Helping technology leaders formulate their go-forward roadmap and strategy
Working closely with IT executives to capture strategic and tactical planning for both budgeting and forecasting purposes.
Our teams are able to effectively augment the time and focus of IT executives in the position CTO, CIO, VP of Technology, VP of Software, and all similar roles to help establish in great detail the technology cost and labor requirements for budget planning and cost forecasting.
Senior technical architects, senior project management consultants, and technical analysts team-up to compose multi-year and usually multi-million dollar modernization planning materials. These often help set the stage for substantial investments - essential for decision making.
Senior consultants of various types work closely with client project managers, subject matter experts, and analysts to compose critical planning materials. These materials often include project plans, gantt charts, dependency diagrams, timelines, slide decks, and various wall-sized detailed mappings to help set the stage for a successful system or data integration project.
The IT roadmap and project planning process can be grueling and require many months of work. While the process typically varies from client to client, the baseline model may resemble these core steps or phases.
Our assessment engagements typically produce comprehensive, diagnostic, wall-sized diagrams that have garnered some critical conversations.
Deliverables from these IT Roadmap and Strategy engagements can often provide senior management, technology executives, and similar audiences, with a strategic view of the technology migration and modernization footprint over phased intervals.
Supporting modernization planning or annual budgeting efforts, these IT Roadmap diagrams provide 5 to 10 year timelines showing a phased implementation plan with overlapping and complex dependencies.Preview Deliverable Samples
Typically the As-Is views will showcase the entire suite of applications across the enterprise, color-coded and clustered into dimensions, depending on the nature and needs of the client. Hexagonal is just one of many types of visual approaches to these types of diagrams.Preview Deliverable Samples
These To-Be Diagrams would present potential views of a future state of the applications, post modernization or post-integration. This entirely depends on the direction and initiatives of the client and can vary widely.Preview Deliverable Samples
These comprehensive and intricate topology diagrams help to capture the specific and far-reaching integrations within all applications in the enterprise. Clients may look at the entire picture, or choose to limit the purview to just a specific subset of applications and databases.Preview Deliverable Samples
Senior consultants with previous experience with these types of projects can set the stage for a well-framed engagement.
A focused session on your specific software applications, platforms, or projects. Typically this includes technical resources from both sides.