Dodenhof transferred its IT landscape thanks E2E Commerce without any risk!

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About Dodenhof

Dodenhof is northern Germany’s biggest Shopping-Centre which has alone at its Headquarters in Posthausen, near Bremen, a 120.000 m² sales floor with numerous product lines. The products on offer range from household furnishings, fashion and home technology to sport and a world of luxury consumer goods. In Kaltenkirchen, near Hamburg, dodenhof has a 50.000 m² household furnishing store and a fashion and sport goods store. Dodenhof has 2.500 employees and, since its foundation in 1910, the company has been run continously by the Dodenhof family, now in ts fourth generation of management.

The modernization of our IT landscape in risk-free steps has been made possible by E2E Bridge.

– Andreas Iken, CIO Dodenhof

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Challenge

  • Out-dated, extremely heterogeneous application landscape
  • Inadequately documented point-to-point connections
  • Missing standardization in ERP environment
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Solution

  • Implementation of a central integration platform
  • Containment of existing systems and their data
  • Step for step, controlled migration of individual functions

Benefits

  • Graphical models as communication between business and IT
  • No high risk big-bang modernization
  • Full control of each individual migration step
  • Avoidance of a „big-bang“ modernization thanks to joint containment of old and new systems running in parallel
  • Transparency and traceability in interface-management, amongst other things also by reverse engineering of existing interfaces
  • Executable models make possible a single information source in which documentation and production remain identical