Sopra Steria Ltd

Sopra Steria SME Booster - Proof of Concept

Our service connects your organisation with innovative SME capabilities to solve complex challenges. It enables rapid SME engagement; overseen by our experienced Cloud and Consulting experts, to deliver a Proof of Concept. It can be supplemented by our related SME Booster services for Roadmap Development and High-Level Service Design.


  • Design an SME Proof of Concept
  • Run an SME Proof of Concept
  • High level business value and feasibility assessment


  • Identify relevant SME capabilities for your business
  • Engage and conduct business with a large SME ecosystem
  • Investigate cloud technologies, processes and solutions from SMEs through POC's
  • De-risk SME Prototyping
  • Reduce uncertainty around SME delivery capability and capacity
  • Increase your confidence in SME capability integration at scale
  • Reduce costly capital expenditure
  • Increase flexibility by rapidly responding to evolving market requirements
  • Investigate commodity IT service replacement with cutting-edge SME technologies/services
  • Service available in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales


£35000 to £55000 per instance

Service documents


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Sopra Steria Ltd

Chris Horne

07954 834 818


Planning service Yes
How the planning service works This service helps buyers plan implementation by producing a high level business value and feasibility assessment during the Proof of Concept. This will help buyers understand:
• The potential scope and applicability of an SME capability to their business.
• The potential value of implementation.
• The likely challenges and risks involved in implementing the capability.
Planning service works with specific services No


Training service provided Yes
How the training service works We develop a skills and knowledge transfer plan at the start of each assignment which sets out our approach to upskilling both the team we are embedded with and the wider organisation. We can provide a range of formal and informal training tailored to the specific customer need.
Training is tied to specific services No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works The SME Booster - Proof of Concept service helps buyers migrate by identifying potential challenges and risks associated with migrating to specific SME capabilities.
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 services Yes
Security services type
  • Security strategy
  • Security risk management
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Security incident management
  • Security audit services
  • Other
Other security services
  • Security accreditation and compliance support
  • ISO27001 certification audits and compliance support
  • GDPR assessment and compliance support
  • Security architecture support
  • Vulnerability management and scanning
  • Protective monitoring and threat intelligence
Certified security testers Yes
Security testing certifications
  • Other
Other security testing certifications
  • CCP (SIRA/Cyber Architect)
  • MSc Information Security

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service No

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints Each SME Booster – Proof of Concept service is likely to be constrained to capabilities from a single SME.

User support

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 Support solutions for this service are tailored to the specific client needs.


Supplier type Reseller providing extra features and support
Organisation whose services are being resold Potentially SME whose capability is the subject of POC/roadmap

Staff security

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


Price £35000 to £55000 per instance
Discount for educational organisations No

Service documents

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