Consulting

Geospatial   applications have matured to offer increased functionality and better integration with other enterprise systems. Ironically, the same improvements that make GIS more accessible to end users increase the number and complexity of decisions to be made by IT managers and system administrators. Given the importance of geospatial data to many modern businesses, incorrect choices can impact the supply of services and products to their external and internal customers.

Cheric provides consulting support to help your organization navigate the challenges of GIS implementation, operation, and maintenance. Our subject matter experts can also provide assistance in related matters such as regulatory compliance, process improvement, documentation of locally held business knowledge, and integration of multiple systems following an acquisition or merger.

Benefits

    The benefits our customers derive from Cheric’s consulting services include:
  • A vendor-neutral approach to finding the best technology for your organization
  • Broad expertise in a variety of existing and emerging technologies
  • Subject matter experts in a variety of practice areas and industry standards
  • Maximum utilization of existing investments, technologies, and processes
  • Maximum utilization of existing investments, technologies, and processes

Our experience spans projects for small local service providers and support for nationwide telecommunication infrastructures. No matter the size of your network, our staff can work remotely or on-site at your location to improve the efficiency and quality of your services.

Geospatial Consulting Services

    The geospatial consulting services offered by Cheric include:
  • Business Process and System Analysis
  • Strategy and Roadmap Development
  • Broad expertise in a variety of existing and emerging technologies
  • Return on Investment Analysis
  • Solicitation Management
  • Business Process Re-Engineering
  • Program and Project Management

These services can be deployed standalone, or as a pre-cursor to other Cheric geospatial services such as Solution Engineering or Data Engineering

Cheric Cosulting Services

Prior to considering or implementing any change, an organization must understand the current “as is” state in order to make informed decisions. Avineon assists in cataloguing and analyzing current geospatial business processes, systems, and data. This service includes

  • Inventory of existing processes, systems, and datasets
  • Gap analysis of processes, systems, and datasets relative to your service requirements
  • Development of gap fulfillment strategies
  • Review of data quality and key areas for improvement

Business Process and System Analysis


Prior to considering or implementing any change, an organization must understand the current “as is” state in order to make informed decisions. Avineon assists in cataloguing and analyzing current geospatial business processes, systems, and data. This service includes:

  • Inventory of existing processes, systems, and datasets
  • Gap analysis of processes, systems, and datasets relative to your service requirements
  • Development of gap fulfillment strategies
  • Review of data quality and key areas for improvement

Strategy and Roadmap Development

Cheric collaborates with customers to produce geospatial strategies and roadmaps that best fit their long and short-term goals. We use a number of pre-defined industry models, a vast wealth of industry knowledge and experience, and highly skilled consultants to engage customers and guide development of a geospatial strategy and implementation roadmap, including needs analysis, system selection, and process definition. Whether you need a department-wide or company-wide roadmap, Avineon is highly experienced in not only the hard technical skills needed to produce informed strategies but also the soft people skills necessary to communicate effectively and drive change within a multi-tiered organization.

Return On Investment Analysis

Cheric helps customers define the return on investment (ROI) of proposed capital expenditure projects. ROI data can be systematically identified by our consultants, reported in a structure that supports measurable goals, and used to secure project funding.

Solicitaion Management

With global procurement experience in multiple industries and knowledge of existing technologies and future trends, Avineon is ideally suited to assist in defining and managing a solicitation/tender process for procurement of geospatial systems or services from inception to completion. Our consultants can define the structure of a tender process, document the requirements of the required system or services, and support the systematic review of proposals.

Business Process Re-Engineering

Cheric offers a full range of business process re-engineering services focused on geospatial systems and data use within vertical industries such as utilities (electric, gas, and water/wastewater), telecommunications, and environmental. Our consultants are skilled and experienced in using industry best practices to identify the need for, design, and encourage adoption of business process changes.

Program and Project Management

Project leadership and management are crucial to the successful implementation of change within an organization. Avineon understands this fact and utilizes systems such as PMBOK, Prince 2, and Agile to deliver effective management services. Just as importantly, we strive to achieve effective knowledge transfer to enable your staff to leverage these principles throughout your organization.