Case study: next generation information architecture for financial services client
Next generation information architecture for a financial services client.
The demands on our client’s information architecture had grown organically over the years and the IT infrastructure had become capacity constrained. For example, some key hardware and software technologies had already become end of life.
This represented a number of risks to the business, including limited ability to:
Deloitte reviewed the current information architecture (database, hardware, processes & operating model) and proposed a remediation program that would enable the client to transition to a new architecture that would address the business and technical risks.
The roadmap proposed allowed the client to address critical short term issues while progressing towards the long term vision.
The architecture proposed consisted of a new hardware infrastructure, upgraded database infrastructure and various other ancillary changes.
The programme has been a huge success for the client. It not only addressed technical and business risks but also led to a transformation in the relationship between IT and the business.
Specific benefits included: