Next Generation IT Strategy for an Automotive & Manufacturing giant
A leading European firm, the client helps shape the future of mobility and automation with innovative, custom solutions. Their pioneer automotive-led solutions increase safety, efficiency and comfort in passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial applications of the future, which are created with passion, engineered with precision.
After 160 years of market stability, the firm found itself in the middle of a market transformation characterised by the transition from paper to digital based processes.
The client’s business vision statement was “to remain the world leader in the manufacturing” using innovation by becoming a data-led organisation. The fundamental building block is achieving a modern digital infrastructure using ‘Think Cloud’ approach. To this end, and given the transition to digital platform, the organisation faced significant challenges in IT across infrastructure, WAN/LAN, Security and IT Operating model to establish a sustainable position in the new market environment.
In assisting the CIO and Head of Data, Invenics was engaged in planning and leading the IT Digital Strategy and designing Target Operating Model by identifying the gaps & issues and to define the target state in supporting their business goals and objectives. Highlight key activities executed and delivered include:
- Assessing the incumbent IT Estate and the underlying the infrastructure
- Identifying a set of business led ‘core requirements’ which will be used to identify the future capabilities required for the organisation
- Designing a cloud-based IT Target Operating Model which provides improved service and operations, together with a lower cost model &
- Outlining the detailed project plan and perform the readiness activities within the business & IT for the cloud migration
Our expert team included Enterprise, Solution and Technical Architects, Data Analysts and Data Engineers spread across UK and India.
Our ‘executable’ technology advisory ensured the client to construct the ‘strong’ business case and commencing the implementation for realising a number of benefits such as rationalisation of existing infrastructure estate, technology transition from on-prem to cloud based infrastructure & decommissioning, and Smart Sourcing based on ‘core’ retained skillset and corresponding ‘lean’ and ‘service’ based IT Operating Model.