Thomas Seßner, Chief Operations Officer of OAC, explains how OAC teams use Tableau to address typical challenges facing customers like: "Is the company efficient? Where are we right now? Are we on time? Is the product line as we deliver it the right one? Do we have to change anything? Can I still get a bonus?"
The good success of the Tableau projects has led to an unexpectedly high growth rate at OAC. Thomas Seßner reports, "because we really solve problems and don't just put systems on top of them, we've gained a much improved standing".
The visualizations and analyses created by OAC are made available to customers through Tableau Server. Particularly useful in customer projects is the ability to consolidate data sources from Excel spreadsheets, ERP solutions, andvarious web data sources such as weather information. "When mixing and integrating the data, the main benefit for the customer is that it saves a tremendous amount of time because he does not have to re-enter everything over and over again. This also means fewer errors". In customer surveys, OAC has found time savings of up to 90%.
OAC customers also experience the benefits of Tableau, Thomas Seßner explains, "For example, our main customer has saved over 180 Excel spreadsheets."