G-Cloud 11 Framework
Framework ID: RM1557.11
Start date: 02/07/2019
End date: 01/07/2020
The G-Cloud Framework enables Clients to purchase external expertise across multiple capabilities. LA International’s G-Cloud services include:
Web Development and Website Design
LA International offers website design and Web Development services with a strong focus on our clients’ objectives and goals. LA International supply Web Development experts and Web Development Specialists who have a wealth of experience in designing custom-built websites and improving existing websites and applications.
Cyber Security and Information Assurance
Cyber Security and Information Assurance (IA) professionals are central to LA International’s business, providing advice and support. LA International’s Cyber Security and Information Assurance service includes: Cloud Security Architecture, Cyber Security, Information Assurance Strategy, Policy Development, Risk Management RMADS, Risk Assessments, Security Design, Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics and Incident Management.
LA International’s user research service helps its Clients to understand what their services need to deliver, and what people, processes, technology and data are required to deliver them. LA International’s user research is tailored to deliver digital by default services. Web and Cloud development, service design and digital strategy projects.
LA International’s Big Data service helps clients to Plan, Architect, Develop, Deploy and Manage Big Data solutions, projects and programmes, utilising Big Data technologies including: Hadoop, Cloudera, AWS (Amazon Web Services), MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB, Informatica, Logstash, Kibana, MapReduce, Spark, Storm, Hbase, Kafka and Flume.
LA International’s Risk Management services enable assessment, risk management and identification of risks. The approach to Risk Management is to identify and manage risks. A risk assessment is undertaken to identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities. Accredited Risk Management practitioners undertake assessments and, if required, help clients to take remedial action.
LA International’s Transition Management services are delivered by specialist Transition Management professionals who can help support the management of both non-technical and technical transitions. This enables Clients to maximise their flexibility, reduced costs and emphasise benefits with minimal impact on the business when undertaking Transition Management activities
Cloud based Business Intelligence (BI) and Information Management is a core service offered by LA International. This includes developing Business Cases, Strategy Definition, Data Exploration, Data Warehousing, Analytics and Data Architecture Design for Business Intelligence solutions. Business Intelligence Tools utilised include: Tableau, Cognos, QlikView, QlikSense and Microsoft BI.
Target Operating Model Design (TOM Design)
A Target Operating Model (TOM) is the desired future state operating model of an organisation and involves identifying key functions, information, processes, technology and resources required to deliver its objectives. LA International designs tailored Target Operating Models (TOMs) to meet our client’s specific requirements, enabling successful implementation of strategic transformation.
User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX)
LA International’s User experience and UI/UX Services focusing on: User Journey / Needs / Requirements, Prototyping, Mapping, Responsive Web Interaction, HTML, CSS, Accessibility, Usability Sessions, Parallel Testing, Web User Content Design, Audience Modelling, Agile (SaFe, SCRUM, Kanban), Digital, Waterfall, Web Content, Digital Projects, Designing User Interfaces (UI/UX) and Transaction Flows.
Full Stack Development
Information & Data Architecture
LA International has extensive experience of providing Information & Data Architecture Services. Undertake a gap-analysis, defining data strategy to best manage your Information & Data Architecture (Evaluation of Cloud-technologies) for the benefit of your business, ensuring data is available, understandable and can be processed efficiently to deliver required business outputs.
ISO 27001 Services
PGI's Information Assurance practice can assist organisations in obtaining and maintaining ISO 27001 certification, building an ISMS that is compliant with the Standard, risk assessments, gap analysis and creation of relevant documentation. Obtaining certification indicates an organisation's commitment and ability to protect its critical and/or sensitive information assets.
Service Architecture and Design
Our Service Architecture & Design services are delivered by professionals holding recognised industry qualifications in Service Architecture and Design. Services include planning and designing of service architecture, provisioning of new services, managing the capturing of cloud service requirements and understanding how suppliers integrate into the overall service model.
Cloud Deployment/Rollout Service
Our Deployment and Rollout Services are delivered by professionals with a strong track record of deploying and installing Cloud solutions in line with best practice. Services include Configuration Management, Release Management, Application/Data Migration, Installation and Change Management. Roles fulfilled include: Configuration Manager, Release Manager, Change Manager, Data Analyst, Installation Engineer
Our Project Management Services are delivered by Project Management professionals holding recognised industry qualifications. Project Management services include Scoping Projects/Programmes, Business Case Production, Risk Management, Resource/Budget Management, Vendor Management and Project Sponsor Communication. Qualifications include: APM PFQ, PRINCE2 (Foundation/Practitioner/Professional/Agile), CAPM, APM PMQ, PMP, IPMA, AgilePM, PMI-ACP, BC S-ISEB, PPM Certificate/Diploma.
