The Difference Experience Makes
The Broadleaf Group’s Business Support Services (BSS) acts as a nexus team supporting and expanding our clients’ resources and skill sets they require for supporting key initiatives. We bring proven track records and deep expertise levels to assist our clients’ efforts in analyzing, designing, planning, developing, implementing, and managing business solutions and systems. From interim CIOs, auditors, and project managers to solution architects, developers, DBAs, and other expert certified staff, we can play any role in any effort to help create success.
Whether assisting our clients by maturing IT management practices that support the business or creating solutions that enable the business, Broadleaf Group’s BSS group extends our clients’ ability to execute successfully. Through meaningful consulting services and well-architected solutions, we partner with our clients to help drive business growth and reduce operational costs. We create service value from two key service areas: 1. CIO Advisory Services and 2. Solution Development Services.
CIO ADVISORY SERVICES – focuses on assisting IT management teams in maturing their approaches and methods required to effectively maintain, secure, and keep available vital systems and applications. The following reflect the service areas typically leveraged by our clients.
Interim CIO/CTO/CISO –Assignments to aid transitions due to M&A, business shifts, etc.
IT Strategy and Planning – Business alignment, IT strategy plan facilitation, development, and/or review.
IT Cost Management– Budgeting, expense tracking, forecasting, chargeback systems, and cost reduction strategies
IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance – IT process maturity assessments, risk assessments, control frameworks, policy review/creation, and internal audit assignments
IT Value Restructuring– IT “turn-arounds,” service management improvements, staffing strategies, and vendor selection
IT Program/Project Management – PMO creation, project management practices and systems, and major project delivery services.
SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES – focuses on assisting business and IT teams in the development and implementation of enterprise, web, and mobile solutions that drive productivity up and/or cost out. The following reflect the service areas typically leveraged by our clients.
SharePoint Implementation Services – Assessment, strategy, installation/configuration, migrations/upgrades, governance, administration, search, customizations, branding
Business Process Automation – Document/records management, web-based forms and workflow solutions, line-of-business (LOB) management systems
Data Warehouse Business Intelligence – Data modeling, data integrations/migrations, data mining, meta data management, business analytics, KPI dashboards, dynamic reporting
Web Design and Development – Internal and external portals, team and project sites, branding
Application Development Services – .NET development, SharePoint, ASP.NET, Java, C++, C#, PHP, Objective-C (Winforms/WCF/WPF/ASP.Net), ASP 3.0
Code Reviews – Performance optimization, security analysis, testing and bug discovery services, code migration
Mobile Application Development – iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry
Ported HR management application from a native Windows client to an Online SharePoint solution
Business Continuity Planning
Created Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for major company consisting of a DR Plan, Incident Management Plan, IT Continuity Plan, and Business Resumption Plan
Developed business dashboards to display KPIs related to productivity of teams, customer SLA KPIs, billing and collections KPIs
Business System Automation
Developed an application that generated CPT codes from medical reports to improve billing accuracy for a medical billing and collection company. Developed an Invoice Management System that would generate invoices using account-specific contract rates for a medical services company. Designed, coded, and implemented ambulance dispatch, EMR, and billing system with mobile interfaces
Content Management System
Developed public website and content management application for the government office of a major Texas county
Data Capture System
Developed a system that will take data from digital paper using electronic ink technology into a SharePoint system for review and processing
Data Warehouse/BI/SP Systems
Implemented BI Solution and configured SSRS, PowerPivot, and Excel Services to create dashboards in SharePoint
Automated IT workflows, such as change management, security administration, and general ticket management processes using InfoPath web forms and automated SharePoint workflow logic
IT leadership services to help pioneer the CIO role of a major gas drilling service provider.
IT Controls Policies
Develop IT Control frameworks supported by policies, procedures, and standards for various companies
Process maturity assessments that quantify the maturity levels of key IT practices (e.g., Change Management, SDLC, Project Management, Security Administration, System Administration), accompanied with specific recommendations for maturing processes that fall below minimum levels of acceptability.
Major SharePoint Migration
Migrated approximately 2,000 websites for a major oil and gas company from on-premise SharePoint systems to a cloud service provider.
Mobile App Creation
Created a geo-mapping iPhone app for a professional sport association and custom iPhone and iPad calendar extender for general consumption. Ported Microsoft Project Server functionality to iPad via iOS custom application.
SharePoint Technical Assessments
Assessed SharePoint system platforms from 25 different technical perspectives to highlight risky areas due to improper system configurations.
Strategic Planning Facilitation
Facilitated IT strategic planning process and plan development for various companies.
Web-Based Data Entry
Converted drilling QAQC paper-based work books to web-based intelligent form system for a major oil and gas field services company.
Industry experienced CIOs/CTOs/CISOs
Project Management Professionals (PMP)
Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA)
Certified Information Security Managers (CISM)
Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Microsoft Certified IT Professionals (MCITP)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associates (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Database Administrators (MCDBA)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Professional Developers (MCPD)
Microsoft Certified Application Developers (MCAD)
Microsoft Certified Solution Developers (MCSD)
Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT)