Magic Orange Platform2018-12-10T12:16:44+00:00

MAGIC ORANGE PLATFORM

TRANSFORMING THE WAY BUSINESSES SEE PROFITABILITY AND COSTS

Magic Orange is a cloud based system designed to drive transparency and simplicity into your profitability and costing processes. Discover the drivers of cost and profitability while providing easy to understand insight for all stakeholders involved.

BENEFITS

Magic Orange Cost Transparency unlocks cost optimization opportunities for businesses by producing targeted, actionable information relating to business costs.

MAKE DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS

Increase decision making quality within business through accurate insight into the cost of running your business

DRIVE BUSINESS VALUE

Convert the conversation from cost to value

REDUCE MANUAL EFFORT

Spend more time analysing and less time managing data and spreadsheets

CAPABILITIES

BUILD EASY TO UNDERSTAND MODELS
Build credibility through transparent self-service visual models• Flexible modeling and allocation capabilities• Patented pricing calculation engine designed to handle granular allocation detail
• Visually trace how revenue and costs flow through models
RUN IT LIKE A BUSINESS
Implement a value management framework for decision making by CIOs, CTOs, CFOs and their teams.• Reveal true costs and consumption of services, projects, infrastructure, apps and more• Measure TCO, enabling tackling of technical debt and other often-hidden costs
• Create productive conversations using a common language between IT, Finance, and Business Units
ENABLE SHOWBACK AND CHARGEBACK
Produce a granular, defendable bill of services• Clearly show what and why costs are charged to cost centres• Drive positive behaviour around cost accountability
• Empower consumers to understand how to control costs
IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES FOR COST SAVING
Review how well or under utilised your existing assets and services are• Determine the cost of under-utilised infrastructure assets such as servers• Gain insight into which areas need attention
• Drive efficient cost management practices
MANAGE THE TRUE TCO OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Determine the true cost of delivering products and services• Transparently show direct and indirect costs charged to each product and service• Discover outlier product and service costs
• Identify TCO trends over time
CALCULATE THE UNIT COST OF PROVIDING SERVICES
Provide consumers a way to understand the impact of their consumption• Automatically account for both direct and indirect cost inputs• Patented calculation engine is designed to scale for large volumes
• Prevent bad patterns of consumption by showing how unit rates are determined
ACCURATELY PLAN RESOURCE COSTS FOR PROJECTS AND SERVICES
Efficiently forecast and track time spent on projects and services• Increase credibility of project and service charges based on actual time spent• Plan resource time ahead for use with budgeting cycles
• Automatically use time allocations as a basis within cost allocation models
GAIN INSIGHT INTO PROFITABILITY AND COSTS
Cutting edge dashboards and analytics provide meaningful decision support• Empower cost centre owners and consumers through self-service analytics• Drill down into areas of interest and investigate with powerful analysis tools
• Designed to provide relevant views and insight for executives, managers and consumers
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