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The Avanade Change Enablement service line (ACE) covers the lifecycle of an enterprise change program including: Change Strategy, Organization Change Enablement (including Change Management, Journey …

The Avanade Change Enablement service line (ACE) covers the lifecycle of an enterprise change program including: Change Strategy, Organization Change Enablement (including Change Management, Journey Management and Learning & Readiness). Avanade is the #1 Microsoft Gold Partner in many technical certifications and has the most earned Gold competencies among all Microsoft platform solutions consulting firms worldwide, offers dynamic career opportunities for aspiring IT change management professionals with backgrounds in business analysis, training and project management, for a range of full-time roles from senior analyst to group manager at and for more details about careers here. Mid- to senior-level consultants with experience in ensuring substantive, lasting change from major IT solution initiatives for enterprise customers are strongly encouraged to contact Come work on teams with our Microsoft MVPs and other subject matter experts, world-class business and technical consultants, and receive fully paid Microsoft certifications and training.

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  • This slide functions as a one-minute introduction to Avanade. As a company, we have been on a path of continuous growth since our door opened for business on April 4, 2000. Despite the challenge of starting and growing a business in the IT industry following the aftermath of the dotcom bust, Avanade has successfully grown into multi-national company with 17,000 professionals. In FY11, we had more than US$1 billion revenue. On average, Avanade has grown at a rate of more than 20% year over year. Starting from zero, Avanade has grown into a global company with:More than 70 locations in more than 20 countries:ArgentinaAustraliaBelgiumBrazilCanadaChinaDenmarkFinlandFranceGermanyIndiaItalyJapanMalaysiaMexicoMoroccoNetherlandsNorwayPhilippinesSingaporeSlovakiaSouth AfricaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUKUSMore than 800 active customers globally, with customer satisfaction ratings ranging from 92% to 98%Of those, 95% would recommend Avanade to a colleague Our services are designed to address the needs of large organizations in all industries and are enhanced by our close connections to our founding companies, Accenture and Microsoft. Our rapid growth is testimony to the foresight of Accenture and Microsoft in creating a company for a market need that wasn’t being addressed… (next slide)
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    • 1. Join the Avanade Change Enablement Team 1 © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Avanade name and logo are registered trademarks in the US and other countries.
    • 2. • Who We Are • Why Join Avanade? • Avanade Change Enablement Team It’s Your Career – Make it Happen! Click next to view the Avanade Story © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    • 3. Who We Are: Avanade fast facts About Us More than US $1 billion annual revenue More than 20% average yearly growth since our inception in 2000 Trusted advisor to more than 800 customers in all industries More than 18,000 employees in 70 locations in 20 countries Founded by & © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    • 4. Insight from our unique connections • Industry and business acumen • Industry, cross-industry solutions • Horizontal solution accelerators • Specialization on the Microsoft platform • Comprehensive enterprise platform • Engineered assets and architectures • Superior price, performance • Industry, cross-industry solutions • Commitment to research and development Integrated, innovative solutions that realize results © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 4
    • 5. Avanade Microsoft Alignment © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    • 6. Avanade Vision, Mission & Core Values • Our vision is to be recognized as a global services innovator, helping customers realize the best results from the Microsoft platform. • Our core values define how we: • • • • • • Achieve through global teamwork Focus on customers Embrace change Demonstrate a passion for technology Build the Avanade experience Act with integrity, dignity and respect “I wanted to work with the smartest people in the industry, and that’s been proven out. I wanted to challenge myself and get experience with large enterprise systems… you have the flexibility to move around the country or do different kinds of projects.” © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Group Mgr., - Reserved. Microsoft Solutions 6
