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Services for Executive Management to ...

... Develop Insight

Business Analytics
Perform data analysis using innovative technology to identify improvement opportunities
read moreAnalytics Blitz
IT Architecture
Improve operations through business and technology optimization
read moreAlignIT Framework
IT Alignment
Assess IT organization structure, performance measurement system, and governance processes
read moreAlignIT Framework
Organization Assessment
Review skills and capabilities of senior and middle management teams and processes
New! Cost Benchmarking
Benchmark spending against industry norms

... Deliver Results

Project Management
Manage projects and change initiatives to install or upgrade business systems and operating processes
Interim COO/CIO Staffing
Provide full time or part time interim COO or CIO resources
read moreCIO in Residence
Management Assistance
Participate on project and IT department steering committees
Outsourced PPMO
Provide ongoing support for Portfolio and Project Management Office

... Provide Guidance

Project Design and Planning
Develop project plans for custom and 3rd party solutions
Alignment Action Plan
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Tactical and Strategic Planning
Develop short and long term system plans to support business
Vendor Evaluation and Selection
Select technology to fit short term and long term architectures
Business Process Reengineering & Outsourcing
Design plans to leverage outsourcing service providers

Lightship provides targetted service offerings for executive management and will tailor each project for the unique situation. Lightship offers both fixed price and retainer based services.

Sample Projects

IT Performance Measurement

Provided guidance to establish IT performance metrics based on best practices and The Balanced Scorecard methodology to support business alignment and employee incentive compensation programs

Consumer Products and eTailing Company

Vendor Evaluation & Selection

Evaluated IT vendor proposals in support of global business integration initiative

Retail & Distribution Company

Supply Chain Outsourcing

Worked with new India venture to define and develop business process outsourcing service offering for retailers

India Business Services Company