MID Awarded Contract for Bundesagentur für Arbeit BI Bid
Bundesagentur für Arbeit Pin Their Hopes on MID and Innovator for Future Development of Business Intelligence Platform
(PresseBox) (Nuremberg, )MID GmbH: The Federal Employment Office (Bundesagentur für Arbeit) have selected MID and Innovator for the further development of one of the most extensive data warehouses in Germany. MID's many years of experience working in the public sector and their core expertise in model-based development of business concepts and integrated IT systems analysis make them the perfect candidate for the range of services stipulated by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit. These services will be implemented within a four year time frame, amounting to more than 1,300 man-months. You can find more information about MID and Innovator under www.mid.de.
The Bundesagentur für Arbeit's Business Intelligence platform provides monthly reports about performance on the job market, internal BA control processes and efficient answering of operative questions. The platform provides direct access to data volumes amounting to more than 31 terabytes and more than 230 million data records. The platform and underlying data warehouse are constantly being developed and adjusted to meet the ever-changing requirements; and all this during operation.
MID covers the full range of services required by the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA) for further development, as described in the BI WE III proposal:
- Mapping data warehouse flows using business process analysis
- Analysis and description of data structures (data models) using ERM/SER methods
- Use of structured analysis (SA) and UML modeling methods
- Analysis of requirements for performance measurement systems and their calculation rules according to different statistical methods, as well as
- Creation, maintenance and documentation of detailed business concepts for data supply processes
MID has been supporting the further development of the Federal Employment Office's application landscape for many years now. The BA trusts in MID's expertise in a wide array of projects where model-driven software development is employed. All business processes used in the BA, applications such as those for calculating unemployment benefits, user guidance for granting family allowance, general calendar management and central records for personal and working data have all been modeled using the modeling tool, Innovator.
"MID has shown itself to be a competent and reliable partner of the BA IT systems company", explains Thomas Paal, manager of the Business Intelligence division at the BA as the reason for choosing MID.
"We know the BA's tool landscape inside out and offer our consultancy services at all project levels, from business concepts right the way through to documentation and quality assurance. Our consultancy concept is incredibly flexible and means we can provide the necessary resources and qualifications within a very short amount of time", observes MID managing director, Jürgen Leuschel.
With INNOVATOR 11 R4, MID offers a mature solution for corporate modeling of processes and IT systems. Extensive functions support the powerful product, specifically various roles within the company and projects. INNOVATOR enables effective and efficient integration of business and IT thanks to current standards used and effective extensions for its applications. INNOVATOR is available for various roles:
- INNOVATOR for Business Analysts
- INNOVATOR for Software Architects
- INNOVATOR for Database Architects
- INNOVATOR SAP Integration
- INNOVATOR Office Integration www.innovator.de
IT Department in the BA
The Federal Employment Office's IT is split into the areas of IT control, IT systems company and regional IT service. The BA's IT systems company has more than 2,200 employees. The IT systems company has its main domicile in Nuremberg and is the BA's operative IT service provider; it is divided into the areas of system development, production, user service and internal service. The net infrastructure and workstations are part and parcel of the production sector. The Federal Employment Office's IT department performs the whole data center service for 1,800 linked properties. With its 160,000 networked PCs and corresponding infrastructure (e.g. 11,400 servers, three central powerful computer centers, 100 administrative procedures), the BA's IT department is constantly developing and improving one of the largest IT landscapes in Germany. You can find more information about the BA's IT system house under www.arbeitsagentur.de/it