Supply Chain & Operations

Wbd Analytics

Building supply chain resiliency in a complex, interconnected world
 

Our expertise in supply chain management and business operations propel organizations over fluctuations in the market. In a volatile economy, we understand the importance of modeling, redesigning distribution systems, and accounting for rapidly evolving digital transformation.

WBD uses technological and analytic capabilities to improve delivery performance and promote an agile supply chain. By identifying bottlenecks, root causes, or opportunities for improvement, we create transformational plans to guide system strengthening investments.

Our Solutions

Acquisition & Procurement

WBD’s network of procurement experts have oversight and experience across a variety of different sectors which engenders complimentary analyses and results for our clients. We deliver innovation by investing heavily in researching and publishing on subjects such as: procurement information systems, economic contract theory, digital solutions, and propriety.

Financial Management

WBD combines industry and financial experience to improve investment capabilities across organizations. Our extensive experience providing financial management support includes creating financial management systems, streamlining reporting and analyses procedures, and having in-depth knowledge of financial management regulations and policies.

Supply Chain Resiliency

WBD uses digital modernization tools to take organizations to the next level. Whether it is through cloud migrations, improving cybersecurity, or recruiting a world class IT workforce, WBD creates a business model that ensures operations can flourish under all scenarios.

Our Results

Success Stories

$415M in Cost Savings for Department of Defense

WBD supported the Department of Defense’s Joint Service Provider with full lifecycle acquisition support services during its establishment and re-alignment under the Defense Information Systems Agency. Through forward-thinking procurement strategy, our team helped achieve a projected $415M in cost savings for the organization.

Reduce Cost,

Improve Processes

WBD’s process improvement tools provided senior DoD leadership with a customized cloud-based portal and reduced DISA’s costs by over $100 million through the identification of gaps in the supply chain.

 

Success Stories

Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)

At DSCA, WBD developed an Agency-wide management tool within SharePoint which house an automated requirement development, review, and submission process. This has accelerated the pace of operations.

Learn more about how WBD worked to develop software systems and architectural designs to support DSCA’s financial contractual logistics and has aggregated data from various separated military departments.

Insights

Change Management’s ADKAR Model

The ADKAR Model is a proven means to facilitate change management. The model provides a clear, step-by-step way for organizations to adopt new processes and procedures.

Five Steps for a Successful CRM Rollout

A well-defined CRM implementation plan that includes project management, testing, training, and appropriate tools can ensure as successful CRM rollout.

U.S. Federal Agencies Create New Technologies to Help Solve Climate Challenges

Three U.S. Federal agencies, the Department of Energy, USDA, and the EPA, are funding new research and technologies to tackle the climate crisis and reduce greenhouse gasses.

Private Sector Investment in Biotechnology Improves Global Vaccine Production and Distribution

Biomanufacturing plants for vaccine production and distribution is an expensive investment, confining most plants — and their vaccine distribution — to wealthier countries. Private sector investment in biomanufacturing in low-to middle-income countries can create the global health infrastructure necessary for equitable vaccine distribution.

Modernizing Financial Management Practices for the Department of Defense

]Multiple DoD financial management practices are rated “high-risk” according to two U.S. oversight bodies responsible for mitigating federal inefficiency and waste. The Government Accountability Office and DoD Inspector General cite ineffective financial management...

Are “New Normal” Industrial Policies in South Asia Well-Manufactured?

The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused worldwide shocks in both supply and demand over the past two years. This has been particularly evident in South Asia - a global manufacturing hub and home to some of the largest and fastest growing countries in the...

Key Features of a Customer Relationship Management Communications Plan

Implementing a strategic internal CRM communication plan and providing training will reduce employee resistance to adopting a new CRM system and generate enthusiasm.

Keys to Acquisition Planning

Two essential documents used to prepare in the pre-award stage are the acquisition strategy and acquisition plan. These documents prevent issues like schedule and scope creep. The acquisition strategy is a comprehensive plan that identifies and describes the...

Public Health Solutions: Health IT and Informatics

Recent advances in healthcare information technology can offer an equitable U.S. national public health platform for all.

WBD Review Essay — The Enduring Struggle: The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World

A review by Washington Business Dynamics of John Norris’ well-written, carefully researched, and provocative history of USAID.

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