Spanish Power Grid, provides critical energy and utilities for the nation. The variation in geography and weather in Spain meant that power generators need to provide stable output in many different situations, creating complex operational requirements for the company. Outages were highly undesirable and fined by the hour by the national regulator.
HSBC was creating a new digital banking app. With its enormous client base and sensitive data, the app backend is complex and requires careful planning from a DevSecOps standpoint. Coupled with a complex organization, the project was not progressing as expected.
Somark, a pharma tech company have spent the past two years trying to deliver an Azure cloud native application to their clients in production. Colibri were approached to perform an architecture and security review, and help push the application over the line. This included assisting with DevOps automation as well as delivering a new analytics suite to help Somark understand application utilisation
Shell, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies have spent the last six months trying to deliver an Azure analyticsstack for its global retail lubricants business. Struggling with the volume, veracity and variety of data as well as sufferingfrom a lack of experience delivering Azure data projects, the project was heading towards failure. Major issues included thetime taken to manually deploy and execute the main data pipeline, an unstable data science environment, and a lack ofautomation and control around code changes.
Fendix Media, a digital media agency pride themselves with offering unrivalled digital access to the NHS, assisting trusts withdirect revenue generation through the placement of targeted adverts across the NHS intranet. Over the last couple of years,Fendix Media have grown rapidly, and now offer digital media products to almost every major NHS trust in the UK. Thisoffers potential customers access to an enormous, yet well segmented market of almost 1.5 million UK employees.
Ageas, one of the worlds largest insurance companies processes an enormous number of daily requests of insurance quotesas well as approvals for underwriting. Sometimes exceeding 5000 requests per second, each one of these requests needs to be screened by increasingly sophisticated algorithms to ensure their validity as well as detect potential cases of insurancefraud. All of this needs to happen within a couple of seconds, failure to respond to the request for quote within a tightdeadline can result in Ageas losing the business.
Hiscox, a leading provider and underwriter of specialist insurance services wanted a mechanism for performing real time price comparison and market intelligence against their competitors on the UK market. This would involve collecting comparable price data from a large number of competitors, storing it centrally, and visualising the results across a set of dashboards and market intelligence tools.
Regus, a leading multinational provider of white-label office space needed a new way to track the conversion of sales leads in order to optimise their sales pipeline. Currently the sales process is tracked across a multitude of in-house and third party hosted SAS systems, making it incredibly difficult to track an enquiry through from source to conversion.
As experts in the at-the-time rapidly emerging Big Data space, Colibri Digital were asked to help engage and directly advise Mckinsey’s broad range of Fortune 500 clients. As part of this engagement Colibri were asked to perform numerous roles such as Solution Architecture, Consultanting, Data Engineering – across a multitude of industry verticals including Retail,Insurance, Finance, Manufacturing, and Beverages.