When is the right time to consider Application Management Services (AMS)? The answer is different based on your organization’s goals, and where you are on your transformation journey. There are numerous benefits to extended services, especially if using a system like Workday. Here are some trends we see that drive customers to engage with a management services provider.
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The amount of data created every day is staggering. According to industry sources, more than 181 zettabytes of data will be created by 2025. However, despite the abundance of data, many higher education institutions struggle with extracting value from their data. Driving value requires a culture change and a solution to make data accessible. Democratizing data, or enabling access to data for everyone across the institution, creates barrier-free access so leaders can make data-driven, effective decisions.
Throughout 2021, the Avaap change management team presented webinars on topics from leading through change in the public sector to how analytics can improve change initiatives. As we prepare to say goodbye to 2021, we asked our change management presenters to share one more thing about improving the change management process.
It’s an exciting time when a higher education institution decides to deploy Workday. A next-gen cloud ERP is transformational in and of itself, impacting how work gets done across the entire institution. Success with cloud ERP transformation depends on preparing the people leading and impacted by the change. However, getting everyone at the institution comfortable with change can be challenging. Here are some things to consider when readying your institution for a Workday project.
Around the world and across industries, organizations are making huge investments in analytics technology with the desire to become driven by data. According to a Gartner study of Chief Data Officers, by 2022, 90% of corporate strategies will explicitly mention information as a critical enterprise asset, and analytics as an essential competency. However, just purchasing data analytic tools does not always lead to increased customer acquisition or loyalty, revenue or performance impacts. Creating a culture of data within your organization means changing attitudes and habits, while ensuring data is at the core of everything you do.
New software, mergers and acquisitions, executive leadership changes, or new policies and procedures will always bring disruption. It’s hard for individuals to change, and even harder for an entire organization to accept a new way of working. What might seem like a small change can become a huge headache and challenge if leaders do not effectively manage the people impact of business change. Knowing where your organization has been, where it is today, and what is needed to be successful in the future is key to successful transformation. Here are three things to think about if your organization is approaching change.
Hospitals and health systems running archaic systems for finance, human resources, and supply chain likely experience issues with data access and validity, high overhead costs, complicated or siloed processes, and limited functionality and capabilities compared to today’s all-in-one cloud solutions. For healthcare CIOs looking to move to an enterprise system in the cloud, there are a number of considerations to make when selecting a new ERP vendor.
Digital transformation is top of mind for many higher education institutions. With pressures from boards, and an ever-changing student population, modernization is often a “make it or break it” point. With so many positive impacts of modernization, why hasn’t your institution started? If you need some help building the business case for why it’s important to modernize now, read on.
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Is your team and management frustrated by time wasted on manual reports? Are departments operating in silos, unable to produce consistently accurate data? Investing in a long-term business intelligence (BI) strategy can help your organization save time, money, and gain valuable insights. Developing a thorough BI roadmap consisting of a data management platform, analytical tools, and data governance that are uniform across the enterprise will drastically reduce manual processes and produce more accurate and insightful reporting.