How Cavell helped a global system integrator with a strategic selection process
Cavell Technical Advisory and Consulting services were engaged to validate the strategic intent, and then manage a formal selection process for a new platform.
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The client is an industry-leading system integrator for a specific vertical. Networking solutions are an important part of their overall business.
Functional core team
The client provides a managed service offering for SD-WAN supplied by their global carrier. To meet their strategic objectives, the client wants to go to market with a new cloud networking platform. The core functions needed alignment with the underlying objectives and decision making criteria.
Rapid production and scoring of a comprehensive RFP while finalizing strategic alignment on the new vision and operating model.
Cavell worked closely with a large functional core team and senior management to design a process that would lead to a clear and beneficial strategic decision.
Conducted diligence on the client's proposed approach
Led discussions to reach agreement on both operation model approach and platform selection requirements
Drafted the RFP and scoring methodologies
Ran supplier logistics and selection process
Created the board paper and presentations
Supported the financial business case process
Cavell has aligned stakeholders on the new operating model and architecture. We have obtained unanimous approval from the core team on a selected vendor. The board has approved the strategic changed proposed by Cavell.