Technology is inherently difficult to manage because it is constantly changing, often in ways that cannot be predicted. Business and IT leaders know that they need to address the particular ways in which their companies should approach the use of technology in business strategies and operations.
We help IT managers become more successful leaders.
Our work is collaborative, involving client personnel and resources and the transfer of skills to the client. Our engagements are usually completed within one to six months. We work against specific objectives with clearly established timing and trajectory, contributing to client business goals.
Our approaches revolve around a simple idea: Improving the client’s condition.
One of the cornerstones of our success is to dramatically improve the relationship between business and IT leadership by navigating its progression into a collaborative and productive relationship.
Results you can expect:
✓ Increased business satisfaction with IT services
✓ IT behavior focused on business outcomes - not technology
✓ Improved relationship between business and IT leadership
✓ Technology is evaluated based on its strategic value
✓ Enhanced business participation and ownership of IT initiatives
✓ Reduced costs of platform support and integration
✓ Improved business value of IT investments
✓ Shift from “firefighting” to innovation and business agility
We work directly with business owners, executives and advisors. We assist our clients in using IT effectively to achieve strategic business objectives such as improved financial performance and marketplace competitiveness.
An IT assessment can provide you with increased confidence in understanding your IT and its current state. It can also uncover areas of IT that require further, more detailed investigation. This knowledge can help you decide what problems to tackle first and determine how to reach long-term IT robustness and sustainability. Additionally, an IT assessment can help shift your IT focus slowly from addressing immediate needs to establishing long-term strategy.
The IT management team evaluation can help you identify areas for improvement, increase communication and collaboration between team members, enhance overall performance of the team, improve employee engagement and job satisfaction, and reduce employee turnover rates. The result will be a more productive and efficient IT management team.
Assessing the skills of IT staff can help identify areas where they need improvement and provide insight into where you have significant skills gaps in your organization. It can also help employees create realistic and achievable individual development plans. By participating in skills assessments, employees are able to gain insight into their learning needs and working behaviors, which can serve to foster clarity and transparency regarding performance expectations and pathways to career growth. It can also construct a more personalized employee learning experience and paint a clear picture of employee development progress.
In addition, evaluating employees and new hires based on their skill sets instead of their work history can help level the playing field - and help companies realize the talent they already have. It also helps decision-makers and hiring managers shortlist worthy candidates for open job positions.