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Cornwall Council was looking to transform their IT capability after years of underutilisation. Glue Reply has helped drive this transformation, envisioning and architecting the creation of a modern, digitally-enabled organisation with technology at its heart.
It’s clear that the world of technology is becoming critical to nearly all organisations, whilst it is
changing at a pace never seen before. Should the CIO invest in sophisticated infrastructure when
consumers are now carrying it around in their pockets, employees would prefer to use their own
device and there is connectivity all around us?
Reply enterprise architecture has been created and continually developed to create a best practice capability based planning. Reply offers a range of solution architecture, IT system design and delivery services which will help you to ensure that all new projects and programmes remain in alignment with your business, IT, and Enterprise Architecture (EA) strategy.
A capability based planning approach to driving IT delivery from business goals. It is not difficult to find instances of business and IT projects failing to achieve their goals. The reason (or is it excuse?) frequently cited is misalignment or disconnection to organisational strategy.
John Lewis relied on Reply to support them in identifying and implementing the new capabilities needed to support its growth strategy, following the newly defined roadmap and providing solution architecture support on the many subsequent IT projects.
Retail Reply has helped Sainsbury’s fully integrate its IT strategy with its business growth strategy. This is of huge significance, as it creates an ongoing process by which Sainsbury’s can make informed and accurate IT investment decisions that support and enable the company’s growth and future success.
The explosive impact of Mobile, Social, Big Data and the Cloud as they pervade our daily lives is prompting a rethink of enterprise architectures. In the finance world, too, concepts like Digital Banking and Mobile Payments have been around for some time. But what does rethinking enterprise architectures for financial institutions mean?
Glue Reply will take part in
The Public Sector Show 2014, the only event of its kind dedicated to showcasing how to improve service delivery, efficiency and value for money in the public sector, which will be held in
13 May 2014. This event is the best opportunity this year to discover and explore public sector innovation and best practice initiatives across key areas including, among others, ICT & Digital.
Glue Reply will participate in
Integrated EA Conference 2014, which will take place on
25 - 26th February at One Great George Street,
Now in its 7th year, Integrated EA is a conference on enterprise architecture in government, defence and the industries that support them. It is aimed at enterprise architects, systems engineers, CTOs and CIOs who want discuss ideas and stay up to date with progress on EA issues.
Storm Reply, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, organised the event
Public Cloud Solutions with Amazon Web Services. The event was held on
20 November 2012 in
Milan. Storm Reply together with Amazon Web Services shared the experience and expertise they have developed in the application of the Cloud Computing paradigm.
Glue Reply joined the Integrated EA Conference, on
2 March 2012 at One Great George Street in London.
The event was aimed at professional enterprise architects, systems engineers, CTOs and CIOs who seek to “discuss ideas, challenges and stay up to date with progress on EA issues”.
Glue Reply is a business consultancy that strives to help its clients achieve their future potential by developing solutions that often for the first time align IT capability with business goals. Many companies have no blueprint for the future, make decisions using inaccurate data and are constrained by their IT capability. We provide our clients with a clearly defined roadmap, one accurate view of reality and an agile, self sufficient organisation. Glue Reply works with organisations as diverse as Marks and Spencer, UK MOD and AXA UK.
Glue Reply’s consulting practice covers all aspects of data, information and business intelligence architecture, organisation, governance and execution. The company’s consultants have completed numerous engagements in the retail, defence and telecoms sectors. Glue Reply understand how data issues impact on other domains within your organisation and will help you to identify these and resolve them, with practical help.
Glue Reply provided
Debenhams with a future state architecture and technology infrastructure which has enabled them to incrementally grow the SOA technology capability using the Oracle Fusion platform. Glue Reply augmented the “out of the box” Fusion technology with its exception and audit management framework built upon both Oracle Service Bus and Oracle database.
Glue Reply was engaged by
AXA UK to support the definition of a SOA approach and roadmap. AXA UK wished to move to a SOA model in an incremental, iterative manner and therefore required from Glue Reply an incremental phased approach as they progressed towards SOA. Glue Reply were engaged in the early stage of the project to provide an assessment of SOA maturity and a roadmap for achieving the required maturity.
Glue Reply joined the IT Director’s Forum 2011, the exclusive event taking place on board the luxury P&O Cruises liner, MV Aurora for 2 days and 3 nights sailing from Southampton to the Channel Islands from
21 May 2011.The theme of this year edition was “Smart Working”, focusing on key business and strategy issues. The conferences highlighted the important aspects of the IT director’s role in a series of debates and featured round tables.
So, if we accept that events happen; events drive business; and decisions drive value, how can we ensure that we respond to events in the most effective way to derive maximum value for the business? The way companies respond to events is crucial – and it has a price tag.
Improving or maintaining the enterprise security posture is a continuous process, that must be based on a robust, enterprise-level security architecture. Reply has a wealth of experience in all of the fields needed to help you to move to a mature enterprise security posture and to operate your security more effectively.
Cable & Wireless provides enterprise and carrier solutions to the largest users of telecoms services across the UK, US, continental Europe and Asia, and wholesale broadband services in the UK. Glue Reply was engaged to support the architecture and design of a single provisioning IT platform.
Glue Reply’s Solution Design and Technology Delivery consulting practice can help the customers to maximise the value derived from their IT spend. Glue Reply consultants can help them to realise the enterprise class IT systems that enable high business performance.
