Manufacturing CPM Budgeting: 10-Wk Implementation


*A guided framework combining discovery workshops to analyze planning process at your manufacturing company followed by the implementation of a CPM solution based around your organizational processes*
Walkerscott will engage the finance team (and other stakeholders) over a 10-week period to deliver a custom-built CPM solution on Azure and ensure user adoption to drive successful outcomes. The high-level agenda is as follows: #### Agenda/Topics **Weeks 1-3 - Discovery Phase** * Workshops with finance team members to map and analyze planning and forecasting process * Workshops with IT team stakeholders to understand existing ERP solution, if any, other source systems and expected technical + user setup **Weeks 4-8 - Implementation Phase** * Set up and testing of underlying solution infrastructure - the Azure data platform * Set up, deployment and testing of all services to enable solution - Kepion, Web, AS, SQL * Solution development and testing **Weeks 9-10 - Training & Go-Live Phase** * UAT, training and user adoption workshops using UAT environment to ensure users are comfortable with using the tool * Deployment of production environment and go-live management and post go-live support #### Deliverables **Weeks 1-3 - Discovery Phase** * Planning and forecasting process mapping documents * Azure infrastructure design and pricing analysis documents * Solution design document with mapping of process to Kepion features * User setup and licensing document * Updated SoW for Implementation Phase based on detailed requirements **Weeks 4-8 - Implementation Phase** * Deployed Azure solution infrastructure * Configured and deployed Kepion solution * Configured and deployed data load packages into Kepion solution * Signed off test plan documents **Weeks 9-10 - Training & Go-Live Phase** * User setup and signed off UAT plan documents * Configured and deployed data load packages into Kepion solution on the production environment * Go-live management and post Go-Live support documentation