Projects and Services
Spica’s approach to delivering digital workplace experience projects centres around managing cost and exploring benefits in the most efficient way. We follow agile principles, and develop in sprints and phases. One of the most advantageous features of this approach is that projects can be “progressively” acquired, with time and money committed in-line with approved phases.
How we can help
- Digital Workplace Innovation Projects
- Sensor and IoT Hardware evaluation and selection
- IoT Reference Architecture and Digital Governance best practice (e.g. Security)
Digital Centre of Excellence establishment
IoT Physical installation and deployment
Fully Managed Service and Support package
Bespoke Integration of core applications – e.g. CAFM, room booking
Our Project Lifecycle
We focus on mitigating requirements and technical risk, use rapid prototyping to evaluate business benefits, demonstrate concepts to key stakeholders, capture early user feedback and garner support for the next project phase.
We build the first “minimally viable” product, deploy that to an “alpha” trial community, gather end user feedback, demonstrate a viable solution working in-situ to key stakeholders, and seek approval to move to production.
Production and Development
The “MVP” release usually does not include all of the required features to support the solution working fully in the final environment, so Production iteratively improves the MVP by adding new features, broadening the deployment to include a wider beta community, and working towards the final production release.
Transition and Support
The final phase transitions the solution into a fully support “business as usual” state which often includes the bulk of hardware and/or infrastructure deployment, as well as rolling the solution out to the complete user community. There is a focus on adoption and implementing/supporting any required business process change, as well as providing long term support and continuous incremental improvements.
Five Steps to the First Prototype
The “First Prototype” is often the most crucial phase in the exploration of a new digital solution, as it not only explores technical concepts but can be the critical step in determining or proving the viability of the underlying business case.