Access to deep architecture and technology capability at every stage of the IT Lifecycle

The Service

Leading Resolutions’ Architecture as a Service provides access to deep architecture and technology consulting capability across a number of technology domains and industries. Flexible deployment and augmentation options, resourced from a highly talented pool, provide access to the resources needed when they are needed at every stage of the IT Lifecycle without the need to maintain a full in-house architecture capability.

This service and our approach caters for enterprise, solution & technical architectures, provides tailored, actionable insights & outcomes and ensures clear alignment of business need & strategy to technology & architectures, to maximise ROI.

Benefits and Key Features

The Benefits

  • Our enterprise architecture practice can quickly determine how the organisation can effectively achieve its current and future objectives
  • Solutions architectures aligned to business drivers, maximising efficiency and ROI
  • Tailored modern, open, simple architecture to maximise scalability
  • Experience integrating with modern and legacy systems Incorporate the architecture into the wider, organisational landscape
  • Faster benefit realisation through re-usable services, reference architecture, standards & guidelines
  • Flexible, scalable, independent, technology agnostic approach
  • Cost-effective resource assignment, ensures accurate alignment of skills and experience to the outcome required
  • Cost-effective alternative to establishing / maintaining an in-house function
  • Unbiased, technology and vendor-neutral approach
  • Allows appropriate investment decisions based on understood benefits and risks
  • An independent UK-owned and operated IT consulting business, accomplished in working with organisations across a range of cloud application and platform technologies

Key Features

  • Multiple commercial models: Work Package, Statements of Work, T&M
  • Baseline organisational context and requirements and then align services as required
  • Defining architectural vision via 1, 2 and 3 year milestones
  • Defining current, future state and transition architectures
  • Architectural blueprints, roadmaps, governance, transition planning, high/low level designs
  • Architectural designs and migration approach aligned with technology standards/principles
  • Domain focused: enterprise, business, information/data, applications, technical and security
  • Continued mentoring and assistance to client teams throughout migrations, project delivery and into ongoing operational support
  • Engagement outcomes presented to key stakeholders via presentations and output reports at key agreed milestones


The deliverables of this service are tailored on an engagement-by-engagement basis, to

  • reflect individual client context and requirements. The engagement scope, activities and
  • deliverables will be defined in detail by a mutually agreed Statement of Work (SoW).

About Us

We intimately understand the complex and interconnected world of the CIO.

With 20 years of IP and development within our CIO service portfolio, we provide readymade solutions that enable CIOs to fast-track key initiatives with the certainty of outcome, typically shortening delivery timescales by 33%. We have a proven track record of high-quality delivery on over 1,000 client projects resulting in 95% of CIOs re-engaging us when they move to new organisations.

Our Architecture practice helps enterprises to accelerate their transformation programmes, driving cost savings, innovation, flexibility, workforce collaboration, service improvement, security and compliance. We support clients with a range of defined, outcome-focused consulting services delivered by experienced enterprise, solution and technical architects. Our methodology, refined and developed over 100s of engagements accelerates time to value through a flexible, best practice and systemised approach. We guide our clients on what services they need, and then support them on their transformation journey.

Leading Resolutions went to great lengths to understand our business processes and IT needs - and it shows. Our systems are now considerably more stable, efficient, and cost-effective. We also have a far clearer idea of how our IT strategy will develop in the years ahead.
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Additional Services

We have a range of services available with products and expertise in the following areas:

  • Preparing for cloud transformation: Cloud Readiness Assessment
  • Transformation strategy development & implementation
  • Service re-design including the enabling architectures and operating models
  • Sourcing and procurement strategy and support
  • Migration planning, implementation and go-live support
  • Ongoing assurance, including ROI tracking and horizon scanning for new technology adoption