Our Business Alignment services enable organisations to align their IT infrastructure to their business requirements, ensuring it provides an effective platform for the services that add value to their organisation. Whether you want to deploy an in-house solution or use our managed services, all of our services adhere to BS25999, ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 compliance standards.
- A review and baseline of existing IT structures and systems
- Strategic planning for the implementation and operation of IT structures and systems
- Implementation of recommendations
- Use of best practice methodologies such as APAC and ITIL, where appropriate.
IT governance – we review the function of IT within the organisation against Fordway’s APAC framework or sections or components of the framework, and provide recommendations for improvements to increase IT’s value to the organisation. We also provide resources to implement systems, functions and processes against defined recommendations to increase the IT maturity of an organisation and improve its performance.
ITIL – we review the capabilities and resources of IT within the organisation against the ITIL3 best practise methodology or ITIL components and provide recommendations for improvements to the functions and processes within the organisation. We also provide resources to implement functions and processes against defined recommendations to increase the maturity of an organisation in respect to ITIL 3 and improve its performance.
Strategic review – we carry out an external assessment of one or more aspects of IT infrastructure, including a technology audit, health check and operational review, and provide recommendations for changes to meet the business objectives.
Strategic planning – we review an organisation’s business strategies and develop an IT strategy that will meet the business objectives. This will address all aspects of IT, including organisation, physical infrastructure, policies and processes.
Business continuity review – we review an organisation’s business continuity requirements and provide recommendations that will meet its business objectives. We address all aspects of business continuity, including organisation, physical infrastructure, policies and processes.
Business continuity design and implementation – we provide project based consultancy to partner with an organisation in the design and implementation of an IT business continuity strategy. The implementation includes supply, installation, configuration and support of the infrastructure and process surrounding business continuity and the provision of remote managed facilities if required, including data protection and application delivery.
Data management review – we review an organisation’s management of data and provide recommendations on data classification and usage. The engagement will include a data audit for availability, utilisation and duplication and will analyse the critical nature of the data to the organisation in respect of business operation and governance.
Data archiving – we review an organisation’s data archiving requirements and provide recommendations and solutions for the physical storage and management of archived data.