Solution Evaluation, Selection, and Implementation

With decades of experience assessing clients’ existing technology environments, selecting solutions that align with desired capabilities, and implementing leading retail solutions, we bring the expertise you need to be successful.

We partner with our clients and other key resources to provide comprehensive project management and leadership, as well as requirements development, business process design, and change management expertise to ensure new solutions are successfully rolled out and adopted by the business. Our experience-backed approach delivers solutions that enable your desired business capabilities.

Systems and Capabilities Assessment & Roadmap Development

The Parker Avery Group has experience across a variety of retail and consumer goods segments in thoroughly understanding and assessing clients’ existing technology environments and desired capabilities.

Working with leadership, we create a future state vision and develop an actionable and achievable roadmap to begin realization of that vision.

  • We have extensive understanding of the retail and consumer goods industries and keep abreast of innovations and developments that drive strategic objectives and future state needs.
  • We dig deep into understanding our clients’ history and existing systems, processes, and organization so we can pave a realistic path forward.
  • We help our clients plan the most appropriate roadmap, taking into consideration the organization’s resource constraints and capacity for change.
  • We are not afraid to challenge the status quo when appropriate—to ensure the future vision and supporting roadmap can achieve meaningful results.

To learn more about our approach, read our many client case studies focused on assessments and roadmap development:

System Selection

When new technology is needed to drive business outcomes, we combine objectivity with our professionals’ deep and current knowledge of leading retail and consumer goods systems.

This combination allows us to work with our clients’ business and IT stakeholders to identify and thoroughly evaluate solutions that will meet business objectives and solve real challenges.

  • We have proven methodologies and tools to help determine the best solution to fit our clients’ business requirements.
  • Through implementation experience, we have a thorough knowledge of leading industry systems but take a purely objective approach in identifying and assessing vendor solutions.
  • We consider the holistic solution, including business requirements, process and organizational impacts, IT fit, and total cost of ownership.
  • We help our clients plan the most appropriate implementation roadmap and then excel at executing against the roadmap.

We invite you to see our objective approach to system selection in action by reading our many client case studies:

Solution Implementation

Our extensive experience with leading retail and consumer goods solutions enables us to quickly understand alignment to client requirements and proactively address gaps. Further, we ensure a holistic approach that includes ensuring the business processes incorporate new ways of working and driving change management activities.  This approach results in more efficient solution deployment and better organizational adoption and sustainment.

In addition, our solution-focused services help our clients achieve meaningful business results through enabling technology.

  • We work closely with client leadership, IT and business resources, implementation partners, and other key stakeholders to ensure the project adheres to the implementation timeframe and budget.
  • We provide unparalleled guidance, proven tools, and experienced resources to effectively lead and manage the implementation team.
  • We strongly advocate for the business—yet challenge decisions when appropriate—to ensure the system meets objectives, but more importantly moves the company forward strategically and competitively.
  • Our approach focuses on ensuring appropriate change management, communication, and training strategies and activities are in place.
  • We provide testing leadership to ensure the system is fully vetted by the business to IT stakeholders and end users.

See how we tailor our solution implementation approach across a variety of functional areas and systems by reviewing our implementation case studies:

Click here to learn more about how we can help improve your technology-enabled business initiatives or stop by booth #1307 on the first floor.