Consulting and Advisory

Business Advisory


ThoughtFocus’ business advisory team works with our clients to identify actionable strategies and build a roadmap through to execution

 

Business Strategy Definition

We work with you to define a detailed business strategy guiding principles, the business case and a go-forward roadmap.

Business Requirements

We leverage a facilitated collaborative process, our team will team will work with key sponsors and end users to define detailed business requirements for a new program

 

Functional Design

Building from business requirements, we deploy analysts, designers, and domain specialists to create an implementation ready functional definition for a new solution

Process Design

We work with you to document your current state business processes, define a target future state and detail the gap that needs to be crossed

 

Organizational Change

Bringing an organization into the future is a challenge in any program. We collaborate with client leadership to facilitate organizational restructuring, roles, realigning responsibilities and location optimization.

Data Analytics and Metrics

We help define a metrics framework and underlying business domain models which support it.

 

Outsourcing Strategy

We’ve helped many clients move portions of their technical and business process organizations to lower cost locations, and can assist in optimizing your capability and budget.

Organizational Change


Change Management is an essential component of our solution delivery. Whether change is the effect of new business processes, new organizational structure or cultural changes, our experienced team and partners are ready to guide you through the process for a seamless execution. We will:

  • Work with project executives, project teams, and stakeholders to create Discover/Assessment deliverables.
  • Offer proactive solutions to ensure successful readiness and adoption of changes
  • Help identify stakeholder impacts and provide analysis of change impact Ensure consistent messaging in all communications

Work with the project team to create the optimal training approach and schedule

IT Strategy and Advisory


Building on industry knowledge and expertise, we partner with your key project stakeholders to identify business objectives and help you to define and align your IT Strategy.

We assist in implementing your IT strategy by defining operating models, processes, and requirements that can be supported by technology solutions.

Mergers and Acquisitions IT Integration


IT is crucial to successful merger integration and supports many important integration activities.

However, it is often identified as a root cause of failed M&A efforts due to poor IT platform and organization integration, inefficient due diligence and failure of IT to enable synergies.

Our experts focus on key areas of IT merger integration, including application, portfolio, infrastructure, IT organization, projects, and suppliers. We partner with clients to address key technology-related M&A challenges.

Outsourcing / Offshoring Strategy


Introducing outsourcing and offshoring in your organization are complex initiatives which require major changes in how you work. We will help you define the right strategy, choose the right model, and implement to achieve your business objectives.

 

Captive Strategy


Captives are growing in number throughout the globe. Their structure and form have evolved over a period of time. We can help you determine if it makes sense to open a captive, and what form and shape it should take. Our consultants will ensure you have the right strategy in place for success.

Technical Architecture


We have the ability to work top to bottom within complex technical architectures with expertise in both Java and .Net based architectures and growing expertise in cloud-based infrastructure including AWS.

We bring a specific focus on advanced migration processes that result in scalable and future-ready architecture.

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