About the Client

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has 12 offices around the world.

Business Challenges

  • Unable to provide Business, procurement, accounting, and FP&A with accurate, complete, consistent, compliant, and timely spend reporting to support procurement analytics, close, budget tracking, and business decisions
  • Unable to analyze financial transactional data (AP, AR, GL, etc.) by enterprise financial hierarchies, maintained Oracle Planning Cloud (ePBCS)
  • Lack of Single View of Financial Data
  • A lot of manual, error-prone, and offline data manipulations to collaborate between the Dropbox teams
  • Tighter dependencies on IT to get access to the financial and transactional data captured in disparate applications

Business Requirements

  • Implement a holistic Financial Data Strategy covering Spend, Revenue, Free Cash Flow and ROI Analysis
  • Define Standardized financial analytics metrics across the enterprise
  • Deliver accurate and relevant data to business teams at defined SLAs
  • Seamless collaboration between Dropbox teams (accounting and FP&A revenue, business partners, etc.)
  • Self-Service Reports and Dashboards to enable management and operational visibility
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Business Benefits

  • Efficient Spend Analytics (current and future spend) and BvA reporting shared with the Business for self serve access
  • Single source for BvA tracking process; containing data, analytics, commentary, and BvA reporting requirements

The Solution

  • Cloud-based robust data warehouse solution to host enterprise data at scale in Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud (ADW)
  • Conformed dimensional data models that encapsulate the technical complexity to Business
  • Role-based dashboards and subject areas to business teams using Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)

Jade Global became our savior in navigating us through a very challenging roadblock situation and did an incredible job of designing and delivering a custom solution for the finance data strategy project. Jade Global really made the (Dropbox) team shine in front of the biz users today.
We couldn't have done it without you.
Great job Jade Team

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