Why Moderna
Chose Kitepipe

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Customer: Moderna

Project:
Comprehensive integration of transactions and master data across cloud platforms as part of a complete digital architecture.

Highlights:
Project highlight include multi-year Boomi buildouts in three primary areas: HR and on-boarding; procure to pay; and manufacturing batch record.

Read more about our work with Moderna + Boomi.


Context/Problem/Pain Points:
At the founding of Moderna, Chief Digital Officer Marcello Damiani defined the six pillars of the digital drug company, one of which was comprehensive integration. To implement this, Moderna chose the Boomi integration platform and Kitepipe as the service provider and initiated a five year build out of integration to support the cloud first architecture. Starting first with procurement, then with onboarding, and finally manufacturing, Kitepipe built and support more than 200 transaction and master data integration pipes that support all aspects of Moderna’s daily activity.

Solution Approach:

Process and Project Approach:
Using a combination of longer term roadmaps and shorter term targets of opportunity, Moderna and Kitepipe quickly built and gradually refined a comprehensive set of business integrations.

Technical Solution:
The solution includes several Boomi master data hubs, coupled with both hub and spoke and point to point integrations. Running in AWS the Boomi test and prod molecules are able to handle significant batch and transaction load.

Outcome and Results:
When the pandemic hit and Moderna needed to scale all aspects of the organization a powerful set of onboarding integrations was in place to quickly add the many hundreds of new employees and contractors needed to develop and deliver the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine.

Values and Success:

Partnership:
It was a true partnership with both sides communicating and benefiting.

Commitment:
Kitepipe was available and at the ready when the pandemic hit and Moderna needed extra support.

Agility:
The Kitepipe team was tightly integrated into Moderna’s business and IT operations and was able to shift weekly to the most important areas and needs.

“Moderna’s five-year relationship with Kitepipe insured that our Boomi integration processes and overall data integrity were ready for the shocks and hypergrowth we experienced while working on a vaccine to help address the pandemic. Solid data integration supported our need to achieve many years of growth in a single year. Kitepipe's Boomi experts helped make us integration superheroes.”

Marcello Damiani, Chief Digital and Operational Excellence Officer

"I just wanted to express gratitude on behalf of the team for all of your incredible work of the past few months on the first project. We were consistently impressed with your work, expertise and ability to solve problems on behalf of the customer. We also greatly appreciate your patience as continue to onboard as new Boomi partners"

Director , OEM Partnerships

I had high expectations - and I worked phenomenally together with my Kitepipe consultant. She was very solutions oriented and had a genuine interest in the solution and the quality of the delivery. She helped me understand the capabilities of the integration, and structure it for growth and change. What a great project experience!

Manager , IT Operations

"Your team has been wonderful to work with - both solid technically and able to provide business experience and context which is really important for a fast growing firm like us. Ten out of ten”

Manager , Finance Operations

“Your assessment of our Boomi environment and current issues is excellent. Everything is well organized, itemized, and descriptive. We are very happy with the assessment."

Data Solutions Architect , Consumer Finance

We can’t speak highly enough of the team from Kitepipe. We were working on a tight deadline, yet the team always kept it fun and light while meeting every milestone week to week. It was truly a team effort and thank you for assembling the Kitepipe A-Team for Vizient.

Carla Bates, Manager eCommerce Development

"With our resources alone, we were scheduled to complete the work at the end of 2021. However, with the exceptional assistance from Kitepipe, we were able to complete the work in 4 months putting us 9 months ahead of the original schedule! Kitepipe’s knowledge of Boomi, professionalism, collaboration, high standards of quality, and flexibility were very much welcomed and major contributors to the success of this project. On behalf of our senior leadership and my team, thank you very much! "

Sr. IT Director , Healthcare

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