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Lightwell, formerly known as Oxford Consulting Group, offers the experience, tools and talent required to optimize solutions for the Buy and Sell phases of Smarter Commerce. Our proven approach will help you ensure a successful implementation and/or migration to IBM Sterling B2B Integrator, IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM Sterling Order Management, IBM WebSphere®, and related Smarter Commerce solutions.  They’ll help to connect people, processes, information and applications seamlessly, develop a more agile enterprise, and maximize the ROI of your technology investments. Services include:

  • Assessments: We’ll review your current systems, processes and architecture, identify issues and areas of opportunity, and make recommendations for improvement
  • Solution design and architecture: We’ll design a solid solution architecture to meet your current and future technology and business needs, and deliver supporting documentation around requirements, timelines, business processes, and configurations
  • Implementation and migration services: We offer an array of services, including setup, mapping, testing, and knowledge transfer
  • Trading partner management:  We can perform trading partner setup, communications, coordination, and migration on your behalf, helping to protect and improve trading partner relationships 

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  • + Functional details

    Review systems, processes and architecture

    Analyze best practices versus current processes

    Identify issues and areas of opportunity

    Evaluate and analyze core solution options

    Project planning and management

    Document business processes and integration points

    Generate functional requirement and solution definition documents

    Install and configure software

    Trading partner setup, communications, coordination, and migration

    Planning and testing for data backup and restoration, disaster recovery, and failover

    Mapping, map migration and data transformation services

    Testing, troubleshooting, and monitoring

    Knowledge transfer

    Development services

    Post-production support

  • + Business problem

    Outgrown current technology infrastructure

    Disparate centers of B2B/file transfer/order management activity

    New regulatory, compliance and/or security requirements

    Lack of in-house expertise to design and implement a new solution

    Lack of familiarity with new protocols

    Challenges managing numerous, diverse trading partners due to time and resource constraints

    Need to integrate solutions with other critical systems

  • + Business opportunity

    This solution helps companies achieve a high-quality, fast and cost-effective implementation and migration to a new Smarter Commerce solution--including IBM® Sterling B2B Integrator, IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM Sterling Order Management, IBM Sterling Warehouse Management, IBM WebSphere® Commerce, and others--while streamlining processes and optimizing performance. 

    Our solution will help companies consolidate disparate systems, improve business processes based on best practices, reduce costs and complexity, improve business relationships with business partners, protect their organizations, and prepare them for the future. 

    By leveraging Lightwell's experience and proven approach, companies will get the most out of their IBM technology investments. They’ll gain optimized solutions to address their B2B integration, file transfer and Commerce needs, and will benefit from increased visibility into and across their supply and demand chains, better integration between systems and partner communities, enhanced security and risk management, and the ability to connect and communicate with all trading partners – regardless of size, geography or technology choice.   

  • + Return on investment

    Optimizes e-commerce strategy through skilled, experienced consultants

    Streamlines processes and reduces errors through application of best practices

    Reduces the need for in-house expertise, support and management

    Improves your agility and control of your supply chain

    Reduces trading partner onboarding time and costs

    Mitigates migration risk

    Decreases time to value

    Increases ROI of your IBM® technology investments

    Reduces the total cost of ownership

  • + Competitive advantage

    Lightwell's services and solutions leverage the knowledge, experience, and best practices gained from hundreds of successful supplier B2B integration and collaboration, supply chain management, cross-channel selling, order management and fulfillment, and customer integration and file transfer implementations.  As a result, our clients experience a well-planned and efficient solution implementation, a fast time to benefit, and optimized capabilities for the solution(s) involved. Furthermore, our business-centric, holistic approach to technology projects results in higher ROI for our clients, and solutions that are responsive to future requirements and initiatives.

  • + Industries

    Aerospace & Defense Industry
       Ship Building
    Automotive Industry
       Automotive OEMs (Manuf of Cars, Light Trucks, Motorbikes)
       Automotive Suppliers
       Distributors, Importers, Retailers
       Heavy Equipment
    Banking Industry
       Banking - Global Customer Management
       Banking - Other
    Chemicals & Petroleum Industry
       Chemicals & Life Sciences
    Consumer Products Industry
       CP - Beverages & Tobacco
       CP - Food Manufacturing
       CP - General Processing
       CP - Household / Health & Beauty
    Electronics Industry
       Technology Systems and Microelectronics
    Energy & Utilities Industry
       Combo Electric/Gas
       Electric and Gas Energy Services Traders
    Financial Markets Industry
       Financial Markets - Global Customer Management
       Financial Markets - Other
    Government Central/Federal industry
       Defense and National Security
       Environ., Transp. & Pub. Works
       Finance and Administration
       Public Safety and Justice
       Social Services
    Government, State/Provincial/Local Industry
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, City/Mun.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, County/Shire
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, Spec. Dist.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, State/Prov.
       Fin. & Admin, City/Municipal
       Fin. & Admin, County/Shire
       Fin. & Admin, Special District
       Fin. & Admin, State/Prov./Reg.
       Other Government
       PS & Justice, City/Municipal
       PS & Justice, County/Shire
       PS & Justice, Special District
       PS & Justice, State/Prov./Reg.
       Soc. Services, City/Municipal
       Soc. Services, County/Shire
       Soc. Services, State/Prov/Reg.
    Healthcare Industry
       Alternate Healthcare
       Healthcare Other
       Health Plans / Payors
       Integrated Healthcare Systems / Hospitals
       Physicians / Clinics
    Industrial Products Industry
       Fabrication & Assembly
       Forest Products
       Other Process
    Insurance Industry
       Insurance Carriers - Life & Asset Management (L&AM)
       Insurance Carriers - Property & Casualty (P&C)
       Insurance Intermediaries
       Other Insurance, N.E.C.
    Life Sciences Industry
    Media & Entertainment Industry
       Printing & Publishing
    Retail Industry
       Retail - Apparel Manufacturing
       Retail - Department Stores
       Retail - Direct Marketing
       Retail - Retail Food
       Retail - Food Services
       Retail - Hard Goods
       Retail - Mass Merchants
       Retail - Pharmacy/Drug
       Retail - Specialty
    Telecommunications Industry
    Travel & Transportation Industry
       Car Rental
       Freight Airlines
       Freight Forwarders & Arrangers
       Freight Services
       Global Dist. Systems / CRS
       Passenger Airlines
       Passenger Water Transportation
       Post Operations
       Tour Operations and Arrangers
       Travel Agencies
       Urban Transportation
    Wholesale Distribution & Services Industry
       Wholesale - Food/Food Svc/Drug
       Wholesale - General Trading Co.
       Wholesale - Non-Durables
       Wholesale - Durables
       Wholesale - Services

