Energizing PG&E with BPC Performance Optimization and Training
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. PG&E provides clean, reliable energy to ten million customers. With its commitment to the community and leadership in sustainability research, PG&E is focused on its “Triple Bottom Line”: People, Planet, and Profit. With TruQua’s help PG&E was able to realize massive performance gains.
Solution: SAP BPC 7.5
PG&E possessed a unique problem: despite having excellent database performance and SAP approved hardware, they had significant problems with BPC 7.5 performance. PG&E turned to TruQua to lead an in-depth performance optimization and training on the subject.
With a focus on improving the end user experience, TruQua identified key performance bottlenecks and worked with the PG&E team to correct the issues.
A close partnership with the PG&E team allowed performance improvements to be implemented rapidly while maintaining compliance with PG&E’s strict governance. Automated performance tests supported iterative improvements, providing instantaneous qualitative analysis of changes.
PG&E was provided with the tools to optimize their template design and analyze BPC performance metrics, ensuring that the PG&E team was prepared to maintain good system health for the long-term.
- Substantial performance improvements in reporting and data input. An 800% performance improvement in the most problematic data retrieves
- Documentation and Training on BPC Performance Analysis best practices
- HP LoadRunner scenarios for stress, endurance and unit testing.