R12 Implementation

The Customer is a fast growing Fabless manufacturer. They develop high-performance, ultra-low power, highly integrated single-chip design solutions for enabling mobile TV in cellular phones and other portable media devices, supporting both analog and digital broadcast television standards.

Transformation of Semiconductor Company’s Financials and Supply Chain Processes in Only 18 WeeksOur Customer’s Challenge

  • Rapid growth and changing business requirements demanded a robust system capable of transforming company business requirements into an efficient and effective software system. Using QuickBooks for financials and Serus for Supply Chain, Manufacturing and WIP tracking was not sufficient to meet their needs.
  • Manual processed and disconnected island of systems for financials, distribution manufacturing and WIP tracking.
  • Virtually no supply-chain visibility.
  • Financial did not support multiple entities.
  • Poor intercompany visibility
  • Manual process for WIP-tracking and inventory management.

Requirements

  • Improve business process efficiencies and productivity through implementing an integrated Financials, Order Management and Purchasing (Expense and Capital).
  • Provide support for future growth.
  • Provide an integrated and scalable solution for improving visibility into supply chain, shop floor management and vendor integration (B2B).

The Solution

  • Jade Global recommended implementation of Oracle Accelerate. This solution is highly successful methodology of implementing Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle’s custom settings to make for tailored, rapid and effective implementations. Oracle has worked with Industry’s best and recommended process and setups to come up with the guidelines that can be used in the implementation. There is also an option to add/modify these processes and setups to suit your business needs. Advantages of the Oracle Accelerate solution include:
  • Process standardization to match with Industry’s best practice.
  • Simple process to understand the implementation.
  • Quick, standardized implementation.

Business Benefits

  • Quick Implementation: The solution was designed, developed and implemented in only 18 weeks.
  • One system for Operations and Accounting: The operations and accounting systems are closely integrated and help in inventory reconciliation whenever required.
  • B2B Automation: Helps in loading the jobs directly into system at appropriate stages.

Return on Investment

  • Faster month end reconciliation and book closure.
  • Streamlined Intercompany accounting and journal posting.
  • Streamlined Outside Service Processing (OSP) vendor invoice matching and payment.
  • Complete visibility (lot genealogy) into their supply chain.
  • Accurate yield costing and yield accounting.
  • Implemented event based business model for integrating vendors with Oracle Shop Floor Management using Jade Global’s Sequence B2B and Enterprise Application Integration.

Our Customer

The Customer is a fast growing Fabless manufacturer. They develop high-performance, ultra-low power, highly integrated single-chip design solutions for enabling mobile TV in cellular phones and other portable media devices, supporting both analog and digital broadcast television standards.

  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Revenue: $100 M to $150 M
  • Employees: 260
  • Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA (subsidiaries in The Netherlands, Singapore, China and Hong Kong)