GMC helps you to create a pragmatic vision, business strategy and the planning of key strategic initiatives to lead your organisation to the next level of performance. Strategic planning is as applicable to business units like Information Technology, as it is for the whole business.
The plan that matches short-term and long-term goals with specific technology solutions to help meet business goals. It is a plan that applies to a new product or process, or to an emerging technology.
Insourcing, outsourcing, co-sourcing, multi-sourcing, market information gathering, supplier portfolio management, negotiation, supplier relationship management.
The target operating model converts your strategy ideas into operational plans. It includes an analysis the as-is operational situation along with the design and structure of the desired (to-be) state. A target operating model may be developed for a whole business or only a function like IT.
Coordination of service design activities, processes and resources. Consistent and effective design of new or changed IT services, service management information systems, architectures, technology, processes, information or metrics.
Produce and maintain accurate information on all operational services and those being prepared to be run operationally: Service details, current status and the services' interdependencies.
The creation of an information repository of all of processes, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and schematics (diagrams) in use within an IT operation. All operational tasks are listed. The operations manual is a key element in managing an outsource model and in assuring a workable DR Plan.
Technology, O/S, software, systems, configuration, etc.
Does your technology underpin the required business functions (predominantly the infrastructure layer). We assist companies to ‘close the gap’ between IT and business. We look at the requirements, planning, solutions deployment, value creation lifecycle.
Ensuring that there is a no duplication of functionality. Unnecessary IT complexity adds costs, reduces effectiveness and stalls innovation. The answer lies in strategic and on-going consolidation. Understand the environment in terms of infrastructure and systems (Compute, Print, Operate, Manage) Ensure the simplest structure for application development life cycle is implemented.
A sound strategy, strict controls and formal risk management go a long way to building a good foundation.
Our ICT team is able to account fully for the spend on ICT services by providing detailed and properly costed business cases for proposed changes to IT services.
Managing projects, design, effectiveness of the project office, the methodologies employed and the tools to get the job done right.
Professional sourcing of services ensures a superior quality of services delivered thus reducing the overall cost of service provision in the long-run.