Joining Dots is an independent practice helping organisations benefit from modern technologies connecting people and information. Identifying potential, re-designing processes and bridging business-IT gaps to create smarter systems
The focus is on how to harness digital technologies that are increasingly disrupting the workplace. Balancing theoretical capabilities with practical realities that exist in every organisation: business, social and economic factors that drive behaviours and influence design decisions. Connecting the dots to determine outcomes
Creating and delivering presentations and reports, and facilitating workshops, to help organisations explore potential, evaluate options, visualise outcomes and communicate decisions. Short focused engagements that combine organisational analysis with evidence-based research to identify and present possibilities in a clear, concise and memorable format. Next steps are always optional
Fees range from £1,500 to £15,000 depending on activities requested
Ideal for events and organisations at the early stages of investigations, planning and communications about systems performance reviews, technology investments and potential workplace transformations. Outcomes can include presentations and prototypes to visually demonstrate and walk through new ways of working
Moving from ideas to action. Mapping business requirements to technology capabilities within resource constraints. Redesigning processes and creating solution architectures for information and knowledge management, forms-based process automation, social digital workspaces and collaborative environments
Fees range from £10,000 to £60,000 per project depending on the scale and scope of activities to be included and outcomes to be delivered
Intended for organisations investing in new technologies for working with and communicating information and knowledge. We focus on bridging business-IT gaps and tackling dependencies that influence design decisions, from platform architectures, systems governance and lifecycle planning to individual solution designs
Digital technologies enable decisions, actions and relationships to scale beyond physical constraints, disrupting traditional systems designed in a different era. For organisations seeking to transform and digitise the workplace, we can assist more closely at a decision-making level. Bridging business-IT gaps and leading the introduction of next-generation ICT services aligned with business objectives. Forming intentional strategies: what should be done versus everything that could be done. Is the priority to do better, to grow, to change or to innovate?
Fees are £12,000 per month for a six to eighteen month secondment and subject to availability. We also offer a ‘Virtual Advisor’ subscription service from £1,800 per month for existing clients that can include regular activities such as attendance at governance board meetings and periodic performance reviews
Theories and ideas can be technology-agnostic. Effective strategies and designing processes benefits from architectural principles, ‘ease of use’ norms and cross-platform standards. Delivering working solutions means choosing the underlying technology. For the latter, we use Microsoft software and services as the base platform for designing on-premise enterprise content, communications and collaborative solutions. For mobile productivity and online services it get’s a little more cloudy, spanning Microsoft, Google, Apple and others…
Or the short version: Whilst theories and visions can help spark ideas for change, they can prove costly in practice. At the strategic level, we follow cross-platform standards where possible – mainstream technologies share similar capabilities. For working solutions, we base designs on the technologies we use ourselves
Fees shown are estimates for guideline purposes only and do not include VAT or travel
And not to forget the free stuff. You’re welcome to browse the content shared on this site and we’re always happy to host short online chats at no cost to informally discuss ideas. To find out more, please contact us!