Industries using Shibumi

Industry: Energy Utility

Use Case: Program Management

 

The Situation

One of the largest energy utilities in the US was going through a significant strategic change program.

 

The Problem

Struggling to effectively execute strategic initiatives with spreadsheets, presentations, and customized SharePoint pages.

 

The Solution

The company formed an enteprise PMO and tailored Shibumi to align to their methodology. Their solution now provides insights into the health and efficacy of portfolio. Leveraging our presentation functionality they now generate their monthly & quarterly executive briefings.

Business Value

Efficiency
The PMO has doubled throughput & increased quality

Visibility
Exec reports produced in a fraction of time previously required

Better outcomes
Accurate information provided in a timely manner

Industry: Bio Technology

Use Case: Enterprise Change

 

The Situation

Organization going through transformation program impacting all functions of the company.

 

The Problem

Using spreadsheets made it difficult to define a common approach to managing and monitoring progress. Producing the executive briefing was extermely manual and cumbersome.

 

The Solution

In collaboration with our partner, a results delivery methodology was introduced and implemented. It was customized and tailored to the company to provide insight into the health of the overall program. Leveraging Shibumi presentations the executive briefings are now generated in a matter of days, rather than weeks.

Business Value

Consistency
Managing & measuring success of initiatives is now consistent across the organization

Visibility
Exec reports produced in a fraction of time previously required

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Organization is committing to a 15% improvement in operating margins by 2018

Industry: Telecommunications

Use Case: Program Benefits Tracking

 

The Situation

The company was performing a robotic process automation program to drive down costs.

 

The Problem

Tracking program benefits was done through manually updating spreadsheets and email, which was extremely error prone. It also took a lot of manual effort to brief executives of progress.

 

The Solution

In working with our partner, Shibumi was leveraged to manage the program, all the process automation opportunties, and tracking of proposed and actual benefits provided.

Business Value

Shibumi now calculates the benefits delivered based on a pre-defined formula. This ensures consistency and timeliness in the data. These benefit metrics are then communicated to executives and stakeholders in Shibumi presentations to solicit instant feedback.