We help accelerate business results with our blended delivery model. This approach, combined with our data analytics, application development and maintenance, and quality and compliance consulting services, allows flexible access to diverse technical expertise to provide the solutions you need in the delivery model you want. Simply put, Onebridge connects people, ideas, and results for organizations to generate positive outcomes and results in the growing digital economy.
Consulting 101: Rationalization and Portfolio Strategy
September 5th, 2017 Posted by Jon Sturm
Consulting firms typically charge top dollar to tell you what you already know. Have you heard some of this advice before? Legacy platforms must give way to modern systems. Emerging and unstable business systems increase risk and opportunity cost exposure. Business critical systems need to continually adapt to meet business needs. And with an evolving workforce and technological advances and disruptors, investments need to align to sustainability and growth objectives. Understanding where to spend your IT dollars is important to maximize your results.
Our competitors typically perform a very brief assessment tackling only the tip of the iceberg and then arrange systems into four potential categories. Any IT leadership with MORE
A Complex but Solvable Puzzle: Service Level Agreements, Key Performance Indicators, & Critical Success Factors
May 24th, 2017 Posted by Jon Sturm
Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
Knowing how to put the SLA, KPI, CSF puzzle together helps IT gain credibility and promote value in partnerships between IT and the business we serve. IT struggles to communicate, let alone justify costs and investments, and has a hard time communicating in terms that business understands. Something is lost in translation. IT services have been commoditized and marginalized, which further increases the challenges of getting funding, accelerating time to market, and delivering innovative products and services.
I imagine that business partners picture IT employees tinkering in a cluttered basement office surrounded by stacked spare parts for syst MORE
From 15th to 7th – SmartIT is Working Its Way Up the Rankings as One of Indiana’s Best Places to Work
May 19, 2017 Posted by Delanie Olsen
SmartIT works hard every year to create a great working environment for its employees and the results are showing. SmartIT’s label, as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana, is an accomplishment each employee proudly stands by.
When SmartIT first made the top 100 list 3 years ago, we set out on a mission to become THE Best Place to Work company in the large category in Indiana.
SmartIT’s COO and Co-Founder, Paul Rothwell remembers when the company was first starting out 12 years ago the strong culture that was being built and how easy it was to be engaged with each employee. “We had a good culture that we wanted to keep.” As the company grew to over 40 Million, Paul and Karen Cooper, the CEO and Co-Founder, had to make it a prio MORE
Behind the Scenes Part 2: IT Governance & Service Management Approaches
April 25, 2017 Posted By Jon Sturm
In “Behind the Scenes Part 1: Your Organization’s IT Governance & Service Management,” we discussed gaps in IT governance and how it can negatively affect companies. There are several ways to measure the effectiveness of your IT governance, but there is no one size fits all tactic. Think of the following as a tool belt full of tools. In the right hands, a skillful craftsman can make a high-quality product. So, what is the best approach for your organization?
Here are a few IT governance approaches to consider:
Balanced Scorecard feeds into an overall corporate governance quick glance dashboard. Financial, knowledge, customer, and process. This can effectively be applied to IT, however, there are risks of becoming too focused on the te MORE
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