Facilitating a Technology Investment Decision

OVERVIEW

Industry:
Retail

Scenario:
Our client wanted to invest in a small technology start-up to re-purpose their existing solution for a different market. However before making an investment our client needed confirmation that the start-up's technology platform, operational processes and internal delivery capability could meet their requirements.

Approach:
Meetings at start-up site with CEO, Head of Product and all members of the development team
End-to-end system run-through
Technical review of system design including DB schema
Request and review of relevant documentation
Follow-up emails with Head of Product

Outcome:
Delivery of report addressing 6 key questions defined by the client


Key Business Benefits:

Independent, impartial assessment prior to making a key investment decision

Understanding of risks involved in partnering
 

Key Skills Used:

Technical Due Diligence

Risk Assessment

Technology Evaluation

Process Review