Defining Strategy Internally, and Taking Action
Many organisations struggle to innovate and keep pace with competitors because they have the wrong suppliers or the wrong relationship with those suppliers. Often organisations have given so much responsibility to those suppliers that they can no longer effectively own their IT strategy, and ultimately cannot deliver what the business requires.
In this situation, OpenCredo can help by providing both high level strategic advice and also consultants to augment and work alongside client teams. Our strategic advice can ensure areas such as architecture and technologies are aligned with the interest of the organisation, and not steered towards the interests of incumbent suppliers.
OpenCredo staff are typically both specialists in their several technical domains, and also experts in taking people along on a journey of IT transformation. Organisations invest in us to assist transformation and smooth a way that makes sense of what’s happening, to help staff embrace the goal and to help drive it.
We use methods and practices that have been identified and honed in a variety of sectors by pioneers of systems thinking. Many companies provide advice on how to change, but this offers little value on its own: The real value is in aiding implementation.
We work with organisations to change how work is undertaken, how progress is measured, and how IT is delivered. Not wanting clients to be dependent on us as consultants, we ensure knowledge transfer is one of the biggest elements within any project along with training, and coaching staff on how to use the OpenCredo approach themselves. This in turn leaves a more sustainable on-site development team to continue to grow.