Enterprise Data Management EDM

Nalco Chemical Co.

The Mission

  • Nalco had established an internal group to increase data quality of their Material Master MRP data.
  • ICM was brought in an Advisory and Support role to leverage Best Practices

Services Delivered

  • Project Management and Advisory
  • Developed and delivered an assessment and strategy for MRP data fields
  • Established and advised on governance rules for the maintenance of those fields
  • Developed grouping of fields based on interaction and cross dependencies
  • Grouped the fields for maintenance and specialty knowledge
  • Guided and supervised cleansing approach, steps, and progress

Project Details

  • Duration: 13 Months
  • Team Composition:
    • Master Data Governance Advisor
    • Senior MRP Analyst

The ICM America Difference

Holistic advice on strategy and industry practices


  • Significant ROI through reduction of inventory and lead times
  • Nalco successfully executed data cleansing and adherence to rules around setting safety stock and lead time, resulting in significant ROI for this project
  • On time
  • On budget


Success Story