Technology Roadmap

Technology Roadmap

Forward isn’t just a direction. It’s a strategy.

You want to move your business forward, but what does that really mean? Forward is knowing what’s currently working, and what’s not. Forward is aligning business needs with a technology foundation for the future. Forward is doing more with less and controlling cost. Forward is taking on today’s challenges, while preparing for the future. Forward is knowing where you want to go, and how to get there. At IDS, we help you make it happen.

Forward is knowing where you want to go, and how to get there. We’ll help you make it happen.

Top five impacts of technology roadmaps.

  • Align with known goals. Identify defined business goals and ensure your technology can drive you towards them.
  • Build the right foundation. Creating the right foundation allows you to quickly react to a constantly evolving technology landscape.
  • Make your enterprise future-ready. Nobody can predict the future or where it will take your business, but the right technology strategy will enable you to be nimble enough to support the necessary changes.
  • Get aligned and collaborate. Build better consensus amongst C-suite leadership, management, IT groups and departments.
  • Make IT a change agent. Make your technology a catalyst for change in the business, not a roadblock holding you back.

IDS technology roadmaps propel you forward.

A Collaborative Process

The IDS technology roadmap is a consultative service that considers things like your current technology infrastructure and skillsets, upcoming goals and projects, budgets and cost models, and input from all business owners. From there, we work collaboratively with your team to determine how best to move your IT forward for short and long-term objectives. This is based on stakeholder interviews, use cases, industry trends, your business and application focus, among other factors. It’s a collaborative process that results in cohesive strategies and practical recommendations for your IT infrastructure.

Crucial Steps & Deliverables

  • Use of our proven IDS four-phase methodology
  • Detailed assessment and documentation of your existing technology environment
  • SWOT analysis and optional Gap Analysis for a fresh external perspective
  • Identification of projects that need particular attention or prioritization
  • Several hands-on sessions, culminating in a one-day workshop where, projects, priorities and budgets are reviewed with your IT leadership

We work collaboratively with your team to determine how best to move your IT forward for short and long-term objectives.