Case Studies

Case Studies

Read about some of the projects Todd Herman Associates has worked on over the years. There may be a solution that you need in one of these success stories.


Information Systems Case Studies 

Why is CUF Better Than FUD

Read about the unexpected benefits that this client found after implementing the cloud-based solution, Office 365.

Activity is not the same thing as achievement. Do you understand the difference?

Spreadsheets are wonderful tools ... except when they're not.

Could your business use our "wall of knowledge"? Find out what it is and how it could make you have more clarity in making business decisions.

In today's world, we don't need more complexity — we need more simplicity.

Too hot! Too cold! Just right! How one client used the Goldilocks Strategy for choosing their approach.

MEGO (My Eyes Glaze Over)...we've all experienced it. See how Todd gives you just enough "behind the scenes" technical details to tell the story while avoiding MEGO.

Think project management is easy? Discover how outsourcing project management can be a cost-effective way of buying quick, high-quality results for your business projects.

What happens when the right technology is implemented?

Specific business process and technology improvements can make your business more efficient. Read about how a client made this happen and saw results fast in this month's case study.

How an integration project provides high value-added management analysis, helping stakeholders make better business decisions.

How our business review of a key process made it easier for customers to pay our client.


How one client decided to quickly solve their call logging and tracking problem with a low-cost custom application.

Have you ever had a project veer off in a different direction that yielded remarkably better results? See how a client took advantage of this and how you could too.

Need expediency in your business? Read our case study about how to streamline a sales order entry process.

Need a system, but don't want the "tech speak" that goes along with it? Todd Herman Associates shares how we bridge the gap between business and technology.


Process Improvement Case Studies

Combining Force and Finesse: Case Study - Applying Technology to Reduce Unbilled Charges

Sometimes, brute force gets a job done.  Sometimes, a little finesse is all it takes.  Other times, you need to combine the two to accomplish your goal!

Category:  Improve Business  Solve Problems

Investing vs Spending

What's the difference between "investing" and "spending"? From the perspective of current cash outlays, nothing is different — yet, taking the long view, there's a great deal of difference.

Improving Pharmacists' Producivity by 400%

How we helped this client improve the productivity of their pharmacists by embedding improved processes into a custom-developed application for routine tasks.

It Only Looks Easy

How we helped this client jump-start the development of a new application by clarifying their executives' vision and planning implementation steps.

Getting your business operations under control can lead to greater business growth and profitability.


Business Intelligence Case Studies

Making Reports Useful: A Case Study



Executive Dashboard

Business intelligence systems offer you a plethora of analytical data about your company's operations, but getting to the most useful metrics can be daunting. This month's case study illustrates how easily comprehensive performance data can be accessed and presented in a concise, visual format.

Find out how you can prevent inventory from increasing at a higher rate than revenue.


Want to read more? Visit our Case Study Archives page for more great case studies.

Business Resources

Popular Case Studies

Applying Technology to Reduce Unbilled Charges

Accession Inventory graphSometimes, brute force gets a job done. Sometimes, a little finesse is all it takes. Other times, you need to combine the two to accomplish your goal! 


Investing vs Spending


Read how this fast growing company partnered with Todd Herman Associates, and found short-term and long-term cost savings through technology and process.

Making Reports Useful: A Case Study:  

Read how a CIP found a profitable innovation idea in the way the business delivers lab reports. 

Activity Versus Achievement:  

Establish Accountability and Evalutate Results  

The Wall of Knowledge:

Clarifying Business Needs 

Ending the Spreadsheet:

Managing JOb Costs and Timelines  

Tip of the Iceberg:

Delivering Meaningful Information to Executives 

"Culture" is a Verb

Redefining "The Hottest Topic in Business Today"

Category: Leadership Relationships


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Business Book Reviews

Need more resources for growing your business? Get great business book suggestions from Todd.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words - 2017 Summer Book Reviews

thebackofthenap Is a picture truly worth a thousand words? Todd's annual summer book reviews cover four books that have helped either hone thinking skills by using doodles and simple drawings, or spark ideas for improving doodles or other visuals.


Nothing Changes Until Somebody Feels Something

Whoever Tells The Best Story Wins(June 2016) Hugh MacLeod of Gapingvoid Art gave Todd inspiration for this summer's book reviews when he said "Attach emotion to logic and anything is possible"  A common thread in the four books Todd reviews.


Free Range Staff — 2015 Summer Book Reviews

Leadership and the One Minute Manager book coverTodd describes his idea of how to develop "Free Range Staff"  Employees who can take an idea, develop and run with it with little or no supervision as he reviews four books he uses to teach and develop his staff.


Seeing Around Corners — And Four Books That Can Help

Book Cover of Data CrushTodd's review on books that can help you and your business see around corners better.


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Todd Herman Associates is a business technology consulting firm focused on non-routine technology issues such as replacing QuickBooks, getting two systems to "talk" to each other, shrinking process cycle time, and taming large volumes of data.