Consulting Case Studies: Fave Consultant

Case Studies

Examples of our IT cost saving measures

Consulting Case Studies

Between us, we have a large amount of experience from previous companies, here are just a few consulting case studies.

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IT Cost Saving Measures

Sector:  Public Sector.  UK Government Department

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A review of the requirements for an appointment booking system.

Identify, review and select the best supplier matching the technical requirements for a UK wide system deployed in a large number of locations.

There was a £6 Million initial budget.  The budget included hardware (touch pad screens), software, license cost, installation and on-going maintenance.

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Select the best value for money supplier matching the technical requirements for a UK wide system to be deployed in a large number of locations.

Saved £3 Million compared to the £6 Million initial budget.

IT Cost Saving Measures: Fave Consultant

Our consulting case studies identify the need for strong contract negotiation

IT Cost Saving Measures: Fave Consultant

Sector:  Private Sector.  Major Retailer

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The renegotiation of a main software commercial contract after a substantial and unexpected increase of end users.

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The existing unfavourable commercial terms meant the fees would have risen by 100% (£1 Million).

After negotiation, instead an increase of only 10% (£100k) was agreed, saving £900K.

Taking a holistic approach to cost reduction as shown in our consulting case studies

Sector:  Private Sector.  Financial Services Industry

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As part of the company strategy, reduce the IT budget, which was £115 million.

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Working in a team, we identified various software and hardware being used throughout the company.

Consolidated and standardised (where possible) to obtain better pricing on licencing.  Replacing some products for cheaper alternatives or removing the ones which were not cost effective.

Reviewed our outsourced 3rd party IT services’ workload.

Cancelling unnecessary work and ensuring upgrades were completed to N-1 (the version prior to the latest one), resulting in less repetition over time.

Archived old data to release storage space, identified and removed applications that provided the same functionality as others being used.

Moved some work to the cloud.  Resolved some on-going support problems to free up support staff time.

Overall, saving just under 14 % or £16 million which included absorbing increased and additional costs.

Consulting Case Studies: Fave Consultant

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