Case Studies

ClusterSeven solutions are used across the business, from the office of the CFO to many operational divisions. Our clients' usage ranges from a single department through to full global deployments.

When it comes to flexibility and scalability, in terms of inventory reporting, spreadsheet complexity or detecting the smallest element of operational risk, no-one else comes close.

And if you are looking for trends, business intelligence or automated data validation across multiple spreadsheets and flat files then we are the only answer.

This is because we focus on understanding the data right down to the cell level to deliver fast, comprehensible and critical information at speed. Our case studies below demonstrate what this means in terms of rapid adoption, data integrity and customer satisfaction.

Tuesday
Nov132012

Spreadsheet Management in BlackRock

BlackRock is a fast paced firm with new products and processes being created all the time. Excel plays an important role in innovation and is often used to prototype these products and processes. Whilst being innovative, it is important that controls are in place to prevent Blackrock being exposed to monetary, reputational and technology risk.

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Friday
Jun152012

Automated data validation and extraction for global insurer as part of Solvency II

The required integrity checks to maintain and evidence data governance policies are now embedded as business-as-usual controls for an initial 250 spreadsheets. This provides automated documentation on processes, with business-focused alerts for anomalous activity. This avoids many hours of manual checks and paperwork.

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Wednesday
Oct262011

GFKL justifies new SAS reporting platform following ClusterSeven analysis

GFKL is a fast growing German financial services provider. Following a short consulting project, delivered with the hands­-on support of SAS and SAS partner ClusterSeven, GFKL justified the construction of its new SAS reporting platform.

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Monday
May242010

Data Validation for Trading Risk Management

Read how ClusterSeven technology is monitoring a data extraction process of more than 19 million records daily to ensure data integrity across a wide range of file types including .CSV, .TXT,.DAT and .XLS.

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Monday
May242010

Final Mile Assurance for Financial Reporting

Read how ClusterSeven's technology has been smoothly integrated with the accounting system (Investran®) of a Swiss Bank's Private Equity Business. This process can be replicated with any 'Excel export' from a central application, thereby ensuring the integrity of financial reporting all the way through the financial close process, right to the CFO's desk.

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Sunday
May162010

IDC Special Case Study - ClusterSeven Provides Enforced Controls

IDC Opinion Case Study discusses the issues surrounding the power and risks associated with user developed applications based on spreadsheet technology and how ClusterSeven provides the essential control.

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Sunday
May162010

Dresdner Kleinwort increases spreadsheet control and boosts best practices with ClusterSeven technology

Dresdner Kleinwort, the investment bank of Dresdner Bank AG, is typical of large banks, which have a vast number of autonomous spreadsheets supporting a range of business-critical functions. In 2005, Dresdner Kleinwort turned to ClusterSeven to help manage its spreadsheets, initially in the product control and finance departments, in order to reduce the operational risk inherent in running a large number of business-critical spreadsheets.

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Sunday
May162010

ClusterSeven and European Credit Management

ClusterSeven enables European Credit Management to manage its spreadsheets and reduce operational risk.

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Sunday
May162010

Mitubishi UJF International Securities Reduces Spreadsheet Risk Mitsubishi UFJ Securities

Experiencing rapid expansion MUSI needed to improve spreadsheet control to ensure the safe growth and support of the business. With ClusterSeven technology it implemented an efficient, repeatable process to manage spreadsheets, reduce operational risk and gain practical feedback on potential risk.

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