Client Case Studies

At Thorogood, our belief in going the extra mile to support our customers has seen us attract major clients from the fields of financial services, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals and many more.

By leveraging powerful BI and analytic technologies to maximize access to data, we deliver compelling insights that provide them with a powerful competitive advantage. Read what we’ve been doing for them.

Delivering Global Insights into the Duty Free Market with SAP BO 4.0

Duty Free is an important market for many consumer goods manufacturers, including cigarette manufacturers like Imperial Tobacco. Duty Free is important not only as a major sales opportunity, but also as a market for showcasing and building brands towards a multi-national target group.  The role of the Duty Free team at Imperial is to translate local needs into the international environment in order to get Imperial’s brands into the hands of travelling smokers. 

Meeting Big Data Analytics Aspirations with Hadoop at TNT Post

The aspiration of TNT Post for Big Data Analytics in the Cloud was achieved by integrating Hadoop with an existing TNT analytics solution. The high-performance analytical possibilities were expanded by using Hadoop in conjunction with multiple tools:  Hive, Sqoop, HD Insight, Microsoft SQL Server, Excel and Reporting Services.


Visualizing Key Performance Data with Tableau at Kennedys Law 

Kennedys is an international law firm specializing in litigation and dispute resolution, primarily for the insurance, reinsurance and liability sectors. Having identified a number of key performance indicators such as cash collection and billing, Kennedys were keen to engage the partners with a visual analysis of performance against target on a daily basis.


Board Reporting on Mobile Devices 

Our Insurance client’s CIO took the initiative to provide his Board of Directors with their Board Reports on mobile devices; increasing the richness and impact of the information and demonstrating the potential of new mobile technologies for the firm. 

Financial Modelling for Atrium Underwriters at Lloyd’s

Atrium is a managing agent participating on and managing a syndicate in the Lloyd’s insurance market. Continued growth and operating at scale has brought challenges in managing increasing complexity and risk. BI applications help managers do this effectively and efficiently and so improve profit performance.


SM@RT Brand Management at Imperial Tobacco

To maintain their market leading position, Imperial Tobacco needed to track the performance of their brands, identify competitive threats and opportunities quickly and target rapid responses from its sales force.


Achieving Business Focus in a Global BI Programme at Unilever

Unilever selected Thorogood to deliver reporting and analytical applications for its ambitious long-term, organisation-wide and multi-technology global BI programme.


Providing BI expertise to support ambitious objectives at Unilever

With an ambitious long-term, cross-functional BI initiative underway, Unilever wanted to ensure quality and consistency and needed BI experts to help them orchestrate this. They chose Thorogood as part of the team.

Using Business Intelligence for fast feedback in a dynamic and complex marketplace

Imperial is the market leader in the tobacco sector in Morocco. To stay on top they need to track the performance of their brands, identify competitive threats and opportunities quickly and target rapid responses from the sales force. BI is helping them keep the lead in this fast moving market.

Updating sales analytics to keep pace with growing business

The retail banking group of Lloyds contracted us to redevelop its analytical sales tools after the manufacturer of its existing technology ceased supporting the format. We matched the flexibility and modelling power of the original system while managing to increase its user-friendliness, scalability and information-sharing capability.