German Energy Provider Selects QlikView Business Discovery Platform
RWE AG leverages QlikView for monitoring KPIs of shared services platform
RADNOR, Pa. -- February 5, 2013
QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business
Intelligence (BI), today announced that RWE AG, one of Europe’s five leading
electricity and gas companies, is using the QlikView Business Discovery
platform for ad-hoc analysis and monitoring of key performance indicators
(KPIs). The self-service BI approach allows approximately 800 users in the
company and their subsidiary to create their own analyses and reports.
Today, RWE uses QlikView in a variety of business initiatives. These include
an infrastructure cockpit, various reports for the IT controlling and analysis
in project management. Another focus is on the eMobility cockpit, which
reports on the use of charging stations. As a result, RWE’s IT team has been
impressed with QlikView’s short implementation time, ease of use, and visual
A prerequisite to the QlikView implementation was easy access to the existing
data sources within the RWE Group via a standard interface like ODBC, OLE, or
the SAP Connector. Because RWE leverages the SAP® Business Warehouse and
Business Objects, its external and internal databases include DB/2, SQL Server
and Oracle. The data itself is now aggregated, consolidated, and cleaned up
Shared services platform for subsidiaries
To make the subsidiaries of RWE benefit from the new opportunities with
QlikView, the IT team has set up a shared services platform. RWE is also
considering the use of QlikView on Mobile, ensuring that the KPI reports and
dashboards are available to employees on tablets.
QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business
Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap
between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The
in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the
self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather
than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to
the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be
deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business
Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions,
offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world
serving approximately 26,000 customers in over 100 countries.
QlikTech and QlikView are trademarks or registered trademarks of QlikTech or
its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. Other company names, product
names and company logos mentioned herein are the trademarks, or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.
Amanda Keane, 617-520-7260
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