Table of Contents What We Offer Who We Are Advisory Services Strategic Roadmaps Business Intelligence and Data Governance Vendor Selection Program/Project Management Thought Leadership Partners Further Information
What We Offer Hipercept is a strategic advisory firm that helps investors and managers of alternative investments measure, improve and manage their performance. We offer advisory services in the following areas: Strategic Roadmaps A comprehensive engagement that culminates with the development of a tactical and achievable action plan Business Intelligence & Data Governance Leading edge solutions that focus on the integration of systems, people and process Vendor Selection In depth and unbiased vendor research culled from direct experiences that lead to the selection of the best solution Project/Program Management Expertise in positioning projects for maximum success and business value
Who We Are Hipercept was founded by Damien Georges – an industry veteran with many years of experience consulting to investment managers, private equity firms and institutional investors. Hiperceptpartners with experts in the selection and implementation of applications that help investors and managers of alternative investments efficiently and effectively manage their assets. Key Highlights Founded in January, 2009 and immediately profitable; Currently have active engagements with industry leading companies in investment management, private equity and real estate private equity Active in industry organizations such as OSCRE that are working to establish common standards for commercial real estate.
Hipercept Supports The Complete Investment Lifecyle
Advisory Services - Strategic Roadmaps A successful strategic roadmap accelerates the trip from vision to execution as well as allowing for a more accurate assessment and management of risk. Hipercept will work with you through the entirety of the strategic roadmap process: Identify gaps in technology and resources Development of the roadmap itself Follow up and implementation activities Ensuring business sponsorship so that the roadmap becomes a living document
Advisory Services - Business Intelligence & Data Governance Hipercept uses a Business Intelligence and Data Governance framework to support the consistent business requirement: “I want to see all the information that tells me how my business is running, has run and will run in one place” The reality of trying to meet the requirement: Access to high accuracy (data governance) information in underlying systems Complex systems integration Method for aggregating and normalizing data Reporting Business buy-in, stamina and significant investment
Business Intelligence - Garbage in Garbage Out Without the dual implementation of a BI and data governance infrastructure it is difficult to provide information that end users can trust. The combined strategy enables effective risk management and leads to better decisions.
BI and Data Governance - The Hipercept Difference Hipercept will work with you to create a realistic business intelligence and data governance plan by: Involving business users at the beginning of the project to ensure that the right requirements are identified; Creating a business case that will clearly define the expected benefits and key performance indicators(kpi’s); Completing a detailed assessment of the existing applications and BI architectures within the company that can be leveraged; Leveraging our experience and understanding of data standards to reduce costs and complexity; Creating a data dictionary that will be used to govern the use of data and establish a common framework across the company
Advisory Services – Vendor Selection The information required to effectively manage an alternative asset portfolio requires a diverse array of systems, procedures and third party relationships. Hipercept will help to increase the likelihood of a successful vendor selection by: Helping to define the goals and scope of the project; Investigating vendor solutions that meet key requirements; Writing an RFI and an RFP; Coordinating demonstrations of vendors products
Advisory Services – Project/Program Management Hipercept’s extensive experience with alternative assets combined with technology expertise enables Hipercept to take a leadership role in the management of complex projects. Hipercept will help to successfully manage a project through: Oversight of detailed project charters, plans and budgets; Weekly progress report briefings with business sponsors; Implementation and management of change control procedures; Management of documentation related to the development of functional requirements and deliverables.
Thought Leadership Hipercept is at the forefront of thought leadership within the alternative asset investment community: Industry Presentations iGlobal Forum’s Real Estate Private Equity Summit Panel discussion and presentation on “Building An Integrated Architecture to Support a Global Investment Portfolio – Case Study” (October, 2009) WhitePapers “Achieving Project Success In An Investment Environment That Demands More Information For Less “(September, 2009) “Data Governance: A Six Step Solution” (September, 2009) Webinars “Business Intelligence for Real Estate 102” (October, 2009) Business Intelligence for Real Estate (July, 2009)