About CSC

CSC is a global leader of next-generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. Their mission is to enable superior returns on clients' technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale.

By The Numbers

$64M - $128M

annual savings

317

active participants

182

ideas generated

Objective
Improve cash flow on CSC’s client billing process by reducing the Day Sales Outstanding (DSO) period between invoicing and payment

Approach

  • Defined CSC-wide idea challenge directly with the CFO and other key execs
  • Launched 8-week idea challenge to the relevant cross-CSC audience
  • Reviews- and decision-making team of 27 core leadership stakeholders, led by CFO

Business Results

  • Between $64M and $128M saved annually due to removing between 4 and 8 days of time between invoicing and payment
  • Broad participation across a large swathe of the organization
  • Direct benefit to the CFO office, visible win for the corporate innovation program