Achieving operational excellence through people, process, and technology
The need to accelerate results and deliver return on investment are constants despite the constantly evolving demands of the market. Today’s leaders need to regularly evaluate and calibrate their operations with a view toward optimal performance. This is not just a numbers game – applying deep industry expertise and best practices in concert with quantitative analysis are essential to objectively identify and capture performance improvements.
We help our clients Protect, Create, and Recover ValueTM by advancing operational excellence throughout their organization – from the factory floor to the board room – to unlock efficiencies and drive growth. Whether deploying new labor strategies to optimizing technology platforms, we deliver significant operational improvements.
Ankura creates a rich environment of qualitative and quantitative analysis and review, coupled with creative thinking to ensure the best solutions are not just selected but then properly implemented to ensure effective organizational adoption. Our bias toward action, precision execution, and our unique people-centric approach ensure that we build alignment and commitment, drive momentum, and deliver sustained results for our clients.
We heighten organizational performance, improve flexibility, and drive financial results by engaging hourly employees, refining operating practices, and executing negotiations with labor unions.
We deliver rapid-start, practical engagement with executives and leadership teams to sustain and improve high performance in the face of constant change and increasing complexity.
With a customer-centric approach, we ground all aspects of product management – organization, technology, market – in the needs of the end user. We ensure product approaches and strategies are closely aligned with the enterprise strategy and value proposition.
We develop tailored strategies and solutions that maximize employee skillsets, optimize core functions, and enhance service levels.
Our experts inform the evaluation and selection of enterprise solutions then accelerate implementation through integrated program and change management to drive adoption and increase return on investment.
Our industry professionals focus on key areas of an organizational structure and existing processes to identify areas for enhancement and improvement to minimize risk, increase efficiency and effectiveness and maximize enterprise value.
Global Financial Services Firm
Creating Efficiencies in Implementation
Ankura drove a 35% reduction in a multi-year, global ERP implementation timeline and created efficiencies through the project phases to produce a $2M savings per deployment. This was achieved by defining and implementing a streamlined ERP deployment approach through a program management office that was optimized for team collaboration, ownership, and transparent performance management.