These portfolio inefficiencies and redundancies create 'Technology Debt' which often hampers IT's ability to optimally support current and emerging business opportunities and a higher Total Cost of Ownership for IT portfolio. Birlasoft leverages its proprietary ZeROTechDebt™ framework which focuses on optimizing an organization's 'Technology Debt'.
The framework specifically aims for Zero Redundancy Operations to attain Cost Leadership and business alignment. Birlasoft has a proven methodology 'EASE- Explore, Analyze, Strategize, Execute' for driving various Transformation programs.
The areas of focus include Application Portfolio Optimization (APO) and IT Strategy, Business Process Re-engineering and Product Selection, IT M&A Consulting, Portfolio Simplification – Decommissioning, Value Discovery & Value Appropriation, SIAM– Service Integration and Management & Operating Model and CoE Setup.
IT Merger Advisory
Organizations have been taking the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) route to grow, compete and meet ever-increasing regulatory requirements. Birlasoft has a suit of offerings across the length and breadth of the merger process – due diligence, pre-integration, integration, post-integration and steady state to bring synergies across the organizations. Our teams have developed a set of robust playbooks through our extensive experience which enables a standardized approach for M&A IT Integration, including detailed processes, activities, inputs, dependencies, templates and timelines required to carry out integration activities.
Application Decommissioning Advisory
Our Decommissioning Framework is a step-by-step guide for decommissioning planning and execution. Birlasoft has assisted customers in developing a transformational roadmap and systematic execution plans that include application consolidation/retirement, data archival, new solution rollout, data migration to new systems and adjusting underlying infrastructure. Birlasoft has defined an end-to-end retirement execution process along with standard templates, checklists, process, activities and approval workflows required in the decommissioning process.
IT Strategy and Value Discovery
Business-IT alignment is the key to reducing IT operating costs and prioritizing projects with minimal risk to the business.IT Strategy service is focused on creating a business aligned technology strategy and roadmap - this is enabled by means of the IT Value Discovery framework which is a broad based assessment across a number of parameters. The objective is to assess the IT landscape, define a business aligned IT strategy, and create a strategic roadmap to achieve IT objectives.
Business Process Re-engineering Advisory
Birlasoft has rich experience in the business process mapping and re-engineering space. Our intent through this offering is to align current state processes to industry best practices and bring operational performance improvements. We drive this through increased visibility, standardization, intelligent automation, enhanced and increased consistency of customer experience, user experience and elimination of redundant activities and bottlenecks. The end goal is to enable the organization to implement business strategies with reduced time and effort.
Application Portfolio Optimization Advisory
Application Portfolio Analysis enables portfolio optimization from the perspective of business alignment and TCO. This would include defining the target state of the portfolio and the roadmap to reach the target state. To reduce operational costs and free up technical debt, there is a need to reduce the number of applications and amount of code by consolidating applications, retiring or decommissioning under-utilized applications, and driving standardization into common applications. A structured approach of Application Portfolio Analysis is used to rationalize the IT applications and assets of the organization and generates a program plan which includes initiatives identified to optimize client's IT setup, long term roadmap, skills needed, sourcing options, investment, risks and mitigation plan.
RAAI – Rapid Acquisition Assimilation For IT
Source, Scale, Simplify (S-Cube™)