PM Governance Combined with Agile Tools Improves Delivery and Quality of Financial Services Programs
Changing state and federal regulatory compliance challenges caused this company to reinvent its custom-built storefront and home office systems. The IT and PMO teams were geared more for operational maintenance rather than for the complexities of developing new systems. This resulted in an overwhelming workload and schedule overrun measured in years. A years-overdue project was brought to Operational Pilot, saving millions in development time.
Pharmaceutical Company’s Internal PM Certification Program Brings More Predictable Project Outcomes
An internal PM certification program was rapidly developed and implemented. During the first three years, over 400 participants attended more than 30 courses. Team members, project managers, and sponsors gained a good understanding of project management and the techniques needed to achieve more consistent project delivery. The program’s ability to remain intact after an acquisition validated the program’s value to the larger company globally.
Accident Fund’s Award-Winning PMO Puts Processes Before Tools in Implementing Project Portfolio Management
VSI Technologies used its PPM Maturity and Project Management Maturity Models to develop an improvement roadmap that included a number of specific recommendations from a project management governance perspective. Established PPM processes that helped eliminate approximately 100 non-value-adding projects, led to the successful implementation of a PPM tool, and won the company national acclaim – all in under three years.
Claims Management Company Successfully Completes Massive M&A Initiative Using Best-Practice Project and Program Management
The company grew dramatically by successfully integrating more than 10,000 new customers, opening two additional call centers, and doubling the number of claims serviced — while meeting program deadlines, contractual obligations, and increasing revenues by over 30%.
Consolidating Data Center Operations with Zero Business Disruption
VSI Technologies led all program management on a high-visibility data center consolidation initiative for the client's entire North American operations. Value Delivered: The new 8,000 square foot data center was delivered on time, within its $6 million budget, and with zero business disruption.
Insurance Company Cuts Cycle Time by 20% and Saves Nearly $5 Million Using Agile Project Management Practices
VSI Technologies provided 18 months of agile project management coaching and mentoring that increased the percentage of projects coming in on time and within budget by 40%. Project durations have been reduced by 20%, for a net savings of nearly $5 million.
IT Systems Conversion Program Turnaround Saves Millions in Business Disruption Costs at Manufacturing Company
VSI Technologies quickly assembled a seasoned team of program managers to smoothly recover the transfer and conversion of IT Legacy sales, marketing, and manufacturing systems to new software and hardware platforms. The program turnaround immediately saved an estimated US $2 million in system support fees by moving applications in-house. But the real value was in the untold millions in revenue saved by preventing manufacturing disruptions and avoiding the opportunity costs of postponing a major sales and marketing campaign.
Mentoring Brings an Enhanced Focus on Accountability to Merchants Insurance Group
VSI Technologies led a targeted mentoring program for the client's project leads to provide one-on-one advice and coaching on how to apply consistent project management practices within the confines of their actual projects. Value Delivered: Improved on-time project delivery to 80% resulting in one program booking $100,000 of business in the first three days, and another program realizing 758% revenue growth in the first two months of introduction.
New Manufacturing Facility Goes Online in Record Time
VSI Technologies is providing project and program management to bring a state-of-the-art, $60 million dollar manufacturing facility online and fully operational in record time. Value Delivered: The facility was operational in just 12 months, allowing the client to realize 33% of their project return seven months ahead of schedule.
Program Meets Regulatory Requirements Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget
VSI Technologies provided program management of a product reformulation initiative that affected $260 million (Net Sales Value) worth of products driven by regulatory compliance. Value Delivered: The program was completed six months ahead of schedule and $2 million under budget.
VELCO Puts Project Management "On the Line" and Delivers Capital Initiative $6 Million Under Budget
For a electrical transmission utility company: VSI Technologies developed a public engagement process that proactively solicited input from the public and state regulators. Critical details were addressed; including the development of an accurate cost estimate and a realistic but demanding schedule. Value Delivered: This high-risk capital project was completed on time and $6 million under budget.
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