ASG’s Enterprise Information Management Suite Enabled Control,
Insight and Ownership of Data for
After the financial crisis and changing economic landscape of 2007 – 2008, the Bank needed a better way to ensure data quality, accountability and governance of its data from end-to-end, along the entire data stream, to avoid making any regulatory errors. It sought a solution that would support regulatory compliance, automate data forensics and allow for an end-to-end view of its application assets, from mainframes to distributed technologies. ASG’s EIM solution not only met these requirements, enabling visibility into all data assets, but it also increased the efficiency of the Bank’s manual data lineage and analysis processes. This deep analysis along entire data streams and applications enabled the Bank to align information management efforts, and understand how its data was being used by business and IT. As a result, the Bank could make more informed business decisions, allowing it to be more competitive.
“ASG’s EIM solution stood out from other vendors in all of our proof-of-concept trials,” said the Bank’s vice president of technology. “When testing on our distributed environment, we were able to load and analyze code across 100 systems in just four days – a process that usually takes between 25K – 30K hours to do manually – and performed a mainframe migration in less than one minute. When we selected ASG’s EIM suite in 2012, we started with 133 Key Business Elements (KBEs) on 10 in-production systems, focused on credit card applications. Now, after great initial success, we’re confident in our second implementation of 1,000 KBEs in 40-50 systems for home loans, credit cards, deposits and customer information systems.”
Given the sheer volume of data and information the Bank needed to collect and analyze, it was imperative that the new solution was able to mitigate the risk of inaccurate data, as well as provide a single portal for data discovery. Throughout the trial testing, ASG’s EIM solution performed and completed a data analysis of 100 systems in only 180 hours, versus the 14,400 hours it takes to perform manually. By improving such business processes, the Bank was able to refocus efforts and resources on additional lines of business.
“This project was initially driven by regulatory control and federal audit requirements; but, since then, it’s become much more comprehensive, delivering added business value for the Bank across the board,” said
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