  • + Solution areas

    Aerospace & Defense
       Integrated Production and Supply
       Design and Development
       Marketing, Sales and Service
    Chemicals and Petroleum
       Chemicals and Petroleum Supply Chain Optimization
       Production management
       Value chain management
    Consumer Products
       Merchandise management and inventory control
       Wholesale systems
       Production Management
       Sales and Service
       Value Chain Management
    Energy and Utilities
       Infrastructure and Systems Management
    Financial Markets
       Business Efficiency
    Financial Services/Banking
       Automated Solutions
       Core Banking
       Customer sales & service
       Multichannel Transformation
       Risk management & compliance
       Multichannel Distribution
       Regulatory Compliance
       Safety, Security & Privacy
    Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
       Administrative Systems
       Operations and Regulations
       Patient Care and Services
       Payer Transaction Services
       Physician Office Automation
          Claims administration
          Health information systems
       Administration Systems and Services
          Claims Administration
    Life Sciences
    Media and Entertainment
       Infrastructure Systems and Management
       Service Management
    Travel and Transportation
       Infrastructure Systems
    Wholesale Distribution
       Business management systems
    Cross industry
       Business Process Management and Integration
          Inventory/Warehouse and Shipping Mgmt
          Production/Ops and Logistics
          Security and Disaster Recovery
       Dynamic Infrastructure/Smarter Planet
          Information Infrastructure
          Service Management
          Direct Customer Access
          Infrastructure Systems and Management
          Internet Selling: Business to Business
          Internet Selling: Business to Consumer
       e-Mail Messaging and Collaboration
       Emerging Technologies
          Green IT - Energy Efficiency
       Enterprise Resource Planning (a.k.a. Enterprise Application Systems (EAS)
          Supply Chain Management Extensions
       On Demand Operating Environment
          Information and data integration
       Supply Chain Management
          Business -to- Business Buy Side
          Business -to- Business Sell Side
          Supply Chain Execution
          Supply Chain Planning
          Supply Chain Management Services
          Trader partner collaboration
          Value Chain management
          Warehouse management
       Surveillance and security
          Data and Information Security
          Governance, Risk and Compliance
          Infrastructure Security

  • + Customer size

    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • + Languages supported


  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

    Burkina Faso

    Canada , United States

    United Kingdom

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    • + Hardware

      IBM Systems: Power
      Non-IBM Hardware
         Dell servers
         Desktops and Notebooks (all brands, including ThinkPad/ThinkCentre PCs by Lenovo)
         Fujitsu Siemens servers
         Handheld Devices (all brands)
         Hewlett-Packard servers (incl. Compaq)
         Other non-IBM servers
         Sun Microsystems servers
         Thin Clients (all brands)
      System x

  • + Services

    Business Solutions: Supply Chain Management
    Custom Systems Integration Services
    e-business Services
    Education & Training
    Hardware & Software Support Services
    Managed Electronic Transaction Services
    Product Support Services
    Services: Application Implementation
    Services: Application Management
    Services: Custom Application Development
    Services: Integration
    Services: Outsourcing
    Site & Connectivity Services
    Other Network Services
    Other Services

  • + Software

    IBM Other
       Sterling Commerce
          Sterling B2B Integration Services
          Sterling B2B Integration Services Basic
          Sterling B2B Integration Services Plus
          Sterling B2B Integrator
          Sterling Community Development Services
          Sterling Community Manager
          Sterling Configure, Price, Quote
          Sterling Connect:Direct
          Sterling Connect:Enterprise
          Sterling Control Center
          Sterling Control Center Configuration Manager
          Sterling Drop Ship
          Sterling e-Invoicing
          Sterling Fax Conversion Services
          Sterling File Gateway
          Sterling File Transfer Service
          Sterling Gentran
          Sterling Inbound Transportation Planning
          Sterling Information Broker
          Sterling Managed AS2 Gateway
          Sterling Order Management
          Sterling Secure Proxy
          Sterling Service Bureau for SWIFT
          Sterling Supply Chain Visibility
          Sterling Supply Chain Visibility Vendor Compliance
          Sterling Total Payments for Financial Services
          Sterling Transportation Management System
          Sterling Warehouse Management System
          Sterling Web Forms
    IBM WebSphere
          WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration
          WebSphere Commerce - Express
          WebSphere Commerce Enterprise
          WebSphere Commerce Professional
          WebSphere Message Broker
          WebSphere MQ
          WebSphere Transformation Extender

Date last modified:    Sep 18, 2014


Contact information

Lori Angalich
(614) 310-2700


Lightwell Inc.
565 Metro Place South
Suite 220
Dublin, OH 43017
United States

+1 614 3102700

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