Cloud Quality Assurance & Testing - Automation
Our Cloud Quality Assurance and Testing service specialises in Automation Testing which is delivered by professionals holding recognised industry qualifications. Cloud Quality Assurance Testing services offer a tailored approach to Automation Testing (Digital/Agile/DevOps/Waterfall). This includes tool selection, test planning, as well as the creation of automation frameworks, libraries and suites.
Our Portfolio Management services help to maximize return on investment, by effectively managing and prioritising the work portfolio. We introduce Portfolio Management governance, processes/procedures to objectively evaluate change against user need and innovation, identifying and assessing the risks and benefits across Portfolio Management services prior to investment and execution.
We provide cloud DevOps/WebOps services, covering Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous delivery, Automation and Testing. Deploying and operating reliable, scalable digital services on cloud platforms in a secure and efficient way, using modern agile DevOps/WebOps practices. Tools-AWS, Azure, vCloud, Linux, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Containers, Salt
Our Enterprise Architecture services work with our clients to establish a technology strategy and roadmap aligned to defined business goals. Providing a comprehensive and systematic approach to guide Enterprise Architecture technology decisions through value based integrated, secure, scalable architectural governance and delivery.
Estates and Facilities Management
LA International Computer Consultants Limited
Our Estates and Facilities Management capability covers a range of specialisms, including Network Audits, Network and Infrastructure Architecture, Office relocations, decommissioning, security assessments and project management of a client’s estate portfolio. Roles fulfilled include: Business Analysts, Project Managers, Network/Infrastructure Architects, Network Engineers, Deployment Engineers.
Our Systems Analysis Services are delivered by expert level, industry accredited Systems Analysts. Systems Analysis services include: Systems Requirements Capture, Technical Requirements Analysis, Feasibility Reports, Technology Analysis and Information Requirements Definition Roles fulfilled include: Systems Analyst, Requirements Manager, Benefits Realisations Manager, Data Analyst
Our Agile Coaching service helps teams to deliver real benefits from using the Agile methodology within the constraints of their organisation. Our Agile Coaching service will help to embed skills and behaviours and make change sustainable by coaching at all levels and creating the right support structures.
Quality Assurance & Testing – Strategy & Management
Our Quality Assurance and Testing Strategy & Management service provides Test Strategy creation and management. Our Quality Assurance & Testing Strategy and Management covers all types of testing both functional and non-functional (NFT), manual and automation in Digital, Agile (Scrum, Kanban), DevOps and Waterfall environments.
Higher Education, University and College Cloud Service
We provide Cloud/ICT services to Universities and Colleges, fulfilling requirements specific to the Higher Education and Further Education sectors. Roles are aligned to specific systems, software such as CRM, student record system (SRS) solutions including SITS, Unit4, Ellucian Banner and professionals with a specific background working in the education sectors.
Project and Programme Management Office (PMO)
We provide scalable, flexible and tailored PMO services including mobilisation, assurance and governance of both traditional and agile change programmes. The PMO service is seamlessly deployed, implemented and managed by our team of highly experienced professionals, immediately providing effective PMO oversight necessary for senior leadership strategic decision making.
We have extensive experience of developing and designing Cloud Architecture. Working with our clients to develop cloud architecture strategy and architecture, using specialist expertise of the necessary technologies (AWS, Azure etc.). Cloud architecture services draw from traditional frameworks such as TOGAF/Zachman, combining them with a delivery-focused, Enterprise Agile approach.
Quality Assurance & Testing - Non-Functional
LA International Computer Consultants Limited
Our Quality Assurance and Testing service is delivered by Non-Functional Testing specialists holding recognised industry qualifications. Quality assurance Non–functional Testing services offer a tailored delivery approach including Digital, Agile (Scrum, Kanban), DevOps, Waterfall. Our QAT service includes tool selection, test planning, execution and management of all Non-Functional Testing.
Our Service Transition Service is delivered by Service Transition professionals holding recognised industry qualifications. Service Transition services include Service Design, transitioning services to SIAM, Cloud, integrated service and management solutions including: Disaggregation (If required), design, planning and delivery of new services and transition from legacy arrangements including incumbent suppliers.
Business Change Management
Our Business Change Management services are delivered by highly experienced Business Change Management practitioners, helping clients to achieve successful cloud-based strategic programme/project outcomes. The Business Change Management service allows smooth transition to new ways of working by assisting stakeholders to accept new processes, technologies, and systems.
LA International Computer Consultants Limited
Digital Transformation services to deliver user-focused cloud and web based services to Digital by Default service standards. Suited to moving legacy solutions, applications and Infrastructure to the Cloud. Consultation on adopting Agile or Waterfall practice including product management, WebOps, analysis and development. Suitable for SaaS, IaaS, PaaS.
