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InformationWeek 500: 20 Great Ideas To Steal

These InformationWeek 500 innovators are trying unique approaches to solve business problems. Could your company use a few extra bright ideas?
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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.

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