IMD CONSULTANCY LIMITED

P3M Maturity Assessments

IMD uses specialist tools to evaluate the maturity of projects, functional teams and entire organisations, to assess capability and readiness, and identify potential improvements when implementing cloud systems and services. We utilise industry standard and bespoke approaches and tools, coupled with the experience of our practitioner consultants, trainers and coaches.

Features

  • Assessment against Project, Programme, and Portfolio Management Maturity Model (P3M3)
  • Independent forensic review of P3M governance, controls and performance
  • Independent assessment of maturity (people, processes and tools)
  • Provides record of progressive improvement or indicator of transition success
  • Assessment considers the whole system and the processes within it
  • Delivers consolidated recommendations report
  • Identifies quick wins to immediately address areas for improvement
  • Provides maturity assessment metrics and dashboard
  • Establishes, plans and implements corrective actions, learning and development
  • Tailored depth and complexity of assessment with optional formal accreditation

Benefits

  • Provides reliable P3M capability baseline to measure improvements
  • Provides a common, integrated roadmap for continuous capability improvement
  • Decides correct maturity level needed to deliver organisational strategy
  • Supports strategic decision making, resource planning and investment decisions
  • Increases project and programme delivery capability and performance
  • Enables benchmarking against similar projects/organisations
  • Uncovers root causes of problems and areas of immaturity
  • Enables informed investment on P3M areas that yield most improvement
  • Provides an objective assessment of strengths and weaknesses
  • Cost effective engagement using standardised assessment format

Pricing

£340 to £1,240 a person a day

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

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Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

3 0 9 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 2 7 7 8 6

Contact

IMD CONSULTANCY LIMITED Anne Christie
Telephone: 07908 957944
Email: anne.christie@imd-group.co.uk

Planning

Planning service
Yes
How the planning service works
IMD offers services to support customers planning to implement cloud hosting or software systems and services. We provide consolidated, through-life cost, operational, technical and training support, highlighting benefits and risks, to optimise the system or service and its design, delivery and support.
We help organisations define their strategic goals, scope and vision for the service, and provide services to analyse user and business needs to develop robust User and System Requirements documentation and define future Target Operating Models. We help develop a compelling Business Case to secure funding and approval and provide the strategy to move from the current (as-is) to the future (to-be) environment. This includes, as required, a procurement strategy, benefits, risk and cost-benefit analyses and detailed, resourced and costed plans.
We help establish your P3M capability as a precursor to embarking on delivery and/or transition projects. This aids cloud hosting or cloud software implementation and migration, by factoring in organisational capacity and capability. Forensic and forward looking maturity assessment can identify and mitigate issues that may impact successful transition by highlighting strengths and weaknesses and enabling them to be accounted for within plans and schedules, addressing shortfalls in resources, skills, processes and tools at the planning stage.
Planning service works with specific services
No

Training

Training service provided
Yes
How the training service works
IMD puts people at the heart of transformation, particularly important when planning for, setting up and building the capability to maintain cloud systems and services. Hence, as part of our delivery, we provide informal training in the form of knowledge transfer, coaching, mentoring and upskilling. This ensures that the best practice methods applied during the delivery of our service are adopted by the customer team, so key skills and knowledge are retained following completion of the contract. We provide formal training as a separate service, delivered by accredited trainers, who are experienced practitioners in their fields. The majority of our training courses are accredited and lead to internationally recognised qualifications.
Training is tied to specific services
No

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available
Yes
How the setup or migration service works
IMD supports customers setting up and migrating to or between cloud hosting or software systems and services. We provide consolidated, through-life cost, operational, technical and training support, highlighting benefits and risks, to optimise the system or service and its design, delivery and support.
We develop detailed, resourced and costed plans to support set up and migration activities, including governance, risks, assumptions, issues, dependencies and opportunity (RAIDO) management, benefits realisation planning and stakeholder engagement.
We enable organisations to determine their level of readiness, assessing feasibility and process maturity when implementing new systems and services or when developing an existing service. We develop Integrated Test, Evaluation and Acceptance strategy and plans to enable comprehensive compliance checks, testing and evaluation before formal acceptance. Equally importantly, we assess the readiness of your people to use and benefit from the new technology.
We establish your readiness, assessing the maturity of your P3M processes and controls, factoring in organisational capacity and capability. Forensic, forward-looking maturity assessment can identify and mitigate issues that may impact successful transition, highlighting strengths and weaknesses and enabling them to be accounted for within plans and schedules. This maintains service continuity, mitigating the risk of system failure or downtime.
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
IMD’s services help customers quality assure and performance test their cloud hosting or software systems and services.
We enable organisations determine their level of readiness, by assuring the performance of their systems, and quality assuring all aspects of their implementation from planning, through set up and migration, to testing performance of Business as Usual operations. We develop Integrated Test, Evaluation and Acceptance strategies and plans to enable comprehensive compliance checks, testing and evaluation before formal acceptance of cloud hosting or software systems and services.
We implement progressive reviews to assess the quality and maturity of outputs, making pragmatic recommendations for remedial and improvement actions, providing independent, unbiased, traceable and auditable evidence.
P3M Maturity Assessment provides quality assurance of the accuracy of the forecasts, plans and delivery of cloud services, throughout the service lifespan. We assure intended scope and schedule estimates provided by service providers, validating the accuracy. We can develop performance indicators based on service delivery, to assess how the service is performing against the intended, or desired standard and an independent assessment of the quality management arrangements.

Security testing

Security services
No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service
No

Service scope

Service constraints
None specific to this service.

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
IMD provides consultancy support across all SFIA grades, with prices detailed on the supplied Rate Cards.
For each engagement, we provide a Technical Account Manager who will be the central customer point of contact. The Account Manager will have experience operating within the relevant field and of coordinating the delivery of similar services. This provides additional domain knowledge and support to the delivery team, a first point for escalation of issues, and added intelligence and continuity across projects and programmes. The Technical Account Manager will ensure administrative or contractual queries are actioned and resolved, including the need for any additional specialist support.
In addition, we endeavour to provide a secondary point of contact for each engagement to ensure continuity of service and support.
Depending on the particular assignment, support will be provided on-site, or remotely via email and phone, with the flexibility to arrange meetings on site or at our offices. On-site support will normally be between 8 am and 6 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays. Support outside these hours can be arranged by negotiation. Technical Account Management and support will normally be integrated into the delivery team. Costs are included in the proposed price for each engagement.

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
£340 to £1,240 a person a day
Discount for educational organisations
Yes

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 anne.christie@imd-group.co.uk. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.