Technology advisory and management consulting organization. IT functional and organizational assessment, technology strategy, technology performance improvement, ERP/SAP assessments and technology governance.
Led the preparation and delivery of an Information Technology Performance Improvement Strategy for a $700 million Tier 2 automotive supplier. Established a program/project management process and a solution delivery methodology. Established relationships between IT and the business functions: finance, engineering, purchasing and operations.
- Reduced solution delivery costs by 15%.
Led the development of the IT Strategy and Governance service offerings in our Midwest region; this includes developing marketing materials, sales plans, training programs, communications and resource plans to continue to grow these offerings.
- Service is projected to grow by more than 50% for each of the next three years.
Led the development of a technology strategy for a major insurance company which assessed business needs, determined industry—wide best practices and developed a five-year plan for deploying automation tools in the short term and to upgrade their ERP installation over the longer term.
- Reduced costs and time to process financial transactions and execute close processes by 20%.
Managed a team of ten people which assessed the IT-governance processes and prepared pragmatic recommendations for a $13 billion international manufacturing organization. Led a team aligned with the client’s Senior IT executives in areas such as: Project Management, Solution Delivery, Business Systems Support, Information Technology Security, Information Privacy, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
- Reduced project management costs by 10%, improved solution delivery times by 12% and enhanced technology security.
Managed a team that assisted an international manufacturing organization integrate the technology environment from a major acquisition that increased the company size by 30%. Assessed the IT environment within both organizations and developed and delivered a plan which would ensure effective governance over the technology environment throughout the integration process.
- Successfully completed the integration within 100 days from the time the merger was closed.