The Difference Experience Makes

The Broadleaf Group’s Business Support Services (BSS) acts as a nexus team supporting and expanding our client’s resources and the skill sets they require for supporting key initiatives. Our proven track record and deep expertise 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.

Service Offerings

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 in two key 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 “turnarounds,” 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

Service Highlights


Application Conversion

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

Business Intelligence

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

Form-Based Workflows

Automated IT workflows such as change management, security administration, and general ticket management processes using InfoPath web forms and automated SharePoint workflow logic

Interim CIO

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

IT Governance

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

Certified Personnel

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)