spearmc fred hutch
The Challenge

Plan, organize and deliver a program to rapidly address multiple strategic objectives, upgrade PeopleSoft Financials to release 9.2 and evaluate and address new requirements due to international expansion.

Services Provided
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) engaged SpearMC to help define an enterprise-wide program tasked with achieving immediate and long-term benefits. Fred Hutch developed a list of strategic objectives and improvement opportunities over the course of several years and selected SpearMC to partner with their highly experienced and adept Financial Management Information Systems team. SpearMC was the partner of choice based on deep domain expertise and a track record of delivering successful results for other healthcare clients.
Applications Implemented
Plan and execute a three-phase program beginning with a business and technology assessment to evaluate scope, requirements and impacts across People, Processes, Technology and Information.
The Results

Successfully delivered a PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade, while simultaneously addressing four strategic objectives, over 30 improvement opportunities and reducing customizations. International project phase provided an end-to-end International Grants operating model to support existing and future international growth.