KITZ, a global valve manufacturer, overcame CPQ challenges amidst the pandemic with Mainspring's support. The successful implementation enabled efficient quoting, inventory optimization, and streamlined order processing, laying the groundwork for continuous improvement.
- Completing their minimally viable product (MVP) for immediate use
- Developing a long-term roadmap to maximize their technology investments
- Data Integration Testing: Mainspring conducted rigorous testing of data flow, encompassing accounts, products, pricing, costs, vendors, and inventory, all originating from their SAP system of record. Integration was achieved through Oracle and IBM AppConnect, with validation performed in Salesforce and Conga CPQ.
- Order Flow Validation: The end-to-end process, including order creation in Conga CPQ and its subsequent transmission to SAP, was thoroughly validated.
- Gap Analysis: Mainspring conducted a gap analysis to identify areas within the existing solution that deviated from best practices or had suboptimal architecture.
- Backlog Creation: A backlog of user stories was developed to address future improvements and enhancements.
The outcome of this project delivered tangible results, enabling KITZ to fully utilize its CPQ solution and unlock its value: