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Any technical project that doesn't have a deep understanding of your operational processes or business objective is unlikely to succeed. We work with you to generate actual change that drives real results.
In order to maximise any digital transformation project it is vital to appropriately review operational procedures side by side. We understand realistic integration, and as part of our consultancy, we consider comprehensive and modern procedures with complete clarity.
Platform consulting provides guidance, expertise and solutions for businesses that seek to maximise their technology and people platforms utility and success.
In the last 5-10 years the number of applications and apps your teams use daily has grown and grown.
In Marketing alone, it is now estimated there is a choice of 5000 - 8000 individual tools with triple digit growth in tools and complexity every year since 2011.
Platform consulting helps you see the wood from the trees, assesses gaps in your capability, and where possible consolidates duplication and removes cost across your business where possible. Have a look at what we can do for your business...Read More on Platform Consulting Services
Whether you're starting out on your CRM journey in the search for something a little better than excel, or you're drowning in a multitude of data sources that need deep technical API integration and bespoke plugin creation. Or maybe you're simply looking to up-skill and train your staff, we can help!
We have over 20 years experience in planning, delivering and supporting CRM systems; from bespoke industry specific systems to end-to-end install and maintenance on Hubspot and Salesforce.
Capturing data in a globally consistent but locally compliant way is becoming more complex; our combined experience stretches from Scotland, to France, to the Netherlands and Asia.
We help research, plan, implement and train your team to leverage your CRM software to save your team time and help grow your business.
Perhaps you are considering a new route to market, or expanding an existing channel, and to access this technology is a major component. By utilising techniques from “The Lean Startup” (Eric Ries) and entrepreneurial techniques designed by A. Osterwalder & Y. Pigneur at MIT we will walk you through a process to validate and challenge your teams ideas to develop a “Business Model Canvas” that will map your key ideas into a formalised plan. That plan, or map, will allow you to iterate to a working revenue generating business idea faster.
From £10,000 per workshop
Perhaps you have a proposition and a business model, but require help to validate this and require a POC development to quickly prove your business model viable. We will do everything from early branding design, A-B testing of brand names, website landing page creation, and setting up targeted search engine ad campaigns. This is something our marketing team do daily in our own business, hence we are best placed to validate your proposition quickly, and avoid costly overspend in time and money.
From £20,000. Not in budget right now? Talk to us about equity swap instead.
Are you looking to expand your existing retail business into e-commerce online? Or modernise your existing point of sale system? Maybe you want to seamlessly integrate your online, social or mobile sales channel with your operational warehouse and then report on them all seamlessly, and drive value from that data in your CRM?
From bespoke Point Of Sales systems for the automotive industry, to off the shelf implementation projects for high end luxury retailers, to cutting edge bespoke Mobile commerce systems in Asia, to integrating offline and online sales for distilleries, we have helped retailers large and small digitally transform not just their systems, but their operational processes along the way.
Software Development & Engineering Services
End-to-end software development, delivery and genuine support.
If your business aspirations can't be purchased off the shelf - and we will tell you if they can. We work with you to scope, plan, build and deliver a solution, utilising agile software development methodology that delivers a workable solution faster, it's our bread and butter; we have being doing it for over 15 years!
When your on-premise server farm isn't cutting it, cloud computing offers a near infinite scalable resource that adapts with your growing business.
Whether it's cloud strategy, migration, operations or governance we have experience aiding and leading business of all sizes, from small independents to large multi-national corporates.
We can navigate the minefield of cloud conception, planning, and contract negotiation. We can also help operationalise cloud processes by upskilling and training your technical and non-technical staff.
We specialise in Microsoft Azure, but we equally can help
Like the cobblers children that have no shoes, the last team to automate process and workflow is often your own software and operations teams. We can help map, strategise and implement continuous improvement practices to improve your team efficiency while reducing downtime, manual error and service degregation.
We are long enough in the tooth to remember Team Foundation Server and xaml build pipelines all the way back to 2010. We follow solutions not buzz words and that's why these days we specialise in full life cycle Azure DevOps; from story development, source control in Git to YAML build and release definitions, to infrastructure as code, to test management, to logging and feedback loops. We can guide your developers, product owners, project managers, testers and operations teams to a more autonomous audited workflow.
When you need a second pair of experienced eyes and confirmation that your team are heading in the correct direction, we can review your teams code “by the pull request” as they generate it. We can provide guidance with hints and tips before your team heads down a rabbit hole. We can provide this service for most of the top coding languages today.
From £200 per pull request (max 2 hours).
Big data, small data or just plain data - let our data scientists help you leverage the worlds most valuable resource.
We have experience working with many companies to unlock unique data insights across many market categories including the automotive industry, music industry, finance companies and more.
Whether you already know your linear regression from your logistic regression, or you are simply looking for a team to remove all the buzz words and complexity and just talk to you like a human - our team can certainly help.
Do you have a proposition with early validation and require help and advice to develop a technical solution that is desirable, valuable and feasible in your search for a Minimal Viable Product (MVP)
Or perhaps you are an SME with an existing application that needs refreshed to reduce technical debt and you require guidance and a plan to get there.
In this workshop we will walk your team through a structured facilitation to understand their current capabilities, identify aspirations and identify where training is required. We will then align your teams current and future skillset with the solution. As a result of this workshop you can expect to understand what the Solutions and Technical architecture of your proposition will look like, as well as a roadmap to make it happen.
From £10,000 per workshop
“CTO-as-a-Service” (CTOaaS). This service allows us to act as a sounding board providing impartial advice, challenge thinking and help develop your strategy. We can introduce the correct people to help, as well as research and guidance. We can introduce and implement key technology, and where necessary get down and dirty in the tech detail.
Business founders and execs are often working in excess of their capacity and at anti-social times of the day. Finding time to properly research deeply technical, but business critical, topics can be hard. Our Exec Advice line provides ad-hoc support when you require it with a low monthly overhead for technical and strategic advice on any topic. We will point you at research, challenge what you are already thinking, provide counter opportunities, and provide you with introductions when required.
From £300 p/h (1-hour min p/m).
Perhaps your team set up is self-sufficient but requires a more structured mentorship. In addition to our Exec Advice Line, we offer monthly mentorship sessions with your team. These mentorship sessions can help plan team growth strategies, team structures, tech roadmaps, create plans for team maturity and implement risk management strategies for data loss prevention.
From £7,500 per month
Our full implant service. Our Mentorship Weekly package is designed for teams that need a fully focused mentorship program to guide and coach your team step by step. This can include, but is not limited to, reviewing pull requests, helping with sprint planning and road mapping, to technical and solutions architecture. This could be from 1 day per week to full 5 day implant.
From £15,000-£18,000 per month
Advice is great, but sometimes you just need someone to get hands-on. We can take full control and deliver end-to-end your POC developments or even provide you production grade fully Bespoke Solutions.
Where you have an existing team we can come in and help mentor them from the coal face with out our Mentorship Weekly service designed to fit around your team and ways of working.