Mason Advisory's independent consultants solve complex business challenges through intelligent use of IT
IT Strategy & Transformation
Realigning your IT strategy with your business vision by collaborating with both users and technical teams.
Providing independent insight that cuts through technical jargon to get to the best, most cost-effective solution for your needs.
Architecture & Technology
Developing strategies, designs and technical roadmaps to help you create innovative, resilient IT software, systems and services.
Helping organisations to understand the business impact of their cybersecurity risks
Advising you on the best possible IT delivery programmes and approaches, leaving your in-house staff to focus on what they do best.
Providing independent health checks and risk assessments on critical IT projects, at any stage.
IT Operational Excellence
Working with you to establish strong processes, cost-effective technologies and dynamic leadership to deliver continuous improvement.
Protecting a major retailer’s digital future
Providing board-level advice to address the business’s number one corporate risk: data security
Supporting a pharmaceutical multinational to improve its IT services and delivery
Supporting process improvements to drive quick and cost-effective delivery of infrastructure to meet business needs.
Supporting IT transition and outsourcing at leadership level for The Football Association
Working with the senior management team to develop a future strategy for IT
Strategic insight and expert advice on National Grid’s operational telecoms network
Providing advice and support on the modernisation of a network that forms part of the UK’s critical national infrastructure.
Digital: using IT to support a more customer-focused approach
Adapting to meet the ever-changing needs of customers, namely, offering greater flexibility with respect to how and when data and services can be accessed.
Cloud: considering new models for software and storage
Making data and software accessible from a range of devices and locations, without raising costs or compromising in terms of solution flexibility.
Driving value for money: getting the best from IT investments
Guaranteeing that IT services deliver sufficient benefits to your business for the lowest possible costs.
The good news about end-of-life software
How can you turn a necessary software refresh into a business opportunity? Running an end-of-life (EOL) operating system is dangerous. Vulnerability is ramped up for two main reasons: the lack of security updates available, and the fact that outdated legacy applications are retained for compatibility. In short, hanging on to a poorly supported operating system as a cost saving measure is false economy on a potentially grand scale. The need to replace EOL software does not have to be bad news for a business, however. Instead of looking at it as an unproductive drain on resources, treat it as an opportunity for a transformative technical, operational, and performance refresh. It’s an approach that gives a whole new meaning to the acronym EOL: Embrace the Opportunity to Lift the business – not just to new heights,...Read More
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What you can do now to prepare for the unknown......
Click ‘DOWNLOAD PAPER’, to read the full white paper which sets out a 3 stage approach and provides pointers for key activities, outcomes and management of your Brexit programme.
3 stage approach:
- Prepare – understanding your organisation’s exposure to Brexit is critical for making informed decisions and containing costs.
- Implement – implementation of Brexit changes require a formalised project approach, managed by an experienced programme director with full C-Suite support.
- Embed – check you haven’t overlooked any pieces of the jigsaw that will secure enterprise success post-Brexit. Properly embedding the people, process, and technology changes involved is essential.
Considering a new model for managing risk
- Highlighting the impact of the move away from direct ownership of data
- Explaining the subsequent changes required to security models
- Working through five key questions that all businesses should consider when migrating to cloud-based services