What are Impact Types?

Qualitative and quantitative Impact Types make it easier to record the impact of your improvement work and track important metrics.

When resolving an Item that resulted in a change, users can choose between the various Impact Types created by your organization.

You can filter a list of items by certain Impact Types to find what items resulted in a specific impact.

Check out the Impact Summary Report to visualize the total financial savings across all Network Locations. This Report will also show how many items result with each impact type.

Qualitative Impact Types

The qualitative Impact Types can be configured to allow the person resolving an Item to provide key information about improvements in the following areas:
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Satisfaction
  • Environment
  • Health

Quantitative Impact Types

The quantitative Impact Types can be configured to give the person resolving an Item more control when recording money saved and generated. 

  • Revenue Generation
  • Cost Savings
  • Time Savings
  • Cost Avoidance

Organizations using the Advanced ROI Module have even more quantitative Impact Types at their disposal:

  • Product
  • Resource
  • Wastes
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Lead Time
  • Cycle Time
  • Takt Time