BMT Defence and Security UK Ltd

Data Architecture and Data Modelling Services

BMT offers data architectural services applicable to both cloud and on-premise deployments. We are versed in Enterprise Architecture frameworks, particularly the information/data dimensions thereof, including IAF, TOGAF, MODAF/DODAF and CSAM. We are experienced in designing "Big Data" systems including IoT infrastructure. We provide a "whole solution" mind set.

Features

  • Data and Information architecture creation and maintenance
  • Review of existing data architectures and data governance regimes
  • Target data architecture design, architectural strategy and data governance strategy
  • Micro services design and deployment architectures (e.g. Docker on AWS)
  • Data standards, data policies, governance and information framework design
  • Structured and unstructured data modelling: Schema design, metadata and provenance
  • Data integration strategy development and delivery
  • Data engineering ETL pipeline design, Data Cleansing and storage strategies
  • Complex data migration design and delivery
  • Customer support to existing projects and multi-supplier deliveries

Benefits

  • Improved data quality, KPIs to monitor data quality
  • Improved Information Management and improved exploitation of data
  • Roadmap to deliver data strategy
  • Aligned with Government Digital Strategy
  • De-risking start-up and new product/service development using cloud services
  • Designed with security in mind (Private and Public environments)
  • Secure analytics platform design
  • Pragmatic best practices in information and data architectures
  • Pragmatic best practices in governance to a given customer situation

Pricing

£630 to £1,860 a person a day

Service documents

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Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

2 5 8 8 6 9 9 1 6 8 6 7 1 3 7

Contact

BMT Defence and Security UK Ltd Edyta Redfern
Telephone: (0) 7717 705 919
Email: BidManagement-UK.DAS@bmtglobal.com

Planning

Planning service
Yes
How the planning service works
To help you plan how to implement cloud and software services, we utilise our knowledge and extensive experience within the IT industry to summarise software solution/cloud hosting options - highlighting key business considerations such as licensing costs and benefits and advantages/disadvantages of each option. We leverage our ISO27001 accredited processes to investigate, advise on security considerations and data classification. We can also leverage and adapt our BMT cloud architecture framework to help accelerate the pace of work and reduce costs.

Our team of specialists include Cloud Solution Architects, Cyber Security Consultants, Business Analysts, Enterprise Architects, Data Scientists, Cost Modellers, Service Managers and Project/Programme Managers who will collectively deliver, as and when needed, across the value chain. We will work with you to:

• Review your ICT strategy making recommendations where needed
• Establish baseline architecture to capture your ‘as is’ situation
• Analyse ‘as is’ architecture and refine strategic options aligned to your business outcomes
• Identify business and technical requirements across all lines of development
• Map requirements to costed solution options
• Establish a cloud governance framework
• Plan the migration
• Optionally project manage the transition to cloud
• Embed new cloud services into the business
Planning service works with specific services
No

Training

Training service provided
Yes
How the training service works
Our training consultants analyse, design, deliver and assure training programmes as part of an organisation’s digital transformation, including migration to cloud software and hosting services. We help organisations reduce risks, gain efficiencies, and achieve training needs with a comprehensive through life service that draws on our domain expertise.

We draw on our full breadth of skills from experienced training consultants through to human factors experts and futurists. We combine domain knowledge and independence with innovative technology to help customers achieve their training needs in ever more demanding and complex environments.

By understanding our customer’s objectives, we help identify knowledge and skill gaps, to create blended training solutions. We use the most appropriate methods and media to deliver learning outcomes or behavioural change for organisations and their people.

We understand our customer’s training solutions need to keep pace with their evolving operations. We continually invest in researching, understanding and using these new technologies, so we know how they will impact our customer’s future training needs and solutions.

