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Business Consulting Case Studies

See our case studies to learn how to improve your organizationBusiness consulting focuses on the challenges and issues enterprises face that transcend and encompass their technologies and data. We leverage organization, process, project tools and techniques to deliver practical, implementable solutions that bring desired results to your enterprise.

Take a look at our Business Consulting practice in action and the many solutions that we have delivered for organizations just like yours.

Delivered an innovative technology strategy that incorporated rapid product development, leveraged existing assets, and addressed high priority pain points.

 

Provided internal communications support for two programs including identifying critical issues and milestone dependencies, clearing obstacles, and providing the client with a mechanism to foster consistent communication.

 

Designed and implemented performance management capabilities including key performance indicators, metrics and a dashboard with full data visualization and drill-down.

 

Captured perspectives and feedback from the client’s customers to ensure alignment between investments and customers’ needs.

 

Harvested business rules and rating algorithms from the existing rating and pricing engine. Assessed the front end and batch systems of the rating engine.

 

Defined the affected audiences and catalogued six categories of impact. Based on these findings, NEOS identified specific tactics to be integrated into the larger program and change management plan.

 

Determined the analytics needed to measure the distribution channel and identified those that could be used as predictive metrics. Enabled analytics using a specific software package.

 

Delivered a dashboard prototype around the Top 5 Key Performance Indicators for the Retirement Plans Group. Constructed a roadmap that leads the client from their current state to a flexible business-centered reporting future state.

 

Incorporated standardized meeting practices into the organization by utilizing NEOS’s Implementation Plan and providing training to meeting facilitators. These efforts allowed the client to streamline necessary meetings and eliminate unnecessary ones.

 

Designed an IS group chartered to partner with the business and provide insight about what was possible, driving strategy rather than simply providing project and business-as-usual (BAU) support.

 

Defined performance management capabilities, including key performance indicators, metrics and a dashboard with full data visualization and drill-down across their global IT operations.

 

NEOS positioned the client to conduct a successful RFP with criteria that would allow them to select the right system to meet those volume and product demands.

 

Documented processes and user stories in order to simplify and standardize current processes and analyze the client’s ability to support future state processes.

 

Assessed the preliminary product design and program plan for an annuity provider planning to launch a new product and policy administration system concurrently.

 

NEOS used its Process Redesign and Optimization approach to develop a practicable product development process and governance model.

 

Diagnosed weakness and identified opportunities by deploying the NEOS Six Dimensions of Project Value Assurance methodology. The assessment identified opportunities in four high-risk areas.

 

Mitigated risks associated with the quality and consistency of information products while modernizing the architecture and application portfolio for a client’s multi-million dollar program.

 

Designed and implemented performance management capabilities including key performance indicators, metrics and a dashboard with full data visualization and drill-down.

 

Designed a Future State New Business process for annuity products from application receipt to contract generation including leveraging process improvements, outsourcing, automation, and organizational changes to create a faster, more streamlined process.

 

Restored the vision of the program and linked it to defined business value with quantified benefit and date-driven milestones. NEOS identified a single business sponsor and launched a customized change management and communication plan with business-based messaging.

 

Evaluated RFP responses using our lens based analysis approach. Each vendor was evaluated through lenses such as innovation, speed to market, delivery options, etc., to provide the client with a comprehensive industry comparison of each solution.

Data Management Case StudiesHow to manage and use your data

By leveraging proven data management services, NEOS can help you overcome your data strategy and delivery challenges. Our services are grounded in reality and developed through experience and expertise to deliver practical and high-quality results. Please see below for our relevant experience within our Data Management practice.

Evaluated and scored 17 active projects against industry-accepted health criteria in order to make recommendations for staffing, training, standards, best practices, and governance.

 

Created an integrated and centralized reporting architecture that supports all business intelligence, client-facing information and operational reporting.

 

Created an integrated customer resource management database that supports global sales and customer service.

 

Designed and developed a Data Governance workshop and communication plan as part of a larger Data Governance roll-out. NEOS co-delivered the workshop in New York and London.

 

Created data models for impacted systems with data mapping and load processes linking to the client’s newly created analytics application and their existing warehouse.

 

Designed a market-data product strategy and plan which will be the basis for a business-data strategy that considers changes in the client’s approach to delivering market data to subscribers and customers.

 

After reconciliation of current views of published history, adapted firm to cover global operations and executed internally prior to consolidation of all legacy databases onto a single global platform.

 

Assessed the strategy and requirements of the credit ratings research business unit and created a recommendation for empowering more efficient research. Established a centralized source for aggregated data using globally consistent criteria and support.

 

Performed a Data Topology analysis identifying the major, high-level, business entities and data subjects for each of the three business units.

 

Created an enterprise data warehousing methodology and used that methodology to build and maintain a cross-business view of agency information.

 

Developed a practical roadmap that advances the current data systems into the new Enterprise Information Platform. Led the initial prototyping and implementation efforts to prove the key architecture components and technologies.

 

Mitigated financial impacts and delays by addressing gaps in management, governance, financial tracking and understanding of existing environments and infrastructure.

 

Created a strategic, repeatable, process framework for modernization of the current platforms that can be used for future system acquisition activities due to business expansion or change.

 

Created a strategic, repeatable, process framework for modernization of the current platforms that can be used for future system acquisition activities due to business expansion or change.

 

Identified reference and master data within the full market data universe for all commodity groups. Reviewed current state data management practices and recommended future state practice. Created an implementation plan and trained data stewards.

 

Developed generic efficacy data presentations using SAS reports and graphs which will be used in the FDA Clinical Trials approval processes.

 

Established the Data Services Framework with standards for data use and management that have been applied to every subsequent application development project.

 

Technology Services Case StudiesGet help to modernize and optimize your technology

NEOS and our sister company, Vgo Software, deliver technology solutions that combine cutting-edge technology with a strong business sense. Successful modernization occurs at the intersection of business, process and technology. Please see below for our relevant experience within our Technology Service practice. We also encourage you to check out Vgo Software’s JavaHair blog for additional insights.

Migrated the database to a Microsoft SQL Server to create an enterprise-level application foundation while keeping the process familiar to existing users.

 

Prioritized defects and provided strategies for effective team structure to reduce Go-Live complexity. Removed dependencies from other projects on environments and key resources allowed NEOS to secure a realistic schedule for delivery for the client.

 

Converted Oracle Forms based client server applications to state of the art web applications that are robust, maintainable and highly scalable using open source Java Technologies.

 

Created a strategic and repeatable process framework for modernization of the current platforms that can be used for future system acquisition activities due to business expansion or change.

 

Led a cross-functional client team through a software evaluation and selection process. Designed and prepared evaluation criteria and scoring system.
Made recommendations to improve user experience and competitive positioning, and delivered a roadmap to execute UX strategy.
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