As complex global financial institution, AXA has a fragmented business organization, with decentralized lines of business, each running its own processes, preferred technologies and vertical applications. Faced with increased regulation and greater customer demands, the client decided to exert tighter control over the quality, relevance and accuracy of the data that all business use for both operational and regulatory purposes.
We advised AXA to put a strategic emphasis on becoming an information-centric organization, which would allow lines of business to be better connected, take advantage of increased efficiency and rely on quality data – by installing an Enterprise Data Office (EDO).
The EDO federates BI initiatives at transversally and acts as interface between lines of business and IT. The principal purpose of the EDO is to ensure transversal and corporate data management, and quality standards and to represent the lines of business with