IT Planning

Determines how an organization’s IT investments will support its long-term investments. Clearly defines an organization’s objectives and assesses both the internal and external situations to formulate strategy, implement the strategy, evaluate the progress, and make adjustments as necessary to stay on track. In addition, helps best measure the organization’s IT investment efficiency.

IT Governance

Defines and describes the processes for deciding how money should be spent. Our method includes the prioritization and justification of investments. Additionally, a means to control spending such as budgets and authorization levels, will be provided. Describes various aspects of IT change lastly; IT Governance describes the management and controls for a portfolio of projects. It is used to make sure that IT change processes comply with regulatory requirements. Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are used to define levels of service that are acceptable to business, and are then used as a basis for monitoring services.

Enterprise Architecture (EA)

An ongoing business function that supports how organizations determine how to best execute the strategies that drive development. Our solutions assist the organization in organizing its logic for business processes and IT infrastructure to reflect the integration and standardization requirements of its operating model.

  • • Performance Reference Model (PRM)
  • • Data Reference Model (DRM)
  • • Business Reference Model (BRM)
  • • Service Reference Model (SRM)
  • • Technical Reference Model (TRM)

Service Oriented Architecture

Defines an organization’s strategy on how to integrate widely disparate applications for internet/intranet working on a multitude of implementation platforms. By implementing an SOA, an organization can better define its interface in terms of protocols and functionality.

ERP Strategy

Leverages an organization’s business systems and process workflows to gain business intelligence, improve workflow, gain greater control and reduce costs. STE provides knowledge on the necessary software components that will be most useful in both integrating and streamlining a company’s business units.

IT Performance Management

Works with organizations to clearly understand their workflow process to better measure progress toward achieving predetermined IT goals and objectives. Helps confirm that the organization’s goals are consistently being measured in an effective and efficient manner.

IT Assessments

Develops IT Infrastructure studies and implementation plans and assessments as it relates to the specific organization. MCN’s IT assessment services assess IT strengths and weaknesses to enhance decision-making relative to the organization's strategic and tactical goals. We analyze IT alignment with the business strategy, IT management processes and key performance indicators that support the organizations overall IT strategy. The analysis focuses on critical areas such as: assessment IT strategy, IT governance, technology management, operations management and service level management

Business System Planning and Analysis

Measures and provides information relevant to an organization’s Business, Technical and Application Architecture.

IT Service Management (ITSM)

Provides a method and approach for managing IT systems, investments and services based on the needs of the business.

System Support Services

Provides Security, System Administration, and Database Management.

Cloud Computing

Provides a structure of the entire system, which is comprised of both on premise and cloud resources, services, middleware, and software applications. Our solution focuses on documenting communication between stakeholders, documents early decisions regarding the high-level design, and demonstrates the reuse of design components and patterns between projects.

Software Application Development

Development of a software product in a planned and structured process. Applications are designed and customized to meet the needs of the client.

Agile Software Development (ASD)

Methodology for the creative process that anticipates the need for flexibility and applies a level of realism into the delivery of the finished product. ASD’s focus is to keep code simple, test often, and deliver functional bits of the application as soon as they are ready. Agile Software Development’s goal is to build upon small client-approved parts as the project progresses, as opposed to delivering on large application at the end of the project.