KORYAK has been committed to these values since our inception in 2000
KORYAK is committed to sustainability practices such as recycling and paper reduction
New Website Launched
KORYAK is proud to launch its new website.
KORYAK celebrates all the professionals who took advantage of our program to volunteer at various non-profits, when they were not on projects this year.
Two new MSAs signed
Two new MSAs signed this quarter: One with a Healthcare client and another with an Energy client
EMSDC Pitch Winner
KORYAK was selected as the winner of the EMSDC Pitch competition, a shark tank like event
Eaton Commercial Controls
When [KORYAK] first approached Eaton about outsourcing our Oracle Applications support, I had my reservations. Surrendering control and security of our application environment was a very daunting proposition. The potential for saving $1 Million annually, the predictability of fixed support costs over a three year period and the promise of high service levels were key factors in my decision to outsource our Oracle support to KORYAK. During the first year of the Outsourcing Agreement signed with KORYAK, we've achieved great things! Our users are very happy with the thorough and responsive answers they receive when they contact KORYAK. Critical issues are worked 7-by-24 even though our contract does not call for such support. Turnaround time for queries to the help desk is typically less than 1 hour! Monthly status reports provide us with detailed information on where our problems lie, and identify opportunities for process improvement and additional training. The support you provide for the standard Oracle Applications, hundreds of custom interfaces, forms and reports in our environment is excellent.
During the course of the past five years, we at LYNX Services have had the opportunity to engage KORYAK Consulting, Inc. on two especially challenging and critical assignments for our business ... I have found KORYAK Consulting to be of added value to my business and I can wholeheartedly recommend KORYAK Consulting to anyone looking fo a partner who is thoroughly committed to helping their business succeed.
KORYAK is a nationally certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by EMSDC (Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council) and is actively involved with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Other Regional and Local certifications cover:
KORYAK provides tangible results by leveraging innovative technologies and decades of Big 4 consulting experience.
We bring clarity to ambiguous or complex environment and produce outcomes within very short periods of time.
KORYAK enhances the processes and profitability of clients by leveraging innovative technologies.
A health care client experienced productivity increases of about 142% as a result of the reengineered process and innovative software solution.
A glass claims processor implemented process enhancements with an NPV of $3 Million.
Another health care client decreased their procurement cost by 700% for their provisioning software.
KORYAK is not and never has been a staffing firm.
Historically, a State Department had relied heavily on the use of contractors to build and support many of its mission critical systems and applications. Additionally, because more individuals and corporations were filing electronically, the imaging division found itself with excess scanning capacity. This excess capacity had been sold to other departments within the state for customized applications; these applications had been exclusively built and supported by contract resources as well. Faced with the economic pressures and budget cuts, such heavy reliance on contractors posed an enormous risk to the ongoing operations.
KORYAK reviewed a myriad of critical documentation from the department, in addition to speaking with all staff, managers, and contractors that provide support and leadership within the department. The interviews revealed significant lapses within time reporting, a lack of system documentation, no methodology for the execution of assignments and projects and no clearly defined approach. KORYAK identified serious conflicts of interest with one of the contracting companies that was responsible for several critical activities and recommended immediate steps to eliminate several of the conflicts, thereby lessening the reliance on the company. We then presented a well thought out team approach and a knowledge transfer plan along with a proposed sequence and a project plan with critical milestones for reducing and ultimately eliminating contractors.
+ Mitigated Risk + Cost Savings + In Control and Conflict Fee Once all of the information was presented to the department, changes were immediately made to the time reporting system to provide greater granularity in contractor time allocation to ensure they were working on those activities that contributed to the overall risk mitigation plan. The team approach to the knowledge transfer plan was implemented to quicken the pace on the knowledge transfer process, which was designed with specific target dates to release individuals on the contractor team. Finally, the multiple activities of the contractor with the conflict of interest were broken apart to remove the conflict.
A large healthcare company utilized an outdated system to manage access to secure data and applications. The existing system did not facilitate timely, accurate and auditable access to this data, thereby hindering efficient business operations.
The creation of a browser based intranet system, provided the capability for over 13,000 employees (currently 20,000) to request access to any of over 12,000 individual items (currently 20,000 data sets). It incorporates a 3-5 tier configurable workflow with data custodians and automates about 60% of the backend provisioning.
