Industry: Automotive

Transformation of application landscape

Global transformation of the dealer core systems of an automotive OEM (dealer management systems)

Characteristics in transformation process

  • Think 40% 40%
  • Design 50% 50%
  • Plan 10% 10%
  • Do 0% 0%

Task

Dealer Management Systems strategy (DMS strategy) of an automotive OEM was outdated and needed to be revised in its elements. Furthermore, recommendations for necessary changes were requested.

Approach

 

  • Review of previous strategic thrust regarding economic sense towards current environmental and basic conditions
  • Market analysis of present DMS provider and their products, review and adaptation of defined DMS standard products list
  • Review of retail application architecture and recommendation for adjustment
  • Analysis of organisational requirements and performance of internal and external delivery units for a global rollout

Client’s benefits

Strategy was intensively revised and essential changes have been suggested. Consequences for resource and time planning have been pointed out. 

Client obtained an explicit vision of future alignment of DMS strategy and its implementation.