Legacy Estate – the 007 approach

The need to maintain a Legacy estate while freeing resource for Digital Initiatives is one of main challenges that CIO’s are facing according to Rosa da Silva’s keynote speech at the Forrester Forum in Lisbon (http://www.computerweekly.com/news/4500247366/CIOs-need-to-severe-legacy-IT-to-help-the-business-digitise ) . There is a need to free resources to be able to do any development and Rosa da […]

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What’s the Key to Picking the Most Appropriate Procurement Route?

ASE supports a variety of organisations to develop and deliver their procurement strategies, particularly within the UK public sector. One question we are regularly asked by our public sector clients is: Which procurement route should we use…? There are broadly four different procurement routes used within the public sector: the Open Procedure; the Restricted Procedure; […]

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High Performance by Design

Have you ever thought at the beginning of that next big project or change programme – “wouldn’t this be so much easier if I had a high performing team?” Perhaps you are at this stage and already have a team in place or maybe you have to build a team from scratch. Maybe you have […]

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Enterprise Architects – Stepping up to the Big Data Challenges

Big Data technologies have become a key disruptive force for many organisations, opening up opportunities to gain actionable business insight, improve operational efficiency and value propositions through utilising sources of data that had not previously been supported or considered useful. As Big Data finds its way towards the top of many business executives’ agendas for […]

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NoSQL – Is It Time To Switch?

There has been an explosion in NoSQL database technologies over recent years. Much of this has been in response to organisations wanting to capitalise on their information stored in unstructured data formats; something that the traditional RDBMS model is limited in supporting. NoSQL technologies offer great benefits through low cost, easily scalable storage, fast performance […]

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Navigating Through The Big Data Space

Big Data projects are increasingly becoming a reality for many organisations. Whilst supporting technologies are still arguably in their infancy, they continue to evolve at a significant and exciting rate, leaving organisations facing a myriad of complex choices. With all this available technology comes an expectation upon organisations to do more with their data assets. Organisations can find themselves embarking on […]

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Using Enterprise Architecture To Drive IT Strategy

ASE has delivered IT Strategies across a diverse range of clients including the Department of Health and the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. We recognise that every organisation’s needs are different, so our methodological and proven approach to strategy definition is tailorable to meet each organisation’s specific needs. Effective and on-going stakeholder identification, engagement and communications are critical to […]

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