This is a solution that is helping us to realize significant gains, many through improved productivity as a result of tracking and monitoring key performance metrics. Ideaca’s delivery of this project has been world class.Ian Andersen,
Director Corporate and Organizational Development, Teck
Mining and Resources
Mining and Resources is the foundation of the Canadian economy. And with the ever changing global nature of this industry, Mining and Resources firms must be constantly updated with timely and accurate information. This information is important for establishing mining operations when demand rises so that you can strike when the iron is hot. Commodity prices are coming off record highs, and now is the time to secure profitability through planning, procurement, manufacturing operations and asset utilization.
Our IT consulting team can prepare you to manage and automate essential business processes. Ideaca implements strategy and solutions which continue to help Forestry, Pulp and Paper, Logging and Milling, and Gold and Copper Mining companies maximize the effectiveness of their supply management chains and gain value from the pit to the ship. Our solutions and services will help your mining and resources organization from production to distributions and with continued growth and change. The Mining and Resources industry is fast paced, entrepreneurial and in constant state of mergers and acquisitions. This is why you need our flexible business applications which will grow as the industry grows. Our solutions will help you accommodate new business divisions, new products, new territories, and more. We will work with you to implement solutions that will rapidly accommodate new business processes.
The Ideaca Mining and Resources industry practice consistently delivers solutions to address the pressing challenges facing this sector. We have implemented solutions for many of the industry leaders in Canada including: Teck, Fronteer Gold, TimberWestand Catalyst Paper. With over 10 years of experience and 200 active consultants in Toronto, Kitchener, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and USA, we have demonstrated success through our deep understanding of the industry.
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Our Canadian Consulting Firm has a proven track record of working with Mining and Resources companies. The following are some of the solutions that we have delivered in the industry to help address key challenges such as:
- Cost reductions
- Improving time to market
- Forecasting amidst supply and demand volatility
- Lack of visibility into customer requirements
- Managing safety and environmental compliance
- Accelerating new product development
- Improving visibility across the supply management chain
- Addressing unplanned or excessive asset downtime
- Deploying secure, cost-effective, reliable solutions
What Areas Can We Help With?
Integrated Field Service ManagementImprove field service efficiency and profitability
Ideaca’s Field Services solution is an end-to-end field services management system. It can efficiently integrate customer, business, and operational information, making that information accessible to both office and field staff as needed for maximum efficiency in work scheduling, assignment, completion, parts inventory management, equipment management, reporting, and billing. The solution optimizes decision-making with automated best-fit matching between service requests and resources, and it streamlines management of contracts, service-level agreements, and resources. Our technology solutions utilize and leverage the Microsoft Dynamics AX platform. Learn more about Ideaca’s Integrated Field Services Management for Oil and Gas.
Financial ReportingAccurately collect, bill and report on financial transactions
Effectively manage all aspects of the Finance function including streamlined time entry, billing and expense management, advanced project management, resourcing, budgeting, utilization reporting, time and expense capture, AR, AP and GL. Our solutions utilize and leverage Microsoft Dynamics AX and SAP All in One platform technologies.
Stakeholder Relationship ManagementBetter Identify, Analyze and Manage Stakeholders
A critical aspect of doing business for Mining and Resources companies is the effective engagement of stakeholders. Yet many departments responsible for these important relationships struggle with their day to day processes, with no effective tools or software applications to support them. Ideaca’s Stakeholder Relationship Management (SRM) leverages core Microsoft Dynamics CRM functionality augmenting the focus beyond Customers to all Stakeholders. It provides users the ability to track, analyze and report on key stakeholder data, while also supporting related stakeholder processes. Activity tracking of Communications and Interactions with Stakeholders is made simple and effective with the use of SRM.
Corporate Intranets for Self-ServiceProvide users with information and services to automate core administrative tasks
Replace off-line, manual administration tasks and obtain capabilities for employees to better manage their work and personal information in areas such as compensation information, benefits information, pay information, regulatory reporting, office services, compliance/security and training information. We deliver these core capabilities with Microsoft SharePoint.
Business Intelligence SolutionsEffectively manage customer, financial, network and operational data
Mining and Resources companies have been hampered by disparate information systems, vast quantities of customer information data, and lack of integration of the data. The Ideaca Business Intelligence solutions provides capabilities to better manage customer and financial data including improved forecasting, better analysis of customer data, and optimize the deployment of company resources.
Operational Management by Objectives DashboardsBetter track and measure corporate performance based on MBOs
With Ideaca Operational Management by Objectives Dashboards, you can lay out the vision and give people the tools to attain the goals you set. The Ideaca dashboards give an organization and its teams role-based views of key performance indicators (KPIs) that are aligned with a management by objectives program. In addition to operationally based metrics, dashboards give team members objectives that relate role-based tasks to organizational success and visually indicate progress toward goals.
Datawarehousing SolutionsStore and connect information
Ideaca’s data warehousing solutions are designed to store and connect your information securely, making the analysis, extraction, transformation, and loading processes easier. Because data is aggregated, compressed and stored in a dynamic, scalable, integrated system, organizations can reduce long-term storage requirements and generate reports faster. Employees spend less time searching for the right data and more time on higher-value work and better decision-making.
Canada’s largest diversified mining, mineral processing and metallurgical company improves tracking of business performance with MBO Dashboard Solution.
TimberWest, the largest owner of private forest lands in western Canada, resolves several core business issues with the implementation an Enterprise Date Warehouse Solution.
Catalyst Paper, the world's largest telephone directory paper producer, maximizes sales effectiveness through centralized CRM.
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