Business technology consulting is more than just applying technology. It is about bridging the needs of an organisation in a strategic approach to bring about better and viable business solutions. Apache has been at the forefront in delivering business and technology consulting that has help both private organisations and government to align, customise and maximise their business operation.
Is the gap between your Business and IT departments getting wider?
Apache’s experienced business analysts are able to communicate at every business level and clearly document the business requirements for their respective IT needs. Apache always ensures there is a complete understanding of all requirements before offering any recommendation of a solution, closing the gap between your business operations and the IT department.
Apache uses the methodology below as a guideline to achieve desired outcomes. This ensures that all requirements are documented and prioritised prior to the development of a suitable solution. It will also align the requirements with the existing corporate strategies and business plans.
Apache uses formal consulting methodologies BABOK, MSF & Prince 2 as a framework for the delivery of solutions.
IT strategy: definition and maintenance
The IT strategy is a dynamic document and the engagement will follow the 5 step plan described below:-
Defining Strategy: The Apache 5-step plan
- Collate & understand business plans, future business processes and requirements, along with current IT systems, processes, infrastructure and resources.
- Define future IT systems, processes, infrastructure and resources required to deliver business agenda.
- Perform gap analysis between various elements of IT strategy. Derive IT requirements and dependencies.
- Define the roadmap to move from current solution to the ‘to be’ model. Identify intermediate solutions that match budget expectations and build on proven technology.
- Identify and build-in flexible solutions and quick wins: expect both the business requirements and the available technology to change before future systems are implemented.