Actica Consulting

Readiness Review

Moving to procure Cloud services is a big step that may represent dramatic change to the way your business operates. Actica provides a Gateway review audit to assess and assure your readiness to progress to Cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, in-house service provision or outsourced service provision) procurement.

Features

  • Experienced Actica review team will interview key stakeholder community
  • Assessment of Outline Business Case (OBC) is performed
  • Procurement strategy checked to ensure robust, commercially viable appropriate
  • Project plan or schedule reviewed to see if sufficiently well-defined
  • Management and financial controls reviewed
  • Resources and funding reviewed
  • Enterprise Architecture, Technical Architecture, Business Architecture, Data Architecture checked
  • Delivery approach reviewed to confirm it is appropriate, achievable, VFM
  • Services reviewed to confirm they are secure and accreditable
  • Applicable to private, community, public and hybrid Cloud models

Benefits

  • Review conducted by experienced Gateway Reviewers
  • Actions required to ensure your project’s success are identified
  • Enables Programme Sponsors to be assured of service deliverability
  • Maximise the realisation of benefits from the investment
  • Reduces risk by drawing on experienced and skilled resources
  • Ensure a clear strategic approach to cloud service adoption
  • Draws on best practice advice and guidance from experienced professionals
  • Provision of in-depth expertise in public sector procurement
  • Demonstrate compliance with Digital by Default Service standards and GSDM
  • Sectors: Defence, Education, Health, Justice, Local Authority, Police, Transport

Pricing

£200 to £1280 per person per day

Service documents

G-Cloud 9

531699445416260

Actica Consulting

David Haws

+44 (0) 1483484090

cloud@actica.co.uk

Planning

Planning
Planning service Yes
How the planning service works The purpose of this service is to assess the readiness of your Cloud project to enter service. Moving to procure Cloud services is a big step that may represent a dramatic change in the way your department does business. This service provides an OGC Gateway style review to assess your readiness to progress to procurement. Actica will ensure your outline business case is fully defined, your project plan is sufficiently well defined, and your procurement strategy is robust and appropriate. We will also ensure the required funding and resources are secured and that appropriate management and financial controls are in place. Actica will identify any actions necessary to ensure your project’s success. This service will provide you with a clear understanding of the status of your Cloud project and the actions to be taken for its success.
Planning service works with specific services No

Training

Training
Training service provided No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works The purpose of this service is to assess the readiness of your Cloud project to enter service. Moving to procure Cloud services is a big step that may represent a dramatic change in the way your department does business. This service provides an OGC Gateway style review to assess your readiness to progress to procurement. Our experienced review team will interview key members of your project team and wider stakeholder community to assess the health of your Cloud project. Actica will ensure that the architectures (Enterprise Architecture, Technical Architecture and Data Architecture) and delivery approach are appropriate and achievable, and that the resources and funding required to achieve the outcomes of the project are available. We will also make sure that your procurement strategy is robust and appropriate, that the business case and project plan are sufficiently well defined, and that the project has appropriate management and financial controls in place. Actica will make sure your services are secure and capable of accreditation. This service will provide you with a clear understanding of the status of your Cloud project and the actions to be taken to ensure its success.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service No

Security testing

Security testing
Security testing service No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported
  • Buyer hosting or software
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works Actica’s readiness assessment can provide support to a project at any stage of its lifecycle. Often, there is a desire to maximise the benefits from Cloud technologies and services, ensure continued value for money, and ensure resources are being managed properly. Actica can provide ongoing support to assess the health of your cloud projects and identify any opportunities for improvement, specifying any actions required to maximise the benefits realised. This service will provide you with a clear impartial understanding of the status of your Cloud project and the actions to be taken to ensure its success.

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints None

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support No
Phone support No
Web chat support No
Support levels N/A

Resellers

Resellers
Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Pricing

Pricing
Price £200 to £1280 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations No

Documents

Documents
Pricing document View uploaded document
Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
Service definition document View uploaded document
Terms and conditions document View uploaded document
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