    • 7. Specialized expertise in the Microsoft platform 20 earned Microsoft Gold Competencies, #1 of all MS partners worldwide by far Gold Competencies (updated list here) • • • • • • • • • • • • • Application Development Application Integration Application Lifecycle Management Business Intelligence Collaboration and Content Communications CRM Data Platform Devices and Deployment Digital Marketing Enterprise Resource Planning Hosting Identity & Access • • • • • • Management and Virtualization Messaging Midmarket solution provider Mobility OEM Project and Portfolio Management • Server Platform Also Silver competencies in: • Learning • Software Asset Management • Volume Licensing “In addition to delivering Microsoft based solutions, Avanade plays an active role in Microsoft Partner Advisory Councils, Technology Adoption Programs & Customer Advisory Boards to drive the future direction of MSFT products to meet our enterprise customers’ needs.” – Tyson Hartman, Corporate VP, Avanade “Accenture and Avanade have distinguished themselves in the market for their ability to apply their deep expertise across a large spectrum of Microsoft technologies.“ -- Jon Roskill, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 7
    • 8. Specialized expertise in the Microsoft platform Recognition • Accenture and Avanade are Microsoft’s global system integrator partners of choice for the Windows Azure platform. • 2013 Partner of the Year for Alliances and Mobility • 2012 Partner of the Year for Application Platform and Mobility • 2011 Partner of the Year for Application Platform, Desktop, and Dynamics Distribution • 2011 US East Region Cloud Partner of the year • Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club 2011, 2012 & 2013 and Dynamics Inner Circle 2009-2013 & 2005-2007 • 26 Microsoft Most Valued Professionals • 28 Microsoft Certified Architect/Masters • Microsoft Global Enterprise Partner of the Year 2010 and 5 other times • 2010 Partner of the Year for CRM, Communications and Collaboration, and Virtualization • • • • • • • • • • • • • 2 of the Top Global 50 SharePoint Influencers • Certifications 2011, 12 & 13 #1 in .NET Framework #1 Reporting and Analysis #1 SQL Server #1 Platform Data Management #1 in SharePoint Server #1 Enterprise Search #1 Application integration #1 Application Platform Optimization #1 in BizTalk Server #1 in Dynamics AX #1 in Dynamics CRM #1 Custom Development #1 Platform • See case studies for different customer industry verticals and MS technologies here (PDF 32MB) • Computerworld’s “Premier 100 IT Leaders” recognizes Avanade CIO Chris Miller (2011) • The most experienced partner delivering on BPOS/Office 365 • See other Avanade company awards © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 8 8
    • 9. Avanade Change Enablement (ACE) Group ACE covers the lifecycle of a change program and includes the following core offerings: - Change Strategy - Organization Change Enablement with three subofferings:  Change Management  Journey Management  Learning & Readiness © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 9 9
    • 10. Avanade CE Roles Change Enablement Consultant (CEC) roles exist nationwide* from Senior Analyst to Group Manager level • Work Plan development and implementation • Create ACE Status Report covering timesheet creation, completion and approval compliance • Budget analysis, Variance, Cost/Schedule Performance Indices • Project Plan approach through estimates, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule • Contribute to the development and execution of organizational training programs • Identify assignments and goals on work plan • Identify, track, and escalate issues in a timely fashion (issue log) • Awareness of common risks on a project and their potential impacts • Business acumen in Solution Delivery, Quality and Methodology • Strong communication with team, client, and other groups • Leading yourself, others and the organization • Ensure that the end product fulfills the contract and meets the sponsor's expectations. *certain locations may be a greater hiring priority at any given time © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 10
    • 11. Avanade Organizational Performance Capability Overview Change Management enables clients to manage organizational change efforts and adoption of initiatives related to Microsoft technologies, such custom development, social collaboration, the transition to outsourcing, system and process change and communications. Journey Management defines the Change Strategy and manages the organization’s overall journey, which involves integrating the journey and its programs to the organization’s strategy, vision, and aspirations or “North Star,” which includes what is critical to the organization, and defines both the short and long-term view as well as metrics to manage the change and overall program. Learning & Readiness supports the creation and delivery of information to ensure proper solution awareness and adoption to all end users. Avanade carries a Gold Competency and Learning Partnership with Microsoft, where we design and deliver Microsoft Official content to IT professionals. Process & Program Excellence provides an approach, tools and assets to support process design and role alignment both for the benefit of the project outcomes and supports the roles and responsibilities related to each program, ensuring that the business case driving the change is properly aligned to and stewarded. © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 11
