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IT Strategy & Product in Global Business Services


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IT Strategy & Product in Global Business Services

  1. 1. IT Strategy with IBM Global Business Services Diversity of usage preferences within the end-user community, it becomes inevitable for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to plan products across a variety of platforms and be able to support multiple applications and devices. Product vendors are moving to new paradigms such as IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and interoperability to make their product perform better and have wider availability. It is critical for them to understand such capabilities and choose an efficient partner to make the enhancements, upgrade, porting and migration exercise easy for them. Our product migration and reporting services:  Includes product enhancements, upgrades, incremental releases and technical support helpdesks for resolving issues encountered by users, report factory, data migration, product updates, upgrade management, ongoing product enhancements and patch management  Quickly generates the software development process design architectures  Helps ISVs adapt their software for different deployment environments including operating systems, databases, processor architectures and third-party software  Helps product companies efficiently produce the ported and interoperable products  Helps product transitions with deeper code reviews  Reduces porting cycles in software development and provides fast-to-market. • Maximo• RPT • Cognos 11• IBM Webspeher 9.2 Lotous IBM AIX
  2. 2.  Through IT strategy and roadmap services, we help our clients to align their IT roadmap with their business priorities. Our services facilitate identification of current strengths and improvement areas in various disciplines such as strategic alignment, governance, and IT maturity. Gap identification with respect to the targeted maturity level based on this assessment leads to IT strategy definition and roadmap recommendations. This approach helps develop a structured and well defined action plan. The end deliverables are a clear assessment report and a well-defined and actionable set of recommendations. Highlights of our IT Strategy and Roadmap.  Specialization in the software development life cycle helps offer a unique perspective to IT architecture and software platforms  Embodiment of our unique service in our proven Strategic Enterprise Application & reporting tool .  Assess existing systems and IT assets of IBM GBS product, its IT Sales transformation .  Understand how business imperatives translate into IT requirements  Recommend the right IT platform, solution architecture, transition strategy, and approach to meet.  Enterprise IT roadmap - takes today’s collection of disparate systems, updates them for today’s technology, and streamlines them into a clear software platform that anticipates evolving business needs at an accelerated pace  Our IT strategy and roadmap services are designed to:  Create a roadmap to improve infrastructure  Provide an overview of your current IT system  Identify weaknesses and opportunities  Align IT systems with business goals  Define an implementation approach  Create efficiencies and improve bottom lines Managing enterprise-wide applications has become increasingly complex and costly for many companies. Varied external and internal factors have been compelling organizations to spend more time, effort and money to keep their systems and applications running at peak efficiency. As a result, IT departments are devoting a significant portion of their budgets and staff for managing day-to-day tasks, instead of focusing on mission- critical projects essential for promoting business growth. IBM GBS application services transform client IT environments to deliver sustained business value and operational efficiency. The desired framework of processes, people, tools, infrastructure, and methodology supports our offerings, and innovative capabilities to develop, manage and support applications. Our portfolio of application management services include:
  3. 3.  Application development  Application modernization  Application portfolio management  Application support and maintenance  Our key differentiators to deliver world-class services include:  Global delivery model. Our GDM supports distributed delivery so that effort is balanced between the client and delivery teams around the globe that result in delivering application development seamlessly and cost-effectively.  A world-class, process-driven, metrics-driven quality delivery organization. Consistent business and IT value using our application development experience, roadmap and processes that reduce production software defects by up to 30% – increasing the reliability of client applications while reducing the risk of business disruption.  Re-usability. Re-usability is a prime driver of our ADM services that helps reduce delivery time and cost.  Continuous learning and development. With technology, project management and soft skills update, our resources foster a responsive, "can-do" culture to drive commitment and excellence.  Cost effectiveness. Optimal development cost benefit (30-40%) and accelerated service delivery through global delivery models.  Time saving. We adopt 'Follow-the-sun' approach, creating a virtual round-the-clock development and maintenance team to increase efficiency and improve productivity.  Time to sale our Product to market. Improved time to market on application upgrades and enhancements.