PLATFORMS: Samsung stores data in an AST server on NT using SAP. MIS Alea and ImportMaster are used to access, analyze and manipulate data from these systems.

BACKGROUND: Specializing in everything from electronics, machinery, semiconductors, chemicals, finance, insurance and automotives, the Korean corporate giant Samsung Electronics employs about 180,000 people worldwide. The Electronics Division, in Roissy, France, handles stocking, sales and delivery of Samsung products to French customers. Since 1990, the division has recorded average annual growth of 30 percent in markets that include multimedia, home appliances, telecommuncations and information systems. Turning to the technology solutions of the German software developer MIS AG, M.J. Kim, a Samsung Electronics worldwide information technology manager, envisioned and managed the implementation of a "controlling data warehouse" for the sales and marketing executives of Samsung France.

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