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Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Implements Strategy Execution Management

Solution helps integrate IT’s Long-Term Strategy with Mid-Term Strategic and Short-Term Operational Plans.

Global Pharmaceutical R&D and Manufacturing leader with over 10,000 employees and annual revenue of $5 billion turned to UMT360 to help them implement a Strategy Execution Management (SEM) system to manage and tie together IT’s Long-Term Strategy, Mid-Term Strategic Plan, along with the Short-Term Operational Plan within a Strategic Management System.

Some of the benefits that the client has realized include:

Portfolio Governance & Management

  • Ability to align governance processes and harmonize to one approval process across 5 global regions. 
  • Key objective was to provide visibility into one source of truth so that the right investments across all regions are selected. 

Demand Management 

  • Harmonized Multi-language Project Intake forms and workflow across all regions while providing flexibility & Autonomy to the different regions. 

Resource Management 

  • Gained better transparency and control across resource capacity and utilization by centralizing one resource pool and allocating resources to all work performed. 
  • Standardized processes and reporting will allow an organization to understand what work is being performed, but also make informed decisions to optimize allocation to help client fully realize their business strategy 

Cost Management 

  • Standardized financial structure and established controls to help manage financial data at each stage in the workflow provides a framework to integrate financial data within PPM tool and govern it alongside other project and program information. This helps reduce the burden of manually reconciling information while providing the visibility and insight needed to manage projects as business investments. 

Milestones Management 

  • Standardized milestone template provides teams with a map of execution with the baseline to measure time performance. 

Status Reporting 

  • Very Basic Status Reporting has been implemented, which allows for the discussion in management meetings. 

BI and Analytics

  • Comprehensive set of custom Power BI Reports have been deployed. Supporting for Multi-currency, and multi-language reports for each region/ 
  • Embedded  Power BI add in Power Point Presentations supports executive review meetings. 

Change Management 

  • Implemented standard UMT360 Financial Change management. 
  • Integrated Ecosystem 
  • Manual/Semi-automated integration with Apptio using MuleSoft 

solution provides client with the ability to aggregate financial investments by Strategy, Provideing Strategic Milestones & Roadmap capabilities (at the Strategy Level)