All the investments made (especially) into Backoffice Applications or Systems like Analytical Applications need to demonstrate a Business Benefit by either reducing Costs or somehow positively influencing the Revenue.
Surely some Use Cases or Industries as a whole are more suited than others.
The Healthcare Industry often moves very large amounts of many for Services provided. However, the bill is usually not paid by the recipient of the Service, but the public Healthcare Provided. This construction might lead to a higher fraud within the System, thus providing a very good Use Case to invest in.
The NHS BSA has invested within a Oracle Analytical Product Stack Oracle Advanced Analytics, Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition) in 2015.
They’ve reported to uncover GBP 100 Million in Potential savings after the first three Month of this initiative.
The Full story including the Use Cases and a description about the approach can be found at: http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/customers/customersearch/nhsbsa-1-advanced-analytics-2705766.html