An effective, well-managed information technology foundation is one of the most valuable business advantages an organization can secure. The right information technology-implemented properly and appropriately managed and monitored-can lead to significant gains in organizational growth, effectiveness, and efficiency.
How we help
IT organizations are challenged both by rapidly shifting business requirements and advances in technology. To deliver business value, they need to concentrate on applications rationalization, business alignment, cloud strategy and deployment, change management, IT governance, infrastructure rationalization and data centre strategy and optimization. By providing key insights and capabilities and helping you balance new solutions, ongoing operations and cost/quality expectations, our IT consulting team works with you to help drive maximum value from your IT group.
Today, more than ever, technology is creating new business models through the use of social, mobile, cloud and analytics. While the pace of change and innovation continues to accelerate, organizations around the world must deliver creative, rich and personalized experiences to their clients, employees and partners - the digital enterprise.
- Digital Strategy. Assessing digital performance in order to craft a vision, roadmap, and governance model that enables innovation, and agility throughout the organization
- Digital Architecture. Ensuring our clients have the appropriate skills, security, target organization, processes, and technologies as the foundation of the their digital business
- Digital Solutions. Designing and building innovative consumer-grade experiences for iOS and Android that integrate and enhance the value of existing enterprise software
What makes us unique is our ability to blend innovation and motivational design with deep industry insight from around the world. From strategy to operations, we have the right people and credentials to make your digital transformation a competitive success.
The current rapid pace of change threatens to overwhelm even the most competent IT organization. Business change requires flexibility and agility of IT teams. Market changes require a constant focus on costs and value. Technology change is driving innovation—at a price. The most significant and fundamental change across all of these is the shift in the role of IT itself.
At KPMG, we not only help the IT organization run a more efficient business unit, we help the business derive greater value from IT. We do this by providing IT organizations the insights and capabilities they need to balance the introduction of new, innovative solutions while continuing to maintain ongoing operations in line with cost and quality expectations.
Our services help CIO's improve the strategic value of an organization's IT investments by navigating the challenges of today's dynamic technology environment.
We help our clients:
- Advance IT maturity
- Align the IT organization as a strategic business partner
- Rationalize complex application portfolios
- Manage risk and compliance
Our clients turn to KPMG's Canadian Technology Enablement practice for both unbiased strategic IT advisory services, as well as deep implementation capabilities across platforms including Oracle, Workday, Microsoft, ServiceNow and SAP.
KPMG is a business-lead integration firm. Our technology enablement team works collaboratively with our finance, HR and supply chain management consultants to help ensure that our clients receive a holistic solution for their transformational program needs. We understand that technology is an enabler, and that any technology investment must be made in a business context in order to create optimal value.
Our advisory team offers a broad range of technology enablement services that can help our clients achieve their goals:
- Business Transformation Services (BTS)
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
- Digital Workforce
- Business Intelligence
- IT Service Management
- Oracle Consulting
Increasing EA’s impact has clear strategic benefits: more value from technology investments, better decision-making processes, higher business agility, more mature architectures, and better capabilities able to meet the organization’s unique needs. Harvesting these benefits, though, is challenging as it requires focus on the development of a few organizational characteristics.
Architecture professionals often struggle with their architecture functions being sub-optimally positioned and unable to demonstrate the value their capabilities create. Moreover, many executives do not have a consistent view of what to expect from enterprise architecture (EA).The bottom line is that most organizations need a better model for their architecture functions, one that supports the strategic priorities of the organization and makes better use of EA’s potential.
Our team brings skills and experience in Enterprise Architecture, which helps clients with the use of structured methods to plan and design complex business changes. In its simplest terms, we help client’s use enterprise architecture to align the design of a business and its critical resources with its strategic vision.
Organizations compete in the global marketplace by transforming their enterprise services in order to achieve greater efficiencies, reduce costs, minimize risks and improve service quality. For such instances, executing an effective shared services and outsourcing strategy becomes an imperative. KPMG's SSOA practice helps clients align business strategy, organizational goals, and execution to manage the entire IT and business process life cycle. The focus is on improving business value, creating sustainable performance and laying the groundwork for genuine business transformation.
We apply focused research, automating tools, proprietary data and clear business acumen to deliver objective, actionable advice and practical answers. Our work spans the lifecycle from strategy to implementation to services portfolio management, in all industries.
Having created one of the industry's largest and broadest advisory capability in SSOA, our service offering is holistic and broad, including:
- Research and data
- Strategy Services
- Solution Design
- Solution Implementation
- Governance Services
- Governance Technology
- Renewing or remediating contracts
- Integrating business services
IT Advisory (Risk Consulting)
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