We provide Agile software development services, including Product Management Services, aligning methodology with customer need. Product Management ensures the delivery, success and continuous improvement of digital/cloud products or platforms. Our Product Management services include leading one or more multi-disciplinary Agile delivery teams, delivering new products and/or iterating existing products.
Our Delivery Management Service provide a tailored delivery of the vision and outcomes of projects ensuring that its clients meet their Delivery Management objectives and gain tangible benefits. This includes best practice Delivery Management advice on delivery models and effective implementation ensuring the best return on investment.
Our Business Analysis Services are delivered by expert level, industry accredited Business Analysts. Business Analysis services include: Requirements Capture, Feasibility Studies, Benefits Realisation, Business Process Re-engineering, Functional Specification Production and Business Requirements Definition. Roles fulfilled include: Business Analyst, Requirements Manager, Benefits Realisations Manager, Business Process Architect
Cloud Helpdesk and Support Services
Our Helpdesk and Support Services are delivered by IT Support professionals with a detailed knowledge of a broad range of technologies. Helpdesk and Support services include Call Logging, Technical Support, Remote Resolution, Break/Fix and On Site Resolution. Roles fulfilled include: Service Desk Agent, 2nd/3rd Line Support, Systems Engineer, Network Engineer
Cloud Procurement Support
We provides our Clients with the procurement expertise required to make informed and compliant commercial decision regarding all aspects of Cloud Procurement. This includes procurement Strategy and Option Appraisals through to sourcing routes, Selection Questionnaires, ITTs and award. Roles fulfilled include: Procurement Manager, Commercial Manager, Category Manager, Senior Buyer
Business Case Development
Business Case Development, Treasury Green Book, HMT 5 case model, strategic investment, procurement strategy, programme strategy, approvals, governance, financial modelling, investment, justification, IPA, Major Project Authority, ministers, finance, benefits realisation and analysis, CCS Gateway, Crown Commercial Services.
ITIL Service Delivery Management
Our ITIL Service Delivery Management service offers tailored agile Service Management ITIL Solutions for Cloud and Multi-Vendor Services across the Public Sector that covers: strategy, service design, service transition, SIAM, Service Transformation, service operations and continual service improvement including: performance, release and change, incident and problem management and security.
Our Digital Strategy service is delivered by Digital Strategy consultants experienced in implementing high-quality digital services and developing a Digital Strategy. It will help your organisation to deliver benefits from cloud technology including transforming architecture and improving the usability and performance of your applications to increase user buy-in.
NHS Specialist Cloud Support
Our skills capability covers all areas of the NHS including: Architects, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts, Cloud Business Strategists, Security Consultants, Deployment Assistance, Helpdesk and Support, Project Managers, Programme Managers, Systems and Application Developers and Designers, Testers and Test Managers and Cloud Transition and Change Management.
Our Programme Management service provides tailored Programme Management and support throughout the programme lifecycle, including best practice advice on delivery models, Agile/Waterfall and Digital methodologies and implementation. We deploy qualified and experienced practitioners with real world Programme Management experience, delivering programmes successfully and achieving measurable programme benefits and value.
Our Network Architecture services design the network architecture for multi-vendor, multi-protocol environments, offering experienced resources capable of completing planning and system-level integration activities. Incorporating assessment, design, planning and security in depth Network Architecture, assisting the development and deployment of scalable, maintainable security systems for enterprise and cloud network.
We provide qualified GDPR consultants to support all aspects of your GDPR project or programme. Including Business Analysts, Project/Programme Managers, Information Governance Managers and GDPR Auditors.
Quality Assurance & Testing - Functional
Our Quality Assurance & Testing service is delivered by QAT Functional Testing specialists holding recognised industry qualifications. Quality Assurance Functional Testing services offer a tailored delivery approach including Digital, Agile (Scrum/Kanban), DevOps and Waterfall. Our QAT service includes tool selection, test planning, execution and management of all Functional Testing.
The framework enables Clients to enter into contracts whereby they can call-off capability as and when required which can greatly reduce the time taken to onboard external specialists. In addition, the service can be provided on a time and materials, fixed price or outcome basis giving greater flexibility and control over costs whilst enabling a fully configurable approach to delivery to provide maximum value for money.
LA International has been ever present on all iterations of G-Cloud and has continually delivered low-cost, high quality solutions in a compliant manner through the Framework.
Other Framework options include:
Digital Outcomes Specialists 2 (DOS3)
Non-Medical Non-Clinical (NMNC)
QA & Testing for IT Systems Framework
Management Consultancy Framework
FATS/5 - Multiple Lots