Consulting: audit, IT strategy development, IT infrastructure design
IT infrastructure audit
Audit is a comprehensive examination of the IT infrastructure and its interaction with the company's business processes. The audit results are a qualitative basis for developing IT strategies to minimize threats, develop and improve the efficiency of IT infrastructure.
When an IT infrastructure audit is needed:
It is necessary to identify opportunities to reduce the cost of maintaining and maintaining equipment and software
It is important to assess the current state of the IT infrastructure, performance potential and budget to eliminate critical indicators
There is no data on the volume and composition of the hardware complex, the efficiency and correctness of its use, the feasibility of regular IT costs
It is necessary to assess the existing and potential security threats, identify unprotected areas
It is necessary to identify the points of interaction of the IT infrastructure with business processes and assess the compliance of the IT infrastructure with business needs and best industrial practices
It is necessary to calculate the return on investment in IT
Need to modernize IT infrastructure or prepare for digital transformation
It is necessary to identify the points of loss of efficiency and reliability in the IT infrastructure
Need an IT strategy or IT development plan that meets the needs of the business
It is necessary to assess the necessity and readiness of the transition to IT outsourcing
IT audit result:
Report on the status and indicators of IT infrastructure
Recommendations for eliminating identified problems, risks and suboptimal solutions
Key performance indicators and metrics to ensure the efficient operation of the IT infrastructure
Basic composition of target IT architecture, on the basis of which IT strategies and software design and hardware complex are developed
General assessment of the condition and integrity of the IT infrastructure
Correctness of design and equipment settings in accordance with vendor regulations
Checking fault tolerance, speed and performance of systems
Analysis of security, identification of threats to external and internal security
Assessment of scalability
Forecasting cost growth
Audit of IT systems and software
Development of IT strategies
IT strategy — recommendations for IT development in accordance with business objectives, as well as a work plan for the period under review and key indicators. An IT strategy helps prevent unnecessary costs (unjustified acquisition of unnecessary hardware systems, loss and theft of important data, etc.), set the course for the development of the IT department in accordance with the company's development strategy, effectively plan costs and conduct work to improve the IT infrastructure.
When you need an IT strategy:
It is necessary to avoid unjustified purchases, decisions, actions for the maintenance and maintenance of IT infrastructure that do not correspond to the strategic goals of the company
You need to develop a plan to reduce the cost of IT infrastructure, increase its return on investment and business benefits
It is important to ensure protection and business continuity and avoid financial and reputational risks through IT
It is necessary to optimize the company's value chains thanks to IT
It is necessary to assess the volume and effectiveness of IT investments in accordance with the needs of the business
It is necessary to build targeted IT processes and a complex integral IT infrastructure for its effective interaction with the business, to fully manage IT
You need to plan for scaling your IT infrastructure with your business
Need to modernize IT infrastructure or prepare for digital transformation
The result of developing IT strategies:
Business requirements for IT infrastructur
List of priority areas and goals for the development of IT infrastructure
The concept of the target architecture of the corporate information system in accordance with the objectives of the business
Portfolio of projects required to achieve the target state of the IT infrastructure
Schedule and KPIs for the implementation of the IT strategy
Cost plan for the development of IT infrastructure along with scaling the business, planning the procurement of equipment and software
Types of strategies:
Preparing for digital transformation
Building IT processes and increasing the efficiency of interaction between IT infrastructure and business
Minimizing the cost of maintaining and maintaining IT infrastructure
Comprehensive elimination of financial, reputational risks and security threats, ensuring business continuity
Maximizing business benefits from IT infrastructure
Setting up project and process management
IT infrastructure design
Qualified design of IT infrastructure — the creation of a complex of IT systems, based on the specifics of the company's industry, its system and business processes, the number of office and remote employees, the need for a geographically distributed network.
When you need a well-designed IT infrastructure:
It is necessary to reduce the costs of maintenance, maintenance and depreciation of equipment and software
It is necessary to guarantee the operability of the entire IT infrastructure as a single system, and not each of its parts separately, and the exclusion of certain types of failures due to incorrect design
There is a need for prompt and efficient scaling of infrastructure together with the business
It is necessary to develop infrastructure solutions for specialized software
Comprehensive protection against external and internal threats
Ability to use IT infrastructure with maximum efficiency
Opportunity for continuous development and increase in profits through the use of innovative technologies
The result of designing an IT infrastructure:
Effective organization of workplaces: configuration and management of hardware, software and software
Designed network infrastructure and systems of effective communication
Well-built information security system: creation of protective mechanisms, management and prevention of risks
Designed efficient storage systems and cloud solutions
We "root" for the success of our clients ' business as our own
We do not just perform tasks, but offer the best solutions by immersing ourselves in business processes
We are constantly working to improve the efficiency of the IT infrastructure, as well as, looking for points to save client resources
We eliminate not only the consequences of failures, but also their causes
We do not have the goal of "making money on the client". We offer only those solutions and services that will bring measurable benefits to the business process
We help with related tasks: if we do not specialize in certain areas, we recommend our trusted partners to our clients
We work in a "one-stop shop" mode and undertake communications with all contractors and providers, so that customers are not distracted from the main task — business development
We train, advise end users "in a clear language" and take care of their maximum comfort
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