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Domestic and International TV Distribution

Overview

PDGC redesigned CBS’s existing PDS rights management system and implemented a custom title availability reporting system utilizing a custom version of PDGC’s CCAE software suite. Licensing modules were redesigned to support new contract paradigms and rights including complex license carveouts, and non-linear catch-up rights in numerous forms.

Tech Stacks

C# | Microsoft .NET 4.5 | Angular 6 | Microsoft SQL Server

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Revenue Pipeline Management (RPM)

Overview

PDGC supported the analysis and requirements gathering processes along with owned the technical design, development, and worldwide rollout of this custom system. RPM integrates existing sales & distribution systems with a custom data warehouse and forecasting application in order to increase television sales by providing more information about product availability. The distribution system handles all licensing, customer, fee, and shipping information for 300,000+ titles and thousands of concurrent deals. RPM is used by hundreds of sales planners and finance users worldwide.

Tech Stacks

Java EE | Spring | Angular 7 | DevExtreme | Active MQ | Oracle DB | Microsoft SQL Server | Microsoft SSAS

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Film & Television Distribution

Overview

To provide near real-time contract validation and availability reporting, PDGC installed its cloud-based CCAE application suite to augment Fox’s contract management system and manage its multi-billion-dollar distribution business. Additionally, enterprise messaging services were built out to connect product, rights, release, and scheduling metadata throughout the organization.

Tech Stacks

PDGC CCAE v3.0 – Java | Spring | Angular 6 | Kafka | PostgreSQL | AWS EC2 | Splunk

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TV Production Data Warehouse

Overview

For this project, PDGC managed the data warehouse and report development while also providing functional and technical design. This included managing and making key design decisions for the development of the ETL process, data model, reports, and automated Excel applications. PDGC also designed and managed the development of web and mobile-based Microstrategy production budget executive dashboards. The data warehouse provides consolidated cost and budget data from SAP and three external production accounting systems (Entertainment Partners, Cast and Crew, and Ease Accounting). This allows for the automation of numerous finance processes including the production recap (budget and forecast) consolidation and reporting process for over 100 users across all TV productions providing visibility to up-to-date forecasts through reports and executive dashboards.

Tech Stacks

SAP | Teradata | Informatica | Microstrategy | Cast & Crew | Ease Accounting | Excel

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SAP ERP Business Planning

Overview

PDGC helped implement the automation and standardization of the FP&A processes for the Television Distribution group at NBCUniversal with the goal being to transition all their planning models in Excel into a comprehensive BPC Solution to speed up processes.

Tech Stacks

SAP BPC | SAP HANA | ABAP

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Project Name

Digital Transformation

Overview

PDGC has owned the entirety of Sesac’s Digital Transformation project from requirements gathering, UX design, application design, development, testing facilitation, and deployment. The project includes updating the Licensee, Affiliate, and public website experience to best-of-breed technologies and UX design. A full-stack implementation - everything from UX to backend, royalty management, song catalog management, payment processing, authentication, and ETL has been re-designed to provide a better user experience on a new tech stack at a lower run cost.

Tech Stacks

Angular | AWS | AWS Glue | PostgreSQL | Amazon Cognito | Braintree | Docker | Salesforce | Oracle EBS | DocuSign

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SAP BPC support

Overview

PDGC provided application support for the implementation of SAP S4 Hana and BPC to fulfill STX’s financial accounting, forecasting, and consolidations needs. STX uses BPC to perform film, television, digital, and home entertainment P&L forecasting on both a cash and accrual basis.

Tech Stacks

SAP BPC 10.1 | SAP AO | S4 Hana

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SAP Digital Transformation

Overview

PDGC provided SAP solution architecture, project management, and business intelligence experts for a full top to bottom digital and technology transformation project to implement best-of-breed 21st-century technologies in order to bring them into the digital age. Using a full SAP stack starting with their e-commerce website & mobile apps through to outbound logistics and everything in between, Jafra is changing the way their customers do business.

Tech Stacks

SAP Hybris | Vistex | SAP ECC | SAP EWM | SAP TM | SAP CRM | SAP PI | MS SQL Server / BI | Java | Spring Framework | IOS | Android

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Project Name

SteelPro ERP

Overview

PDGC helped to program manage and provide advisory services for the implementation of Cemco's industry-specific ERP, assisting with stabilizing the system from both a performance and utility perspective. PDGC also organized the implementation and roll-out of the system to the various manufacturing plants nationwide.

Tech Stacks

SteelPro | Microsoft .NET | Microsoft SQL Server | Microsoft BI Stack | Angular | AWS

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Project Name

DIRECTV Advanced Advertising

Overview

PDGC designed and oversaw a complete re-architecture of the DIRECTV satellite advertising platform, which more than doubled the number of ads that could be targeted to customers and brought down the amount of required lead time to play out a targeted ad from 24 hours to under 4 hours. This re-architecture enabled DIRECTV to enter the advertising interconnect managed by Comcast/NCC which doubled DIRECTV's yearly advertising revenue. PDGC also designed and developed two critical applications in the advertising platform and built out real-time alerting and reporting dashboards used by the 24/7 advertising operations teams. PDGC continues to lead incremental architectural changes for the satellite platform and is also assisting in architecting the next-generation advertising platform for streaming services such as DIRECTV NOW.

Tech Stacks

Java | Angular | Oracle SQL | Microsoft SQL Server | Microsoft IIS | SOAP | REST | Kafka | Hadoop | Splunk

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Project Name

AT&T TV and HBO MAX Technical Support

Overview

PDGC led the functional analysis, technical design, and implementation of web applications used by agents to support AT&T TV and HBO Max. For AT&T TV, PDGC enhanced ReactJS based agent portals and Java/Spring microservices to pull in and render STB hardware and home internet diagnostics. These diagnostics were supplemented with technical support procedures, driven by Nokia SMP workflows. For HBO Max, similar agent portals were enhanced to support customer issues related to AT&T packages and offerings of HBO Max, eligibility rules, pricing, and provider-based authentication on the HBO Max app. These efforts were complemented with real-time analytics and reporting to gather insights on support case management and agent effectiveness.

Tech Stacks

ReactJS | Java | Nokia SMP | Teradata | Tableau

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AT&T TV Program Scheduling

Overview

PDGC fully migrated the DIRECTV TV / VOD Guide metadata pipeline to the cloud. This included movie poster images, celebrity headshot, aggregated guide schedules & celebrity biographies over a satellite using Kafka, Couchbase, GoLang, & Kubernetes.

Tech Stacks

GoLang | Kubernetes | Amazon S3 | Couchbase NoSQL Database | Java | Kafka

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DIRECTV Advanced Business Planning

Overview

PDGC built a Business Intelligence tool that provides high-value dashboards to ATT Advertising business stakeholders as well as Tech Ops. It allows users to drill down and slice and dice across huge volumes of historical ad performance and customer behavior events. In addition to creating an actionable, centralized data lake for all things ad-related, its main value resides in providing predictive algorithms that leverage big data and Spark distributed computing, which allows users to visualize the predicted performance of upcoming advertising campaigns.

Tech Stacks

Spark | Scala | Spring | AWS Glue | Amazon QuickSight | Amazon EMR | Amazon S3 | Redis | AWS CloudFormation

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BUSINESS PROCESS OPTIMIZATION
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RIGHTS MANAGEMENT
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STREAMING MEDIA
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