Client Case Studies

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One of our Client after a VNC engagement

Four Case Studies: Background Screening, Retail/Finance, Healthcare, & Warehousing/Manufacturing

Case Study #1

On Demand CTO | Software & Data Architecture Assessments

Background Screening Client

Problem Statement: VNCTech Group was tasked to lead a software architecture and data strategy assessment for a major Background screening SaaS client. The client wanted to assess and refine options that  leverage various data sources to identify and evaluate factors that contribute to sales, trends, operational deficiencies and other attributes

Approach: CTOInsight analysis and CTO leadership services engaged client teams for observations as well as reviewing documentation resulting in discovering issues and creating actionable  recommendations to meet business objectives. Actions & results presented to client executives

 

Technology Solution: 

  • Data Warehouse for structured data and Data Lake strategy for unstructured data supporting needs for today as well as future state hybrid cloud

  • Analytical predictive models - structured and unstructured data 

 

Business Outcomes:

  • New insights into operations with 30% improvement in time to closure

  • Opportunities found for up to 20% increase in operational efficiencie

  • 10% improvement in application rationalization cost savings

 

Case Study #2

On Demand CTO | Business 360 Assessment

Healthcare
Client

A growing $30M healthcare client with recent Private Equity investment was in need to refresh their technology and take the next step in hiring a world class CTO. They were failing at hiring an actual CTO for almost 12 months when they approached VNCTech Group help establish the CTO office by setting the foundation and assist in the interview process

VNC Solution

  • Business 360 assessment ensuring business outcomes and technology were aligned – issues, recommendations and actions provided to improve alignment and definitions

  • Key actions included organizational alignments and improving/training for skill set needs

  • Create 30-60-90 day strategy and plans – technology adjustments, organizational alignment and process/tools improvements

  • Created job specs, worked with recruiters and led interview process

 

Client Outcomes

  • Over 6 months, VNV provide guidance and foundation for setting up CTO office – includes org, tech plans, process, tools, motivation, training…

  • Interviewed and found CTO that best fits organization culture and needs

Case Study #3

On Demand CTO | Software & Data Architecture Assessment

Retail
Client

Problem Statement: VNCTech Group was tasked to lead a software and data architecture assessment for a Retail company providing accounting software via SaaS. The client wanted to assess and refine a solution leveraging their existing platforms while incorporating modern technology to add mobile and cloud capabilities involving connecting disparate systems and data sources.

 

Approach: CTOInsight analysis and CTO leadership services engaged client teams for observations as well as reviewing documentation resulting in discovering issues and creating actionable  recommendations to meet business objectives. Actions & results presented to client executives

 

Technology Solution: 

  • Enhanced current client design with a Kafka interface and data lake solution to enable real time data processing as well as storage and cloud capabilities supporting their requirements and resolving discovered issues.

 

Business Outcomes:

  • Client has adapted our design and initiated plans to resolve all actions from our report – we fully expect to see further pull through.

  • Issues discovered avoided potential latency and data corruption resulting in lost business and client frustrations

Case Study 

On Demand CTO | Cloud Usage Study

Warehouse & Manufacturing
Client

Problem Statement: VNCTech Group was tasked to lead a cloud usage study for a major warehousing client. The client wanted to assess and refine cloud options that delivers “cloud-like” capabilities while also maintaining low risk operations (ability to operate WMS locally in event of network failure).

 

Approach: CTOInsight analysis and CTO leadership services engaged client teams for observations as well as reviewing documentation resulting in discovering issues and creating actionable  recommendations to meet business objectives. Actions & results presented to client executives

 

Technology Solution: 

  • A hybrid cloud framework leveraging existing platforms incorporating VMWare and Azure capabilities

  • Proactive network monitoring tools and process

 

Business Outcomes:

  • Disaster Recovery in minutes versus hours, days, weeks

  • Scale out physical capacity in minutes versus weeks, months

  • Reduced downtime w/hybrid links between onprem and VMWare SDDC

  • Real time proactive network monitoring reducing network outages