Dominion Gas, a major utility with over 6,000 employees and $6.4 billion in revenue, lacked a common financial system that could easily integrate data to efficiently assimilate new companies. The company selected Oracle as the technology solution, but needed to overcome a history of poor implementations that were historically over budget and sometimes missed target dates by as much as one year. The Oracle implementation needed to be completed in a very tight timeframe, with many other simul
Over the past few years, industry- leading global organizations have experienced a geometrically- increasing rate of business change designed to improve market share, competitive advantage, operational efficiency, and shareholder return. Senior leaders are attempting multiple complex and large-scale changes at greater speed, but with fewer resources than ever before. This is producing an unparalleled level of organization stress—too many initiatives chasing after scarce resources.