Technology Advisory
Partnership Program

Designed by IT leaders for IT leaders.

Technology Advisory Partnership Program

Designed by IT leaders for IT leaders.

Technology Advisory Partnership Program (TAPP)

Technology Advisory Partnership Program (TAPP)

The need for on-point decision making and strategies to drive innovation to meet IT challenges of today’s fast evolving business climate has paved the way for Tier4 Group’s TAPP service offerings.

What is TAPP?

TAPP is an annual membership program that provides trusted advice and strategic guidance from experienced and respected IT industry leaders. The need for on-point decision making and strategies to drive innovation to meet IT challenges of today’s fast evolving business climate has paved the way for Tier4 Group’s TAPP service offerings.

Dedicated TAPP Trusted Advisors help IT executives:

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Hone IT Strategy and ensure alignment to business vision

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Develop a strategy for change

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Develop sound technology strategies for key initiatives

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Ensure programs and projects are successfully delivered on time

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Ensure the right infrastructure is in place to meet needs for all strategic projects

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Rationalize tools, invest in and adopt effective technologies

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Evaluate constantly changing IT trends and make recommendations

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Upgrade enterprise architecture and networks delivery models for greater agility

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Minimize security risk and exposure

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Optimize IT spending

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Build best practices for planning and managing IT

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Develop and maintain a high performing IT organization

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Hone IT Strategy and ensure alignment to business vision

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Develop a strategy for change

Z

Develop sound technology strategies for key initiatives

Z

Ensure programs and projects are successfully delivered on time

Z

Ensure the right infrastructure is in place to meet needs for all strategic projects

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Rationalize tools, invest in and adopt effective technologies

Z

Evaluate constantly changing IT trends and make recommendations

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Upgrade enterprise architecture and networks delivery models for greater agility

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Minimize security risk and exposure

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Optimize IT spending

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Build best practices for planning and managing IT

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Develop and maintain a high performing IT organization

Why join TAPP?

Having a reliable dedicated advisor who stays abreast of the latest technology, has knowledge and experience on new solutions and can guide an organization through digital transformation and innovation can be invaluable. Tier4 Group’s TAPP program works with organizations to plan execution and provide oversight on major technology initiatives. IT leaders experiencing any of the following challenges would make ideal TAPP members and our Trusted Advisors are ready to start solving these problems today.

Misalignment of technology with business transformation objectives

IT programs not properly aligned to PMO governance policies and processes

Too few agents for driving change

Failure implementing innovative solutions and technological advancements that better enable business agility

Application project delays and failures

Lack of technology integration across solutions

Excessive investments in technology and related complexities

Need to manage technology threats & cybersecurity exposures

Rigid infrastructure framework

Gap between existing technology and industry standards

Improve Technology spending models

Gap between organization and skills to deliver on key initiatives

Eroding business confidence in IT

TAPP Executive Leadership

TAPP Leadership and their team of trusted advisors are ready to assist you with both strategic and tactical decision making.

Six Areas to move your IT agenda forward

TAPP memberships are completely customizable to ensure the optimal combination of services to help you assess the right strategies to meet business and corporate goals and remove your greatest obstacles to successfully delivering on those strategies. Tier4 Group offers three levels of TAPP membership. Each level includes a number of customizable advisory services and ongoing guidance in these areas:

Six Areas to move your IT agenda forward

TAPP memberships are completely customizable to ensure the optimal combination of services to help you assess the right strategies to meet business and corporate goals and remove your greatest obstacles to successfully delivering on those strategies. Tier4 Group offers three levels of TAPP membership. Each level includes a number of customizable advisory services and ongoing guidance in these areas:

TAPP Membership Program Offerings

Silver Membership:

For the CIO or IT leader who has not yet begun a digital transformation and needs review of options for infrastructure and network improvements; better application delivery and management processes; tighter security policies and tools and enhanced service offerings with one or two key initiatives.

Our Trusted Advisors will work with the CIO/IT leader and leadership team to standardize and consolidate technologies and platforms to ensure IT is ready to ably service the business as it begins its transformation.

Silver Membership - Starting at $35,000
Initial discovery session to gather information on strategies and key initiativesHigh-level infrastructure assessment
Designated Tier4 Group Trusted AdvisorAnnual half-day workshop for program review and high level recommendations
Scheduled monthly callsFour prearranged calls on specific topics
Annual high-level security reviewAccess to Tier4 programs and references
High-level network assessmentParticipation in Tier4 events

Gold Membership:

Includes all services from the Silver membership level and is geared toward the CIO or IT leader who is proactively implementing technology solutions enabling business agility but needs guidance to ensure the right mix of solutions are properly integrated and ready for faster change to come. It provides the CIO and IT leadership with more in-depth advice and guidance on as many as four major programs and workshops designed to ensure success. In addition to scheduled monthly calls and two prearranged advisory sessions, our Trusted Advisors are available for five ad-hoc calls per month.

Gold Membership - Starting at $45,000
Initial discovery session to gather information on strategies and key initiativesHigh-level infrastructure assessment
Designated Tier4 Group Trusted AdvisorAnnual half-day workshop for program review and high level recommendations
Scheduled monthly callsFour prearranged calls on specific topics
Annual high-level security reviewAccess to Tier4 programs and references
High-level network assessmentParticipation in Tier4 events
On-site, more detailed discovery session and initial assessment reportUp to four key project review and guidance
In-depth assessment on top TWO key initiativesUp to six days onsite
Up to five ad hoc calls per monthOrganization/team assessment and recommendations
Two annual on-site advisory sessionsAccess to Advisory Council reference library

Platinum Membership:

Includes all services from Silver and Gold membership levels and is geared toward the CIO or IT leader and leadership team who are being asked to collaborate with business executives on digital transformation. This includes the need to drive change through people as well as enabling technologies and typically includes a large number of key initiatives such as Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics, IoT, Service Management and more.

Our Trusted Advisors will work with the CIO and leadership team over the course of the year to ensure sound strategies are in place and key programs stay on track and are managed according to best practices. In addition to planned workshops, key initiative sessions and scheduled calls, a dedicated executive is always available for ad-hoc calls as needs arise.

Platinum Membership - Starting at $55,000
Initial discovery session to gather information on strategies and key initiativesHigh-level infrastructure assessment
Designated Tier4 Group Trusted AdvisorAnnual half-day workshop for program review and high level recommendations
Scheduled monthly callsFour prearranged calls on specific topics
Annual high-level security reviewAccess to Tier4 programs and references
High-level network assessmentParticipation in Tier4 events
On-site, more detailed discovery session and initial assessment reportUp to four key project review and guidance
In-depth assessment on top TWO key initiativesUp to six days onsite
Up to five ad hoc calls per monthOrganization/team assessment and recommendations
Two annual on-site advisory sessionsAccess to Advisory Council reference library
In-depth review of and recommendations on IT strategiesInitial half day and two follow-up strategy sessions
Unlimited calls from CIO/IT leader & direct reportsInvitation to Tier4 Advisory Council with peer-to-peer Networking
Up to six key project sessions and ongoing guidanceBoardroom & C-Suite ready presentations
Up to eight days onsite in quarterly workshops, advice sessions or
program reviews
Full access to Tier4 programs and reference library
Contact Info

2600 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

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