Capability: Capability: Solution Delivery

Solution Definition

Our Service Definition service that can either lead or support your organisation when defining a new solution for a programme or project. We have tier 1 product architecture expertise in SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce and Open Source.

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Service Definition: Solution Definition

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Service Definition service  that can either lead or support your organisation when defining a new solution for a programme or project. In partnership with you, our consultants will work to understand your organisational needs and define a solution that fits your requirements. We have extensive experience in defining solutions across a wide range and diverse portfolio including digital, ERP, CRM, data and integration, business analytics. We have tier 1 product architecture expertise in SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce and Open Source.

How we deliver this service

EAL will review and assess the project requirements to inform the solution definition phase inclusive of the following activities and steps:

  • Functional and Non Functional Requirements development (If not pre-existing)
  • Architectural analysis of the existing landscape with a view to informing the potential reuse for the future solution definition
  • Perform an assessment and evaluation of the potential solution options. Specify the advantages and disadvantages of each option. Develop a roadmap for the recommended option
  • Work with the client to agree a recommended solution from the available options
  • Develop the Solution Definition Document across all core domains
Deliverables
  • Solution Options Analysis
  • Solution Definition Document
  • Functional and Non Functional Requirements
  • Solution Definition Document - Business
  • Solution Definition Document - Data
  • Solution Definition Document - Application
  • Solution Definition Document - Integration
  • Solution Definition Document - Technology
  • Solution Definition Document - Security
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Business Transformation

We use our world known business architecture methodology to produce practical, actionable artefacts and deliverables. We have successfully transformed large, complex programmes and businesses.

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Service Definition: Business Transformation

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Business Transformation service ensures clients achieve their business objectives, goals and strategies. EAL use our world known business architecture methodology to produce practical, actionable artefacts and deliverables that guide and lead transformation across the target area. EAL have successfully transformed large, complex programmes and businesses to help them meet their KPIs and other vision and mission targets. 

How we deliver this service

EAL’s Business Transformation uses model such as a company's organisation, people, capabilities, services, functions, processes and information aligned with the organisation's vision, strategies and goals.

Using a practical business architecture approach, our business and enterprise architects provide expertise and best practices to ensure our customers successfully achieve business transformation implementing vision, values and goals, assist with strategic decision making and identify their future investments.

How we deliver this service
Deliverables
  • Architecture Vision
  • Strategic Themes, Strategies, Goals, Objectives & Performance Measures
  • Business Model 
  • Business Capability Model (change management perspective)
  • Component Business Model (operating model perspective)
  • Value Chain (functional perspective)
  • Service Model (outside In customer perspective)
  • Business Process Model (inside out perspective)
  • Business Scenarios/Value Streams (event driven perspective)
  • Organization model
  • Investment proposals 
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Requirements Management

Our Requirements Management service ensures complex business change delivers the right solution. We provide systems engineering expertise in requirements capture, analysis, engineering and qualification.

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Service Definition: Requirements Management

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Requirements Management service ensures complex business change delivers the right solution. We provide systems engineering expertise in requirements capture, analysis, engineering and qualification in both the user and system domains. It enables clear and concise problem definition with effective management overview from project inception through to delivery.

How we deliver this service
  • Based on sound systems engineering principles
  • Full stakeholder participation in requirements capture and trade-off
  • Effective requirements change process throughout development to identify requirements creep
  • Delivers a structured but flexible approach to requirements production
  • Assists creation of the Concept of Employment and Operations
  • Supported by industry leading tools (i.e. DOORS) to aiding compatibility
  • Adaptable to either classic or agile development methodologies
  • Improvement of complex, subjective and untestable statements for smoother acceptance
  • Prioritisation and traceability requirements aiding management and focus
  • Assessment of appropriate verification methodology for each requirement ensuring testability
  • Utilises Model-based and scenario capture techniques
  • Atomic requirements can be integrated to organisations' enterprise architecture models
Benefits
  • Comprehensive scoping problem and solution spaces
  • Precise requirements definition to promote more accurate developer interpretations
  • Rational prioritisation to ensure efficient review and appropriate focus
  • Astute key requirement identification for effective management overview
Deliverables
  • Requirements Management Repository
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Requirements Definition Document
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Business Analysis

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Business Analysis service is a flexible capability working with the client to understand your core business vision and objectives identifying a solution most likely to achieve them. All our business analysts are ISEB qualified.

