Guiding government in infrastructure modernisation

High level strategy paves the way for IT transformation
Guiding government in infrastructure modernisation xtravirt case study

The customer

This government department is responsible for education and children’s services in England. The department’s 2,300 staff work from ministerial offices in London and in a number of other locations around the UK.

The situation

  • Provide strategic advice and guidance in a narrow time frame regarding cloud and workspace transformation programmes, triggered by office relocation that would otherwise require support for double the number of staff desktops
  • Provide indicative programme and project budgetary estimates

Our approach

  • Utilised EA and MSP methodologies
  • Led key stakeholder workshops and interviews
  • Produced high level view on current state of existing solutions
  • Presented marketplace review and cloud strategy options
  • Defined and agreed high level future state target, and provided details of the projects that would need to be executed to get there

Outcomes achieved

  • Customer achieved a clear understanding of future target state of their IT and was able to confidently undertake an IT transformation programme
  • Documented, supportable roadmap and framework to deliver the goals, including budgetary costs