Kraig Sauter, VP, Professional serviceIn order to thrive in the current competitive landscape, organizations seek pragmatic Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions facilitating data management operations that enable information creation, capture, distribution, and consumption. However, with explosion of data—both internal and external—the organizations face challenges in harnessing silo’ed data for critical enterprise insights. Kaygen Enterprise Solutions, an Irvine, California based firm, addresses these data and process challenges by leveraging Oracle’s industry leading solutions. “We become the ‘trusted advisors’ to organizations, and help them with their EIM needs, assisting with outcome-driven strategic roadmaps,” comments Kraig Sauter, Vice President of Professional Services at Kaygen.
Kaygen has been an Oracle partner since 2003, and became one of the leading, specialized EIM professional services practice since 2009 in that ecosystem. “Data is often overlooked at the expense of people, process and technology. However, no matter which industry you are in you need to be able to rely on your core data assets in order to run your business well,” says Sauter. “That includes customer, supplier, product, service, location and other core data elements,” he adds.
The company’s EIM practice delivers solutions built on Oracle’s Master Data Hubs (MDM), Data Quality, Data Integration solutions. In the last two years, Kaygen also partnered with Collibra, a leading Data Governance software provider, to deliver consulting services for best practices in Data Governance and Stewardship. A few large financial services firms and high technology manufacturing organizations are among the recent customers that benefited from their pragmatic approach to Data Governance. “We just announced an accelerated integration solution, CollibraConnect for Oracle Enterprise Data Quality, at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference in October,” mentions Sauter. “We are excited about the possibilities that it offers to organizations at any stage of their Data Governance journey. They will now have seamless visibility to their data quality metrics for all their stakeholders.”
Kaygen also offers Business Intelligence and Analytics capabilities, helping organizations to take advantage of their high-quality data assets. “We view Data Management and Business Intelligence as two sides of the coin. We provide full set of implementation services with OBIEE/Hyperion Essbase, and OBI applications, and the latest Oracle DB/DW technologies,” indicates Sauter.
Our expertise and success with data assets has paved the growth path for us and propelled our expansion in Oracle Cloud Applications, such as CPQ (BigMachines), Sales and Marketing Clouds
Kaygen specialists are especially recognized for their expertise in Oracle Enterprise Data Quality (EDQ), the data quality platform. “We’ve successfully completed more Oracle EDQ implementations than any other firm in North America–across multiple industries, and virtually any data domain one can think of—with both master and transactional data,” remarks Sauter.
In one instance, a retail organization sought Kaygen’s assistance to streamline their data on boarding process for e-commerce. The company enabled the client to process, rationalize and categorize their product data assets. In a short time, the client started realizing 6-figure increases in top line revenue for items that were previously mis-categorized.
As a firm Kaygen has made its mark in Data Management and EIM. “Our expertise and success with data assets has paved the growth path for us and propelled our expansion in Oracle Cloud Applications, such as CPQ (BigMachines), Sales and Marketing Clouds,” asserts Sauter. Kaygen now delivers business outcomes with process automation for best in class lead to cash solutions with Oracle Cloud.
The road ahead for Kaygen looks promising. Kaygen intends to remain focused in growing their Oracle partnership with core capabilities in EIM while delivering successful cloud-based applications for scalable, cost-effective and customer-focused business outcomes. “We’ll continue with our product innovation and foresee this as a significant growth opportunity as well through our collaboration with Oracle and other technology partners,” shares Sauter.