    • 12. Avanade Change Approach Plan Change Establishes and anchors the change effort to facilitate the transition to the target state and mitigate deployment risks. Manage Change Ensures individuals receive the support and development they need throughout the change effort. It equips them to respond positively to the change and to fulfill their roles and responsibilities in the future. Enable the Organization Ensures that individuals adopt and own the new processes, technology, and ways of working associated with the change. Design and Implement Training and End User Support Enables people through training and performance support to become capable in the new ways of working. Build Leadership and Commitment Ensures that the vision and end-point of the change are clearly articulated and understood by all, and that leaders are actively engaged and are leading their people through the change. Tools & Assets Culture Value Analysis Rapid Organization Assessment Diagnostic Culture Transformation Journey Map Change Tracking Communications Toolkit Job Design Approach, Job Aids & Tools Culture Transformation Progress Tracking Stakeholder Analysis & Tracking © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 12 12
    • 13. Avanade Change Framework Proven Methodology Plan Analyze Design Build Test Deploy Plan Change Manage Change Mobilize and Engage Change Network Engage and Communicate with Stakeholders Measure Change Progress Define Change Structure and Governance Identify and Analyze Stakeholders Support Change Adoption Assess Business Readiness Enable Organization Prepare for Deployment of Organization Changes Align Organization and Business Processes Design Organization Structure, Jobs, and Teams Develop Change Brand Assess Skills and Knowledge Align Performance Objectives, Behaviors, and Incentives Align Talent Assess Change Impact Support Deployment of Organization Changes Design and Implement Training and End User Support Define Target State Analyze Training Needs Analyze End User Needs Define Value Plan Develop Change Plan Define As-Is and ToBe Culture Buy / Tailor /Design Training Design End User Support Design Training Environment Develop / Tailor Training Materials Develop End User Support Develop Training Environment Test Training Environment Test & Prepare for Training Deliver Training & End User Support Build Executive Leadership and Commitment Define and Manage Behavior Change Plan Align and Develop Change Leadership Prepare and Coach Leaders © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    • 14. Avanade Organizational Performance Clients © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 14
    • 15. Why Avanade – Total Rewards Avanade offers competitive Total Rewards package to our consultants Total Rewards • • • • Competitive compensation Health/Dental 401K Benefit Extended Benefits – technology or work/life balance • Analyst --> $500/year • Sr. Analyst and above --> $2,000/year • Corporate Cell Phone Plan • Overtime • Analyst/Sr. Analyst (Non-exempt) • Time+1/2 • In accordance with all state and federal laws • Hours Premium • Consultant/Sr. Consultant-> compensation for hours worked in excess of 120% of the standard available hours (subject to Avanade policy) • Short Term Incentive (variable, performance driven) • Paid out annually as a percentage of base salary: • • • • Consultant/Sr. Consultant Manager/ Group Manager Director/Senior Director VP/Senior VP Work/Life Balance • Vacation* • 0-2 yrs --> 2 weeks • 2-4 yrs --> 3 weeks • 4+ yrs --> 4 weeks prorated based on hire date • Sick Time* • Analyst: 9 days/year • Sr. Analyst/Consultant+: 15 days/year • Holiday • 8 Core Holidays • 2 Floating Holidays • Travel • Earn hotel, airlines, and rental rewards points for personal future use • Fly family, friends or significant other to project location in lieu of flying home** • Opportunities for international travel *prorated based on hire date **taxable to employee © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved. 15
    • 16. re you ready? See our current job openings in Change Enablement at and learn more about careers at Avanade at © Copyright 2013 Avanade Inc. All Rights Reserved.