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Fit for Purpose Internal Subjective Quality


Internal Stakeholder (Customer) Expectation Setting How do you attain a common outside in perspective when you have a different measure of quality according to different stakeholder groups?  Personally, I need to have a clear understanding that the client realizes the difference between their choice and decisions made for them.  Then I need to be clear … Continue reading

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Management Capabilities: Party Management Capability


Management Capabilities: Party Management Capability: An extension of the highway analogy; This series takes a deeper look at the drivers and the relationship between the driver and the direction they are traveling.  Travelers Continuing our highway analogy we intend to drill into the drivers and the vehicles make, model and colors as we build our … Continue reading

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Design for New Business Models


Design for New Business Models. Continue reading

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Item Design Patterns


Item Design Patterns Most emerging or advanced technology hardware devices rely upon the IOS + features; as a result the ability to recognize revenue intends to be delayed until the components are shipped in full. Hardware device – when the device sold has been structured in a transaction with another add-on feature. Exceptions; Partial shipments;  … Continue reading

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Transaction Behaviors – Derived from Setup Hardware


Item Transaction behaviors Templates when referenced by an operational application in the revenue stream Hardware device – recognize revenue on shipment assume the rule, however the revenue record will either exclude the option or introduce the dependency on a feature add on technology. Continue reading

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Item Offer Voice of the Customer


Voice of the Customer A customer measures the supplier (your organization is the customers supplier) quality or value in the effort it takes to do business with a supplier. Does the supplier use basic identifiers that do not force me to change or add items to my purchasing system? As a former buyer or person … Continue reading

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Atomic Items


Atomic ItemsIn most ERP systems you will have the setup of the items, in the item master. An atomic item has value if the item can be sold and the item has been factored in one of the organizations current markets.    The item must be considered a value for a customer party and generic … Continue reading