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IT Strategy

Strategic IT

Do you have a clearly defined goal for your technology?

A timeline to deliver it? An assessment of the resources you have and those that you will need to deliver the plan?

If the answer to one of those questions is no then our IT Strategy services can make a big difference in your organisation. We start by asking you about your organisation & wider goals, we then assess your current technology deployment and then we move on to design an IT Strategy, tailored for you.

 

Our IT Strategy output is written in a way that non-IT people can understand it; it provides clear goals, a realistic set of timescales and a presentation of which resources you’ll need and when. We are happy to work with your priorities; for example we can create capex friendly plans, phased approaches to spread spending, cost saving ideas and just about any other challenge you have.

 
 

Software Implementation

It’s an exciting time choosing and implementing a new piece of software in your organisation. But the pitfalls are well documented. High costs of implementation and failure to deliver requirements are among the top reasons projects fail.

At GB3 we have a dedicated Implementation Team that can help you with many aspects, including:

  • Requirements definition

  • Vendor identification and invitation to tender

  • Product selection processes

  • Contract management

  • Project management

  • Training and implementation

  • System configuration & data transfer

 

Business Continuity

In an environment where normal, familiar working patterns are harder to achieve, the need for robust business continuity procedures is now more important than ever.

Whether your business is a small start-up or an established enterprise, our team can lead or support your implementation of business continuity plans.

 

In a business continuity engagement, we align our processes to ISO 27001 and ISO 22301, and take you through a process that covers key milestones in your continuity preparations, including:

 

  • Business impact assessments

  • Business continuity policy development

  • Business continuity planning

  • Incident response planning

  • Workshop based business continuity simulations

 

IT Due Diligence

From a Business perspective there is a need to develop a clear understanding of the future structure, plan a systems roadmap and technology strategy. This can only be achieved with a detailed understanding of where you are now.

GB3 can review the current IT provision, review any proposed new systems and technology direction and propose the best operating model for IT delivery, using our 3 step approach:

  • Review

  • Recommend

  • Resolve

These steps are articulated into an easy to read document, split into 4 categories:  

  • Data Centre & HQ           

  • User Computing              

  • Network            

  • Policies & Security

Covering IT budget, cost savings, delivering commercial advantage, recommended IT delivery model and transition timeframe.

We believe that having a clear understanding of your IT infrastructure is key to a comprehensive business strategy, it guides IT investment decisions by focusing spend on mitigating risk, and providing competitive advantage.

 

Birch House,
The Oaks Business Park,

Longridge Road,
Preston,

Lancashire

PR2 5BQ

T: 01772 851110
E: contactus@gb3.co.uk

GB3 Limited is a company incorporated in

England and Wales.

Registration number 05147753

 

Part of the EG Group

Registered Office:

Waterside Head Office, Haslingden Road,

Blackburn,

Lancashire,

BB1 2FA

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