services

Comprehensive, pragmatic services targeted to deliver improved business results and performance for our clients

We apply our extensive experience, knowledge and enthusiasm, taking a pragmatic approach to all the results-focused services we provide.  Our extensive range of services is summarised below.

Transforming the project delivery approach to ABC

We are passionate about the benefits we can deliver when working pragmatically and collaboratively with organisations to help transform their approach to agile delivery of projects or solution development.  (Learn more . . .)

Introducing and supporting agile software development practices

Utilising our real world software development experience and pragmatic approach, we can help apply a proven, robust and scalable agile software development framework to all stages of the software development lifecycle. (Learn more . . .)

Pragmatically addressing specific areas that support an Agile approach

We are pragmatic & experienced enough to understand that organisations may wish improve key areas rather than initially aiming to transform to a complete agile approach. (Learn more . . .)

Agile project delivery readiness

As a precursor to any transformation approach we recommend conducting a short evaluation of an organisation’s current capabilities.  This confirms likely benefits of introducing an agile approach, identifies the steps needed to attain the goal and broadens confidence in the client’s organisation both in the agile approach and how the transformation will be achieved. (Learn more . . .)

Agile project delivery health check

For organisations that either have recently adopted an agile project delivery approach or perhaps have been using this for some time, it is beneficial to periodically review current practices. (Learn more . . .)

Project & Programme management process improvement

Our extensive project delivery expertise helps to drive projects & programme management process improvement across a broad spectrum. (Learn more . . .)

Software development process improvement

We have a wealth of experience in all stages of the software development lifecycle for both agile and waterfall approaches.  Utilising our real world experience and pragmatic approach we can work with you to identify and support the implementation of process and performance improvements. (Learn more . . .)

Interim Project management

With the ever changing demands placed on organisations, there are times when there simply aren’t enough resources to manage the number of projects to meet business objectives.  We can help fill the gap with reliable, affordable resources utilising our wealth of practical, real world project management experience including matrix managed environments using both agile project delivery and other best practices such as Prince2.  (Learn more . . .)

Interim line management

We have extensive people & line management experience, working at all levels from company board to team leader roles; we have further expertise in managing software development & IT services environments.  (Learn more . . .)

Enterprise product development & implementation programme – Managed transition from 3rd party development consultant to in-house. Managed £multi-million programme over numerous releases of an n-tier software product with integration to 3rd party solutions.

Application port and 3rd party service provision – Ported extensive n-tier application to new platform involving 3rd party technical resources and 3rd party testing environment. 3rd party global licensing issue was resolved that was stopping 3rd party application support service provision. Defined and agreed SLA with 3rd party to provide ongoing testing environment.

Business to Consumer (B2C) Internet site – Managed a programme of 10-20 projects incorporating client and product development deliveries

Business to Business (B2B) Internet integration – Integration with numerous 3rd party insurance aggregators involving data translation using XML and XSLT

Various 3rd party application integrations

Business change & transformation projects – introducing cultural, organisation and process change

Collaboration solutions – Bespoke development workflow application solution, implementation of corporate email and workflow standards

Various IT Service Management projects