The ongoing challenges in the Manufacturing industry is to manage demanding customers and increased competition, bring about significant improvement continuously in price, cost and quality while ensuring a steady, profitable growth.
While organizations evolve a well-defined and clearly thought-through Strategy to deal with these challenges, execution of these Strategies may not be to desired levels. The Ibhar CPM Approach enables an Organization reduce the gap between planning and execution and additionally provides the tools to improve Productivity and become a High Performance Lean Organization.
Align Strategic Objectives by deploying objectives meaningfully down the organization with specific targets defined for every period and a plan of initiatives, activities to achieve those objectives
Reviewing Operational Performance regularly ensues that gaps between expectations and actual performance are dealt with and managed almost immediately. Additionally brings a focus, urgency and objective outlook towards managing and achieving performance across all areas in the organization
Quality, Cost and other Improvements are managed well by identifying, categorizing and defining initiatives and reviewing their performance at individual, departmental, project management office as well as management levels
Get better and deeper insights into business performance, production performance, losses, downtime, OEE, inventory, receivables by reviewing and analyzing complex information from ERP systems
Increase business predictability with detailed information on pipeline of opportunities, customer relationship indexes, efforts of business development personnel and renewing policies
Pre-built connectors to leading ERP solutions and Analytics enable manufacturing organizations get started almost immediately. Analytics, Dashboards, Key Performance Metrics and Scorecards are pre-defined and connect to data retrieved from ERP applications
|Structured Reviews||Review performance in a structured manner and reduce time and effort spent by senior management preparing for reviews. Record decisions and action points from every meeting and track progress and completion.|
|Improving Operation Efficiencies||Define what caused the gaps between expected results and actual achievements, identify action plans that would bridge the gap and ensure that they are acted upon on time. A systematic way of defining these gaps periodically, followed with management review improves operational efficiencies.|
|Customer Complaints, RCA and resolution||Ensure Customer complaints are resolved within stipulated time frames. Conduct root cause analysis on certain complaints, define corrective action and implement changes to avoid similar issues in the future.|
|Reviewing Production||Review production against targets and analyze factors that impact performance. Identify contributors to OEE and analyze downtime, losses by machine, line, cluster, cell and other elements of your plant. Compare performance across lines. Analyze performance using trend lines, water fall charts.|
|Business development and Sales performance management||Empower business development people with tools on their Android or Black Berry mobile phones. Provide information on orders, invoices and receivables. Assign leads and track closure. Provide direction to branch managers on effort distribution between business development, branch management and people development activities.
Predict business from new business more accurately. Manage Key accounts in an objective manner.
|Policies and SOPs||Document and manage Policies and SOPs, attach documents, describe in detail. Link Roles to sub segments of SOPs to enable users access and learn on policies and SOPs that they need to be accountable for.|
|Cross functional projects||Define, monitor and manage Projects which are classified for its importance based on an organizational criterion. Mitigate risks associated with cross functional projects by communicating activities and milestones easily and then reviewing progress.|
|Goal Setting||Set organizational goals and deploy them through a well aligned and structured process. A differentiated goal setting and principal accountabilities definition for roles ensure that organizational goals are reviewed with rigor by senior management while departmental and individual goals are reviewed and managed well by departmental heads.|
|Balanced scorecard||Use the balanced scorecard to deploy strategy across the organization through well-defined themes. Define departmental performance, unit performance or even branch performance.|
|Appraisals||An objective methodology of appraisals would ensure improved retention and contribution from employees.|
|Risk Management||Define, categorize and manage risks based on scope, costs and impact criteria. Monitor and manage initiatives and activities that mitigate defined risks.|
|Dashboards and Analytics||Get better and deeper insights into business performance and correlate to business goals based on information presented on a single dashboard. Review contextual information from different systems and correlate data meaningfully. Drill down from charts and pivots to transactional data.|
Easy, Cost Effective, Ready to get started
Integrates to SAP, Oracle Financials and other leading ERP applications
Web based, zero footprint application enabling ‘anywhere, anytime’ usage
Android and iPad support on management functions
Availability of Key Initiatives on a centralised application instead of being scattered in multiple files and formats.
Task management on mobile phones
Tasks and Activities integrate to Outlook and Lotus Notes
You can manage all areas of the business anytime and ensure that all plans are executed on time. Named personnel would be responsible to achieve agreed objectives.
Evolve clear plans on achieving each Result objective and act with a higher understanding of contributing factors. Take Decisions, communicate and monitor implementation and effectiveness of the decision.
Provide automated management reporting and analysis. Users now spend more time analyzing reports than creating them.
Get Employees to know what needs to be done by them and empower them with information to manage against using a report end of the month to analyze what did not work.
Bring about a clear focus on continuous improvements and build a learning, knowledge based organization.
Leverage investments made in ERP, other systems and “manage getting done” against ‘managing what did not work’.
Build an Objective, Motivated and Result oriented workforce.