Synopsis: Technology implementations often fail because implementation teams don’t use a proven governance plan that guides a balanced approach to address the three dimensions of People, Process, and Technology in an Enterprise. Based on years of successful mission-critical technology implementation experience, SD Solutions, LLC uses a three-dimensional approach to ensure success.
Synopsis: SD Solutions LLC’s implementation approach for a records management system starts with a solid governance plan, invariably called a Program Management Plan (PMP), that covers the broad vision of the initiative, goals, objectives, roles, responsibilities, key measures of success, and the roadmap to execute towards successful completion. We understand that a good governance plan is necessary but not sufficient to ensure success; a governance plan alone will not guarantee the success of a technology solution.
Synopsis: Many federal agencies are moving towards implementing Information Technology (IT) using Agile principles from Action 15: Issue Contracting Guidance and Templates to Support Modular Development, 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management. There are several important aspects that the government procurement and IT leadership teams need to consider as they plan for modular development efforts, such as whether to award to a single vendor or multiple vendors; how to ensure that there is appropriate competition at various stages in the process; how broad or specific the statements of work should be; when to use fixed-price contracts or rely on other pricing arrangements; and how to promote opportunities for small business.
Synopsis: SD Solutions, LLC’s key objectives for Agile IT transformation can be summarized as follows: 1) Encourage innovation and deliver cost-effective solutions; 2) Incentivize vendor performance in Agile, continuous delivery, and infrastructure as a service; 3) Stabilize and provide optimal service on legacy systems; 4) Provide efficient and transparent operations, processes, and information; 5) Support organizational change initiatives and synchronize development and operational support activities (DevOps); 6) Enhance user experience and improve collaboration and information sharing