We at Zensar have a wealth of experience and developed a knowledgebase into solution architecture best practices and implementations. Having done lot of assignments in this area for our customers globally puts us in best position to offer design authority and expertize in solution architecture services.
- If one or more of your mission critical solutions need an independent assessment to evaluate if it meets business priorities we can help.
- We can contribute to solution shaping and definition
With latest IT trends seamless integration is becoming a challenge and we are experts in it
Solution architecture assessment –Many a times a mission critical solution may need an independent assessment for the reasons such as, it’s total cost of ownership is more than expected or one or more of your vendors have delivered it and you are experiencing issues with smooth running and you want to decide on future course.
Our Architecture CoE has experienced solution architects who can do an independent assessment for you. The graphic on the left shows essence of our approach. We can produce a set of recommendations using our experience, knowledgebase and industry standards and benchmarks comparison. Also the assessment considers all four domains of enterprise architecture such as Business, Applications, Data and technology architecture.
Solution shaping and architecture definition –If you need an outside expert independent of internal team or multiple vendors to define a solution, Zensar’s architecture CoE can help. We follow a systematic process for solution architecture definition. However it can be tailored to suit what SDLC or design process the customer is following. We have a wealth of knowledgebase available in terms of templates, best practices and review checklists. Our typical phased approach is,
Enterprise integration and SOA – The key to smooth business change or digital transformation is always seamless integration of applications or systems in IT estate. Some systems are migrated to cloud and new initiatives like mobility kick off, however some of the business critical core systems (Ex. ERP) may have to be kept on-premises. Integration becomes a biggest challenge in such scenarios to keep the BAU going smoothly. We at Zensar understand the importance and have the relevant skills, subject matter expertise andmethodology to address integration needs effectively. Our experienced SOA architects also can help you apply service oriented architectural style while ensuring the right business benefit is achieved. For example adopting micro-services might be the best approach or a full blown strategic SOA stack might be the necessity, we can help you with necessary advisory consulting.
Apart from these we also offer services such as
Architecture blueprinting –Zensar Architecture CoE can lend you a helping hand in documenting / modelling your architecture catering to any of your requirements like Bandwidth or availability of skilled resources, Requisite toolsets, Domain knowledge, Frameworks/ best practices experience.
We follow modelling languages, tools and standards such as ArchiMate, UML, BPMN, Rational Software Architect, Sparx Systems EA and Microsoft Visio etc.
Information architecture & governance -Key areas in information architecture where we can help with our expertize are:
Information governance, Data modelling, database design, Master data management, Data quality assurance