Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)

Report
Customer Stories about
Business Process Management (BPM)
Richard Day – Senior Product Manager, QAD
Chuck Macke – Director of IT, Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products
Doug Geyer – Business Process Consultant, Mueller Industries
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Presentation Agenda
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BPM overview
Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products
Mueller Industries
Summary
Questions
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
BPM Overview
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Maps to Navigation
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Select Menus to Explicit Processes
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QAD Business Process Management
May, 2013
Chuck Macke
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Who is Ralcorp Frozen?
■ A Leader in Private Label Frozen Bakery
Products
■ Channels
 Food Service
 Retail
 In-Store Bakery
■ Products
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Cookies (#1)
Pancake / Waffle (#1)
Refrigerated Dough (#1)
Bread / Biscuits
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Previous Workflow Experience
■ Trouble with master data
■ How to “herd the cats?”
■ Enter Data Source One (DS1)
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Previous Workflow Experience
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Why QAD BPM?
■ Replace DS1
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Avoid DS1 upgrade & ongoing maintenance
Still need to know who’s got the ball
With BPM we gain concurrency
QAD is single source of the truth
Apply to other processes without (much)
programming
■ Lean Culture
 Process is everything!
 Need metrics to support problem-solving
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Why QAD BPM?
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Percentage
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Ralcorp BPM Timeline
End Date Activity
9/15/12
Early Adopter Agreement
10/1
Upgrade Progress, .Net, Java
10/31
Install Q-Xtend
10/31
Complete Configured Screens
11/21
Complete BPM Workshop
Dec/Jan (Mostly) Hiatus
Feb
Practice Installs, Documentation, Training
3/11
Go-Live – ISB Finished Goods
TBD
Go-Lives – All Finished Goods, Raw, WIP
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Item Maintenance Under BPM
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Item Maintenance Under BPM
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Item Maintenance Under BPM
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Anticipated Benefits
■ Now
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Process owners know “who’s got the ball”
Data mining to support problem-solving
Process participant work list
Retire the DS1 system!
In summary, faster to market!
■ Future
 “Heat Maps”
 User-friendly metrics
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Lessons Learned
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Q-Xtend expertise needed
Java programming
Training
Metrics
Standard work, prototype, and continually
improve
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Approach and Lessons Learned
BPM Implementation
at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Doug Geyer – Internal Business Process Consultant
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Agenda
■ Introduction to Mueller Industries, Inc.
■ Why BPM at Mueller?
■ Our BPM approach
■ Lessons learned/benefits
■ Next steps
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
■ Founded in 1914
■ Headquarters in Memphis, TN
 USA, Mexico, UK, China
■ Net Sales of $2.19 B in 2012
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Mueller Locations
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Standard Products Division
■ Plumbing Products (Wholesale & Retail)
■ Wholesale – “Commodity”
- Manufacture, Distribute
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■ Retail – Breadth of Offering
- Mfg, Buy/Sell, Distribute
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Engineered Products Division
■ Engineered Components
■ OEM Heating & Cooling, OEM Gas Appliances,
and Engineered Tube
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Industrial Products Division
■ Brass Rod and Forgings
■ Various Industrial and Automotive Applications
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Why BPM at Mueller?
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Multiple Businesses / Customer Types
Many Process Variations
Different Rules
Multiple Process Owners
■ Mueller has been looking for ways to embed
process differences into our QAD toolset
and try to minimize customization
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Our BPM Approach
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Determined Applicability at Mueller
Identified Candidate Processes
Performed In-Depth Process Reviews
Implemented .Net UI and Q-Xtend for
Development
Started with Standard New Part Template
Modified Processes
Tested
Trained /Rolled Out
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Lessons Learned
■ Will your company accept the tool for all
processes?
■ Clean up your processes first!
■ Identify need
■ Identify how you really perform the process
■ One size may not fit all
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
BPM Benefits
■ BPM helps engage all levels of users into work
flow
■ BPM provides work flow visibility
■ QAD brought standard process templates,
which were a good/adaptable starting point
■ BPM provides the ability to develop and
implement JIT concepts to the back office
■ Process Modeler is an easy tool which
enhances documentation & training
■ QAD installation and support was/continues
to be outstanding
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BPM Implementation at Mueller Industries, Inc.
Next Steps
■ New Supplier Process
■ Accounting Processes
 Manual Journal Entries
 Month End Reconciliation
■ Sales Order Administration
■ Expansion of the New Part Processes
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Summary
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
QAD BPM Customer Visits
■ Wave of global customer visits in June
■ Review & give feedback on completeness
 Capabilities
 Processes
 Your requirements
■ Drive future BPM development
■ Interested, contact
 Richard Day: [email protected]
 Robert Cramer: [email protected]
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Summary
■ Two great customer successes
■ QAD BPM – Ready to use now
Navigate your journey to
“The Effective Enterprise”
with QAD BPM
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Next Steps While at Explore
■ Attend these related sessions (or watch the
replay):
 The Power of Business Process Management
 QAD BPM Training - Thursday & Friday
■ Stop by the Solutions Expo
■ Interested in BPM contact:
 Richard Day – [email protected]
 Robert Cramer – [email protected]
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Customer Stories about Business Process Management (BPM)
Questions & Answers
■ Chuck Macke: [email protected]
■ Doug Geyer: [email protected]
■ Richard Day: [email protected]
■ Robert Cramer: [email protected]
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