Sydney – May 15, 2012 - alfabet, a leading provider of strategic IT planning and business IT management solutions, today announced that the Australian Queensland Government has selected alfabet’s planningIT to operationalize planning and reporting activities for their information and communication technology (ICT) systems and processes. alfabet is working with its Australian sales and services partner OyonixGroup to deliver planningIT to the Queensland Government.
Background and Challenge
The Queensland Government has significant resources invested in ICT systems and processes. The Queensland Government Chief Information Office is involved in ICT portfolio management and sector stakeholder engagement and it helps Queensland Government agencies implement consistent ICT methods and frameworks. The office develops best practices, guidance, process improvement and training for agencies and is responsible for gathering and analysing ICT data from across the sector. One of the responsibilities of the Queensland Government Chief Information Office is to support agencies in adopting mandated planning methodologies. It assists in annually collecting ICT investment data from across the sector via the baseline collection process.
alfabet’s planningIT was selected as the solution to enable Queensland Government agencies to report their ICT baseline collection data, assist agencies with their planning activities, provide all stakeholders with a view of whole-of-government ICT baseline data and with analytical functionality regarding ICT baseline information to support investment decisions. “We are very excited that alfabet, together with our partner OyonixGroup, will be able to assist Queensland Government agencies to make better use of the data they have collected, enhance their ICT planning, and provide value in their operational management,” said Erik Masing, CEO and Cofounder of alfabet.
OyonixGroup Pty. Ltd. is alfabet’s planningIT sales, implementation and ongoing services partner in Australian and New Zealand. Established specifically to partner with alfabet AG, OyonixGroup’s consulting team is highly credentialed with a wealth of experience in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) planning; strategic and operational management methodologies and best practices; enterprise architecture and governance and compliance. OyonixGroup consultants have successfully delivered strategic ICT projects for both governments and multinational enterprises throughout the Asia Pacific region and beyond. Through its partnership with alfabet AG, OyonixGroup is now focusing its expertise to assist organisations tackle the two biggest challenges that continue to plague CIO's; firstly, aligning ICT investment and delivery programmes with business priorities and requirements; and secondly, demonstrating the value of ICT investment and ICT initiatives to the Executive and Board.
About alfabet (www.alfabet.com)
Business IT Management is the task of ensuring that IT powers business success. It combines a deep understanding of the business and its strategy with the insight, planning and execution required to evolve the IT landscape. alfabet is the only vendor providing a comprehensive software suite that supports all aspects of Business IT Management – from accurate insight into the enterprise architecture to IT planning, risk management, compliance, road-mapping and IT Program Control. alfabet serves with its flagship product planningIT ®a global user community of more than 135,000 IT, Finance and Business professionals in more than 40 countries. Customers of alfabet include many of the Global 2000 companies across a broad range of industries in particular financial services, automotive, telecommunications, logistics, and high-tech. Founded in 1997, alfabet is operating with headquarters in Berlin, Cambridge, Mass and Singapore.
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