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PURe – Project integrated planning and reporting at Südzucker AG

Categories: Articles in English, Governance & Risk, Information Technology, Other industry sectors, Processes, Technology

Heterogeneous reporting structure at the Südzucker Group and the corresponding disharmony in data, spread-sheet reporting and planning tools necessitated the introduction of PURe. The study analyzes the resultant benefits and advantages of the group following project PURe.

Publication date: 2008-10

Integrated performance management at Elster Group – Improving the finance function

Categories: Articles in English, Information Technology, Other industry sectors, Processes

The article provides a case study of how Elster, a global multifaceted company accomplished the task of streamlining its reporting, planning and controlling framework by automation. The company’s experience confirms that operational efficiency can be achieved by system integration and process harmonization.

Publication date: 2008-05

Best operational practices at Rusal

Categories: Articles in English, Other industry sectors, Processes, Strategy

Corporations with operational business units across the globe often face a lack of standardization of business processes. This results in different levels of effectiveness. One of the world’s largest producers of aluminium and alumina, UC RUSAL, identified and expanded the processes to overall business units.

Publication date: 2008-02

IT diffusion barriers in the construction industry: how to improve efficiency in the construction processes – lessons learned from manufacturing

Categories: Articles in English, Information Technology, Organization & People, Other industry sectors, Processes

This case study discusses some of the inherent barriers in the construction industry to the use of computer integrated information technologies (CIT). The author believes that the industrial, strategic and organizational context of the construction industry have much to do with its undoing.

Publication date: 2010-03

Controlling for commanders: an established leadership tool within the German Armed Forces?

Categories: Articles in English, Governance & Risk, Organization & People, Other industry sectors, Processes

The author says that controlling in the Bundeswehr as a formal leadership tool has only created the illusion of steering. Its functionality differs vastly from that in the civil economy due to various factors.

Publication date: 2010-03

Revenue management at Deutsche Post DHL

Categories: Articles in English, Other industry sectors, Processes, Transaction

Revenue management holds the key to improving the financial performance of an organization. Read further to know how DHL efficiently managed their revenue.

Publication date: 2008-02

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