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Manufacturing – Process Value Stream Case Study
  • Manufacturing – Process Value Stream Case Study

    1. Identified $4.9M in process improvement savings, a 17% productivity improvement
    2. Increased throughput between 25 and 100%
    3. Increased First Pass Yields between 15 and 60%
    4. Redesigned multiple workstations and processes …Read More
    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing and Distribution, Value stream mapping, on January 26, 2023
  • Supply Chain Strategy – Case Study

      1. Identified large growth opportunity in a downward market.
      2. Market study on how to differentiate in the market through supply chain.
      3. New business and supply chain strategies.
      4. Defined strategies for leveraging installed base.

    …Read More

    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Manufacturing and Distribution, Strategy 5.0, Supply Chain Hierarchy of Needs, Supply Chain Optimization, Value stream mapping, on January 24, 2023
  • Industry 5.0 – IoT and Blockchain – An Application Case Study – Flight Safety Parts

    A lot has happened since the creation of blockchain in 2009, including the great hype of 2014-2017, when hundreds of books were written and blockchain was continuously in the news – At that point, more of a fantasy than a practical business reality.  Over the last few years, blockchain systems have matured and are going mainstream with companies now accepting cryptocurrencies for payments, issuing fungible tokens for digital assets, and notable companies such as Maersk, IBM, Walmart, and others having implemented blockchain in their supply chains.  Just as the internet was in its infancy in the late 90’s, …Read More

    This entry was posted in Blockchain IoT, Business Transformation, Case Studies, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Distribution, Strategic Execution 5.0 ™, Strategic Planning 5.0, Strategy 5.0, Supply Chain Optimization, on January 28, 2022
  • Digital Transformation Case Study – Inflection Point

    $6M in annual savings, $15M in future cost avoidance, $2+M working capital reduction, 900% ROI

    Situation:

    A $300M per year in annual sales CPG company is experiencing significant growth and has hit an Inflection Point, where people, process, and technology were struggling to support the size of the business. The entire company, every function was using “brute force” to make things work. The company wants to increase sales by 50% in five years, but …Read More

    This entry was posted in Business Transformation, Case Studies, Inflection Point, Manufacturing and Distribution, Market Effectiveness, Strategy 5.0, on October 17, 2021
  • Case Study in Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning (SIOP) Process Improvement

    Situation Analysis

    A $400M per year consumer products company was experiencing problems with their Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning ( SIOP or S&OP ) process. Lead times for product were excessive and the supply chain wasn’t responsive enough to serve the needs of its markets. Inventory had swelled 25% to over $70M. This was due to their business processes not being able to …Read More

    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Manufacturing and Distribution, Supply Chain Optimization, Value stream mapping, on May 6, 2019
  • Blockchain and IoT Strategy and Use Cases – Aviation

    It was a month ago that I did a Blockchain and IoT workshop with over 65 Aviation executives at the IAFS Planning Summit in Denver.  In that workshop, I discussed Blockchain and IoT applications in the Aviation Industry.  I did an informal pole and found that the average understanding of Blockchain and IoT amongst executives is …Read More

    This entry was posted in Blockchain IoT, Business Transformation, Case Studies, Information Technology, on September 22, 2018
  • Lean Techniques Improves Performance in Home Healthcare – Case Study

    This case study describes how a healthcare consulting team of process improvement experts, utilizing Lean Techniques, were able to help a home healthcare provider improve annual profitability by $900K, reduce overtime by 50%, increase productivity by 10% and increase revenue by 3%. …Read More

    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, on December 16, 2017
  • Performance Improvement in Obstetrics – Case Study

    This medium sized community healthcare system in the mid-west believes in setting the bar high when it comes to the quality of care it provides for its patients. The system consistently receives high quality marks and was ranked among …Read More

    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Healthcare, on December 14, 2017
  • Does Your Business Have a Robust Social Networking Strategy?

    Every leadership team should be asking questions about their social networking strategy. They wonder how Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google Plus, CRM, Sales Force, Customer Portals, Websites, Blogs and other platforms can be utilized for business development purposes. We have been developing those thoughts at Group50 for the last 14+ years.  We have spoken with hundreds of companies, and have found a wide disparity between their efforts and the type of business they are in. Although not a formal study, our general findings are as follows: …Read More

    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Market Effectiveness, Strategy 5.0, on February 11, 2017
  • Case Study in Financial Services – Cash Management, Treasury Function

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    Case StudySituation Analysis: The cash desk of a Fortune 50 company processed 1,000 cash transfers per day and approximately $170B per year to its customers and vendors. Improperly executed wire transfers resulted in problems for the company and its customers. One such misstep was significant enough to get the attention of senior management. A team was assigned to correct these issues, and upon review, the team found:

    • No clearly defined processes
    • Low morale affected all team members who felt not recognized despite their constant efforts
    • Outdated tools and absence of metrics

    Project Approach and Findings: The team had limited time and resources available to do it right first time. The team decided to focus on several key elements: …Read More

    This entry was posted in Case Studies, Continuous Improvement, Value stream mapping, on April 15, 2013

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