+ In production for over 9 years +Saved about $3M +Low On-going maintenance costs
A large healthcare company performed numerous functions via paper-driven processes. Incoming documentation was scanned and retained but the organization lacked the ability to work from the resulting images due to an absence of adequate indexing capabilities. The paper-driven processes in place involved dual manual sorting of 2.2 million pieces of documentation received in the mail room annually, and then dispatched elsewhere.. This slowed down the overall processing of work and made it very difficult for the organization to consistently meet critical customer timeliness requirements.
KORYAK recommended the application of imaging and workflow technologies initially across four functional areas, along with greater utilization of the existing document management tool. We also suggested that documentation be received via fax-to-image or as hard copy mail to be scanned; the indexing capabilities of the document management system would forgo the need for manual sorting of documents and the implementation of workflow would allow documents to be routed automatically to the relevant staff member. Further, we identified that this solution should be extended to the another area by the deployment of a Virtual Private Network (VPN) or secure email, allowing external stakeholders immediate access to documentation in order to speed up case review and finalization
+ Faster Processing +Decreased Costs +Flexibility +Scalability + Competitive Advantage
A state economic development agency responsible for disbursing and monitoring the annual expenditure of $800 million struggled to keep track of the progress made by funding recipients of an ever-increasing number of programs, as captured by required economic indicators such as job creation. The agency was on the brink of a huge budget expansion due to the advent of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which brought with it the burden of additional reporting requirements and an enhanced level of audit scrutiny, but no great increase in human resources. KORYAK was requested to identify a more efficient operating model, which when implemented would enhance the regulatory compliance level of the agency as a whole.
KORYAK identified 43 operational and technical improvement initiatives that allowed the agency to standardize all aspects of program management. Proposed solutions included a more prescriptive approach to communicating agency expectations to funding recipients, a more aggressive reporting timetable in order to better expose recipient performance and a statistical approach to analyzing performance data to direct agency resources towards recipients representing the highest audit risk. KORYAK also recommended ways in which the agency could streamline the closeout process for funding awards in order to maximize the capacity of the department responsible without exposing the agency to risk.
+Enhanced regulatory compliance + Data Driven decisions and policies +Increased confidence to deal with Federal Audits +Process Improvement +Pragmatic implementable recommendations +Reduced Exposure Risk
A local non-profit organization wanted to enable municipal collaboration with the stakeholders of 83 communities in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by hosting six main categories of municipal data: Regional Mapping, Flow Monitoring, Engineering Reports, Economic data, Budget data and Asset data. The goal was to help meet consent order requirements derived from the Federal Clean Water Act, share sewage flow monitoring data and provide county-wide access to other related municipal documents and templates. The existing system and website had extremely limited functionality and capabilities.
The creation of a web-based, secure application with a secure login offered carefully managed access to a common repository with classified data in reportable and downloadable formats. This common repository held data from various stakeholders, and included geospatially-linked municipal data mapping capabilities. The process was streamlined with particular attention to data quality and legacy data by providing the appropriate tools and processes. The portal provides an innovative solution for reporting and sharing of regional mapping, flow monitoring and asset information
+ Innovative Portal Serving 83 municipalities + Facilitates Cooperation and Coordination + Robust: 1200 flow monitors with data every 15 minutes for a period of 1 year + Scalable: Geospatial data of 83 communities (Engineering reports, Budget Data, Economic data, Population data, GIS data)
In response to the passage of the Right-to-Know law, the state Treasury Department needed to establish web-based public access to state contracts. The solution had to be created and implemented within a four-month timeframe to meet the requirements of the law. No off the shelf vendor could meet the four month timeframe and those cost four times as much. Coordination was required among 83 different state agencies. Workflow and Redaction had to be incorporated.
KORYAK created a document management system, an associated database, the ability for state agencies to add new contracts either directly on the site or through a file transfer protocol process, role-based administrative access, built-in redaction screening, web pages integrated with the Treasury website and contract search functionality with multiple capabilities, all within the four-month deadline. On top of it a Google Search Appliance was incorporated.
+ Timely: 4 months + Scalable: Over 120 agencies and thousands of users + Low cost of maintenance: 6 years in Production + Savings: Saved millions of dollars for the state + Praised by State and Media