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Digital, Data and Technology

Altair’s Digital, Data, and Technology Service maximises client efficiency through digital strategy, IT architecture, effective solutions, and collaboration. The team is dedicated to optimising investment and spending, exploiting modern innovations and ensuring organisational effectiveness.

Altair’s Digital, Data and Technology Service supports clients with digitalisation to enhance organisational efficiency and effectiveness whilst optimising investment and expenditure.

Our approach involves shaping and implementing digital and data strategies, constructing well-informed business cases, designing digitally enabled IT and solution architectures, procuring and deploying effective IT solutions, shaping target operating models, including, supporting the transition from IT as a support function to IT as a strategic enabler and conducting IT performance and service reviews. Scrutinising and re-engineering IT processes.

We leverage our independence and supplier relationships coupled with exceptional sector and industry knowledge to provide market intelligence, the art of the possible and future technology trends advisory; as well as IT operating model benchmarking, supporting IT organisations’ design and collaborating with in-house teams to drive transformative change.

Our services include:

Technology implementation

Our team provides operational assistance for executing technology-based initiatives including:

  • AI readiness assessments.
  • Shaping and implementing digital practices, including citizen development.
  • Conducting solution architecture assessments, including cloud-first, and Microsoft-first strategies.
  • Offering systems and technical expertise for project support.
  • Managing vendors, establishing SLAs and KPIs for systems and infrastructure providers.
  • Shaping and implementing user experience and user adoption practices, to support maximum value and employee engagement from technology investments including sector-specific software, platform solutions and low code offerings e.g. Microsoft 365/Modern Workplace.

 

Technology strategy and development

We develop modern approaches to technology, which enable the successful delivery of corporate and customer-based strategies.

Our work includes:

  • Development of IT strategies.
  • Development of digital strategies.
  • Development of IT-enabled customer access strategies.
  • Developing, shaping and reviewing IT service transformation programmes, including innovation, digital, low code and as-a-service models.
  • IT, digital and innovation strategy development and Programme delivery.
  • ICT service reviews including performance, costs and structure.
  • Review and rationalisation of systems portfolio and development of systems architecture.
  • Review and rationalisation of infrastructure services including data, telephony and contact centres and architecture design.
  • Hybrid applications architecture design.
  • Development of cloud migration strategies and management of the migration where appropriate.
  • Applications and infrastructure review including business case development taking into consideration AI, robotics and IoT capabilities and cost-benefit analysis assessment.

Systems procurement

Our team supports acquiring cutting-edge technology solutions tailored to organisational needs, enhancing operations, and promoting technological advancement.

Our work includes:

  • Defining the need – helping organisations understand the benefits and limitations of their current systems portfolio.
  • Developing the business case for change – reducing costs, reducing complexity, reducing the number of systems, increasing efficiency, increasing functionality, increasing adoption.
  • Developing and preparing the technical and functional specifications ready for market release ensuring that the client remains compliant with government and local legislation.
  • Supporting the procurement process from initial advert and supplier response analysis through to contract award and establishment.
  • Providing experienced programme and project management support throughout the implementation period to supplement the in-house team.

Data analysis, assessment, governance, and architecture

Our team provides a range of data analysis, assessment, governance and architecture services from high-level advisory through to day-to-day project support including;

  • Supporting executives and senior decision-makers on how to introduce, increase and sustain insight and data-driven decision-making across their organisation.
  • Undertaking data audits, including key performance indicator health checks and skills audits.
  • Shaping and implementing data governance practices, roles and responsibilities and providing training.
  • Conducting data strategy, quality and maturity reviews and assessments.
  • Managing implementation for systems and infrastructure specific to data workstreams, including readiness assessments, data migration, cutover, parallel running, testing go-live and post-go-live support.

Interim placements

Our team delivers high-quality interim placements. Our seasoned consultants bring expertise to drive digital transformations and address technology challenges within organisations, ensuring optimal performance.

We provide:

  • Interim IT Directors and Managers to support clients during periods of change and to provide additional support during the recruitment process.
  • Highly experienced business and data analysts to help support organisations undergoing large change programmes where there is a heavy reliance on technology and processes.
  • Programme and project managers to support organisations in delivering their projects on time and within budget. Our project managers will have direct experience with our clients’ projects bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Technology implementation

Technology strategy and development

Systems procurement

Data analysis, assessment, governance, and architecture

Interim placements

Our services include:
Technology implementation

Our team provides operational assistance for executing technology-based initiatives including:

  • AI readiness assessments.
  • Shaping and implementing digital practices, including citizen development.
  • Conducting solution architecture assessments, including cloud-first, and Microsoft-first strategies.
  • Offering systems and technical expertise for project support.
  • Managing vendors, establishing SLAs and KPIs for systems and infrastructure providers.
  • Shaping and implementing user experience and user adoption practices, to support maximum value and employee engagement from technology investments including sector-specific software, platform solutions and low code offerings e.g. Microsoft 365/Modern Workplace.

 

Technology strategy and development

We develop modern approaches to technology, which enable the successful delivery of corporate and customer-based strategies.

Our work includes:

  • Development of IT strategies.
  • Development of digital strategies.
  • Development of IT-enabled customer access strategies.
  • Developing, shaping and reviewing IT service transformation programmes, including innovation, digital, low code and as-a-service models.
  • IT, digital and innovation strategy development and Programme delivery.
  • ICT service reviews including performance, costs and structure.
  • Review and rationalisation of systems portfolio and development of systems architecture.
  • Review and rationalisation of infrastructure services including data, telephony and contact centres and architecture design.
  • Hybrid applications architecture design.
  • Development of cloud migration strategies and management of the migration where appropriate.
  • Applications and infrastructure review including business case development taking into consideration AI, robotics and IoT capabilities and cost-benefit analysis assessment.
Systems procurement

Our team supports acquiring cutting-edge technology solutions tailored to organisational needs, enhancing operations, and promoting technological advancement.

Our work includes:

  • Defining the need – helping organisations understand the benefits and limitations of their current systems portfolio.
  • Developing the business case for change – reducing costs, reducing complexity, reducing the number of systems, increasing efficiency, increasing functionality, increasing adoption.
  • Developing and preparing the technical and functional specifications ready for market release ensuring that the client remains compliant with government and local legislation.
  • Supporting the procurement process from initial advert and supplier response analysis through to contract award and establishment.
  • Providing experienced programme and project management support throughout the implementation period to supplement the in-house team.
Data analysis, assessment, governance, and architecture

Our team provides a range of data analysis, assessment, governance and architecture services from high-level advisory through to day-to-day project support including;

  • Supporting executives and senior decision-makers on how to introduce, increase and sustain insight and data-driven decision-making across their organisation.
  • Undertaking data audits, including key performance indicator health checks and skills audits.
  • Shaping and implementing data governance practices, roles and responsibilities and providing training.
  • Conducting data strategy, quality and maturity reviews and assessments.
  • Managing implementation for systems and infrastructure specific to data workstreams, including readiness assessments, data migration, cutover, parallel running, testing go-live and post-go-live support.
Interim placements

Our team delivers high-quality interim placements. Our seasoned consultants bring expertise to drive digital transformations and address technology challenges within organisations, ensuring optimal performance.

We provide:

  • Interim IT Directors and Managers to support clients during periods of change and to provide additional support during the recruitment process.
  • Highly experienced business and data analysts to help support organisations undergoing large change programmes where there is a heavy reliance on technology and processes.
  • Programme and project managers to support organisations in delivering their projects on time and within budget. Our project managers will have direct experience with our clients’ projects bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Meet our Digital, Data and Technology team:

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