Define, design and execute IT
strategies that drive business growth
IT Strategy Consulting
Information technology today is a critical function in the enterprise. IT is not only a supporting function, helping to automate routine tasks and promoting process efficiency: It has also become integrated into the products and services of many industries. Even organizations that do not consider themselves “high-tech” are increasingly leveraging IT for digital transformation and as a core element of their emerging business models.
The growing business complexities and emerging disruptive technologies have changed how organizations operate, making it crucial to have an effective enterprise architecture strategy. A resilient and powerful enterprise architecture solution helps you leverage data for usable business insights.
Business & IT Alignment
- Business-Driven IT Strategy
- IT-Driven Business Strategy
IT Current State Assessment
- IT Baseline Assessment
- Apps Portfolio Health Survey
- IT Best Practices Assessment
- Currently Planned Initiatives
IT Future State Vision
- Future State Vision
- Gap Analysis
- Strategic IT Roadmap
- Initiative Descriptions
We help high-tech clients execute value-by creating IT strategies and deploy technology to optimize operations and efficiency by rich understanding of the dynamic nature of the technology. With IT consulting services, you revamp your IT environment to make it go in hand with your business needs. Leveraging 25+ years of experience in IT, VST offers consultancy on holistic, fast, and cost-effective optimization of IT systems and processes to ensure tangible business outcomes.
As a team of qualified professionals, we help you to create and transform business processes & operations tailor made as per your requirements. Our agile team of highly-qualified technical architects works closely with you and readily adjust to changing requirements and business scenarios.VST provides you the right tools to leverage your existing IT assets and guide you towards establishing a nimbler business and IT environment. We provide 24×7 support and work with you to constantly identify areas of improvement and facilitate optimization and co-innovation.
It Consulting Services we offer
IT Strategy Consulting
We create a strategy that would bring together a diversified IT landscape and make it work towards supporting existing business processes and driving new business initiatives.
IT strategy includes:
- A business-IT alignment plan to reinforce business processes with IT and introduce new digital business models, if needed.
- A more mature IT operating model to improve operational efficiency.
- An IT sourcing plan to cover skill gaps at an optimal cost. We segment your IT needs and determine which functions are better to be implemented in-house or outsourced to a single or multiple provider.
- An application integration plan to expand end-to-end automation, avoid functionality duplication and introduce changes at speed required by the business needs.
- A plan on improving IT service reliability and application performance management.
- A plan on enhancing data quality in business-critical IT systems.
- A plan on ensuring IT security and compliance.
We analyze the existing state of the technology area of your interest and assist in its steady evolution to make it play a more prominent role in your business growth.
Technology areas we consult on:
- Cloud consulting: implementing cloud technologies to achieve a higher speed of IT evolution and reduce costs and migrating to the cloud.
- Digital workplace consulting: planning organization of digital workplaces for better employee productivity.
- Application reliability consulting: combining fast application evolution with high reliability.
- AI consulting: using AI to upgrade operational processes and solve AI-tied tasks.
- IoT consulting: optimizing business management with IoT.
- Data quality consulting: ensuring a high quality of data from ERP, CRM, SMC, and other business-critical systems.
IT Transformation Consulting
We consult on turning IT into a major contributor to a business performance increase with a value-driving business-IT strategy and a plan on IT service delivery optimization to put these changes in practice.
We power up IT’s role for your business by:
- Defining how to position and manage the IT function in your company: business-oriented KPIs, goals, optimal organizational structure.
- Preparing business cases for IT initiatives with ROI in focus.
- Building an IT roadmap on making modern technologies work for business outcomes.
We analyze your business needs and help you make strategic decisions on the fast and successful implementation of business-critical solutions.
- Feature management and prioritization.
- How to integrate a solution into the existing IT landscape to avoid functionality duplication, optimize implementation and operational costs.
- How to maximize ROI.
- How to ensure outstanding UX and user adoption.
- How to organize further solution support and evolution.
- Choosing between a product, a platform-based or a custom application.
- Selecting components: applications, platforms, online services, and hardware.
- Selecting future-proof architecture: cloud-native, serverless; microservices; service-oriented; others.
- Achieving application reliability: resilient architecture, APM, performance testing.
- Ensuring security and compliance.
- Planning PoC to verify ambiguous solution design aspects.
- Choosing an optimal implementation methodology (Agile or Waterfall), assessing the need for CI/CD pipeline.
- Ensuring quality: correct translation of business needs to software features, code quality, test coverage, manual and automated testing ratio.
- Choosing an optimal sourcing model: in-house, completely outsourced or mixed (dedicated team or staff augmentation).
- Recommendations on project management to deliver a solution on time and budget.
VST also provides related services:
- Business analysis and requirement specification.
- UI/UX services.
- Outsourced project management.
- Training and knowledge transfer.
- Continuous consulting support in the course of the solution’s evolution.
BENEFITS OF IT CONSULTING WITH VST
More than just consultants
VST can combine IT consulting with end-to-end IT services: implementation, support, managed services.
Fast service results
We advocate incremental and steady changes to help you get the first positive outcomes within a few months and continue increasing them further.
Cost-effective IT optimization
We apply our 25+ years of experience in information technology to achieve substantial results for your business at a reasonable budget.
KPI-measured IT effectiveness
We define target KPIs together with you and build our consulting services around these targets. KPIs may be of 2 types:
- Business KPIs.
- IT KPIs, e.g., operating costs, services availability, Mean Time to Resolve (MTTR), user satisfaction.
Balanced approach to changes
We explore interdependencies between your IT systems and analyze the impact of potential changes for each platform, service, application or application module to define and prioritize the scope of changes for reliable yet powerful improvements.
Adherence to Quality & Security
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Experience- Based Knowledge
Using experiences as a form of development, we offer technologies keeping ourselves on the practical side, day by day enriching our knowledge which reflects back in our solutions shared with customers.
Keeping the cost effectiveness and the flexibility offered by the open source platforms in mind, We at VST offer solutions to our clients which reduce their TCO and provide easier maintenance of the final product.
Our industry experience in IT strategy consulting ranges from product-based companies, such as banking & finance, manufacturing, distribution, and retail, to services-based businesses, such as professional/technical services and software developers. We also have special knowledge and experience in commercial real estate (CRE), healthcare, medical devices and other FDA-regulated industries, government contractors, and non-profit organizations.
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