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Work Sample: Using the Cloud for Business Continuity

Overview In late 2017 a client of BTS’ located in Seattle, WA was faced with several circumstances which required resolution by year end. BTS was asked to develop a strategy and solution set to be implemented in one overarching project. Requirements Firstly, the company had...

Evolution or Revolution?

There are times when managers decide to be revolutionary instead of evolutionary. That means they throw the baby out with the bath water rather than building on proven techniques or strategies. Case in point: BTS recently completed an 18-month long consulting engagement with a...

Case Study: Sempra Energy Center of Excellence

Sempra Energy utilized the BTS Groups’ Center of Excellence concept and set of methodologies to transform its IT department and drive its technology towards a future-state model. Company Overview Based in San Diego, Sempra Energy is a Fortune 500 company with eight subsidiaries...

Using STAR to Find a Cloud Provider

If you are looking for a Cloud provider, but not sure where to start, you can see who is listed in the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) The CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for...

IT Questions Management Should Ask

A recent article by Paul Willmott in McKinsey Quarterly framed a Q&A for the board of directors at an enterprise organization to have regarding technology. While these questions were targeted for use by an enterprise organization, the same principles apply to any size...

A Business-driven Cybersecurity Model

The protection of valuable intellectual property and business information in digital form against theft and misuse—is an increasingly critical management issue. The US government has identified cybersecurity as “one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we...

Effective IT Decisions via a Process-Driven Approach

How a decision-maker views technology, quite often, determines its effectiveness in providing measurable improvements to the business. If you are enamored with technical bells and whistles, or view IT as a necessary evil, you will fall into traps that will ensure minimal returns...

Work Sample: High Availability Infrastructure

An agro-processing organization with primary offices in Ballard, Washington and Winnipeg, Canada was in need of highly available systems with near 24X7 access. The business requirements called for redundant sites with optimal performance for the corporate office in Ballard and...

Case Study: Energy America Utility Billing System

BTS Group’s interoperability solutions and methodologies were employed by Energy America to build and host an online Energy Service Provider Billing Solution. Company Overview Energy America LLC is the largest unregulated energy wholesaler in North America. Energy America...