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To enable its employees to collaborate more effectively, Procter & Gamble created the Decision Cockpit, a digital platform that supports faster, real-time decision-making across all brands and business units. Users design their own portals, identifying relevant business intelligence that's available in real time, on demand.
In some businesses, 370 tracking reports have been reduced to 30. Overall, there's been a 50% to 70% reduction in reports and touches, with 16 fewer data requests on average from each person using the cockpit. P&G has seen a 30% to 50% cost savings in some markets, improved data sharing security, and a savings of more than 400 miles of paper in just one year.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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