Business Performance Transformation
Your ability to thrive in the face of changing markets, growing regulatory demands and increasingly innovative opportunities starts with enabling fact-based decision-making and anchoring behavioural change across your organisation.
Building on core disciplines within finance, data and risk management, our end-to-end business performance transformation services can help you fully exploit opportunities within:
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.
A challenge facing many companies is how to break down organisational silos and bring central functions such as commercial, operations and finance together towards a common purpose of changing the business for the better.
Our end-to-end initiatives are designed to empower and enable cross-functional teams to come together and exploit synergies which are the essence of creating efficient and sustainable change.
These include integrated business planning, order-to-cash transformation and business performance management.
Drive greater profitability by aligning your commercial, operational and financial activities and create a meaningful budgeting or target-setting model for the entire organisation with Integrated Business Planning (IBP). From corporate strategy to daily production planning, IBP can help you ensure effective planning processes and better decision-making.
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.
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.
Build effective and holistic business performance management frameworks by linking strategic objectives to KPIs that drive desired behaviours with end-to-end capabilities from master data management and KPI selection to dashboard construction, governance structure and change management.
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
Integrating risk perspectives throughout your organisation will help you quickly react to market fluctuations, take effective action and make rational decisions in the face of uncertainty. From strategy development and execution to financial and operational processes, developing a healthy risk culture will ultimately build greater resilience across your organisation, boost your business performance and improve decision-making.
Our risk services include governance, risk and compliance, integrated risk management and risk awareness.
Organisations are facing increasing pressure on compliance and the associated costs and risks.
Ensuring that people can navigate and embrace the ever-evolving complexity of business regulations demands new ways of working that drive meaningful behavioural change.
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.
Reducing silos and integrating risk perspectives in decision-making will help you get the most out of risk management. We believe that 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
How can you create engagement in risk management throughout your organisation? Risk awareness is not just about risk reporting but about creating clarity around the purpose of risk management at all organisational levels and tailored risk processes and tools.
Mini case: Increasing the benefits of risk management.
De-risking the business model
How do we best equip our businesses to deal with cases of extreme uncertainty and risk?
Are your risks really problems and challenges?
Turn your business data into a business enabler by implementing master data management and data governance processes. Anchoring new behaviour and implementing best-fit data solutions will help you ensure lasting, sustainable performance.
Create more efficient processes and ensure the transparent use of data across functions with an improved and simplified data governance setup tailored specifically to your organisation.
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?
As the backbone of many business processes, robust master data management and strong master data structures will help drive your organisation towards better and more data-based decision-making while also serving as a solid 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.
Helping the finance organisation to drive business performance improvements throughout your company with finance process optimisation, finance business partnering capability assessment and training.
Finance business partnering provides your finance professionals with the competences to become true business partners and advisers based on an optimised end-to-end financial operating model and structured training.
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.
Frequent but efficient
How meetings were affected by the ramifications of COVID-19.
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.
Finance operations is the engine that drives the flow of financial information supporting activities in your organisation in both daily operations as well as in times of change.
Effective finance operations will help your organisation achieve more efficient and effective processes, deliver accurate and timely financial information and provide more time for decision-support activities.
Mini case: How a leisure industry group build the foundation for future growth.
How to keep your finance function relevant for your business.
Finance mastery – an opportunity or a must-win battle?
Responsiveness = profitability
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