ERP & Your Business Talking With Eric Kimberling

ERP & Your Business Talking With Eric Kimberling

Eric Kimberling founding of member of Third Stage Consulting Group is the most recognized and respected independent ERP systems expert in the world, givingEric Kimberling 100% unbiased advice to clients for over 20 years. Eric has dedicated himself to giving keynote speeches at industry conferences and universities worldwide and has been quoted in thousands of articles in newspapers, magazines, and books, including the Wall Street Journal, CIO Magazine, and Fortune. He has served as the expert witness in the industry’s highest-profile legal cases, representing both government and private companies across the globe. He is also the author of the acclaimed book, “An Expert’s Guide to ERP Success.”

Eric is an expert in organizational change management, project management, implementation, and evaluations of ERP systems. His extensive experience includes ERP software selection, organizational change management, implementation project management, and value analysis. In addition to his extensive ERP experience, Eric has also helped clients with merger and acquisition business integration, via strategic planning, business process reengineering, and Six Sigma. He further demonstrates his innovative and unparalleled industry experience as the lead facilitator of Panorama’s quarterly ERP Boot Camp workshops and weekly webinar series.

Throughout his career, Eric has helped hundreds of high-profile enterprises worldwide with their ERP initiatives, including the Alaskan Native Tribal Health Consortium, Nucor Steel, Petro Masila, the Yemen Government, the City of Charlotte, NC, Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Kodak, Samsonite, Coors, Boeing, Duke Energy, Filson, and Lucent Technologies, to name a few. He has helped manage ERP implementations and reengineer global supply chains in countries as diverse as China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. He has won numerous industry awards for his experience and contributions, including Supply Chain Pro to Know and Best Independent ERP Blog award from ERP Focus.

TLM 015 Lean and Healthcare Mark Graban

Mark Graban  

Mark is a consultant, author, keynote speaker, and blogger in the word of Lean Healthcare.  He is an experienced consultant and change agent with a background in industrial and mechanical engineering.   Since August 2005, Mark has worked exclusively in healthcare, where he has coached Lean teams in North America and the United Kingdom.

Mark recently joined the software company KaiNexus as Chief Improvement Officer, to help further their mission of  “making improvement easier”  in healthcare organizations.

In this interview we covered material from both his books: Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen.

Join us as we talk with Mark Graban, here are a few of the points covered:

  • Renewed Purpose – Dr Jacob Caron – “Lean and Loving… a mission impossible”?
  • Henry Ford 1922 – “It is not at all certain whether hospitals as they are now managed exist for patients of for doctors”
  • Lean is helping hospitals improve
  • Problems in Healthcare
  • Good Quality Costs Less
  • Value and Waste
  • Standardized Work as a Foundation of Lean, can that really happen in a hospital – where every day is different?……
  • Preventing errors
  • Improving Flow
  • Getting Started