IT organisations face competing forces in today’s fast-paced environment. On one hand, businesses and customers demand innovative solutions that offer speed and flexibility. On the other, many regulatory bodies require data transparency. As a result, business ventures are under increasing pressure to quickly deliver complex, dynamic systems that provide a rigorous view of data across internal and external channels while simultaneously lowering operational costs.
Merckshire’s full-service support
Merckshire can help organisations meet the demanding needs of both businesses and regulatory agencies. We focus solely on transforming technology in the financial services industry. Our team of experts understand complex financial services domain architectures and can help align and integrate solutions with specific business needs. Our practitioners offer an agnostic view of technology enablers, platforms, vendors, trends and analysis.
We offer four core areas of focused expertise:
- IT strategy – supporting a range of IT strategy and optimization challenges, including organizational and infrastructure design, IT business alignment, IT benchmarking and return on investment, data governance, sourcing and vendor selection, and IT cost takeout
- Architecture – defining and implementing future-state business and IT (application, information and infrastructure) solution and/or enterprise architecture strategies and reliable road maps to align key processes, people, products and technologies toward a strategic vision
- IT delivery – offering complex IT systems delivery management and optimization, large-scale program management, custom application development and integration, and onshore/offshore delivery
- Information management – defining and implementing future-state analytic, business intelligence and data warehouse solutions, master data and metadata solutions, operating models and performance metrics that help our clients deliver timely, accurate and actionable insight over business operations to improve operational efficiency and achieve competitive advantage
Focused solutions from strategy to implementation
We offer holistic technology solutions from strategy through implementation. Our experts help companies align current technology with new and existing business processes to improve operational efficiency and speed-to-market capabilities. We help evaluate and position new technologies — including tablets and next-generation mobile devices, complex event processing, service-oriented architecture and functional languages — to provide an effective strategy for growth.