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Service Definition: Business Analysis

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Business Analysis service is a flexible capability working with the client to understand your core business vision and objectives identifying a solution most likely to achieve them. All our business analysts are ISEB qualified. We have analysts who have expertise in all of our key industry sectors so that they are able to hit the ground running and ensure that no rock is left unturned when it comes to meeting the customer brief.

How we deliver this service

Many projects have tight constraints in terms of time, cost or both - by understanding your key requirements and primary goals we can help prioritise development and suggest an appropriate phased approach to development if necessary. EAL offer various business analysis services:

  • Business and Systems Analysis
  • Process and Systems Modelling
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Process Improvement
  • Business Architecture
  • Business Relationship Management
  • Change Facilitation
Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by over 100 global companies
  • A unique selling point is our ability to establish self funded benefit led opportunities and solutions through sophisticated architecture development techniques
  • ISEB qualified business analysts, flexible and on demand
  • Experts at enterprise, domain and solution architecture 
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider and contributor
Deliverables
  • Business Requirements Catalog
  • Business Process Models
  • Business Rules Catalog
  • Business Architecture
  • Requirements Document
  • Business Case
  • Functional Specification
  • Non-Functional Specification
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High Level Design

Enterprise Architects (EAL) High Level Design service provides clients with a flexible, on demand capability who wish to outsource the development of High Level Design to a suitably qualified company. EAL produce HLDs for solutions, application and infrastructure level.

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Service Definition: High Level Design

Enterprise Architects (EAL) High Level Design service provides clients with a flexible, on demand capability who wish to outsource the development of High Level Design to a suitably qualified company. EAL produce HLDs for solutions, application, infrastructure and component level. EAL produce HLDs for programme and project architectures including digital transformation, e-commerce (.com), ERP, biometric, enterprise automation and integration. EAL possess tier 1 product expertise in SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce and Open Source (various).

How we deliver this service

Using reusable artefacts from our BLEAM toolkit and a consultative led approach, EAL use collaborative design, simplification, business domain expertise and technology leadership to deliver technical designs. Example engagement scenarios include production of HLDs for:

  • Security Industry Authority – Microsoft components design
  • British Telecom – Fault, Tracking, Placement and Diagnostics (FTP&D), Order Tracking, Order Placement, My Account and Web Analytics
  • Partnership – Equip core insurance platform design
  • Home Office – Infrastructure Design for IABS, Integration Strategy for various
  • HM Revenue & Customs – eChannel and Portal design
Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by over 100 global companies
  • A unique selling point is our ability to establish self funded benefit led opportunities and solutions through sophisticated architecture development techniques
  • Highly skilled technical designers in the Application, Infrastructure and Product space
  • Flexible, on demand high level design service
  • Experts at enterprise, domain and solution architecture 
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider and contributor
Deliverables
  • High Level Design Document
  • Use Case Model
  • Sequence Diagrams
  • Business Process Model
  • System Context Model
  • Logical Data Model
  • Data Mastery Matrix
  • CRUD Matrix
  • Deployment View
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Enterprise Integration

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Enterprise Integration services deliver capabilities and offerings that provide clients with a clear view of strategic, operational, and tactical solutions to drive mission success. EAL are experts in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

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Service Definition: Enterprise Integration

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Enterprise Integration services deliver capabilities and offerings that provide clients with a clear view of strategic, operational, and tactical solutions to drive mission success. Our Enterprise Integration methodology supports organisations in linking together business processes and integrating business systems regardless of where you are within the project or system lifecycle. EAL are experts in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). EAL have implemented Enterprise Integration solutions across all major vendor platforms.

