Much has been written about the importance of a focus on business process, right
from Adam Smith back in 1776, through Business Process Reengineering (BPR) in the
1990s, to Six Sigma and beyond. But critics point out the corporate failures amongst
those who have implemented these methodologies, and question their validity.
At FTP, we cut through the hype to demystify the business process movement and offer
common sense solutions that add real value. Learn more here.
Business analysis is all about understanding the problems that the business needs
to solve. Without good business analysis, the chances of successfully solving those
problems are dramatically reduced. Dramatic cost and time overruns, even complete
project failure, become far more likely.
Learn more about why we believe business analysis is a key business activity and
how we can help you deliver change.
ARCHITECTURE & TECHNOLOGY
PROJECT REVIEWS (HEALTH CHECKS)
FINANCE FUNCTION SUPPORT & ANALYSIS
With our extensive experience within Finance, allied with our skills across business
and technology disciplines, we are ideally placed to offer you services which directly
support the Finance function, operationally and strategically.
Read more about our wide range of services in this area.
Sometimes you need an objective pair of eyes to review a business task or project,
whether current or historic, to ensure that any mistakes made can be identified and
learned from. Often the only way to gain that objective view is to bring in someone
external to the business, someone unencumbered by institutionalised thinking and
unaffected by internal political machinations.
FTP Development offers a broad range of professional consultancy services.
Our consultants’ extensive practical experience in both business and technology allows
us to offer an interdisciplinary approach that adds maximum value to your business
by avoiding the usual pitfalls associated with taking either a purely business-led
or IT-led approach to a given problem.
We achieve this by using our combined skills to effectively bridge the perennial
gap that exists between business and IT. As a result, we are able to offer you practical
solutions to your problems that can be understood and accepted by both business and
IT, thereby leading to the implementation of change whose impact is minimal, non-disruptive
We offer services in the areas below.
Technology underpins business endeavour. Getting the best out of your technology
investments means understanding how to design and build solutions to business challenges
that enable change. For us, this means using our skills in Service Oriented Architecture
(SOA) to apply the principles of service orientation from inception through to ongoing
support and monitoring.