Facilitating business change in a central government agency
What we did: As part of a major business change programme of work, Equinox IT was responsible for scoping the phases of work, facilitating cross-agency workshops, introducing Scrum project approach, defining functional and non-functional requirements, resolving requirements issues and conflicts, producing a business rules catalogue, and facilitated business design processes.
Deliverables: Implemented Scrum project approach, workshop findings, scope documents, business rules catalogue, and requirements artefacts.
Analysis leadership for a private sector process automation project
What we did: Leading the analysis effort for a project to deliver a tablet application to replace a previously manual process. Activities included leading the analysis function, requirements management, QA of requirements documentation, stakeholder management, and delivery team liaison.
Deliverables: Analysis leadership and delivery.
Asset management application analysis for a central government agency
What we did: Providing business analysis services for an asset management application project for a central government agency. Activities included business process documentation, workshop facilitation, system function analysis, implementation decision making support, and application training documentation.
Deliverables: Business process documentation, requirements documentation, and training documentation.
Business analysis for central government agency asset management application
What we did: Business analysis services for a central government agency implementing asset management application functionality. Activities included analysis and documentation of processes, facilitating workshops, analysis of system functionality, implementation support, and production of training material.
Deliverables: Process, requirements and training documentation.
Business analysis for central government agency projects and BAU initiatives
What we did: Business analysis services for a central government agency with activities including: analysis and documentation of processes, facilitating workshops, requirements elicitation and documentation, analysis of system functions, supporting business implementation decisions, and documenting user training material.
Deliverables: Process, requirements and training documentation.
Business analysis improvement advice for a central government agency
What we did: Expert business analysis advice as part of a programme to help a business analysis team improve their requirements activities. Quality review of team's approaches and deliverables.
Deliverables: Business analysis advice, quality reviews and recommendations.
Business analysis services for a utility organisation
What we did: Equinox IT helped a utility organisation that had four projects in the business case preparation stage. The role involved working closely with the client’s business representatives and solution architects, and leading gap analysis, business benefits and requirements definition activities for each project.
Deliverables: Risk and incident management analysis report, business case and high-level requirements, training material.
Business change cost and impact analysis for a central government agency
What we did: Providing business analysis services to estimate the costs and identify the impact of changing existing business processes and applications to align better with the organisation's objectives. Activities included workshop facilitation, analysis and estimation functions, and documentation of user stories and acceptance criteria.
Deliverables: Estimate and impact documentation, user stories with acceptance criteria.
Customer process documentation for a central government agency
What we did: Developed process documentation for customer processes for a central government agency. Activities included customer focused processes, process maps, requirements gathering and stakeholder interviews, and process automation requirements.
Deliverables: Detailed process documentation and solution requirements for three customer facing business processes.
Enterprise business analysis services for a central government organisation
What we did: Working with the client to analyse and document the structure and nature of the business, governance and support models, and scope a new programme of work. Working with a single business unit to determine the strategic direction of the wider function of the group, and the technology vision to support integration of disparate programmes within the group. Working with a business group tasked with delivering a new service to determine the approach, IT requirements, business processes, and implementation plan. Eliciting, analysing, and documenting the broader business in order to deliver IT change to meet business needs.
Deliverables: Programme documentation, business unit strategic documentation, operational models, business process models, and requirements documents.
Establishing a business analysis practice for a central government agency
What we did: Leading the establishment of an EPMO business analysis practice. Created an action plan for the team to develop a community of Practice and deliver consistent, quality analysis outcomes. Communication through meetings and workshop facilitation to gather the input required, and seek buy-in. Working closely with the practice members and stakeholders to deliver a sustainable, consistent, improvement of processes and outputs from the BA Practice.
Deliverables: Business analysis practice with standardised processes and outputs.
Intranet information sharing recommendations for an oil sector organisation
What we did: Working with the client to identify the business needs and drivers underlying requests to implement an Intranet to share information. Interviewing a range of regional stakeholders to understand their information access requirements, assessing the current environment, and providing a report and recommendation for business change.
Deliverables: Business change recommendations report.
Lead analyst on customer application for a private sector organisation
What we did: Equinox IT led the analysis effort as part of a project to implement a customer facing software application. Activities included leading the analysis function, preparing business process documentation, eliciting and managing requirements, preparing user acceptance documentation and analysing solution implementation options.
Deliverables: Business process documentation, requirements documentation, user acceptance documentation and system configuration.
Lead analyst, Scrum Master and coach for a central government programme
What we did: As part of a major business change programme, involving 20 projects and numerous stakeholders, Equinox IT led the team of analysts, providing analysis coaching and upskilling, and undertook Scrum Master responsibilities. Activities included leading the analysis effort, requirements management, QA of requirements and analysis deliverables, requirements workshop facilitation, stakeholder management across client and sector, introducing the Scrum approach, undertaking Scrum Master role, leading business design for sector wide data collection initiative, and coaching business analysts.
Deliverables: Programme wide and high quality requirements deliverables, data collection conceptual design, upskilled business analysis team members, and Scrum delivery approach.
Operationalising new legislation in a central government agency
What we did: As part of a programme to operationalise new legislation, Equinox IT helped policy team members understand the operation impacts of the legislation. Activities included mapping the legislation to operational processes and procedures, creating operational license and permit type maps, facilitating policy and implementation workshops, providing decision advice, coaching client’s internal analysis staff.
Deliverables: Process maps, operational documentation, workshop findings, permit register requirements and options analysis, applicant guidance documentation, and internal analysis review findings.
Project and portfolio management (PPM) analysis for a central government agency
What we did: Providing business analysis services to support the integration of a project and portfolio management (PPM) tool with an existing asset management system. Activities included project management process documentation, identifying integration data sets, and analysing relevant PPM tool functionality to support the integration.
Deliverables: Documentation of findings and recommendations.
Project documentation for central government agency
What we did: Participated in project workshops, conducted interviews and produced project documentation.
Deliverables: Project documentation.
Project Server analysis for a utilities organisation
What we did: Working with the client to review the planned scope and business requirements for the second phase of implementation of Project Server functionality. Interviewing a range of stakeholders to understand their portfolio management needs in the context of the client’s wider environment and processes. Documenting the context and scope of the planned work, and the revised requirements aligned with Project Server capabilities.
Deliverables: Scope and requirements documentation.
Sector engagement analysis for a central government agency
What we did: Providing business analysis services for a central government agency who was investigating better ways to engage with the sector. Activities included modelling conceptual marketplace designs in Sparx EA, identifying stakeholders, eliciting needs, documenting requirements, modelling requirements in Sparx EA, and undertaking options analysis.
Deliverables: Conceptual designs, requirements models and documents, and an options analysis report.
System implementation analysis for a central government agency
What we did: Providing business analysis services to support the implementation of a major new data collection system. Activities included report specification analysis and documentation in Sparx EA, business rule modelling, next phase support documentation, facilitation of handover from project to BAU.
Deliverables: Project support documentation, reporting specifications, and business rule models.
Web services analysis for a central government agency
What we did: Working with the client to specify web services to be integrated into third party applications to allow access to identity and enrolment information. Establishing a method for determining and specifying services, planning and facilitating sector-facing workshops to determine business needs, and documenting the services for third party consumption.
Deliverables: Web services specifications, specification method, and business needs documentation.