How we deliver this service

EAL will review and assess the project requirements to determine the appropriate Enterprise Integration architecture styles and patterns such as:

  • Developing an Enterprise Integration Strategy
  • Implementing a Service Oriented Architecture
  • Developing Integration requirements
  • Developing an Integration roadmap
  • Evaluating Integration platform options and recommending a suitable platform considering the Integration requirements
  • Implementing an Enterprise Integration platform
  • Moving from a series of point to point integrated systems to a streamlined single common solution that integrates the business processes, data and systems
  • Capturing and documenting existing interfaces into an Interfaces Catalog
  • Documenting Interface Specifications
  • Recommending Integration Architecture and Design patterns
  • Developing the “As Is” Integration Architecture and the “To Be” Integration Architecture
  • Capturing the Integration design in an architecture tool
Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by 100 companies
  • Enterprise Integration experts
  • Delivery and analysis through powerful EA tools
  • Experts at enterprise, domain and solution architecture
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider
Deliverables
  • Enterprise Integration Strategy
  • Service Oriented Architecture 
  • Interfaces Catalog
  • Enterprise Integration Platform
  • Enterprise Integration Viewpoint
  • Interface Specifications
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Design Authority

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Design Authority service helps clients establish a design authority within their organisation. EAL works with the client to develop Design Authority principles, terms of reference, governance model, processes, roles & responsibilities.

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Service Definition: Design Authority

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Design Authority service helps clients establish a design authority within their organisation. EAL works with the client to develop Design Authority principles, terms of reference, governance model, processes, roles and responsibilities and templates. EAL will integrate the Design Authority into the client’s existing governance mechanisms. EAL will mobilise operational processes to ensure cohesion of solutions, projects and stakeholders transforming from an operating in silos organisation to a central change function.

How we deliver this service

The Design Authority is a part of the Architecture Group. It is responsible for Design Assurance activities with the Solution / Service development projects in regard to the Enterprise Architecture and in line with the IT Strategy. The Design Authority is responsible for assuring technical design, resolves technical design issues and is accountable for solution architecture decision making. The Design Authority deals with the following deliverables: 

IT Strategy, Architecture Assessment Checklist, Architecture Principles, Technical Standards and Policies Design Patterns, Guidelines and Solution Architectures

How we deliver this service How we deliver this service
Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by 100 companies
  • Rapidly establish a Design Authority 
  • Delivery and analysis through powerful EA tools
  • Experts at enterprise, domain and solution architecture
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider
Deliverables
  • Design Authority Principles
  • Design Authority Terms of Reference
  • Design Authority Governance Model
  • Design Authority Processes
  • Design Authority Roles and Responsibilities
  • Design Authority Templates
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Technical Review

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Technical Review service can be applied to any client project or situation to provide an independent expert informed point of view. We will examine your IS/ICT solution assessing the quality and completeness against a check list.

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Service Definition: Technical Review

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Technical Review service can be applied to any client project or situation to provide an independent expert informed point of view. EAL will examine your IS/ICT solution assessing the quality and completeness against a check list of pre-determined criteria. EAL will perform an architecture assessment analysis across a number of key areas. The core findings are documented in a technical review report.

How we deliver this service

EAL will review and assess the programme/project to analyse the architecture and technical solution environment, across the following areas: Business, Process and Application Requirements, Volumetrics, RAID, Methodology and Documentation, Solution and Design, Standards, Data and Integration, Non Functional Design and Security. Example items of analysis:

  • Traceability of the architecture and design to requirements
  • Selection and use of technology for systems development/maintenance and production operations
  • Information security and ICT infrastructure protection
  • Impacts to existing infrastructure capacity
  • Non-functional characteristics including performance, availability, scalability, resilience
  • Software licensing impacts (where relevant)
  • Technical risks and mitigation strategies
How we deliver this service
Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by over 100 global companies
  • A unique selling point is our ability to establish self funded benefit led opportunities and solutions through sophisticated architecture development techniques
  • Delivery and analysis through powerful EA management tools
  • Experts at enterprise, domain and solution architecture
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider and contributor
Deliverables
  • Architecture Assessment Analysis
  • Technical Review Report
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Disaster Recovery

Enterprise Architects (EAL) IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) service is designed to ensure the continuation of major IT functions in the event of a disaster and to secure the resumption of business activities to their normal state of operations.

