Creating a Process Improvement Plan

Julian Lankstead Laying out a 10-step method for creating a process improvement plan, a recent article from Julian Lankstead clarifies the essential components of an actionable, well-documented plan that leads to effective change. By first outlining the importance of such plans, then moving into each stage of plan evaluation, development, and implementation, Lankstead shows a path that organizations can follow …

Using Offshore Prototyping to Save Costs for Manufacturing Companies

STAMOD The manufacturing industry continues to face challenges related to cost savings, and companies will need to find creative ways to reduce expenses while remaining focused on quality and efficiency. In a recent article from STAMOD, the organization outlines seven strategies related to offshore prototyping that can yield both cost savings and long-term value. The article provides context and practical …

Addressing Common Supply Chain Myths

Solutions Review Supply chain work is subject to many misconceptions and myths, and this confusion can lead to trouble for organizations, both in terms of underutilization from within and misaligned expectations from others. In a recent article from Solutions Review, the most common of these misconceptions are reviewed and debunked, helping teams across various industries gain a better understanding of …

Strategies for Supporting HR Teams

Forbes Recognizing that a supported, engaged staff is critical for the success of any organization – and the key role that human resources plays in creating such an environment – Forbes has recently published a list of 10 strategies for HR teams to foster the support their staff needs to thrive. This collection of strategies includes simple concepts like ensuring …

Improving Pharmacy Purchasing Power

Chief Healthcare Executive Citing a disconnect between pharmacy leaders and C-suite hospital executives, as well as lack of transparent data, an article from Chief Healthcare Executive lays out common issues preventing pharmacies from maximizing purchasing power. The article suggests improved data tracking as a path for more informed decision making, as well as empowering pharmacy leaders to make independent decisions …

Report: Hospital Consolidation Raises Consumer Costs

Healthcare Finance Hospital consolidation, particularly the acquisition of ambulatory facilities, outpatient centers, and physician practices, is resulting in increased consumer costs according to a 2023 report from Georgetown University. In reviewing the laws and regulations of 11 states, as well as 40 qualitative interviews conducted between November 2022 and April 2023, the Georgetown team found that consolidated services result in …

Methods for Reducing Supply Chain Costs

Inc.    The past several years have presented numerous challenges across the supply chains of numerous industries. These challenges, however, also present valuable lessons for future supply chain management that reduce overall operating expenses and build resiliency. A recent article from Inc. outlines 3 key ways that supply chain managers can reduce costs: front-loading the “kitting and assembly” stage to …

Revolutionizing Your Business Operations: How Workday Consulting Services and an ERP Solution Company Can Help You Achieve Optimal Results

Workday is a cloud-based software platform that automates HR and finance-related tasks, revolutionizing business operations by streamlining processes. However, optimizing Workday requires specific knowledge and experience – this is where Workday consulting services can help deliver optimal results and revolutionize your operations. Let’s see how Workday consulting services can help your team implement, optimize the system, and realize its maximum …

Maximizing Your ROI: What to Ask Before Hiring SAP Consulting Companies and Why an ERP Solution Company is Your Best Bet

Finding the appropriate SAP consulting company can make all the difference in optimizing your return on investment (ROI). As SAP is an intricate system requiring expertise and experience for implementation and optimization purposes, ask all the pertinent questions before hiring one to ensure you receive top-quality service. Let’s review a list of questions you should ask when searching for an …

Navigating Common Challenges of EPIC Consulting: Why Your Business Needs Expert ERP Solution Company Support

Implementing and optimizing Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems like EPIC requires significant time, money, and resources to ensure everything runs efficiently. Unfortunately, hurdles can get in the way of that. Overcome those obstacles with expert assistance from an ERP solution company. Let’s address some of the challenges businesses commonly experience during EPIC consulting and how an ERP solution provider can …