A competency centre or centre of excellence is a highly effective way of implementing and sustaining specialist capabilities where a consistent, expert and value added service is required across enterprise boundaries.
Glue Reply has worked with organisations which want to introduce the concept as a means of helping them to manage the IT function more effectively, as well as with companies which have tried to ‘go it alone’ in setting up this capability, but have failed. Glue Reply consultants deliver benefit in both scenarios.
The operating environments of businesses in all industries have always been in a state of evolution. Today, however, the pace of that change is increasing to meet the needs of the modern business world. Ensuring that IT is proactively responding to business change, whilst also driving technical innovation, is a challenge that faces every CIO and is one that Enterprise Architecture (EA) addresses.
Glue Reply is always striving to bring the future to life for the clients. The Enterprise Architecture practice specialises in providing clients with a clear blueprint which maps out the future of their enterprise computing and aligns the goals of their business with the capabilities of IT systems and people. Glue Reply has created a consulting practice to help UK clients investigate the potential of mobile computing as a means of improving their business and extending their reach!
Glue Reply attended the Integrated EA Conference, on 1 and 2 March 2011 at One Great George Street in London.
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) promises to unlock the power of legacy systems and lessen the dependency on high-end enterprise applications. With the continuous integration of SOA, understanding discrete business functionality and then applying creative technical solutions that support it is imperative.
Integrated EA is a two-day enterprise architecture conference primarily focussed on government and defence but that also draws experiences from other industries.
Glue Reply were pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s Conference and Exhibition in Bristol, 25 February 2010. As the UK’s leading client side Architecture and Technology Consultancy, Glue Reply were committed to your transformation through the delivery of excellence and best practice. We brought to the event our experience of consulting for the MoD across the following areas:
Blue Reply introduced a thorough evolution of the existing information systems within Findomestic, by developing a multi-channel architectural solution, based on the SOA model, which gives the business process a central role.
A leading Italian mobile telephony operator entrusted Sytel Reply with the task of planning and developing an EAI solution able to integrate some best-of-breed technologies and constitute the IT application integration infrastructure.
Thanks to its experience in the planning of multi-channel architectures, Reply supports clients in the development of a customized solution, extracting the functions that need to be delivered, on the basis of the client’s specific requirements and business strategies.
Glue Reply participated at the event as Key Partners. The Retail IT Summit took place in London on 29 and 30 September 2009.
Glue Reply took part to the 2009 Gartner EA Summit in London on 14th and 15th September 2009.
Glue Reply was present at the EAC Enterprise Architecture Conference Europe 2009 and there to meet and discuss EA consultancy services from
10 June 2009 in
Reply enjoys a true leadership in IT services for Telco & Media players.
This project implements a different approach by adopting the Oracle BPM methodology used in developing the Oracle AIA (Application Integration Architecture) framework to analyse its real advantages and disadvantages, starting from the basic principles of BPM and reviewing it in a more business oriented way.
Glue Reply held an exclusive private dining event for senior level executives, on the evening of 20th May 2009.
On July 2008 Reply organized an AIA Lab, a technology laboratory dedicated to Oracle Applications Integration Architecture.
A SOA in four words: agility, reuse, interoperability, decoupling.
A SOA Web 2.0 based project is not only a technology issue, but also a matter of approach and methodology. Reply is able of supporting customer through all the SOA lifecycle.
The main aim of the project developed by Technology Reply was to replace the previous Editorial Sistems of Seat Pagine Gialle, used to produce advertising on paper-based media, onLine and onVoice, with a new integrated editorial system that would maximize efficiency by sharing and fully reusing editorial contents and that would be capable of guaranteeing further developments in terms of effective support for new business scenarios.
The approach of service-oriented architectures that enable the deployment of flexible and fast solutions and the use of basic services as ?business process components?, was the key foundation in developing Seat PagineGialle Sistema Editoriale Multimediale.
This is a non-comprehensive list of elements that, according to Reply’s experience, acquired over the years supporting its customers during this type of projects, must be given particular attention.
The Blue Reply working model provides an approach based on the core components of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA): processes, functions and services.
Lottomatica Italia is one of the major lottery operators worldwide and is the leader in the gaming sector.With the Better project, Lottomatica intends becoming the major player in the betting market in the near future. Through the Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition, Reply has created a Business Intelligence and Datawarehouse system fed through an Enterprise Service Bus.
To meet the complex needs of the Carabinieri Department Cultural Heritage Supervision, Technology Reply proposed a solution with a logical and software architecture based on a new computer system called "Leonardo", which introduces new emerging technologies to allow real-time interaction with the database through cutting-edge equipment.
Sytel Reply is able to provide a complete offer, which is the result of its in-depth knowledge of products, technologies, standards and experiences acquired in the Telco sector.
The smart client architecture typically implements a service oriented architecture: the smart client consumes the functionalities of the business layer exposed as a service. The architecture proposed by Cluster Reply in the implementation of the new solution is based on smart clients using Microsoft technology.
Through the Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition, Reply has created a Business Intelligence and Datawarehouse system fed through an Enterprise Service Bus that allows the betting operator to acquire in “near real time” basic data from the betting platform and to analyze the trend of certain indicators on various analysis dimensions.