Using best practice methods, such as MODAF, our architects ensure that resources are deployed optimally to deliver a client’s objectives, whether at the organisational level or in the context of a specific portfolio, programme or project. This ensures both that all objectives will be delivered and that all expenditure relates to recognised objectives.

Our architectural services include:

  Enterprise, business, application, information, data, integration, security and technical architecture and combinations

  Helping client organisations to establish or refresh an in-house architecture function

  Providing in-house architecture groups with artefacts/training needed to kick-start their architecture functions

  Definition of relationships between business, operational and technical elements

  Development of operating models and business case

  Technical assurance services to ensure compliance with agreed architectures and standards

  Assessing delivery projects for compliance with target architectures

  Development of “just enough” architecture for Agile projects and programmes

  Development of architecture support to scaling Agile development teams (using SAFe)

  Ensuring compliance with Digital by Default Standards and the Technology Code of Practice

  Supports for GDS Service Manual Discovery, Alpha, Beta, Live stages where appropriate


Specific areas of technical expertise include:

  Enabling CIOs, Service Managers, Programme Sponsors and Programme/Project Managers to fully understand the context of individual programmes and projects

  Supporting programme level benefits realisation

  Helping minimise service transition risks

  Helping ensure coherence between individual programmes and projects

  Enabling opportunities for business improvements to be identified.

  Understanding issues around alignment with GDS standards and strategy

Our architecture capabilities have been used across a wide range of sectors, including Defence, Education, Fire, Health, Justice, Local Authority, Police and Transport


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