Building Transformation Capability

We use the Architecture paradigm to model and develop transformation capability for individuals, teams and the organisation.

Transformation and Productivity

Cloud Patterns provides a range of Workplace Productivity and Transformation Services that focus on customer’s core business and using cloud-based productivity services to improve business efficiency. Some of the key activities, project deliverables or work products that Cloud Patterns reviews or leads development are as follows:

  • Strategic visioning
  • Team process facilitation
  • Information management policy
  • Information architecture
  • Digital business platform architecture
  • Digital Records Management
  • Design and development of cloud applications
  • Office 365 design and implementation
  • Exchange 365 design, migration and transition
  • Dynamics 365 Enterprise Platform design and implementation
  • SharePoint Online design and implementation
  • Microsoft Teams design and implementation
  • Cloud storage design and implementation

Cloud Patterns has extensive experience in analysing customer requirements in improving workplace productivity through reviewing customer business culture and ICT capabilities.

Cloud Patterns consultants have expert knowledge and deep understanding of designing and implementation of vendor products like Office 365 – Dynamics 365, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Exchange Online.

To assist with planning Cloud Patterns reviews customer environments including current SaaS applications being used, existing usage patterns and user spread to obtain deep understanding of customer current state and define the target state to address the business vision.

Cloud Project Specification and Selection

Cloud Patterns has a range of Cloud Project Specification and Selection Services. These include the following activities, documentation or work products as required by each engagement:

  • Business, information, application and technology architecture documentation.
  • Review and/or development of high level design and detailed designs
  • Requirements identification, analysis, and documentation
  • Requirements gathering via workshops and/or market scans
  • External consultation with government departments regarding requirements
  • Cloud solution recommendations
  • Advice on meeting security accreditation requirements for cloud solutions

Cloud Patterns knows that a Critical Success Factor for projects is the linkage between design of the solution and design of the project. We achieve this by using experts who have a deep understanding of technical management and project management tools/techniques and many years of relevant experience.

Cloud Patterns leverages the architecture trade-off analysis method (ATAM) to produce design analysis reports. Activities, project documentation and work products that assist with specification rationale and traceability include:

  • Design decision register recording the rationale of important requirements and design decisions
  • Broadband estimation techniques with industry experts
  • Top down and bottom up estimation techniques.
  • Estimation tools to cross reference these estimates with benchmark industry data.

Cloud Integration

Cloud Patterns provides a range of specialist systems integration services including cloud-based integrations comprising following activities, documentation or work products:

  • Enterprise integration strategy development, implementation roadmap development/review.
  • API Gateway blueprint design and documentation
  • Concept of operation development and implementation of reference architectures.
  • Partner collaboration engagement strategy envisioning and business model development and implementation of operational framework.

Cloud Patterns is experienced in delivering cloud integration outcomes through specific business, technical and executive engagements with internal and external government industry bodies. We work with the relevant stakeholder groups to ensure everyone has a shared vision for Cloud services integration.

This includes the following activities, project deliverables or work products:

  • Enterprise capability assessments
  • Integration approach brainstorming
  • Integration architecture and design workshops
  • Architecture principles envisioning activities

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Cloud Patterns provides a range of specialist identity and access management services which include the following activities, documentation or work products:

  • Office 365 and Azure Cloud tenancy provisioning services
  • Azure Active Directory integration design and implementation
  • Azure Identity and Access and Subscription Management
  • Azure Identity Federation design and implementation
  • Azure Enterprise Agreement and Subscription Model design and implementation
  • Azure Cloud Regions and Geographies design and implementation
  • Office 365 licensing model and provisioning services
  • Security and operations design and implementation
  • DevOps design and implementation
  • Azure Cloud enablement and foundations services
  • Azure Government Cloud security design and implementation