ISS Group & JK Data Analytics Form Strategic Partnership Offering Business Process Engineering (BPE) Services to the QAD ERP Community

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ISS Group continues to strengthen and expand its core Business Process Improvement solutions portfolio using AART®; their innovative Approval Routing and Workflow technology, with Business Process Engineering services performed by JK Data Analytics.

Dr. McCormack’s books on the principles behind the supply risk assessment.

We are very excited in joining forces with JKDA to extend the value in the implementation of our BPI solutions.

As part of their ongoing efforts to deliver value to the QAD ERP user community, ISS Group (ISSG), an IT solutions provider delivering Business Process Improvement (BPI) solutions utilizing their Advanced Approval Routing Technology (AART®), an innovative and fully configurable workflow technology; is extremely pleased to announce a partnership with JK Data Analytics (JKDA). The partnership will allow ISSG to offer Business Process Engineering (BPE) services along with ISSG’s BPI solutions, which will improve the value in the implementation of the ISSG solutions as well as improve the ROI required by the substantial investment made in the QAD ERP application.

“We are very excited to be joining forces with JKDA; extending the value in the implementation of our BPI solutions,” states Andy Weinstein CEO of ISS Group. “The BPE consulting services which will be offered by JKDA in conjunction with our BPI solutions will further assist organizations improve specific business processes to reduce costs, increase revenues, improve employee productivity and ultimately drive more dollars to the bottom line. JKDA brings a wealth of knowledge and experience helping mid-market and large enterprise organizations streamline and improve efficiency with their supply chain processes, and therefore was a natural fit to add to our solution offerings.”

“Supply Chain improvements that last are difficult to obtain in a Big Bang approach. We developed Process Solution Frameworks to target ‘bite sized’ improvement opportunities that are realized in weeks, have significant ROI, and last for years,” say Dr. Kevin McCormack, co-Founder of JKDA. “ISSG’s BPI solutions were created with this same philosophy in mind, and after speaking with some of ISSG’s Clients were very impressed with the value that the ISSG solutions have delivered. We are also very excited about this new relationship and look forward to working together with ISSG to deliver significant value to the QAD ERP user community.”

About JK Data Analytics:
JK Data Analytics (JKDA) was founded by Dr. Kevin McCormack and Mr. Jim Waters to help companies leverage information to facilitate efficient supply chain operations. By providing consulting services to evaluate current operations and benchmark those against world class companies, JKDA’s experienced consultants will redesign work flows and data flows that create a more efficient business processes.

Co-founder Dr. McCormack has over 30 years of business leadership and consulting experience in the areas of strategy (including digital business strategy), operations, business planning, business process engineering, reengineering, change management, supply chain management, organizational design and information technology implementation. Some of his Clients have been Chrysler, Daimler, Texas Instruments, USMC, USAF, Chevron-Phillips, Shell, Exxon-Mobil, Dow Chemical, Standard Charter Bank, Microsoft, Intel, and several state governments, Wal-Mart, Campbell’s Soup, General Mills, and PepsiCo. He has published five books and over 100 articles in Quality Progress, Business Process Management and Supply Chain Management.

Co-founder Jim Waters has held key management positions in the Information Technology field for the past 25 years. His experience includes Project Management, Marketing Management, Business Development and Customer Support Services for large corporations such as Texas Instruments and Andersen Business Consulting as well as technology startup companies such as Advanced Computer Applications (MES) and Hilbert Technology Inc. (high speed data analytics). Jim has been on the leading edge of many new technologies and concepts including: Business Process Engineering, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, High Speed Database Engines and Business Intelligence applications. For more information about JK Data Analytics, visit their website at

About ISS Group:
Founded in 1986, ISS Group develops and markets Business Process Improvement solutions to the QAD ERP user community. Utilizing their Advanced Approval Routing Technology (AART®), ISSG’s BPI solutions are being used by many mid-sized and large QAD end-user organizations in the Medical Device, Industrial/Electronic, and Automotive market segments. For more information about ISS Group, visit their website at

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