IT Systems Analysis

Our front-end system analysis services are designed to ensure that your IT investments are focused and prioritized and that your information systems and telecommunications networks solve the agency’s real problems.

Business Process Re-engineering – Identifying baseline processes; designing target business processes that, when implemented, can result in significant step improvements in mission performance and cost-effectiveness; applying automated tools within a structured methodology of interviews, group sessions, goal setting, and benchmarks/best practices to lay a foundation for change and enterprise reengineering.

Requirements Analysis – Analyzing user needs, business processes, and existing systems to define specific, unambiguous, and testable requirements upon which information system or telecommunications network engineering and implementation can be based.

Requirements Modeling and Prototyping – Applying a rapid prototyping approach, using tools such as Visual BASIC, ACCESS, Powerbuilder, Oracle Developer 2000, and Visual C++ to demonstrate user requirements and to support proof-of-concept efforts.

User-Oriented Design – Applying a prototyping approach and a structured methodology within which users and developers work jointly to define user requirements, the user interface, and various aspects of a system design, such as screen navigation, that are important to user acceptance; applying information engineering principles to capturing the user and business perspective of the design requirements.

Business Case Development – Working with the user and IT communities within an agency to ensure that the justification for an information system or telecommunications investment is stated in terms of unambiguous and defensible costs and benefits.