Tag Archives: SAP change communications

sketch of sales, etc.

Show process changes by job roles

sketch of sales, etc.
When a leading manufacturer decided to implement SAP, a number of well-worn processes needed to be updated. Data collection and recording had to be changed to take advantage of new capabilities in producing, tracking, and selling products. We worked to visualize the changing roles across the organization to facilitate conversations and understanding. The roadshow presentation spoke to dedicated employees in varied environments. Our goal:  capitalize on substantial investments ASAP without confusing Read more

Sales organization, as an infographic

Sales planning for large organizations touches manufacturing, shipping, procurement, trade discounts, events, and other areas. Sales management activities are obviously crucial to the success of most any organization. In our visual depiction of sales, we strove to provide a good context for synchronized interests in an SAP implementation. Read more
planning sketch

Planning process shown in several ways

planning sketch
We frequently provide several options to clients to fit their priorities and communication interests. As they say, there are many ways to skin a cat. Eww. I would never do that. Here are several alternative sketch approaches proposed to National Gypsum while preparing to explain how planning services would improve under a new SAP implementation. Annotations can be made in PPT for different groups and locations as the presenter manages the change. Read more
procurement visual

Corporate procurement visualization

procurement visual
As a company grows larger, the purchasing function becomes more complex and important. The goal is to efficiently buy materials and services to eliminate wasteful spending and improve the supply chain. The following series shows the evolution of our visual representation of procurement used in an SAP software implementation. Read more
How to visualize product lifecycle management

Product lifecycle management story

How to visualize product lifecycle management
If your work requires explaining complicated subjects to people that have to understand, then visuals are a great tool. As a goal this year, I'll post a new visual business story on a monthly basis. For those of you that follow my blog (hello out there?) there will be something to look forward to regularly! It is interesting to watch the evolution of a visual explanation from the initial conversations I had with clients through their final illustration. Rather than get hung up on the precise Read more