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Responsiv Consulting deliver high quality IT Solutions to a budget

Responsiv Consulting deliver business outcomes under fixed price (outcome based) agreements as well as providing skilled consultants to add capacity or fill gaps in experience and skills to your own projects.

Outcome Agreements

For when you want someone else to take the delivery risk

Responsiv employ great people and have absolute confidence in our ability to deliver complex and simple projects to time, quality, and budget. We stand behind that belief with Outcome based contracts that mean we are paid for delivery rather than time, and that we take your delivery risk.
Outcome based agreements can be offered when we can define the project scope, control the dependencies, and have clearly defined acceptance criteria. We add a small margin to accommodate our delivery risk, however the contracts are transparent, with payments based on defined milestones, each with its own completion criteria.
Outcome agreements are beneficial to our customers when project delivery requires a broad range of different skills, and when there is a benefit to allowing Responsiv to project manage and deliver different parts of the project in our own time. If we develop your solution in our offices we will deliver the completed solution and provide handover workshops to the level of detail you require; from a simple “this is how it works” to a detailed code review.

  • Detailed handover and ongoing support
  • Responsiv can provide development environments and an area for the project team
  • Use of Responsiv assets to accelerate delivery and manage risk

All Outcome delivered solutions can be provided with “Responsiv Assist Hyper-care”. With Responsiv Assist Hyper-care we provide a structured ticket-based active support for an agreed period to help you through solution adoption and rollout. This means that we continue to support you after the main delivery is complete at a fraction of the cost of maintaining the project team.

  • Supported outcomes with intensive remote support for release and adoption
  • Managed service, including maintenance and administration available
  • Secure, UK based hosting services

All Outcome delivered solutions can be supported on an on-going basis using Responsiv Assist Flex Support.
Responsiv Consulting has successfully delivered many fixed price projects ranging from a few man-weeks to several man-years of effort. We work to proven and established good delivery practice, and leverage existing software, method, and documentation assets to facilitate on-time delivery, and to help us manage delivery risk.

Solution as a Service

For when the cost of buying the underlying software does not justify the business value.

Responsiv Consulting can deliver “Solution as a Service” solutions to your business. This means that we conceive, build, host, and operate the solution to the agreed specification for a minimum period. With both Assistance and Outcome agreements you are purchasing pure consulting and must purchase the foundational software and other materials separately.

Solution as a Service allows us to specify exactly the need you have. We provide the underlying software, hosting, and configuration, as well as administration and incident response – all for an agreed onboarding price and annual price for a minimum duration.

These agreements are great value when the cost of buying the underlying software does not justify the business value. For example, you need to connect two systems but the underlying software is priced to connect an enterprise.

Responsiv will provide a price for the onboarding, which includes deploying the solution and establishing connection to your enterprise. We then provide the annual fee for an agreed term. This allows us to optimise the cost to when you expect to see value from the solution, and to focus cost on the parts of the solution that deliver value.

Assistance Agreements

For when you want to be flexible about scope and are confortable with delivery risk

Assistance agreements are offered when you have an existing project that needs additional skilled resources, or to plug gaps in experience, product, or subject matter expertise. We also use Assistance agreements when Responsiv cannot control dependencies, or when the scope and success criteria are not known or subject to change.

Assistance agreements are highly beneficial when you require Responsiv to provide mentoring and are more cost-effective than Outcome agreements when delivery-risks cannot be controlled by Responsiv. We provide assistance delivery estimates using our best judgement, and work with you to plan and document the work expected to be completed in the time available.

When we agree an assistance contract we commit to provide suitably experienced and knowledgable consultants for a specified amount of time. The agreements can have a scope and estimated deliverables, however there are no official deliverables because the agreement is entirely measured on time.

All Assistance delivered solutions can be provided with “Responsiv Assist Hyper-care”. With Responsiv Assist Hyper-care we provide a structured ticket-based active support for an agreed period to help you through solution adoption and rollout. This means that we continue to support you after the main delivery is complete at a fraction of the cost of maintaining the project team.

  • Continuation of access to Responsiv skills and experience with intensive remote support for release and adoption
  • Managed service, including maintenance and administration available
  • Secure, UK based hosting services.

Assistance delivered solutions can be supported on an on-going basis using Responsiv Assist Flex Support
Responsiv Consulting has successfully supported delivery of many assistance projects ranging from a few man-weeks to several man-years of effort. We work to proven and established good delivery practice, and leverage existing software, method, and documentation assets to facilitate on-time delivery, and to help you manage delivery risk.

Conceive

Responsiv Consulting

  • Business Analysis and requirements
  • Solution concept and planning
  • Stakeholder management
  • Benefit from our experience and project focus
    • Unity Architecture Accelerators
    • Unity Business case Accelerators
    • Unity design documentation

Start with a strategy and dare to imagine how Unity can support new ways of working, improve the tried and trusted, and deliver new value from a combination of the two. Remember that the newest Mobile-App cannot exist without the infrastructure and “platform” that supports it. Enterprise connectivity and automation is no different.

How will you compete? What new products can be delivered with the new Unity technology? How quickly can you bring it to market? Can Unity save cost and improve service? Can Unity licensing options connect cost to benefit in an elastic way? Unity Solutions simplify the buying process and accelerate adoption. They combine Technology, Consulting, and Support to allow you to conceive a solution and let Responsiv do the rest.

Build

Responsiv Consulting

  • Responsiv Unity Accelerators
  • Configure to environment
  • Build innovation
  • Benefit from Unity skills and fixed fee delivery approach
    • Developers with Unity experience
    • Design and project management
    • Unity pre-built artefacts
Building is the annoying bit between conception and benefit. The quicker we can build, the faster you see benefit. Whether you are looking for competitive advantage, reduced cost, or improved customer service the quicker we deliver, the faster you see value.

Responsiv has a reputation for on-time delivery of high-quality solutions. Unity allows us to focus on parts of the solution that are unique to your business, and that distinguish you from your competitors. The result is a low risk, high quality solution; delivered quacking and without drama.

Operate

Responsiv Assist

  • Incident Resolution
  • Patch management
  • Developer Support
  • Benefit from 7×24 skilled support
    • Managed Services
    • Solution Assist
    • Developer and Operations Assist

Most businesses want to focus on what they do well, and to not be distracted by activity that is not value generating for their customers. When we build solutions on Unity Responsiv offer “Solution Assist” to bring together and support all the parts of a solution. This augments Unity as a Service or Subscription deployments to deliver support for the solution and not just some of the parts. Alternatively use “Cloud Solution Assist” to receive a fully specified hosted managed service, or do it yourself and keep Responsiv on the hook for ongoing support and maintenance with “Incident Assist” or “Build and Operate Assist”.

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