Richard Byrom Consulting

I am an independent IT Consultant, Speaker and Author who specialises in the delivery of strategic IT solutions to organisations using a variety of platforms and services. The key skill I provide to organisations is the ability to solve complex problems and deliver rapid solutions that provide long term business benefits. Please read the about section for a skills summary and my CV. The services I provide can broadly be categorised as follows: -

Bids and Proposals

  • Preparation of responses to Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposals (RFP).
  • Identification of an organisation's Unique Selling Points (USP's) for inclusion in a bid response.
  • Architecting the IT solution for a bid, including functional software architecture and support options.
  • Brainstorming potential bid solutions and options.

Business Consulting and Analysis

  • Business and Systems analysis and design
  • Sarbanes Oxley and Controls/Risk analysis
  • Corporate Governance compliance assessments
  • Business process analysis, re-engineering (BPR) and associated documentation

Information Technology (IT) Strategy

  • Functional and Technical Analysis and Solution Design
  • Decision making using various frameworks and tools (e.g. Kepner Tregoe)
  • Risk Analysis
  • Value Chain and Stakeholder Analysis
  • Analysis of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Return on Investment (ROI) for IT Projects
  • Mapping IT solutions to strategic business goals
  • Development of Strategic Internet, Intranet and Web Solutions

Solutions Architecting

  • Requirements Analysis and Problem Identification
  • Architecture Optimisation
  • Through life analysis
  • Operational analysis
  • Development strategy
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Risk management

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementations

  • Full Life cycle implementation of Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Business Requirements Analysis, Solution Mapping, Gap Analysis and Systems Design
  • System Configuration and associated documentation for Financials and Supply Chain
  • Development of Conference Room Pilots (CRP) or a Proof of Concept
  • Systems Validation Testing (SVT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Regression Testing and Integration Testing
  • Executive, Super User and End User Training and Documentation
  • Post Implementation Support
  • System Implementation Audit and Review

Writing and Presenting

  • Writing technology related articles and white papers
  • Presenting to different audiences on IT related topics

Contracts and Locations

I am based in the South East of the United Kingdom and will take on contract opportunities in this vicinity as well as other parts of the UK. I'm willing to travel to other countries depending on the type and duration of contract. Presently, I undertake short terms contracts ranging from 1 - 6 months, should you wish to find out more about my rates, services and availability please do not hesitate to contact me.

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