Vaughan added that Insight Consulting and The Meridian Group did not follow the typical steps one would find in a consulting relationship and that it was organic and evolved on a weekly basis out of necessity .
“ Let ’ s be honest , there are seldom standard operating procedures in a business operating in various countries with different challenges and so there was no prescriptive process , rather an honest look at our people , processes and the technology we needed , in this case Corporate Planning , to solve problems in our organisation ,” said Vaughan .
Shanna Jardim of Insight Consulting agreed , saying that any relationship a partner enters into with a business needs to align on the challenges , the company ’ s policies and their current processes . Then the team must work together closely and methodically to find the right solutions .
Planning software suite alongside the business intelligence software to solve real budgeting and planning challenges . This on-going relationship and our close eye over the data has enabled us to pick up problems and then take them to Meridian with the right solutions to solve them .” p
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“ We were able to drill down into the data , find where the misalignment was , and then apply the Corporate
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