Game-Changing Guidance from Cutter Consortium’s Global Team of Experts
From onsite consulting to executive education and coaching, Cutter’s Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies experts are helping organizations worldwide grapple with digital strategy, technology-empowered business strategy, IT strategy and implementation, leadership, risk management, change management, and sustainable innovation.
Cutter Consortium’s Technical Due Diligence for Acquisitions ensures an unbiased assessment of the software, software architecture, technology, security, and technology skills of your potential acquisition. Discover the value and SWOTs of your target company’s current-state systems.
Learn where the innovation gaps lie between members and groups in your organization. And discover how to close those gaps.
IT can be a powerful force in helping organizations go digital. But many CIOs need to overhaul their own organizations first. This 10-day assessment will help you position IT to drive DT.
Leaders who implement digital transformation through a top-down approach, consultant-led approach, or IT-led approach often ignore the conditions that prompted the need for digital transformation in the first place. They decide how to solve the problem without considering the organizational dynamics, behavioral habits, and culture that created the problem. In a rush to make a significant change, leaders decide to postpone dealing with human issues until after critical decisions are made and the transformation is underway. This approach spells failure.
This engagement will help your organization increase the effectiveness of its strategy execution life cycle, starting with strategy and objective formulation and translation, to business and IT initiative planning, through project execution. You'll discover fast and effective ways to turn business strategy into action, ensuring not only survival, but prosperity.
Advice on technology strategy, the skill gaps, and the new roles and responsibilities you need to ensure you have the expertise and the streamlined, agile organizational structure that digital demands.
Cutter Senior Consultant James Mitchell has developed a revolutionary way to determine how you can optimize your cloud use. Whether you’re moving to the cloud or looking to save on your cloud investment, Dr. James Mitchell provides the tools and insight to help you understand cloud procurement and optimize your cloud computing spend.
Business models are being disrupted across industries by savvy new entrants to markets who are leveraging emerging technologies and the latest digital practices. How is your executive team responding to technology-driven turbulence in your industry and in your marketplace?
From the design and development of individual applications to enterprise network architecture, our approach is to make security an integral part of the finished product, ensure it is cost-effective and acceptable to your employees, and that it differentiates your products from those of your competition.
Are there opportunities you’re missing to mine your organization’s data, to create value from the real-time flow of big data? Can you achieve improved customer experience through increased, data-based experimentation?
Members of the Cutter team can assess and analyze your governance processes and craft solutions that are tailored to your organization's profile and nuances. Such solutions will enable you to maximize the value your IT team's services contribute to the success of the enterprise.
In the middle of negotiating a contract? Not sure if the RFP you're about to put out really covers all your bases? Would an outside expert opinion on the SLAs you're about to agree on make you more comfortable?
During coaching sessions with Lynne Ellyn, you'll learn how the findings of neuroscience can help you improve team dynamics, foster bright, creative, stimulating environments that excel in innovation and productivity.
To help IT executives identify "hidden" areas for cost reduction, Cutter Consortium Fellow Bob Benson's Cost Reduction Roadmap for IT applies time-tested portfolio management principles. This simple roadmap has proven to be an effective framework for IT cost reduction, addressing both project budgets and ongoing IT expense budgets.
Cutter's team can help you write RFPs that will elicit proposals that meet your requirements. We'll help evaluate the proposals that result from the RFP and make recommendations based on those proposals and our experience with similar sourcing and/or large software/hardware deals
Every IT project should deliver business value. The challenge is that traditional project management and PMOs focus on "on time" and "on budget," not achievement of business value. Cutter's Value Project Portfolio Management (Value-PPM) approach ensures organizations achieve all three goals.
It is critical to know that the organizations to whom your organization has entrusted its data handling and processing functions have sound and effective information security and privacy programs.