• THE SPEED OF CHANGE IS GETTING FASTER

    Organisations are struggling to keep pace. Incremental change is not viable once your industry has been disrupted. If you are the disrupter you reap the rewards. If you aren’t, you must react.

  • IMAGINE THE POSSIBLE

    Although the problems may be complex, our solutions are always practical. And, at every stage, our insights are distilled into simple messages.

  • STRATEGISE, ARCHITECT & TRANSFORM YOUR FUTURE

    We work with companies to help evolve, renew, refresh and replace critical technologies and simplifying the business.

  • WE ARE THE EXPERTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS

    EAL consultants all hold at least 20 years’ experience applying sophisticated enterprise architecture techniques in every type of business.

  • MEET BUSINESS & STRATEGIC CHALLENGES

    A range of accelerators has been developed, helping to manage costs, while services have been created to help businesses meet strategic challenges.

Why EAL?

  • We are the experts often described as thought leaders. EAL consultants all hold at least 20 years’ experience applying sophisticated enterprise architecture techniques in every type of business.

  • We will provide honest, transparent and evidence-based advice which may be essential when needing to communicate difficult messages or achieve buy in from key peers and colleagues.

  • Our record of achieving results is clear from the many case studies and client testimonials we have collected over the years. Clients often become long-term partners, who trust our impartial advice and value our ability to tailor our approach and flex as priorities change.

  • Underpinned by a comprehensive framework of methods and tools, our consultants are able to quickly assess and solve complex, real-world problems. Although the problems may be complex, our solutions are always practical. And, at every stage, our insights are distilled into simple messages and consumable visual views – a vital weapon for gaining consensus and driving change.

Since 2001, Enterprise Architects (“EAL”) has secured a leading market position among global management consultancies specialising in strategy, transformation, enterprise architecture, data management and security.

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Business Challenges & Situation

The speed of change in the world today is getting faster. Organisations are struggling to keep pace. Incremental change is not viable once your industry has been disrupted. If you are the disrupter you reap the rewards. If you aren’t, you must react.

What can you do to offset the risk and benefit from disruption? Possibly you could become the disrupter, at the very least you must ride the change wave.

Cost Savings Cost and EfficiencyInitiative BusinessSimplification Risk Mitigation Regulatory Changes Crisis Management Reputation Preservation Business Reset andRecovery Revenue Growth Business Expansion / Globalisation Reacting to Industry Disruption Customer Attrition Start-ups Business and IT Alignment BusinessTransformation M&A IT Modernization Business Challenges Learn More

Portfolio

  • IT Modernisation blueprint & roadmap
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Information and Data Architecture
  • Federated Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Digital Transformation & Delivery
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • Enterprise Architecture Consulting
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development
  • IT Strategy Development
  • Enterprise Architecture Capability Development and strategic new Quotation platform design
  • Solution, application and technical architecture for strategic biometrics programme
  • Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture and Technical Design Governance
  • Business Strategy
  • Solution Architecture
  • GRID Smart Machines Digital Transformation & Delivery
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EAL Journey

  • Engage

    EAL engage with you to understand your motivation, business objectives as well as the desired outcomes.

    Engage
  • Assess

    Assess

    EAL collaborates with your business to discover and assess the current situation. Analysis, recommendations and plans are provided to develop new strategies. 

  • Strategise

    EAL work with you to develop strategy providing the story and guidance for transformation.

    Strategise
  • Architect

    Architect

    EAL define the architecture to provide the blueprint and roadmap for strategy execution.

  • Transform

    EAL works with you and your suppliers providing essential services to ensure the successful delivery of the transformation.

    Transform
  • Manage

    Manage

    EAL works within your business units managing and driving maturity through capability development. 

  • Govern

    EAL establishes governance to ensure the transformation and subsequent business operations can be managed effectively. 

    Govern

Case Studies

  • The Problem

    Through 2015 and 2016, IT investment was directed towards www.harrods.com. A replacement e-commerce platform launched in the expectation that online growth would be driven by an enhanced customer experience with access to a wider range of products and promotions. Harrods wanted a clear three year IT Strategy that would enhance revenue growth through adoption of a full omni-channel business platform, increasing online usage from 15% to 55%.

    The Solution

    • Creation of an IT Strategy to reflect business vision, clear and concise, which ultimately acted for agreement between IT team, sponsors and stakeholders.
    • Review of IT portfolio with a detailed remediation plan for addressing weaknesses and risks and making new technology investments linked fully supported by a business case.
    • Assessment of current IT capability maturity with a prioritised improvement plan
    • Production of a sourcing strategy with a target sourcing model and three year projections.
  • The Problem

    IDB had developed a 10 year business strategy. The strategy enables IDB to promote comprehensive human development, focusing on alleviating poverty, improving health, promoting education, improving governance and prospering the member countries people. IDB needed to execute this strategy through the creation of an IT strategy and the adoption of a defined enterprise architecture capability.

    The Solution

    EAL rapidly established an enterprise architecture capability to a defined maturity level. This included:

    • Definition of the goals, objectives and principles. The architecture vision defined a practical definition of how the strategy should be implemented across IDB.
    • Establishment and operationalisation of EA governance.
    • Capture, development and assessment of the baseline enterprise architecture.
    • Definition of the target enterprise architecture across the business, data, application, integration, technology and security domains.
    • Transformation plan, architecture roadmaps development and work package definition towards the formation of an enterprise transformation aligned to the strategic plan.

Value Adding Experience

  • Our clients say that we remove the noise not by force, but rather with anecdotal evidence. We often work in tandem with speciality industry analysts and business consulting firms to help our clients create and execute strategy. We have transformed, modernised and positively changed our client’s organisations.

  • We have diverse cross industry experience in financial services, education, energy, government, logistics, manufacturing, merchanting, retail, telco, and utilities. Importantly, EAL scales as a team to support large, complex enterprises.

  • We are able to leverage global cross industry c-suite relationships for cross collaboration and learning. Let us know what specific topic you are interested in and we can connect you accordingly.

Testimonials

  • I engaged with EAL to assist in a deploying a quick start methodology to implement a Strategy and Architecture practice from scratch. EAL helped ensure a pragmatic agreement was reached that gave the right balance of flexibility but also (importantly) credibility in the EA offering, based on tried and tested experience. As a customer buying a service it is important that the relationship is NOT transactional and that the service provider act as a partner and advises against you making the wrong decision. EAL and his team not only delivered on the programme but also on the relationship. I would be happy to endorse EAL for anyone wanting to go on a similar journey.

    Martin Draper

    Technology Director
  • EAL provided a team & business full of architects backed by deep method and experience. Importantly they work in a very collaborative and open manner. I had the pleasure of working with the EAL team for about 6 months and must say Jamie leads by example. EAL are extremely knowledgeable and are not afraid to tell and give the hard messages. It would be a pleasure to engage with the EAL team again.

    Pat Graham

    CIO
  • IDB spent two years looking for a suitable partner competent in providing enterprise architecture services. EAL became a partner of IDB by winning a competitive tender. Boston consulting group had developed a 10 year business strategy to promote IDB’s core business values. EAL were able to turn the business strategy into a transformation plan implemented by using their enterprise architecture methodology to define a knowledge base of the current enterprise architecture, target architecture and transformation roadmap. The key deliverables have been endorsed by his excellency the VP for operations. This means that EA is now used to govern the transformation programme. EAL are a clever and practical organisation.

    Mohammed Al-Baghdadi

    CIO
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