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Integrated Planning System (IPS)

canvas.pngDigital transformation of “NC “KTZ” JSC is the first IT project in Kazakhstan, which is nominated for the international SAP Innovation Awards

The project aimed to create an “Integrated Planning System” on the SAP HANA platform was highly praised by the global jury of the SAP Innovation Awards. This is the first nomination of a company from Kazakhstan. 

The international SAP Innovation Awards annually celebrates the achievements of companies and specialists using SAP solutions for transformation of business processes as well as introduction of innovations on the way to an intelligent enterprise. Nominees are sharing with colleagues around the world with an expertise of using the advanced technologies for business performance improvement.

This year 233 companies from 50 countries participate in the competition. Among the nominees are such world-famous corporations as Toyota, Uber, Verizon, Bayer, American Airlines. At the beginning of March the IPS KTZ project entered the top 80 finalists. Already in May, 30 prizewinners will receive awards in the United States.

Projects of finalists and winners will receive coverage not only in the international professional IT community, but also among representatives of the business environment. Nomination in the international project and reaching the final is a great achievement not only for KTZ and the project team, but also for the whole country. This is especially important in the framework of implementation of the Digital Kazakhstan state programme.

IPS project, which is implemented on the SAP HANA and effectively combining predictive analytics and machine learning, covers a complete medium-term planning cycle: from demand forecasting, laden and empty car traffic flows and corresponding revenues to optimization of traffic flows and calculation of relevant operational and financial indicators. All tools are available in a single portal. Thus, the system will allow corporate users to have access to data at any time, to conduct scenario analysis of medium-term plans and to identify investment opportunities at different levels. In addition, the “Integrated Planning System” will help to build communication with the shareholder by ensuring the coordination of expectations for KPI and the capabilities of KTZ to meet them.