IT Review

IT Review

An IT Review can be important because the technologies available to business have evolved significantly over the last few years. This has been driven by the introduction of such ideas as cloud, social networking and increasing mobility. New channels to market are being explored, together with the technology revisions to enable the new business models.

Examples of previous work include:

  • IT review of prevailing systems in use in financial services organisation to enhance applicability and viability of the current technical strategy to accomodate new channel and mobility initiatives.
  • IT Review of demurrage solution approach for an energy trading organisations involved with physical logistics.
  • IT Review of compliance technology options related to management of multiple trading systems, for financial systems within oil and gas sector.
  • IT review of a large European organisation with ageing technical infrastructure, making future directional recommendations in technical and management areas.
  • Technical review for a large petro-chemical organisation moving toward new enterprise resource planning- (ERP-) based solution—combining both standard ERP and specialist oil-industry requirements.
  • GAP analysis of current technology within a large European credit organisation in the process of multiple mergers with similar organisations.
  • IT review of technology strategies of two large retail financial service organisations planning a new composite approach to technology use as a merger consequence. Included strategy visits to United States covering vendors and their development of relevant solutions. Covered both current technologies and wide range of future electronic delivery channels topics.
  • Study Tour visit to United States on behalf of a leading financial institution, covering visit to single vendor in multiple sites, examining different aspects of their technology strategy relevant to the client organization
  • Review of e-commerce readiness on behalf of major financial services organisation, including assessment of business drivers, infrastructure and partner relationship readiness.
  • Consolidation of technology direction as contribution to board-level strategy for major international financial settlement organisation.
  • The evolution of a new delivery channel strategy for a retailer initially examining options for using electronic support to augment and supersede existing channels to market. This included interfaces designed for a flexible and rapid addition of new service capabilities.
  • Review of channel strategy and legacy implications for European banking organisation, with single country operation predominance.
  • Study tour visit to United States on behalf of financial services organisation to review new middleware, object transaction management and related technologies, compiling a comprehensive report with recommendations for new actions.
  • Strategic briefings and United States study tour for a European financial services association, covering electronic delivery channels, e-commerce and related implications for the existing systems.