Line of Business: 

Nakisa helped City of Burnaby optimize HR planning and data management for municipal workforce development


Customer Bio:

Located in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the City of Burnaby is the third largest city in British Columbia. A local government providing essential services to 200,000 citizens in an urban and residential environment, the City has over 3,000 employees and covers 36 square miles of land. The City features high density residential areas, major commercial town centers, rapid transit, high technology research and business parks, comprehensive industrial estates and major post-secondary institutions.

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The information, presentation and level of detail provided by Nakisa were previously unavailable to us. Tightly integrated with our portal, Nakisa benefits all city departments by providing a highly visible organization structure.

Rick Earle, Project Director, The City of Burnaby

Key Challenges

  • Insufficient visibility into the organization structure; information unavailable in legacy system
  • Manual preparation of organization charts; difficult to maintain
  • Organizational data not automatically updated leading to out-of-date or inaccurate  information
  • Inefficient communication of corporate structure
  • Difficulty planning for future growth

Project Objectives


Provide in-depth visibility of the organization structure from one centralized location

Up-to-Date Information:

Automatically display up-to-date  information directly from SAP


Control access to sensitive data and  ensure the integrity of human capital information.


Model various “what if” scenarios to determine impact on the organization

The Results

  • Increased workforce visibility through real-time integration with SAP that fully leverages role-based security
  • Integrated with the company portal; access is city-wide
  • Improved quality of organizational data
  • Enhanced decision making with fast and easy access to workforce data

The Solution

Nakisa org charting and org design with SAP integration module

Why Nakisa?

Nakisa’s flexible visualization solutions provide real-time, up-to-date organization structure information directly from SAP, allowing for strategic decision making and modeling.

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