Magneti Marelli Powertrain is an international leader in high-tech components and systems for the automotive industry. Their customers include leading American, European and Asian car manufacturers. To ensure the success of their projects, program managers and software directors needed real-time access to project risk, status and trend information collected from development locations around the world. Their home-grown spreadsheet-based solution was impacting decision-making as the process was time-consuming and error-prone. Managers required a solution that would improve decision-making by automating the collection, measurement and analysis of project data, 24/7.