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Optimise IT 

In association with our partners, CIO International Limited we offer a customised IT assessment service. Our highly experienced team uses an assessment methodology developed from years of practical application in international company settings.

 

While our methodology is designed to provide a comprehensive assessment of your IT environment covering the full scope of IT and Information Management, it is organised in modules and can be adapted to address your priorities. It can also be applied to track progress in areas targeted for improvement. While the assessment covers the IT aspects of the business, its ultimate focus is on the business itself to ensure that IT fully serves your strategic and operational needs.

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We provide a thorough review of your information technology systems and environment with recommendations for action.

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Our IT Assessment can help ensure that your IT systems and operations are continually adding business value. An IT system isn’t just technology for technology’s sake - it should should help you meet specific business goals and provide value that is both visible and measurable.

Our IT Assessment can help ensure that your IT systems and operations are continually adding business value.

An IT system isn’t just technology for technology’s sake - it should should help you meet specific business goals

and provide value that is both visible and measurable.

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Strategic Management

2.

Design  

3.

Delivery  

4.

Supply Chain

5.

Compliance & Controls

6.

Resource Management 

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IT Ops & Technology 

  • IT Leadership and Governance

  • Strategy Evaluation

  • IT Risk Management

  • IT Business Alignment and Strategy

  • IT Metrics

  • Innovation  

  • Architecture and design (“City Plan and Roadmap”)

  • Applications Portfolio Management

  • Data Management

  • Technology Management Review

  • Budgeting and Planning (Value Creation & Cost Effectiveness)

  • User and Application Support (Performance Measurement & Consumer Satisfaction)

  • Process Control including Reporting and KPI's

  • Project Management and IT Service Management

  • Information Management  

  • Business Process Design and Improvement

  • Budgeting and Planning (Roadmaps)

  • Key Supplier Programme

  • Cost Effectiveness and Strategic Alignment

  • Innovation

  • Risk Mitigation

  • Disaster Recovery

  • Business Continuity

  • Cyber Security

  • Business Controls

  • Adoption of all relevant compliance and control standards

  • Software Audit

  • Systems and Network Performance, Concept Testing and Development

  • System/Data Security/Mobile Device Management

  • Network Design & Server Infrastructure

  • Administrative Policies

  • Network Software

IT Assessment and Business Value

Before any organisation’s leadership can decide its priorities for business and operational improvements, a necessary first step is to better understand how well your IT environment is performing as a function and, in particular, how well it supports the delivery of your business strategy.

 

We provide a blueprint for improving your technology and a specific and measurable template for achieving business objectives more efficiently and effectively. Our assessment identifies strengths and weaknesses and suggested methods to boost efficiency, resource utilisation, enhanced security, productivity and profitability. We appraise how your technology helps or hinders the realisation of your business goals and objectives for business advantage. Technology becomes an enabler.

Our Approach and Process

Our methodology is organised as a series of modules. This provides flexibility, allowing assessments to be implemented as a complete package, as a subset of modules in a bundle, or individually, as required. This also allows us to schedule and organise the work effort to provide interim results on priority areas as required.