A world-leading distributor of pharmaceutical and healthcare products implements KeyedIn Projects enterprise project portfolio management software to improve project costing, internal recharging, and visibility over key project information.

Alliance Healthcare is a leading distributor and wholesaler of pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products, offering innovative added-value services to dispensing points across the UK and healthcare manufacturers.

Alliance Healthcare has a strong service-based culture; they are dedicated to working in partnership with pharmacists and manufacturers to improve healthcare in our communities. Alliance healthcare is a member of Wallgreens Boots Alliance, the leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group.

In order to effectively serve the needs of the business, Alliance Healthcare Divisional IT wanted a solution that provided real-time visibility into the status of all key project information. The solution needed to effectively capture all employee time incurred working on projects, this was particularly important for accurate project costing and internal cross-charging purposes.

Above all, Alliance Healthcare needed a flexible system that provided a central place for the sharing of all project related information such as budgets, risks, and issue management. 

With 640 resources, encompassing both PSA and PPM roles, the divisional IT story is particularly compelling… 

This case study highlights:

  • The needs and benefits of thorough, real-time visibility across project teams throughout the world
  • How maintaining and sharing key project information including risks and issues improved project communication
  • How creating a fully functioning, internal cross-charging facility, helped accurately calculate each project’s cost
  • How Alliance Healthcare achieved improved data accuracy and integrity via a centralized system that management could trust

"The solution has delivered much-needed visibility over key project information, we now understand who has been working on what and how much it is costing, the system saves us a lot of time and allows us to make quick and accurate project decisions".