Babcock Transform Material Master Data Management by Adopting Maextro.


Hendrik kok – Data migration manager

Babcock adopted Maextro for creating, changing and extending material masters within our DSG Project and as an enhancement to our world-wide SAP Template. We have implemented many business rules guiding business end-users, automating data population and improving governance’. Maextro from Bluestonex is straight forward enough with its configuration and we have since started configuring Maextro ourselves as our project evolve and requirements change.

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British Council achieve significant savings and risk reduction in SAP master data management & governance through automation via Maextro.


Richard symes – head of sap

Bluestonex were selected for master data governance at the British Council using the public sector tendering and vendor selection process, with help from Gartner on detailed criteria to include and came out top on all factors in the selection process”.

“Working with them on the implementation of their Maextro product for master data governance has been good. The workflow and UI of their product is very good. Their rigour in process design before getting into the software configuration worked well for us. Bluestonex don’t come with multiple layers of hierarchy (with extra costs due to them) in their implementation team, they just come as experts in their field

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BAE AI adopt Maextro to automate their data processes for SAP project systems and WBS (Work breakdown structures)


INTRODUCTION TO THE CLIENT:

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (AI) delivers information intelligence solutions to government and commercial customers.  They help their customers collect, exploit and manage data so that they can deliver critical business services more effectively and economically.

As a business BAE AI run SAP software to manage their supply chain and financial data.  Currently in place is  SAP ERP ECC6 EHP7 and SAP NetWeaver Gateway 7.50 and also other peripheral systems like Salesforce and Business Information Systems.

BAE’s strategic search for better master data management and governance led them to contact Bluestonex, in order to review Maextro against their requirements.

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BAE improve efficiency and remove risk by adopting Maextro for automated SAP Data Processing & governance.


Introduction to the Client:

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (AI) delivers information intelligence solutions to government and commercial customers.  They help customers collect, exploit and manage data so that they can deliver critical business services more effectively and economically.

As a business BAE AI run SAP software to manage their supply chain and financial data.  Currently in place is  SAP ERP ECC6 EHP7 and SAP NetWeaver Gateway 7.50 and also other peripheral systems like Salesforce and Business Information Systems.

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BOM & Routings Master data management


  1. The manufacturing data challenges faced by organisations today

Up until the introduction of Maextro, the majority of enterprises running SAP software will have a mixture of semi-automated & manual processes with the latter using offline applications & forms for their SAP manufacturing data.

As well as the layer of MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) data on the production shop floor, there is rarely one system of record even though data is critical to the manufacturing process.

Often these offline forms for managing data would be attributed to manual processes & de-centralised workflows with few default entries and/or business rules, with sometimes invalid optional entries.

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Our Journey into Product Development – Introducing Maextro

We’re Bluestonex and we love to craft new ideas and innovative solutions….Yes we do the ‘blue sky’ thinking and then (dependant on how crazy we get) we add a touch of pragmatism.  Well I guess that’s my approach as I like to challenge ideas occasionally as I am always trying to understand the consumer or end user of the service or product we start talking about and designing for.

The point is; we love working with people using Design Thinking approaches for innovation / problem solving and this story is a brief blog on how we created one of our first products called ‘Maextro’.

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Crediton Dairy is a UK leading dairy business situated in the heart of Devon. With turnover of over £74m, it caters for nearly 13 thousands retail stores
across UK supplying fresh, UHT and flavoured milk. Delivering products on time and reacting to ever changing customer demands in shortest possible
timescales is at the heart of driving Crediton Dairys’ future business growth initiatives.

As part of their recent SAP system upgrade to SAP S/4 HANA, Crediton Dairy have deployed Bluestonex’s Maextro solution to manage material master
data requests and associated packaging components for finished products. The solution was deployed and configured by Bluestonex Consulting in order
to manage Crediton Dairys’ high volume of product throughput within their centralised SAP platform. Crediton Dairy opted for the Maextro solution due to
its scalability, flexibility and close integration with external document management systems’ for unstructured data management.

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