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Technology strategy for organisations that improve the world

With a clear strategy, technology can become a core enabler of organisational goals and mission.

STRATEGY | IMPLEMENT | GOVERN

The best IT strategies serve the wider organisational strategy. They focus on people, not just technology.

With a clear technology strategy, organisations can wisely invest, use technology as a strategic driver and deliver a positive return on investment.

From assessing the state of your technology, to helping you have a single source of truth or ongoing strategic advice, we’ll make sure your technology is enabling you to deliver on your mission.

We’re for organisations who improve the world.

WE SPECIALISE IN NFP, GOVERNMENT AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES 
 

Ethical & Independent Strategy Advisors

Move everything from your phone system, instant messaging and document collaboration into one platform so it's more efficient and easier to use.

Through a collaborative process we provide a clear strategic plan, an actionable roadmap and detailed assessment to give clarity and confidence.

IT
Strategy

Unified Communications Strategy

Information Management Strategy

A clear Information Management Strategy  empowers your team to easily retrieve and save information whilst keeping your organisation secure. 

 
STRATEGY PROJECTS

Strategic Planning

We provide support across a range of strategic projects that typically fall into three areas:

  1. An assessment of an organisations IT health or assisting in preparing for rapid change (i.e. COVID impact on hybrid working).

  2. A strategy focusing on key capabilities that have broad impact; like selecting a primary application such as a case management or finance system.

  3. Detailed assessment of all key ISO standards across organisational strategic pillars.

The difference in our approach is our focus on people, engaging with staff and understanding customers to ensure recommendations meet their needs.
 

“It’s great having a strategic partner we can trust. They’re easy to talk to, extremely responsive, helpful and diligent.”

DEAN MILLS, HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY
ANGLICARE VICTORIA
ONGOING SUPPORT

Independent Strategic Advisory

Often organisations see a disconnect between strategy and how a service is actually delivered.


Our independent advisors support your Board, executive team and IT team implement and govern your technology strategy.

From vendor management to sitting on your ICT steering committee or executive/board reporting to program oversight we can provide a fresh and experienced perspective.
PROVEN METHODOLOGIES

Standards, Compliance & Obligations

Depending on each client's need, we assess against one or more standards including ISO, SOX, PCI DSS, HIPAA, COBIT, ITIL, TOGAF or frameworks like the ISO 31000:2018 risk assessment framework.

“We are really happy we engaged Dog and Bone to assist us with our IT strategy.”

GEORGIE HARMAN, CEO, BEYOND BLUE 
 
Jesse Pentecost, Senior Analyst
Lee Lim, IT Strategy Consultant
TACTICAL ASSESSMENT

Lean Tech Environment Assessment

You might be looking to get full visibility of your tech environment before defining a new strategy.


We’ll assess the current state of your systems, capabilities and risks and work out what you can to do right now, where you can improve and identify high priorities in the next three months.

  • Benchmarking tools

  • Maturity and risk frameworks

  • Map providers and technology to goals

  • Delivered in a comprehensive report

UNIFIED COMMUNICATION

Enabling a
Hybrid Workplace 

The reality for most workplaces is now a hybrid of office and remote working. It's important to maintain connection, collaboration and the quality of your services.


Many organisations find themselves using different technologies and platforms to communicate and collaborate. With the technologies available now you can move everything from your phone system, instant messaging and document collaboration into one platform so it's more efficient and easier to use.

 
STRATEGY PROJECTS

Information Management

A clear Information Management Strategy can help you control how you store information, who can see it and protect sensitive data, empowering your team to to easily retrieve and save information whilst keeping your organisation secure. 


Our Information Management strategy includes:

  • System selection and architecture

  • Implementation and migration process

  • Transition resourcing and timelines

  • Change management, adoption and support

 

“It was great having Dog & Bone’s strategic guidance and support in building our IT strategy.”

STEVE COLEMAN, CEO, RSPCA NSW 
 

Case studies

IT Strategy

RSPCA NSW

RSPCA is an animal welfare organisation with 500+ staff.

Dog and Bone conducted a comprehensive organisational wide IT Strategic plan. We established their current state, worked with diverse teams (from the executive, to animal welfare) to establish the future state, including governance and risk management.

 

We completed an IT Strategy and a Strategic Roadmap that outlined improvements over a 5-year period in addition to conducting a workshop with the full executive team on the strategy roll out.The diverse involvement of the team ensured the project had shared ownership.

Strategy capabilities

  • Strategy health check​

  • Current state analysis​

  • Future state requirements

  • Strategic roadmap

  • Governance framework

  • Information management planning and support

  • Program oversight

  • Thought leadership​

  • Vendor management

  • ICT steering committee support

  • Executive/board reporting

 
 

“I love that we’re able to work with and support organisations who make a real difference in people’s lives and help those organisations make the most of their technology.”

MATT WALTON, GENERAL MANAGER, DOG & BONE

Drop us a line.

You may have an immediate need or just want to explore your options - we're available.

 

We'll connect you with an advisor or consultant who can provide insight, case studies or clarify what you might need.

Phone: 03 9403 5700

Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm

326 High St, Northcote VIC 3070

Let’s chat.

Amber Beard, Account Director
Dan McKinley, CEO
Erin Tuhanuku, Communications Coordinator
Matt Walton, General Manager

The Wurundjeri people are the traditional custodians of the land we work on, where sovereignty was never ceded.

 

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and their culture and pay our respects to their elders past, present and emerging.

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