Process Improvement / Lean Six Sigma

Investments in business process improvement initiatives result in quality improvements, service enhancements, cost reductions, and increases in productivity

Companies and nonprofits are increasingly turning to the processes, methodologies, tools, and technologies to improve business processes. The goal for these organizations is to increase quality, boost efficiency, and maximize profitability, while looking for opportunities to outsource and automate. Process improvement opportunities are often identified, analyzed, and executed using tools such as Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement (CI), and Business Process Management (BPM).

Reasons for you to consider a business process improvement initiative include:

  • A need for defining, measuring, analyzing, improving, and controlling processes
  • Building customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Creating the ability to make rapid adjustments in a changing marketplace
  • Enhancing collaboration with partners and customers
  • Improving operations reliability and safety
  • Improving profits
  • Increasing performance while decreasing process variations
  • Increasing production throughput
  • Meeting new quotas or standards of quality
  • Optimizing utilization of resources
  • Realizing the maximum level of obtainable quality within a company or organization
  • Reducing defects
  • Reducing equipment downtime

If you are interested in learning how business process improvements can benefit your company or organization, contact Michelle Ryan, CFO Service Line Leader, using the fillable “Contact Us” form on this page.

Solutions

Businesses and nonprofit organizations often need outside assistance to define, measure, stabilize, and improve processes.  Many processes that can be improved and made more efficient, including:

Opportunities for Process ImprovementProcess Improvement Details
Sales Effectiveness
  • Channel development
  • Sales force capability and compensation
  • Sales process efficiency
Customer and Market Development 
  • Customer connectivity
  • Customer profitability
  • Market demand analysis
Product and Price Optimization
  • Pricing strategy
  • Product life cycle management
  • Product profitability and SKU rationalization
Structural Cost Improvement
  • Cost optimization re selling, general and administrative expenses,
  • Fixed assets optimization
  • Integrated working capital management
Operational Excellence
  • IT and systems optimization
  • Manufacturing process improvement
  • Sales and operations planning process improvement
  • Internal control evaluation
  • Business process effectiveness
Supply Chain Effectiveness
  • Inventory management and control
  • Strategic sourcing and procurement transformation
  • Transportation and logistics
Human Capital Optimization
  • Change management
  • Optimal organizational design and implementation
  • Workforce engagement

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