IT consulting

We can help your organisation make the most of what is available, for both your immediate and longer-term needs. Whether you are looking to drive down technology costs or open up your IT systems, Catalyst can advise from a position of in-depth experience and practical knowledge.

Planning and strategy

Our key areas of expertise include:

  • Open source evaluation – We can provide truly independent evaluation of open source applications to inform your decision-making.
  • Open source adoption – We can help you plan an open source adoption strategy for your organisation, including helping you build in-house capability.
  • Creating and maintaining open source – We can help you plan the best approach to releasing code as open source, and managing new projects within open source communities.
  • Managing your IT investment – We can look beyond the immediate, and help you plan more effectively for changing and future business needs.

Find out more about open source technologies

Business analysis

Catalyst offers business analysis consulting, working with you to ensure your business needs are clearly understood and translated into functional solution design.

Our key areas of expertise include:

  • business requirements validation
  • user stories development
  • business process mapping
  • functional and non-functional specifications

We provide expertise using industry standard methodologies including the IIBA framework and Agile (Scrum).

Find out more about Business analysis in our UX design team

Solution architecture design

Catalyst’s solution architects and senior developers have strong expertise across all aspects of solution architecture design and will work with your team to create blueprints describing an architecture that is tailored for the project.

  • Business architecture – we define the business strategy, governance, organisation and key business processes within your organisation.
  • Information systems architecture – we provide blueprints for individual application systems and their relationship with other systems and core business processes.
  • Technology architecture – we designing the hardware, software and network infrastructure needed to support information systems.

Find out more about Enterprise solutions

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Cloud consulting and transformation

Time to migrate your infrastructure or existing applications to the cloud? Need a disaster recovery site or to back up your systems to the cloud? We can help you:

  • transition your existing systems and applications to your chosen cloud provider
  • help you transform your infrastructure and systems so they can realise the benefits and new possibilities brought by cloud computing.
  • options including the Catalyst Cloud, Amazon AWS, Rackspace Cloud and the Google Cloud.

Find out more about the Catalyst Cloud

Find out more about setting up a Private Cloud

System admin & security

Delivering your business needs includes the seamless integration of the best-fit solutions. Our systems management expertise encompasses:

  • IT security
  • Solutions integration
  • System administration
  • Deployment and monitoring

Find out more about our System admin & security services

Change management

Catalyst offers change management expertise to assist with the delivery of key operational and systems changes within your business. Change management activities can include:

delivery of project-related documentation,
hands-on training or online training,
implementation of business and systems processes.