This financial services company was implementing a new core system, and their internal project management resources were not meeting expectations, due to lack of experience and necessary skills. A new leadership team had just been put in place and time was of the essence due to regulatory pressures for addressing certain business issues such as credit scoring. It was a complex implementation that consisted of multiple project teams, so the company was looking for external resources with the appropriate skill sets to manage the system implementation.
Core Catalysts provided a small team of experienced project managers to help with the system implementation. The team was responsible for the following:
Core Catalysts was able to bring experienced project management resources that stabilized staffing and refocused efforts on the appropriate tasks. The Core Catalysts team also provided templates that were used to set up project management tools and processes. Our team served as advisors to the executive team, but we also provided an objective and disciplined project management approach that was not influenced by internal politics. The project was implemented on time and within the revised budget estimates.