Business sector: SFS

Expertise: Consulting - Technology

Client: Major institution specialising in equipment and real estate leasing

Countries: France

Year: 2021/2022

The context & challenges

A major European specialised company wishes to renovate the IS of its 7 main international subsidiaries. Following a call for tenders, it selected a specialised Front to Back software solution The aim of the project is to support the client to establish a framework for the solution in order to validate the project’s feasibility and interest (ROI) The scoping phase must take into account the solution’s suitability in terms of business needs, its integration into the client's IS as well as the project’s financial aspects



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  • Scoping (4 months):
    • Definition of the project scope (countries, distribution channels, type of customers, suppliers, products, services, functions to be covered)
    • Gap Analysis of the solution (thematic workshops organised around the main functions included in the scope)
    • Definition of the functional and application architecture and integration principles
    • Identification of interdependencies with related projects (programme vision)
    • Census of flows
    • Reflection on the target operational model for maintenance and deployment solutions
    • Definition of guidelines for testing, migration and switchover
    • Study of the technical characteristics of the solution and its suitability for the Group’s requirements
    • Steering support Programme
    • Identification of the Programme’s impact on processes and users
    • Managing interactions with the publisher and key stakeholders during scoping
    • Definition of the project plan: Methodology, activities, organisation, planning, costing, governance, ramp-up plan, etc.
    • Drawing up of costs and sizing


  • Delivery of scoping components (perimeter, solution, project plan)
  • At the end of the scoping work, the size of the Programme and the gaps identified in the software package were considered too large.
  • It was decided that the Project would be split into smaller subsets, focusing on distribution issues

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