Virtual Operating Platform The Key to Rapid M&A Transitions With a Lean IT Operating Budget www.edgewater.com
Practical Focus, Role Based Approach The  Edgewater Virtual Operating Platform  simplifies access to content, applications...
Virtual Operating Platform Solution <ul><li>Use Software As A Service (SaaS) for Business Application Needs  </li></ul><ul...
Software As A Service (SaaS) for Business Applications Customer Relationship Management Example: Salesforce.com Enterprise...
Significant Business Benefits <ul><li>Accelerated implementation timeline dramatically reduces implementation costs </li><...
Edgewater Portal Approach offers Extensibility Application Management Rich User Exp. CRM Collaboration Instant Messaging, ...
Implementation Approach Work Sessions Business Value Analysis and Presentation Assessment Approach Assessment Outputs Focu...
To learn how Edgewater Technology can streamline your next acquisition, contact us at: 1-800-410-4014 [email_address] www....
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The Key To Rapid M&A Transitions With A Lean IT Operating Budget

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The Edgewater Virtual Operating Platform simplifies access to content, applications, people and processes.
Built on a secure enterprise-wide portal that enables employees to do their work from anywhere, at anytime, faster and more effectively.
The result is a personalized workplace, tailored specifically to each person’s role.

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The Key To Rapid M&A Transitions With A Lean IT Operating Budget

  1. 1. Virtual Operating Platform The Key to Rapid M&A Transitions With a Lean IT Operating Budget www.edgewater.com
  2. 2. Practical Focus, Role Based Approach The Edgewater Virtual Operating Platform simplifies access to content, applications, people and processes. Built on a secure enterprise-wide portal that enables employees to do their work from anywhere, at anytime, faster and more effectively. The result is a personalized workplace, tailored specifically to each person’s role. Portfolio companies need an environment that supports how they “Get Their Job Done” as individuals and as teams
  3. 3. Virtual Operating Platform Solution <ul><li>Use Software As A Service (SaaS) for Business Application Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Use Portal to create a single desktop for users to access the Business Applications “in the cloud” </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Data Migration services to the new platform </li></ul><ul><li>Provide integration capabilities to support the business applications </li></ul><ul><li>Provide IT support functions “over the wire” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Software As A Service (SaaS) for Business Applications Customer Relationship Management Example: Salesforce.com Enterprise Resource Planning NetSuite, Oracle On Demand, Intacct, usi.com, ibm.com, SAP Financial Management Systems Ketera.com Human Capital Management Peopleclick.com, Ultimatesoftware.com Performance Management NetSuite.com Product Lifecycle Management Arenasolutions.com, ibm.com Supply Chain Management Lawson.com Desktop Applications Example: Google Apps, Windows Live, Navisite Integrated Information Management Portals hide complexity and provide platform independence Collaboration and E-mail Example: Navisite, USA.net, Postini.com Edgewater will bring the key business applications together in one place – using a portal
  5. 5. Significant Business Benefits <ul><li>Accelerated implementation timeline dramatically reduces implementation costs </li></ul><ul><li>Significant savings on support costs, which typically represent 60% of the IT budget </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates the dependency on staffing and retaining IT support staff </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced up-front costs </li></ul><ul><li>Costs scale with number of users </li></ul><ul><li>Repeatable implementation playbook </li></ul><ul><li>Easily extensible for tuck-in acquisitions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Edgewater Portal Approach offers Extensibility Application Management Rich User Exp. CRM Collaboration Instant Messaging, Web Conferencing, Email, Awareness, Document Management KPIs News, Events Scorecard Decision Support Access and Interaction Legacy Integration, Ecosystem integration Security, Compliance, Multi Channel ISO Devices, Wireless, Phone Regulatory Compliance Identity, Access, Privacy Single Sign On (SSO) Links to most common tasks, related applications Integration Web Services SSO ERP XML Mash-ups Search Business Performance Business Intelligence Knowledge base HR
  7. 7. Implementation Approach Work Sessions Business Value Analysis and Presentation Assessment Approach Assessment Outputs Focused Effort <ul><li>Virtual Operating Platform Value Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portal Value and Vision Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Case </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customized Day in the Life Demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 Day Effort prior to Work Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Offsite </li></ul><ul><li>Management Input and Discovery via Conf Call(s) </li></ul>The Virtual Operating Platform Assessment is tailored to the portfolio company’s business challenges Business Value / Visioning Session Business Case / ROI Session Day in the Life Session Workshop Research / Preparation <ul><li>1-2 Day Effort </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite with Business </li></ul><ul><li>Business Input and Analysis via Work Sessions and Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>1 Day Effort Offsite </li></ul><ul><li>1-2 Hr Management Presentation Onsite or Offsite </li></ul>“ What could we or should we do with a portal?” “ What might the portal experience be for us?” “ How can we financially justify our portal and applications?” Typical implementation timeline is 18 – 24 weeks
  8. 8. To learn how Edgewater Technology can streamline your next acquisition, contact us at: 1-800-410-4014 [email_address] www.edgewater.com

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