Enterprise Architecture Services | TOTEM IT

By: Totem  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Enterprise Architecture, Architecture Solutions

Totem is passionate about delivering world class enterprise architecture and works in partnership with its clients to deliver effective, pragmatic and outcome based architecture solutions. We work with firms either using their existing or creating a framework to suite your needs referencing best practice from industry frameworks and patterns (TOGAF, ITIL, Zachman, SOA, etc.)

Enterprise Architecture Capability Development

We help organisations create or refine their architecture capabilities tailored to their specific size and needs balancing the demands of immediate concerns with strategic challenges . Our experience of implementing successful, architectures enables us to implement Enterprise Architecture capabilities that reduce the cost of IT through:

  1. enabling your business to make better decisions:
    • creating baseline and target architecture tailored to meed stakeholder needs;
    • creating a language which both business and IT can understand;
    • developing capability roadmaps aligning business strategy with IT delivery;
    • governing IT projects to ensure business expectations are met;
    • understand and managing risk effectively;
    • consistent data and metrics.
  2. reduce the cost of IT delivery:
    • identification and co-ordination of project and program opportunities and dependencies;
    • create clear and agreed roadmaps for business and IT capability;
    • increase re-use of IT solutions, technologies and platforms;
  3. create a robust enterprise architecture practice;
    • create principles, processes, artifacts and knowledge;
    • ensure IT governance aligns IT delivery with IT strategy.

Keywords: Architecture Solutions, Enterprise Architecture

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Totem IT Enterprise Architecture Services

This ensures that Totem IT’s clients benefit from the entire Totem IT architecture practice and not just from one individual. We provide our clients with comprehensive IT solutions rather than just body shopped resources. Totem IT backs up on-site presence with a wealth of IT industry experience. TOTEM offers a full range of IT architecture solutions and services.


Business Case and Vision Realisation

In order to put together a cohesive business case you need a good understanding of the costs, risks and mitigation strategies for potential solutions. Defining measureable goals, effective processes, and aligning business and IT to ensure you make the right decisions as your vision becomes reality. Selecting the most appropriate program/project management practices and implementation methodologies.


Program/Project Management | TOTEM IT

From structuring a delivery organisation to agile project realisation, Totem IT will work with you to select and execute the best program/project management practices and then managing the solution from planning through to delivery. Realisation of IT solutions takes careful planning and continuous risk management. Planning, Motivating and Managing Risk.


IT Audits, Architecture Audits, Enterprise Audits

After gaining an understanding of your business, your vision and goals we will create a customised audit based on industry best practice frameworks and identify those areas of your IT processes/architecture/technologies/infrastructure that may be restricting capability, or that are not industry standard. In areas of concern, we will highlight options and recommend pragmatic, remedial solutions. IT Audits, Architecture Audits, Enterprise Audits.


IT Governance | TOTEM IT

Working with you and combining our experience with the best practice from industry standards such as COBIT, TOGAF, and ITIL, TOTEM offers a range of services from governance audits and strategy to creation of roadmaps and ongoing implementation support. Totem has worked in many organisations and has the experience to know how to create or tune IT governance structures and processes that are appropriate for your business.


Totem IT Governance Audits and COBIT

COBIT takes a process centric approach in which “control objectives” represent requirements which can be used to ensure governance objectives are being considered. Your a medium-large organisation having issues with governance and need to sort out the concerns to efficiently deliver business aligned IT outcomes. If you are looking at performing an IT governance audit you are probably at one of two points in your business’s maturity.