Does your organisation struggle to compete due to poor technology? Are there multiple ways of doing the same thing? Does responding to change take far too long? Do you want to understand how to leverage the cloud and what it might mean for your business?
With a history of management consultancy in both our founders, we have experience in delivering technological change, both large and small, and we think that, as an impartial third party, we can help our clients make the right change too.
We can help on a one-off basis or on longer engagements. We also provide virtual CTO services to smaller organisations where it does not make sense to have a full time executive.
You think you have a great team but there is a niggle that you just can't get over. Are they building things well? Do they build with security in mind? Will the software grow alongside the business?
Hiring an impartial third party is a great way of getting reassurance that your investment is being well spent and if there is any scope for improvement.
Our technical review service covers a multitude of things:
Are you embarking on a new flagship product and need help with direction setting? Does your organisation have 10s or 100s of intertwined systems that you can't make sense of? Has your core system ballooned in to a big ball of mud?
We've built platforms large and small - knowing which patterns and components to use in any given situation is key to providing a resilient and flexible software architecture.
Our architecture service can provide your organisation with advice and direction or provide full design services.
You think you have a great idea for increasing revenue or improving productivity but how do you know if it is achievable?
A discovery exercise is designed specifically to answer these questions:
Engaging with an external consultant is an ideal way to answer these questions. With no vested interests in the outcome and no knowledge biases we can question the status quo and find the best answers.
You have a great idea, but you are not sure if it is feasible? Maybe you have heard that applying AI to your particular problem will reap fantastic rewards in terms of cost reduction and product improvement but should you believe it?
Building a prototype service is a method for testing limits and discovering quickly (and cost-effectively) whether delivering a production level service is a worthwhile endeavour.
For us prototyping sits at the sweet spot between business and technology, connecting the two through customer focussed service design and innovative technology.
Technology is ever changing. While we like to keep our fingers on the pulse, we recognise that creating technological transformation is about more than just the technology.
Re-examing why we should embrace agility, what it means to the business and how some of todays practices can lead to the exact opposite.
Building software that is easy to change, even at the architectural level has been difficult historically. This article looks at methods for embracing change through the software stack.
Managing risk is a key part of any software development process. Here we take a look at strategies we adopt to ensure successful delivery.