We deliver:
• Skills, Training, Development Needs Analysis
• Bespoke training
• Off-the-shelf courses
• Online interactive training solutions and eLearning packages
• Training programme assurance
• Coaching, mentoring
• Culture and behavioral change
Training is tied to specific services
No

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available
Yes
How the setup or migration service works
We communicate effectively with your stakeholders and end users to ensure they understand the potential benefits and the impact, scope and scale of change needed during implementation to bring about successful transformation. We support cloud migrations through the key stages including Pre-Mitigation Planning, Build and Test and Execute.

We offer a combination of approaches to the delivery of a migration service most appropriate to your particular needs, which include:
• A fully managed service
• Management of ICT implementation, reporting back to you on agreed metrics at agreed intervals
• Data Migration – including assessment and agreement of data governance policies to ensure that data is handled securely and data quality is maintained
• Security governance – in-line with ISO27001 ensuring applicable policies are adhered to
• Consultancy - the provision of specialists into your implementation teams to provide specific skills where there is a deficit
• Mentoring – upskilling of your implementation team
• Implementation Training - working with you to design and, if required, deliver training to upskill your team when a greater degree of upskilling is required
• Engagement with existing service management and support incumbents and knowledge transfer
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services
No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing service
Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works
Our Software Quality Assurance services include the following:
• A dedicated and experienced test team
• Appropriate testing performed through all phases of delivery
• Automated and fully traceable unit, system and integration testing using a wide range of toolsets including Selenium, Cypress, Jira/TM4J and Cucumber
• Non-functional testing including performance, scalability and reliability
• Performance/Load Testing - using applicable software tools (such as Jmeter) to simulate, record and analyse peak usage and load scenarios
• Accessibility Testing - using tools such as Powermapper SortSite, Axe, Wave and Lighthouse
• Full User Acceptance Testing to ensure deliverables genuinely meet needs of users

Our flexible, business driven, agile processes ensure project progress is always aligned to strategic objectives and delivering benefits, even as they evolve over time.

BMT is certified to ISO 9001, TickITplus quality assurance, and ISO27001 information security standards. We leverage on our accredited QA procedures to support customers with quality assurance and performance testing.

Security testing

Security services
Yes
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security audit services
Certified security testers
No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service
Yes
Types of service supported
  • Buyer hosting or software
  • Hosting or software provided by your organisation
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works
BMT provide different cloud hosting support options, dependent on the criticality of the hosted system and the customer needs. All of our hosting options are backed up by a Service Team which is comprised of a number of experienced first line support technicians and second/third line software analysts, developers and test analysts.
Our helpdesk support service is available between 07:00 – 17:00 (UK hours) Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Users can call our helpdesk directly (on a Bath, UK fixed line) or email the helpdesk with any issues. Our support levels include different Service Level Agreement (SLA) options. Our SLAs have defined Severity Categories with associated reporting procedures and response/resolution timescales against all support requests.
We also provide a range of support across the initial stages of your Cloud services procurement including cost management, procurement, optimisation, efficiency analysis, process analysis, requirements analysis, budget setting, governance, modelling and process/guidance, schedule analysis and strategy alignment.

Service scope

Service constraints
N/a

User support

Email or online ticketing support
No
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support
No
Support levels
BMT provide different Service Level Agreement options, dependent on the criticality of the hosted system and the customer needs. All of our hosting options are backed up by a Service Team which is comprised of a number of experienced first line support technicians and second/third line software analysts, developers and test analysts.

Our helpdesk support service is available between 07:00 – 17:00 (UK hours) Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. Users can call our helpdesk directly (on a Bath, UK fixed line) or email the helpdesk with any issues.

Our support levels include different Service Level Agreement (SLA) options. Our SLAs have defined Severity Categories with associated reporting procedures and response/resolution timescales against all support requests.

The support options we provide include training packages comprising on-site classroom training sessions, administrable on-line training/guidance tools and web-enabled, interactive, training systems. Please refer to the Pricing Document for costs.

Resellers

Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Pricing

Price
£630 to £1,860 a person a day
Discount for educational organisations
No

Service documents

Request an accessible format
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need versions of these documents in a more accessible format, email the supplier at BidManagement-UK.DAS@bmtglobal.com. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.