We apply state-of-art methodologies to analyze current problems, construct IT infrastructure, and integrate business processes and solutions.
Myriad changes in an organization’s external environment give rise to making significant IT investment:
Regulatory changes. Recent such as the FDA migrating to electronic submissions. and healthcare reform.
Key shifts in customer/consumer requirements. The growth on online banking has had enormous impact on financial applications. Such is true for distance learning, And electronic data interchange for orders, shipments, payments, and adjustments
New technologies present opportunities that motivate major system updates. Recent advancements included introduction of 64-bit processors, virtualization, and open source OS/software.
In addition, organizations face a number of internal changes that have crucial system lifecycle implications. For instance: This a twofold change where the system is either the end-product/service or a enterprise-critical support for the organization’s products and services.
Introduction of new enterprise products and services. This a twofold change where the system is either the end-product/service or a enterprise-critical support for the organization’s products and services.
Structural changes such as re-organization, outsourcing, downsizing, mergers, and acquisitions can mean needing to get different systems to work together. Changing in compensation systems often require wholesales upgrading of personnel, payroll, and other systems.
Operations have considerable influence in the direction of an organization’s systems and required IT investment. Geographic and/or customer channel expansions, supplier and supply chain modernization, the introduction of just in-time inventory processes,and cost reduction initiatives are only made possible through throughout review and updating of the IT infrastructure.
End-of-life for legacy systems is eventually reached when shareholder value of maintaining a current set of technologies is eclipsed by the value in replacing them. This can be a massive undertaking. Consequently, anaylzing option to replace technologies must be done in a way that considers multiunctional affects, customers and supplers, and ultimately financial stakeholders
BayLou’s experience extends to every facet of systems engineering, both in terms of lifecycle and system components. Further, we approach the responsibility of introducing technology with financial sensitivity. Our over-arching goal is to identify solutions before the client has articulated a problem, whether related to operations, policies, or technology. IT investments of any size and for organizations of all sizes are important decisions. Our understanding of this is a guiding principle from the moment the client engages BayLou to fulfill its systems engineering need.