Business Performance Transformation
We help companies drive end-to-end business performance transformations through order-to-cash optimisation, integrated business planning, holistic performance management and other core disciplines within finance, data and risk.
Thorough finance, data and risk management will enable you to make fact-based decisions and anchor behavioural transformation, helping you drive business performance transformation with lasting impact.
Leading end-to-end initiatives to transform business performance across teams and functional areas.
Developing a healthy risk culture to foster risk-based decision-making and optimal risk management.
Driving business impact through master data management, data strategy and –governance.
Transforming finance functions through finance transformation and finance business partnering.
True business performance transformation with lasting impact does not happen in silos, but rather through end-to-end initiatives where cross-functional teams come together to create synergies and drive the business forward.
We are experts in driving end-to-end business transformation projects in a collaborative fashion that breaks down organisational silos and brings people together towards a common purpose of changing the business for the better. To us, that is the essence of change with impact.
Building effective and holistic performance management frameworks means linking strategic objectives to KPIs that drive the desired behaviour. It involves end-to-end capabilities from master data management and KPI selection to dashboard construction and performance governance.
The green energy provider that designed a sustainable performance management model.
Twelve common pitfalls to avoid
Organisations often fall victim to one of these common performance management pitfalls when designing their performance management system.
Behavioural performance metrics
Link your strategy to behavioural performance metrics in four steps.
Defining a governance structure
How to instil proper governance surrounding your organisation's performance management setup
Take an outside-in perspective
Three simple steps to review the reach of your organisation’s performance metrics.
Creating motivating performance indicators
Based on Daniel H. Pink’s three factors for motivation, you can explore whether your organisation's performance metrics instil motivation and create the right incentives for your employees.
Conducting virtual performance review meetings
Five steps to keep cadence and pace of your performance management initiatives
With our tried and tested framework, including methods, tools and templates for over-the-counter (OTC) optimisation, you can transform your OTC processes to create a better customer experience, improve process efficiency and reduce costs.
How Nets A/S, the European digital payment service provider, improved customer satisfaction by optimising their order-to-cash process.
Mini case: End-to-end process optimisation and ERP selection
How to transform your order-to-cash process and efficiently execute your business and delivery model to target customers.
Build a strong case for change
Ensure a successful order-to-cash transformation by building a strong case or change.
Getting started on your order-to-cash transformation
Zoom in on what you know and diagnose the As-Is. Generate ideas and design the To-Be solution design. And map out the key building blocks for a successful OTC process.
Leveraging commercial, operational and financial activities in your organisation and ensuring effective planning processes from corporate strategy to daily production planning starts with developing integrated business planning models.
Designing for profit-driven decision-making.
Moving towards dynamic planning
Make decisions and follow one simple planning model.
From S&OP to Integrated Business Planning.
Novozymes on their use of Integrated Business Planning.
Risk perspectives should be integrated throughout your organisation, from strategy development and execution to financial and operational processes. Supporting quick and effective actions, reactions and risk-based decisions is the very core of risk management. That’s why we believe that risk leadership programmes with a strong focus on improving decision-making will help you develop a healthy risk culture across your organisation that will ultimately boost your business performance.
Risk awareness is not just about risk reporting, it’s also about creating engagement in risk management across your organisation. Creating clarity around the purpose of risk management and tailoring your risk processes and tools will help you achieve real business impact.
Are your risks really problems and challenges?
Reducing silos and integrating risk perspectives in decision-making will help you get the most out of risk management. We believe the key lies in bringing risk offices closer together to bridge the gaps between strategy, finance, operations, investment, procurement and project execution planning and processes.
Mini case: Making risk management come alive at a charity foundation.
Risk leadership - how they do it in FC Barcelona
Governance and compliance is not only a set of rules or standard procedures – it’s also about ensuring that people are fully engaged with new ways of working. Pressure around compliance and the associated costs and risks are increasing year by year. We can help you ensure an efficient governance, risk and compliance setup that is not only centred around the latest regulations but also focuses on people and behaviour.
How to manage executive liability in times of crisis
Make sure turbulence does not lead to liability by default.
What makes bureaucracies so risky?
How asymmetric skin-in-the-game leads to risk.
You can turn your data into a business enabler by implementing master data management and data governance. Focusing on anchoring new behaviour and implementing best-fit data solutions will help you ensure lasting, sustainable change.
We help organisations improve their master data quality and mature business processes that are supported by master data management.
Master data is the backbone of many business processes, and strong master data structures will help drive your organisation towards better and more data-based decision-making while also serving as a strong base for tracking business performance.
Mini case: Ensuring high data quality as preparation for new CRM and ERP implementation
Mini case: Data management strategy and implementation
Avoid the pitfalls of data management
The need for performance management.
Financial master data management
Establishment and implementation of a master data governance office to improve transparency, high quality in master data and efficiency in processes.
A cornerstone of ensuring continuously improved master data quality is data governance. However, it is an area that is often disregarded when organisations start looking into their master data. An improved and simplified data governance setup tailored specifically to your organisation will ensure transparent use of data and create more efficient processes.
Mini case: The telecom company that dialled up large-scale data governance.
Mini case: Data governance aligns global invoicing processes.
Mini case: Data transformation for new ERP implementation.
What is it and why is it important for your organisation?
End-to-end optimisation and transformation of finance processes, performance management, integrated business planning and business finance capability assessments and training are all part of increasing your company’s overall business performance.
With the right competencies and training, finance professionals can build capabilities to become true business partners, choice-facilitators and agents of change.
Finance business partnering is all about driving business impact by transforming data into insights, utilising this knowledge to influence decision-making and build trusted partnerships.
How 500+ finance business partners went on a journey to go from number crunchers to business partners.
The trust equation is developed by David Maister and outlines the basics of trust. Use the equation to become a trusted business finance partner.
Explore the key questions a CFO should ask when building a finance business partnering framework.
The Business Finance Academy aims to improve performance in the finance function and enhance the employees’ capabilities and skills.
We assist companies with end-to-end finance transformation by optimising finance operating models through processes, systems and organisation.
Our team includes certified accountants and former finance directors who bring tried-and-tested methods and vast experience to ensure lasting impact in finance reorganisation and transformation projects.
Finance mastery – an opportunity or a must-win battle?
Responsiveness = profitability
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