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Service Definition: Disaster Recovery

Enterprise Architects (EAL) IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) service is designed to ensure the continuation of major IT functions in the event of a disaster and to secure the resumption of business activities to their normal state of operations. ITDR consists of a series of activities that minimise the impact of unplanned outages on the critical business processes and ensure high-availability of data, systems, and even the entire data centre. Unplanned outage can result from viruses, hacker attacks, computer malfunction, electric power failures, natural disaster, etc.

How we deliver this service

The need for ITDR is increasing with the increase of systems complexity. If organisations did not properly plan for unfortunate events, a system downtime can cost them thousands of pounds per minute. Knowing that the recovery from the loss of data is long, painful, and very costly, a sound disaster recovery plan is crucial to protect the well-being and survival of your organisation.

EAL will review and assess the organisation and environment to establish an ITDR plan in alignment with the ISO 23001 methodology.

Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by over 100 global companies
  • Understanding of the impact of IT service outage and the required recovery targets
  • Identification of critical IT services and a plan to mobilise the relevant resources in case of a disaster or any other adverse event
  • Reduce the business impact of interruptions
  • Achieve ISO 23001 certification
  • Experts at enterprise, domain and solution architecture 
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider and contributor
Deliverables
  • Business Impact Analysis (RTO / RPO)
  • IT Disaster Recovery Strategy (Hot Site, Recovery & Resilience)
  • ITDR Architecture Design
  • Network Systems Failover Architecture Design
  • Primary Site Infrastructure Services Upgrade
  • Secondary Site Infrastructure Design
  • High Availability and Data Replication
  • IT Contingency Planning
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Business Continuity Planning

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Business Continuity Planning (BCP) service helps organisations to develop their Business Continuity provision and then have an ongoing role in supporting the client keeping their Business Continuity Management System up to date.

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Service Definition: Business Continuity Planning

Enterprise Architects (EAL) Business Continuity Planning (BCP) service helps organisations to develop their Business Continuity provision and then have an ongoing role in supporting the client keeping their Business Continuity Management System up to date. EAL has carried this service out for organisations who either want to be aligned to ISO22301 or who have a requirement to certify themselves to the standard. Cost effective service, especially for organisations who cannot justify the cost of a full time Business Continuity Manager.

How we deliver this service
  • Fixed cost of service allows Business Continuity to be built into the budget
  • Expert ongoing support by qualified practitioner
  • Ensures that business continuity is not allowed to get out of date
  • Ensures you are incident ready
  • Saves having to annually bid for a Business Continuity budget
  • Investment in Business Continuity maintained
  • Ensure your Business Continuity is up to date with the latest techniques
Benefits
  • Efficient, trusted and lean approach used by over 100 global companies
  • Improving an organisation's resilience against disruption
  • Maintaining an ability to manage uninsurable risks
  • Developing a capability to manage business disruption
  • Minimising consequences of unexpected disruptions
  • Providing a method of restoring an organisation's ability to supply its key products and services
  • Protecting and enhancing the organisation's reputation and brand
  • Gaining a competitive advantage by demonstrating the ability to maintain delivery of its products and services
  • Achieve ISO 23001 certification
  • Certified TOGAFTM professional services provider and contributor
Deliverables
  • Business Risk and Impact Analysis
  • Documented activities necessary to prepare the organisation for possible emergencies (including strategic recovery measures)
  • Detailed activities for dealing with the Disaster Recovery Phase
  • Procedure for managing Business Recovery
  • Plan for testing the Business Recovery Process
  • Plan for training staff in Business Recovery
  • Procedure for keeping the Plan up to date
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