No company or government today can effectively lead in its market without a clear understanding of IT’s role and a strategy for how to best leverage technology. As with finance and marketing, IT must enable business-necessary capabilities and be a well-thought-out part of any strategic effort.
Our experienced professionals work with leadership and IT teams to identify the roles of technology in a business strategy, the capabilities IT can provide and how the IT organization needs to be managed in order to deliver its commitments. We then work with clients to understand the ROI that can be leveraged from current and leading technologies.
Centric’s IT Strategy Services group helps clients develop their IT capabilities into engines of business value. We do this through an approach that is iterative, collaborative, decision-driven and execution-focused.
Services in this area focus on understanding the role of IT and how it can be used as a strategic asset and competitive advantage. Common services offered under this umbrella include:
- IT Strategy Assessments
- Enterprise Architecture
- Corporate-IT Governance Alignment
- IT Portfolio Lifecycle Management
IT Leadership and Management
Services focus on advising CIO’s on how to manage the IT organization including staff, vendors, funding, technology and other critical areas. This is achieved through services such as:
- CIO Mentoring
- IT Organizational and Cost Assessments
- Vendor Strategy Development
- Software Selection Services
When significant changes need to be made to IT, we provide services and staff to help advise on change planning and leadership management of large-scale changes. We assist our clients through:
- Change Readiness Assessments
- Organization Redesign Projects
- Business Continuity and Disaster Avoidance Design
- Portfolio and Program Management Services