Principality Consulting Limited

IT Consultancy Services

IT Systems Implementation

Principality’s Project Management for IT Systems Implementation of new or modified software are based on industry standard PRINCE 2 methodology delivered by certified practitioners.  IT implementation consultancy oversees procurement, configuration, the installation, testing and project management.  Plus User training.

This proven methodology determines a programme of work; roles and responsibilities for effective implementation with minimum disruption to the day to day running of the business.

Our Quality-Assured, systematic approach to advising businesses on technology solutions.

Table 1: Principality Consulting Implementation Process

STAGEACTIVITYBENEFIT
AnalysisStrategic insight on current systems to define the potential benefits of changes to your business processes.

You don’t want to invest in a new system without getting the basics right
High level description of the current processes including benefits and risks.

Business Process Map and Organisation Readiness assessment
Project scopingProject Requirements Definition (system needs analysis; benefits and risks assessment)Captured in a User Requirements Specification (URS) document and risk assessment
Procurement strategyWe apply our deep understanding of the IT market and Enterprise software, accessing up-to-the-minute, knowledge resources:

Plus other useful sources such as TrustRadius

A competitive tendering exercise against the URS is then managed by Principality Consulting
Product shortlist & selection (solution identification) with a return on investment illustration and an objective analysis of the pros and cons of each solution.

This is evaluated by a team of users/ stakeholders to create a shortlist

The optimum solution is selected
ImplementationBuild system alongside software supplier(s) to ensure URS is met

Principality recommends recruiting a multi-discipline client team representing all the business functions to act as an implementation project team
Their goal is to specify, test and accept the solution and become the experts and trainers for the rest of the users
Data migrationPlanning, data extraction, data cleansing and testing of data integrity following the migration processBusiness disruption and the profitability, reputation and regulations risks associated with moving data to a new system are managed
TestingSystem Configuration, Configuration Testing, User Training and User Acceptance Testing before going live.Hands on end to end system testing, to ensure the solution is fit for purpose and easy to use
TrainingSupporting your end users to maximise efficient use of the systemEffectively implementing a new system will demand cultural change in your business. Working smarter as part of an integrated team, dependent on each other for accurate transactions and data can be a challenge to staff.

Principality Consulting provides the independent expertise, mentoring, coaching and leadership for the in-house project team to ensure effective change management
Post implementation reviewFeedback and enhancementsOpportunities for further enhancements identified

Contact Principality Consulting for an informal chat; or read our Effective Implementation of new IT solutions case study.

Or view the Principality Consulting presentation from the Odoo Business Apps Show 19th November 2014, Birmingham  UK. Principality Consulting Director, Martin Seymour shares his experience of implementing an Odoo system for a surface engineering company at an afternoon seminar aimed at educating companies looking to integrate their systems for greater efficiency.

 


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