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Powell Industries utilizes Oracle OBIEE/OBIA for
Enterprise Reporting Solution

Powell Industries, Inc. develops, designs, manufactures, and services equipment and systems for the management control of electrical energy and
other critical processes in the transportation, environmental, energy, industrial, utility industries.


  • Insights into project performance across divisions and individual projects
  • Accountability for individual project performance: both financial and operational
  • Reporting across Oracle modules, trying Project, Payables and Receivables data together
  • Timely, accurate and consistent reporting: both metric and operational
  • Data and reporting secured and segregated by position hierarchy
  • Highlight projects in danger of missing Powell operational and financial goals
  • Current BI tools not scalable and impact transactional system


  • Worked with Oracle partner O2Works, LLC to implement Oracle Business Intelligence Application (OBIEE) and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) Financial and Projects 7.9.6
  • Adapted out-of-the-box OBIEE Financial dashboards and reports to meet Powell specific requirements
  • Adapted out-of-the-box OBIEE Projects dashboards and reports to meet Powell specific requirements
  • Empowered Power Executives and Project Managers to get a quick high-level overview of project performance across Oracle Projects, Payables, and Receivables
  • Utilize native OBIEE functionality to draw management attention to projects requiring proactive intervention
  • Secured reporting data across divisions
  • Scalability and performance of OBIEE and OBIA provided Powell with an enterprise reporting solution supporting Powell’s future growth

Powell Industries

Houston, TX


Industrial Manufacturing

Annual Revenue:

US $665.9 million



Oracle Product & Services:

Oracle E-Business Suite
Oracle Financials
Oracle Inventory
Oracle Manufacturing
Oracle Procurement
Oracle Projects

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