The War for Talent
We’ve been in the throes of the war for talent for nearly two decades now.
Companies everywhere are striving to build stronger employment brands, crafting worker flexibility plans, and seed funding internal innovation labs, all in the hopes of attracting and retaining the best and brightest. And while these and other HR programs are good and needed, the fact remains that no company will have all the right talent it needs available at all times to enter new markets, launch new products, harness emerging technology trends, or re-engineer enterprise business processes to sustainably improve the bottom line.
The accelerating pace of technological change coupled with recurring economic crises and global pandemics exacerbates the issue. To remain competitive and innovative, while at the same time avoiding the bloated payrolls of the past, companies need to tap into external talent ecosystems to “borrow” expert insight and highly skilled labor for key initiatives.
Clarus Group partners with companies to help fill that talent gap. While our core business is helping companies build sustainable frameworks through architectural foundations, we understand companies may at times just need a force multiplier to get projects over the finish line, or need that one SME to act as an outside set of eyes to make sure best practices are in place for key programs, and you can borrow our talent to do just that.
What separates us from traditional management consulting or staff augmentation arrangements though is our commitment to leaving our clients in a stronger position than when we started. One of the longer-term risks of using external talent is key knowledge going out the door when separation occurs.
We work with our clients to mitigate that risk by fostering mentorship programs or knowledge transfer sessions to ensure a smooth post engagement transition. This allows our clients the ability to leverage Clarus Group resources to train and develop (we like to call it “green-up”) their internal team.
We’re able to deliver efficient, high-quality, cost-effective, desktop, and mobile applications that are on-time and on-budget. Our developers work under Application and Enterprise Architecture guidelines and provide secure, scalable applications. We follow strict methodologies, the latest in scaled-agile process, and industry best practices to deliver on-time, on-budget, and on-scope.
Our consultants utilize extensive years of experience of developing, supporting, and administering databases for private and public sectors. We have worked with various platforms such as Oracle, SQL Server, DB2/UDB, Informix, IMS, IDMS, and VSAM to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective database solutions. We ensure these solutions align with enterprise data architecture and meet the data requirements of the organization.
Our consultants provide Project Management and/or BPM expertise to our clients that enable their organizations to be more efficient, more effective and more capable of change that ultimately helps the organization to gain higher customer satisfaction, increase product quality and reduce the delivery time of IT services across the Enterprise. This is accomplished through the following key areas:
- Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma consulting
- Project Management Office Development
- Project/Program Management
- Business Analysis
Our consultants specialize in the transformation of raw data into value and beneficial data for business analysis purposes.
Quality Assurance and Testing:
Our application testing teams can help to guarantee high availability and quality of applications that meet or exceed the expectations of performance and availability by the users via the following capability areas:
- User Acceptance
- Automated Security Testing
- Usability Testing
- Platform Compatibility Testing
- Mobile Application Testing
- Web Application Testing
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