Outperform your competition with the strategic use of technology, innovation, and data Technology and innovation continue to disrupt how organizations do business and engage with their customers, employees, suppliers and stakeholders. No longer relegated to an IT department, technology, digital and innovation strategies are critical to the overall organizational strategy. To adapt to changing markets and emerging technologies, organizations are adopting new organizational models and technology-enabled business strategies. Organizations are faced with the imperative of optimizing current and legacy IT investments and initiating large-scale technology and digital transformations to execute organizational strategy and compete and thrive in a rapidly evolving market.
Bringing deep IT, digital, data strategy and project management experience and an extensive knowledge of markets and customers, our digital transformation and management consultants can help you leverage legacy and emerging technologies to develop new technology-enabled approaches, models and roadmaps that support corporate decision-making, drive innovation and create a sustainable competitive advantage in your market. Our solutions are customized to meet our clients’ specific needs:
Digital services & innovation Digital services and innovation are key components of an enterprise business transformation strategy. Our team helps organizations explore how emerging and proven technologies can align with and enable this transformation. We help organizations develop technology strategies and approaches for including Intelligent Automation, Design Thinking and Digital Ideation in these transformation efforts, in addition to providing evaluation and implementation support in areas including AI, Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, predictive analytics, cloud and blockchain.
IT strategy & architecture Continuously aligning IT strategy with an organization’s overarching enterprise strategy is challenging in today’s swiftly evolving IT environment. We can help you build enabling architecture, a roadmap and an IT organizational model that supports enterprise strategy in a cost-effective, risk-mitigated and strategic manner.
Agile & project management the ability to manage complex programs and projects and deliver timely results can be vastly improved by leveraging Agile and other program management processes. We can help you effectively leverage methods and processes to predictably execute and consistently deliver risk-mitigated results and effective enterprise initiatives.
Data strategy & management Data can and should be utilized as a strategic differentiator. In today’s business world, data provides the foundation for insightful and informed analytics that drive sound decision-making and the operational execution of the overall enterprise strategy. We help clients develop effective data governance, master data management and enterprise data models that have clear alignment between the stated enterprise strategy and the underlying information,
data sets, frequency and granularity to enable a nimble, real-time execution.
Business events drive an urgent need for finance transformation:
Post-merger integration means aligning the capabilities of two organizations and defining a new operational model and organizational plan
Core systems implementation is a catalyst for re-engineering processes and defining new business requirements for all finance-related activities
Material business changes mean the finance organization must assess the impact and build potential business models and roadmaps to address the new reality
Audit remediation or restatements create the need to develop and implement corrective action plans
Cost & performance management
To operate efficiently and elevate strategic value to management, the finance organization can provide:
Cost and profitability analyses to measure and analyze the financial impact of activities and identify opportunities to improve performance and create value
Finance process optimization to help increase the efficiency of existing processes through analysis of the current and desired future state
Financial planning and analysis to give CFOs better business insights and enable better decision-making
Financial benchmarking to utilize external data to identify opportunities for financial improvement
To improve financial operations, CFOs can provide:
Reporting and business intelligence to provide the right information at the right time
Data analysis and reconciliation to validate completeness and accuracy of underlying data
Policies and procedures that facilitate improved or enhanced performance
Specialized managed services and specialty accounting assistance to allow the organization to focus on value-add activities
To create efficiencies, many finance organizations are looking to update and standardize their processes via shared services. As part of the business case for a shared service business model, they are looking for expertise in:
Shared services business model and analysis of key financial metrics to evaluate a transition to a shared service model
Managed services selection to select the right outsource provider
Centralizing finance operations for analysis, design and implementation of back-office centralization
Getting your strategy right is essential. It is your game plan, your approach to creating value. Realizing the actual impact of your strategy is non-negotiable. It is how you win.
While strategy can be generally broad, we make it intentionally specific to where your opportunity exists. Leveraging our polymath foundation, we bring a depth of expertise in the latest disciplines necessary to win including design thinking, big data, and IoT. We also organize how you operate and offer three core capabilities that can be applied to your organization holistically or a la carte to provide advice and support when and where it is needed most.
Corporate strategy At the heart of every successful journey lies a strategy for understanding where you are today, where you are going tomorrow, and the innovative journey by which you are going to get there. We assist our clients in identifying the right strategic vision that aligns capabilities with market opportunity and delivers innovation based enterprise transformation.
Strategy design & alignment
Strategic & opportunity assessment
Innovation & growth
Customer & growth strategy The need to grow is at the core of every company’s strategy. We bring a hyper focus on the omni-channel customer experience enabled by emerging technologies, data-driven decision making and a customer-centric operating model. We help organizations achieve accelerated revenue growth through data-driven customer-centricity, channel optimization and digital transformation aligned to customer latent and stated needs.