Digital Modernization

PRIMARY CONTACTS: Patrick B. Armknecht CPA,CITPJohn J. Huckle

Reimagine how you compete in the digital world.

In business, everything is subject to change. Today’s cutting-edge solutions will become tomorrow’s legacy systems. Embracing digital modernization isn’t a choice; it is a necessity to optimize your business processes, improve the customer experience, remain agile and be competitive in an increasingly global and interconnected digital world.

While approaching digital used to rely on people, processes, and technology, today’s environment requires a more sophisticated approach that allows organizations to move faster and with greater confidence. 

The SD Digital team helps organizations evaluate the purpose, efficiency and effectiveness of existing processes and develop strategic, transformative solutions that allow organizations of all sizes to find a better way for organizational competitiveness and stakeholder experience.

Ready to Get Started? Contact the SD Digital Team and let us know how we can help.

Can Your Organization Benefit from Digital Modernization?

If your organization is currently experiencing one or more of the following events or challenges, our Digital Modernization solutions can help:  

  • Untimely or inaccurate operational or financial information to make informed business decisions
  • Multiple locations lacking standardization or alignment of best practices
  • Significant use of Excel to manipulate data for reporting
  • Acquisitions or divestitures
  • Accelerated growth outpacing current finance capabilities
  • Key changes in management or significant employee turnover
  • Succession planning
  • Control environment failure or changes
  • Staffing or cost reduction initiatives
  • Recent fraud or accounting error
  • Significant control deficiency, material weakness or concerning management letter comments
  • Implementation of a new system or systems
  • Inefficiencies

 

Benefits of Digital Modernizations

Our solutions help organizations modernize their technology using an agile, user-centric approach. We help our clients adopt an experience-driven, outcome-focused strategy enriched with business savvy.

  • Data Accessibility and Reliability – Improve visibility of data and ensure completeness and accuracy of data utilized in financial reporting. 
  • Employee Engagement – Alleviate unnecessary or redundant tasks, allowing employees to focus on higher-value-added activities.
  • Enhanced Use of Existing Software – Maximize existing investments and strengthen processes by identifying unutilized or underutilized features and functionality in business applications.
  • Improved Reporting and Analytics - Improve timeliness and availability of financial and operational reporting and analytics to better support business insights and decision-making.
  • Reduced Risk – Eliminate control gaps in processes and strengthen audit trails for compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Reduced Cost – Save time and money by releasing employees from non-value-added tasks and replacing point solutions with robust, multi-purpose solutions.
  • Increased Revenue – Gain better visibility into processes, identify new growth opportunities, and take action on patterns and trends that would have otherwise remained hidden.
  • Streamlined and Standardized Processes - Reduce process inefficiencies and create additional efficiencies through automation, standard operating procedures and training.
  • Improved Customer Relations – Develop a deeper understanding of the customer experience and make informed decisions regarding habits, delivery of products and services, and support.

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About SD Digital

SD Digital helps organizations translate technology to transformative change and realize the best version of themselves. With a forward-thinking cap and digital lens, we empower organizations to realize the art of the possible with the power of digital through business-focused and technology-enabled solutions, built on an unwavering commitment to practicality, speed to market and the user experience.

Learn more on our dedicated Schneider Downs Digital page or contact the team directly at [email protected].

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