Our expert consultants will guide your organisation to optimise your consumption and commercial positions
There is always an opportunity to improve, but it takes time, resource and deep knowledge. Where do you start, what do you look at and how do you go about it? In today’s complex software and cloud environment you need to be both a technical and commercial contracts expert to truly make a difference.
Businesses are increasingly using external consultants to deliver the insight, guidance and expertise, so they can focus on making the decisions to drive down cost, improve efficiencies and achieve a greater return on investment.
We can support across a range software & cloud vendors with a particular focus on Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and IBM.
We help you:
- Identify areas of risk and build mitigation plans
- Optimise consumption and commercial positions
- Create fit for purpose cloud & software contract and commercial strategies
- Reduce the commercial impacts of audits
Cloud and software licensing services to optimise consumption and commercial positions across on-premise and cloud software and services
Explore our offerings:
Delivering a range of rapid insights
Together, we’ll evaluate your current state to build the business case for change or uncover quick-win savings. We offer day-long workshops or accelerated analytics to solve a single issue or discover improvement opportunities.
Engaging with our experts helps you:
- Adjust to the latest licensing changes
- Configure your tools to provide actionable insights
- Align your IT teams to best practices
Make better, data-driven asset decisions
By collaborating with your stakeholders, we’ll deliver a clear path to improve your existing and future software strategy.
Achieve optimal pricing, rights and terms in your commercial structures. We’ll elevate your negotiation strategy with contractual and commercial benchmarking insights that include concession data, discount models and more to achieve contract flexibility.
Supporting your cloud journey
Without the right checks and balances for your cloud solutions, the IT budget can spiral out of control. We’ll reduce complexity, manage costs effectively and plan future cloud sourcing options.
We’ll help you with migration workshops, assessments and policy advice to ensure a successful public cloud adoption.
We’ll analyse usage and subscriptions to create a detailed baseline that informs cost and consumption optimisation efforts.
To support ongoing improvements, we’ll deliver regular consumption reports and alerts so you can take appropriate cost-saving actions.
Our team will streamline cost management — sending the right invoices to each business unit, department or cost centre.
Strategic audit defence
Audit requests are becoming regular occurrences — and falling short could cost your business thousands of dollars in settlement fees. Working with our experienced consultants, you’ll get the expertise to mitigate risk during the audit lifecycle.
Whether you’re preparing for the next audit or are in the middle of an audit, we’ll support your organisation at the level you need:
- Advice on managing the scope and internal resource impact of an audit
- Scenario analysis and workshops to define the appropriate tactics for your situation
- Support to address results and reach an acceptable commercial settlement
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