Organizations have automated most operations making ICT a key component to the achievement of their objectives which makes Information Systems and Infrastructure, a critical component for organizations today.
ICT must therefore be fully aligned to the firm’s objectives and must address key areas of focus including Mapping of Business Objectives to technology, Risk Management, Business Process Controls, Asset protection, Revenue Management, Expenditure Controls, Regulatory Compliance, Governance as well as Fraud Management.
Grande Afrique Consulting conducts comprehensive ICT audits and advises clients on what controls to put in place to ensure all business objectives are achieved through efficient and effective utilization of ICT resources. Grande Afrique Consulting ICT Audit is comprehensive and covers the following areas:
Grande Afrique Consulting works with client organization to ensure the alignment of ICT and business objectives to risks managed and goals achieved.
At Grande Afrique Consulting, we assist our customers in selecting the best software solution for their business needs. We particularly assist our customers in performing the following steps that are critical for a successful software selection:
We ensure that our clients acquire the best software solutions for their current and future needs.
Once an ICT project has been completed, Grande Afrique Consulting assists clients in appraising the implementation to ensure that the required objectives have been fully met. This is done through conducting a Post Implementation Review (PIR). We particularly, review to ensure that:
Organizations across the world are continuously making heavy investments in ERPs either for the first time or further upgrading and updating. Some are acquiring new business systems altogether, buying new modules of the same systems, enhancing existing systems modules or reconfiguring existing systems. In each case huge financial investments are involved.
At Grande Afrique Consulting, we apply our tested and proven methodology to assist our clients in ensuring that:
Organizations in the Private and the Public Sector continue to face huge challenges on data management. Business Intelligence, Strategy Formulations, Fraud Management, Risk Management, Cost Management, Financial Reporting and all other business activities heavily rely on data for correct decisions to be made.
The way data is obtained, processed, stored, controlled, accessed, retrieved and applied can determined whether an organization achieves its objectives or fails in delivering its functions.
Grande Afrique Consulting works with clients across various industry segments to deliver data consulting services that make business owners, managers, employees, auditors, customers, suppliers, regulators and other stakeholders satisfied.
Specifically, we help our clients to:
Grande Afrique Consulting uses ACL Data Analytics solution to deliver data consulting services.
The growing importance of technology has demanded that organizations develop an IT strategy. IT executives have to build their own functional plans to support business strategy. An effective IT strategy only begins with an IT-informed business strategy.
Strategic planning in IT sets up the company to achieve its objectives, maximize value and gain competitive advantage. This plan must outline technology-based business management procedures that organizations can use to guide its operations. It serves as a guide to IT-related decision making, with IT tasks prioritized and implemented using the plan as a framework.
Grande Afrique Consulting works with clients to develop IT strategies that are valuable and help businesses achieve their objectives.
Core Banking Systems are the pillar of products and services that banks offer and other financial institutions offer. A cohesive core banking system guarantees efficient and secure business processes for many financial institutions.
Evaluating Core Banking System is essential to identify what areas of the current Core Banking System should be improved and to what degree in order to be effective and efficient in product offerings and in turn increase market share.
At Grande Afrique Consulting, our goal is to guide our clients in maximizing value by utilizing their core banking systems to the fullest.
Organizations have now made efforts to incorporate continuous auditing and monitoring to their business processes. CA and CM can help organizations increase their value and improve business performance through the continuous detection and monitoring of risks, designing controls and implementation of curative actions.
As many organizations are looking to minimize costs, improve efficiency in their processes as well as detect and prevent fraud, CA & CM will essentially provide added assurance to the business.
At Grande Afrique, we leverage the use of ACL, an analytics tool to manage performance and ensure that risks are detected and mitigated. In turn, this ensures efficiency and the smooth running of a business.
The digitization of business has exposed organizations to vulnerabilities like cyber-attacks and data breaches which are costing businesses yearly hence the importance to develop security controls and measures that limit exposure.
It is therefore necessary for organizations to develop an effective cyber security program encompassing policies that include risk management coupled with regulatory and audit compliance, along with disaster recovery and continuity planning.
Grande Afrique Consulting assists clients in developing and implementing strategies that give insight into security breaches and data protection strategies to ensure that your security policy and operations support your strategic objectives. These strategies will ensure proactive security controls, compliance readiness, consistent testing and improvement and continuous security assurance.
Information technology governance (IT governance) is the methodology used to align an organization’s business strategy and goals with IT services, systems and even the environment.
At GRANDE AFRIQUE, we have a pool of experienced professionals in IT Governance and will assist your organization to come up with a framework that ensures there is maximum utilization of your IT resources for the achievement of your organizational objectives. The framework is also capable of measuring the performance of your IT in comparison with the goals and objectives of the organization.
Organizations are subject to several regulations that revolve around protecting confidential information, financial accountability, data protection, disaster recovery and other information assets.
At GRANDE AFRIQUE, we support clients to ensure that your information is well protected by assisting you identify the IT vulnerabilities, compliance issues and as well, assisting you in developing effective security measures and data recovery plans. We ensure your information and data is safe and blocks any malicious access attempt.
Many organizations are undergoing rapid growth and thus investing in large and complex information systems, new technologies and structures which present them with new opportunities and threats. This makes it necessary for organizations to mitigate the risks associated with the IT infrastructure they are investing and install control measures.
At GRANDE AFRIQUE, we realize the need for organizations to keep pace with new technology and exploit the colossal opportunities these innovations offer. However, we are also mindful of the risks they expose an organization to and the need for management to control those risks. This is why our IT experts, who have years of experience in delivering IT services, are committed to assisting you identify and manage these risks for you to meet your financial goals.
The guiding principle of Business Process Mapping is that you cannot manage what you do not measure. In addition, it is toilsome to determine what and how to measure if expectations are not documented. Business Process Mapping is a visual representation of business processes, showing how a process should start to where it ends. It is a clear-cut of what an organization does, how it is done and who is responsible for each task in the process.
Have you had bottlenecks such as tasks piling up on the wrong desks? Do you have chaotic instances where roles are not clearly defined?
With business process mapping:
At Grande Afrique Consulting we are determined to support you in improving business performance by automating the entire process, making it elementary to succeed in your market.
IT Procurement is essential to organizations which use information systems and equipment to steer their projects, processes and procedures. Today, computers and software solutions are integrated into nearly all organizations to carry out strategic and operational processes.
Organizations should manage their IT procurement in a manner that satisfies their necessities and respects their constraints. Hence, a correctly designed and implemented IT procurement undertaking is essential to maximize the value of your spending. Failure to do so will not only be felt in IT but also in the organizations’ core processes.
An IT procurement process is extremely essential in organizations that acquire Information Technology and it should be deliberately assimilated in order to create a basis in which a company can acquire high-quality and effective hardware, software, tele-communications equipment and computer system. We help you:
Based on the benefits and challenges your organization faces in managing IT infrastructure, Grande Afrique helps you come up with a comprehensive IT Procurement Framework. This is a strategy to illustrate systematically the processes and sub-processes and the key issues involved in IT Procurement.
We also assess the industry’s best practices for IT procurement and examine how you could benefit from IT procurement.