Viewdeck

Rightsizing Cloud Based ICT Solutions

Summary

  • Reorganizing or restructuring or ICT services and ICT suppliers cost-cutting, reduction of resources, or reorganizing delivery management
  • Sourcing Life-cycle, Evaluation: Market Analysis, Requirements Gathering and Evaluation
  • Proactive, ICT supplier change over and knowledge transfer, optimising outcomes

Features

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Service base-lining and Improvement definition

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Procurement strategy development; Business Case development and Governance approvals

Coherence to Enterprise Architecture and Information Strategy

Supplier negotiation and structured dialogue planning, Contract schedules development

Tender Evaluation - criteria, process and weighting

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Transition Planning and Service Operational cut-over management

Intelligent Customer Function (ICF) development and mentoring

Information Security throughout the Supplier Transitions

Benefits

  • Security Cleared Skills and Resources on demand
  • Experienced practitioners from one-man to complete teams
  • Controlled, quality delivery, aligned to Cabinet Office & MPA
  • Experience from practical delivery in Private and Public sector
  • Optimisation of resources against organisational demand
  • Asset optimisation and contract alignment

At Viewdeck, we provide a range of skills and experience to help you meet your ICT Procurement, Outsourcing or Transition needs. Our team has real experience in delivering ICT enabled change across a wide range of UK Public Sector clients including the central departments of Department of Work and Pensions( DWP) , Home Office, HMRC, and Ministry of Defence ( MOD ), Department of Health.

Our Transition Practice covers a wide range of Procurement support and Supplier Transition capabilities, including:

  • Requirement definition, Benefit assessments and Business buy-in
  • Service base-lining and Improvement definition
  • Procurement strategy development
  • Coherence to Enterprise Architecture and Information Strategy
  • Supplier negotiation and structured dialogue planning
  • Proof of Concept structuring, processing and evaluation
  • Contract schedules development
  • Tender Evaluation – criteria, process and weighting
  • Business Case development and Governance approvals
  • Transition Planning and Service Operational cut-over management
  • Systems of Measurement definition/benchmarking
  • Intelligent Customer Function (ICF) development and mentoring
  • HR Transformation, including TUPE planning and support
  • Information Security throughout the Supplier Transitions

 

Our Experience

We bring hands-on practical expertise and experience to Procurement and Outsourcing Management, providing skills and energy to drive success in complex and challenging tasks.We can provide either an entire team, or a range of supplementary capabilities to an existing project team, in order to boost the resources and skills of an in-house department as required. Our approach supports our belief in skills transfer, ensuring an ongoing legacy for our clients.

Key High-Lights

  • Public and Private Sector Expertise
  • Client and Supplier Side
  • Security Cleared to UK SC or DV level
  • Consulting and Delivery Services focused
  • For the duration of the Programme

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Extensive Expertise in:

  • Enterprise Systems Integration, across Cloud, legacy and traditional supplier and solution models
  • Business/IT alignment and transformation/IT Strategy
  • Business Analysis and Requirements Management
  • Enterprise Architecture and Information Architecture/Information Management
  • Procurement, Change Management, Risk Management, Programme Management
  • Contract drafting and Commercial constructs for delivery
  • Linking of technical requirements and solution design, to legal and commercial constructs to meet Government ICT Strategic Direction – shared services, Cloud, green agenda etc

Practical Skills

  • Lead delivery responsibilities on substantial programmes across most of the major central departments plus large ‘blue chip’ Corporate clients
  • Some of the largest public sector procurements (Aspire, DWP, MOD DII (ATLAS)), as well as corporate shared service implementations.
  • Client side and supply side working, board level/senior stakeholder engagement
  • Delivery across the full ICT life-cycle – Strategy, Analysis, Design, Build, Implement, Service Delivery, Benefit and Business Case Realisation

The Whole Transition

Evaluation
  • Process design and evaluation
  • Competitive dialogue – dialogue coaching & participation
  • Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment(TUPE)
  • Due Diligence/Transition
  • Governance Design and Intelligent Customer Function
Business Cases and Benefit Delivery
  • Business Analysis and Business benefits definition
  • Cabinet Office and HMT processes and sign-off
  • Portfolio creation
  • Alignment of retained organisation to supplier (ICF) – Organisation Re-Design
  • Change Management and Technical Rollout
  • Skills Transfer
Procurement Negotiations
  • Client and Stakeholder Management
  • Competitive dialogue coaching & participation
  • Technical bid analysis and Management
  • Governance Design and Intelligent Customer Function
Solution Development and Management
  • Solutions management
  • Technical solution writing/QA Expert
  • Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Integration
  • Demonstration of Capability/Design Studies
  • Business Analysis and Business benefits definition
Contract Implementation
  • Programme Management and projects mobilisation
  • Due Diligence/Transition
  • Requirements gathering, analysis, management & training
  • Portfolio creation, Governance and Contract compliance
  • Programme Delivery and Control
  • Business Change and Adoption
  • Skills Transfer
Specialist Skills

Our team includes subject matter experts that can support the programme or provide existing resources where needed:

  • CLAS/security support, providing advice around accreditation and fit-to-security requirements
  • HR Transformation, Organisational Design and TUPE advice to complex transition scenarios where capabilities are moving between suppliers and the client, and
  • Commercial subject matter experts supporting closing any tough negotiations in pressured and challenging scenarios

Tag Cloud: ITLv3, MSP, PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programmes, OGC, SC, DV, TUPE

Key Processes: COBIT, ITILv3, ISO 20000, UML, RUP