McCune Management Consulting, LLC

Representative Projects

Enterprise software developer – complexity of moving from a product line of point solutions to an integrated enterprise suite led to poor schedule performance and a degradation of quality

  • Reviewed current processes supporting product development, new product introduction, field roll-out, software releases and end of life
  • Determine need for an integrated, company-wide Product Life Cycle Management process
  • Developed plan to implement Product Life Cycle and Portfolio Management processes

Global logistics supplier – legacy systems were limiting growth and expansion into new markets requiring an information technology (IT) outsourcing assessment

  • Determined feasible outsourcing scenarios that expanded capability and lowered costs
  • Managed team of consultants to develop IT sourcing solution for CIO
  • Developed framework for selecting candidate functions for outsourcing and determined current costs against that framework
  • Managed a double-blind Request for Information (RFI) to determine current market costs
  • Developed business cases based on current market costs for application development, data center/infrastructure, and associated services/processes
  • Demonstrated potential savings of 18-24% per year

System Selection and Implementation

Japanese network/telecom equipment manufacturer (Tokyo, Japan) – product design processes were not utilizing prior-art, preferred suppliers, or rigorous product introduction processes resulting in late introductions, slow production ramps and reduced opportunities for outsourcing

  • Managed Product Data Management (PDM) software and systems integrator selection
  • Developed software and system integrator selection process and managed selection
  • Successfully managed a Japanese team through translators (native speakers typically used)
  • Supported business process development through teams representing billion dollar divisions

Wireless broadband equipment and service supplier – legacy PDM system was hindering new product introductions which led to the decision to implement the MatrixOne PDM system

  • Developed engineering and business processes for new PDM system – 10 team members
  • Managed interface between process owners and system integrators; managing test schedules, bug fixes, customizations, data translations, and data migration
  • Managed data migration from legacy systems to the new PDM system

Computer, network, and printer manufacturer – Y2K forced update to CRM system

  • Managed 5 person team of database administrators and programmers to update system
  • Customized and tested approximately 140 of 160 screens and associated functionality for the Y2K upgrade of Clarify