ICT Strategy Definition

Nitto Europe

Challenge

Nitto Europe NV is the regional headquarter for the Japanese Nitto Group. Nitto Europe defines the strategic direction for the Nitto companies in the EMEA region.

Nitto manufactures sealing materials, reinforcing and damping materials and various kinds of industrial adhesive tapes such as double-sided tapes, surface protection tapes and electrical insulation tapes. These products are used in worldwide markets such as automotive, electronics, furniture, paper production, aerospace and metal processing.

In order to sustain future growth, to realise its strategic objectives as a technology-oriented company,  Nitto Europe decided to align its in house developed IT systems and applications, with a new organisation and to implement an ERP based environment for all its European entities.
 

Project approach

Frans Beckers was in charge of Nitto’s strategic project to define the future ICT approach and set-up. The ICT strategy was based on a pragmatic approach of COBIT and ITIL principles and best practices. Main elements of the project included the design of the application portfolio, business processes standardization, the IT organization structure, IT governance, ERP implementation scenario’s and organizational change in an ERP environment. 

Results

The project resulted in a common view and actionable plans to address the opportunity for new and existing information technologies to enable IT to support new business operations. A clear vision and project portfolio plan was developed of where and how the company would evolve and final decisions were taken for the future IT environment (architecture, applications, processes, organisation, governance,…) supporting the Make-to-Order principles.

Contact persons

Contact
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0032 475 61 14 62
Central administration moves to a new office
De Watergroep
ERP Implementation
NATO
Flexible and purposeful development environment
VDAB
Enhanced performance registration
De Scheepvaart
Carve-out of IT environment
ENI (Distrigas)

Striking results

Every transition process we jointly achieve is unique, as are our clients. Mutual trust arises due to our personal way of working and our passion, yet also because where necessary, we opt for client-specific solutions above 'easy' standard methods. Essential to achieving the common goal.

This trust implies that we have had the pleasure of working with the following clients:

 

 

Assistance to the IT Mgr in setting up PMO and ad hoc project management
Reorganisation of various departments • Reorganisation the services of the City Manager
Set up of call centre with front & back office, incl. job descriptions
Analysis of and optimisation of distribution processes
Research for optimising warehouses • Trainings for project-based work
Set up of HR organisation Benelux • Set up of European financial shared service centre
Support of budget cycle
Eurega: employee alignment of Fluxys representatives
Support in aligning IT and the business
Support of the service “Community Building” (organisational model, job descriptions)
Process documentation and process optimisation in view to improving efficiency
Reorganisation as a result of the merger between HDP and Partena
Support and project management for relocation and new ways of working
“De Lijn of the future”: reorganisation of support functions and repositioning of the provincial entities
Design of the ICT department, including PMO and incident management
Introduction of a new software application
Reorganisation support
Support in expanding the international branch network
Management Support Services Economy (Flemish Government)