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Continuous Improvement – Is it in Your Shared Services DNA?

While many companies have realized significant savings when first transitioning to Shared Services, uncovering additional saving opportunities can be a challenge without proper focus. One attribute of many successful Shared Services operations is a well-established continuous improvement program that is ingrained within the culture of the operation. Recently a poll, followed by a webcast featuring […]


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Benchmarking Back-Office Structures and Design

Optimization efforts generally have the recipe ingredients of parts technology, process, and organization optimization. One of the ongoing benchmark surveys within Peeriosity allows a company to benchmark the “organization” piece of their back-office structure. Finding the back-office structure “sweet spot,” located somewhere between a highly leveraged cost structure and reliable high-quality service, has always been […]


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Shared Services – Beyond Finance and into Human Resources

Most Shared Services, and broader transformation efforts, are usually initiated and have as their main scope, Finance related functions. This is not that surprising as many of these activities are high volume, repetitive in nature, and easily quantified in terms of costs and potential synergies. As these transactional Finance activities deliver on the promised savings, […]


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Global Process Ownership in Shared Services

A recent Peeriosity webcast featured an organization that has implemented global business process ownership within its Shared Services organization. Even though the company had successfully completed a single-instance SAP implementation, it found that their global end-to-end processes were fragmented and sub-optimized. The Shared Services organization was given the opportunity to implement a business process structural […]


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