addition, the customer regularly needs to validate master data across different systems and verify the system conﬁguration. Further, data generation is a task that can take 10-15 days if done manually, a step that is necessary for load testing. Beyond data veriﬁcation, the customer must also verify the calculations that feed into its reports to ensure accuracy.
Faced by signiﬁcant reporting challenges, the FMCG major decided to speed up its test execution while reducing cost, leveraging automation wherever possible. Mindtree was brought on board to help the customer achieve its objectives.
Mindtree developed and implemented a solution based on the right tools, frameworks and knowledge management practices. Key components of the solution were: