Stacy Jones’ focus at global shipper UPS is enterprise business intelligence strategy. He works on the IT side in the corporate repository and architecture departments and deals with standards and strategy.
UPS has hundreds of databases, some of which are data warehouses that arrived by acquisition. “We undertook a study to understand what we have, how we’re using BI tools and why,” Jones says. “We found that where data wasn’t in a data warehouse, users who need to access multiple systems can’t leverage our tools effectively. So they were exporting data from an SAP system or Cognos system and then creating spreadmarts with their tools or Excel.”
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