50 Best Workplaces to watch 2017
â€œData by itself is useless. Data is only useful if you apply it.â€Â â€“ Todd Park
Data is a valuable asset in the times we live. Furthermore, processing the data at hand is a huge business that is booming globally. When the insufficiency in information systems architecture hits, most companies turn towards a separate system to run the production procedures. When it comes to data processing, most of the companies consider SAP solutions as an extremely vital factor for their businesses.
These days, the reality is that large businesses have multiple facets of the operation, all of which must communicate with each other in order to keep things moving in the right direction. The importance of SAP is immense here. Until there was introduction of SAP in data processing, there was no real efficient and reliable means for enabling communication and data flow between many facets of a business..
Today, there are companies that ensure smooth delivery to SAP customers. Datavard is such a company that works with a mission to deliver innovative solutions to SAP customers around the globe. It was established in 1998 and is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. With offices spread across Australia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland, and UK, today, the company has more than 200 employees and more than 800 happy customers..
Solutions that Transform
â€œMany of our products are evolving from ideas and co-innovations developed together with our customers. Through close collaboration we drive successful SAP and Big Data projects, resulting in tailor-made solutions that bring them to the next level,â€ says the CEO of Datavard, Gregor Stoeckler.
Being a SAP partner for more than 20 years, Datavard is helping its customers to turn data into competitive assets. It is delivering an innovative consulting and software solution to customers across the globe. Over the years, Datavard has specialized to help solve Data Management and Big Data challenges of 21st century and enable companies to manage their IT.
The company works with an aim to transform data into business assets for greater outcomes like financial benefits, better insights, the best system performance, more return from existing IT investments, reduced complexity, security and compliance and time to focus on value adds. It provides innovative solutions for data management, system landscape optimization, system housekeeping and archiving.
In fact, the company is thoroughly skilled in SAP services, Data Management, HANA, SAP BW, Business Warehouse, SAP Nearline Storage, SAP SLO, Information Lifecycle Management, Data Archiving, Test Automation, SAP Strategy Definition, Analysis, Scoping and Design..
All about Datavardians
When it comes to Datavardâ€™s prized asset, it is the people. â€œWe are a people business. We love people and our employees with their diverse skills & expertise,â€ says Stoeckler. The employeesâ€™ personal and professional growth is fostered here and the company encourages responsibility, creativity, and innovation from its employees..
The employees at Datavard are a strong team, passionately united, that sets the highest standards for customer experience, commitment, quality and work ethics. Stoeckler adds, â€œWe are driving continuous innovation for our employees, customers, and partners from within the company. Most of our products have been co-developed with customers and partners.â€
Datavard is living an open communication with a culture of trust and flat hierarchies. The employees feel that working at Datavard is an innovative experience in itself. Another important factor that has led to the companyâ€™s success is the visionary leadership. This leadership is still hands-on with awareness for each individual.
Stoeckler also mentions, â€œOur employees get space and time to test their own ideas. Our in-house innovation labs and regular hackathons are just 2 places, to bring great ideas to life. This is how existing solutions become better and how new, cutting-edge products are developed for the benefit of our customers.â€
Delivering Success- Always!
At Datavard, it is the passion of its teams that lead the company to the best results and best solutions. The company has always valued good citizenship, where it upholds the highest standards in its actions to create sustainable social, financial and ecological contributions to families, communities, countries and the planet.
With its global network of experts, Datavard creates a unique platform for knowledge exchange, joint creativity, and innovation. â€œWe collaborate with partners to continually evolve our customer experience and the quality of our joint portfolio,â€ the CEO notes. The company also has a deep and trusted relationship with its customers, so it understands what the customers require. â€œWe stick to our commitments and (together with our partners) aim to always deliver value that goes above our customersâ€™ expectations.â€
Over the years, Datavard has been recognized and awarded over and over again for its valuable service. The motivation behind its success is a mantra that states, â€œMake lifeâ€™s easier and support the IT department of today and tomorrow.â€
Recognizing its works, Deloitte has awarded Datavard in 2015 and 2016 as one of the Fastest Growing Companies (Fast 50 and Fast 500 Europe). Datavard was awarded the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Structural Data Archiving and Application Retirement. It ranks in the Top 100 Innovator Germany for 2017.
The Driving Force of Datavard
Gregor Stoeckler is the CEO of Datavard. He has extensive experience advising companies in a variety of industries worldwide on how best to run their SAP software. Stoeckler holds an Executive M.Sc. from the University of Oxford â€“ Said Business School. He has held various leadership positions at SAP before joining Datavard. When heâ€™s not at work, he enjoys playing golf, skiing and some good food!
â€œWe deliver end-to-end support for your data.â€