Business Challenge

Our client is a Fortune 200 Consumer Goods company and a global manufacturer and retailer of apparel footwear & accessories. The organization targeted to integrate supply chain planning across six geographies and streamline technology to enable growth, increase precision and reduce days in inventory. The key challenges that faced the organization were:

  • Aging and disparate systems hindered integrated supply chain planning
  • Disjointed supply chain planning resulted in higher inventory costs
  • Systems would not scale to support growth expectations
  • Varied processes created inefficiencies and inhibited flexibility
  • Overlapping releases required project management expertise to managed project, technical and business resources

Client & Engagement Quick Facts

  • Twelve month project; engaged with business and technical team
  • Identified and executed leading project management techniques
  • Led testing phase for enterprise release including QAST, SIT and UAT
  • Developed key metrics and reporting practices for measuring progress
  • Recommended strategic, tactical and cost reallocation adjustments to reduce overall testing phase spend

Our Solution

Kenny & Company provided its deep project management and subject matter experience in technology implementation to guide our client in achieving its project objectives. We identified and implemented key project management techniques and metrics to successfully deliver key phases in the project with a testing playbook. In addition, we performed a cost reduction analysis and developed an actionable list for leadership to explore efficiencies.

Business Benefits

Our client has a data-driven view into testing phases, enabling them to test efficiently within tight timelines. We helped our client engage with business and technical experts within the organization to test the system thoroughly and to have confidence in the solution that was being delivered. In addition, the testing playbook will enable streamlined testing of future projects.

About Kenny & Company

Kenny & Company is an independent management consulting firm providing Strategy, Operations and Technology consulting services to our clients. Our management consulting practice, experience and insight also enable us to provide early stage venture capital investments to select startup companies, and through our philanthropic endeavors to give back to our communities.