May 7, 2015

Breaking the Status Quo of Productivity

Many SAP users are using dated processes that waste time and resources. By utilizing Winshuttle solutions, users can implement real time data validation, move away from manual processes, and significantly increase productivity.

Feb 24, 2015

A Friction Free Financial Supply Chain

Businesses who have manual processes and don’t utilize standardized ways of processing create friction in the end-to-end process. Friction between a business and its business partners will constrain that business from functioning at its full potential. Companies can improve efficiency of their financial supply chain by giving finance departments improved controls by automating existing document-based processes.

Dec 19, 2014

Seeking value is a never-ending story

Applying lean techniques, or more specifically continuous improvement, is a long-term approach to work that systematically seeks to keep the value and reduce the waste of processes with small, incremental changes in order to improve efficiency and quality. Lean techniques can be applied to any kind of work, but it is perhaps best known for lean manufacturing. The challenge that most companies face is how to correctly prioritize and scope the improvements to be covered. To be successful, companies need to remember that planning and analysis of the improvements are key. After all of the possible improvements have been identified… Read more

Sep 8, 2014

Lean Accounting

Ask Brian Maskell or Bruce Baggalay what they think about accounting systems and they will likely tell you that traditional accounting systems are ‘actively anti-lean’. What exactly does Lean, in this context mean? Lean Accounting is a term more generally used to describe the business efforts that need to be put in place to support lean manufacturing. In addition, a commitment to the long-term determines whether your business can be seriously committed to the concept of Lean. The purpose of ‘Lean’ is to remove all forms of waste from the ‘value stream’. Lean Accounting can also be referred to as… Read more

Apr 27, 2011

Winshuttle – The ultimate Lean solution for SAP

Reviewing some process improvement results (BVA2.0) for the last six months has made think about Lean principles and how they relate to Winshuttle and SAP. Wikipedia describes Lean as: “Lean,” is a production practice that considers the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the end customer to be wasteful, and thus a target for elimination. Working from the perspective of the customer who consumes a product or service, “value” is defined as any action or process that a customer would be willing to pay for. Basically, lean is centered on preserving value with… Read more

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