M&A Integration Strategy

The Alchemist People, Process, Technology

Objective Our client, a vertically integrated communications provider operating in Australia and New Zealand, needed to streamline internal systems. Over several years they had embarked on an aggressive and quick acquisition cycle, with a final position of eighty-plus legal entities. The merger and acquisition strategy of previous management had resulted in three disparate ERP systems being used within the Group. …

Database Cleanse and Upgrade Management

The Alchemist People, Process, Technology

Objective An ANZ business specialising in lifting and materials handing equipment suspected they were ineffectively running their chosen ERP. They could not produce adequate operational or financial reports from the system and users were regularly generating system errors. The software was not actively working for the business, but had become a meaningless peripheral that staff used simply because they had …

Software Implementation Program Management

The Alchemist People, Process, Technology

Objective Our client, an engineering, building and construction company, was in the process of rolling out a new ERP system and had encountered many challenges with the project. The business roll-out included nineteen reporting legal entities, covering a very diverse range of businesses and required functionality across end to end building and construction. The internal PM had struggled with the …

Industry Downturn – Systems and Processes Review

The Alchemist People, Process, Technology

Objective Our client, an engineering, mining services and industrial manufacturing Group, decided to use an industry downturn as an opportunity to address certain ERP and process failings and inconsistencies across their various companies. While there would be some cost for them to do this work, senior management felt that the work they did now would better place them to take …