Kenny & Company is an independent management consulting firm providing Strategy, Operations and Technology consulting services to our clients. We guarantee our work – every engagement, every time.

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Strategy

+- Business Strategy

Kenny & Company works with clients to define and execute strategic initiatives that drive sustainable growth and profitability for their organizations. Whether assessing new opportunities to expand market share, creating competitive advantage and differentiation in the market, developing business cases or bringing new products to market, our clients rely on our experience and ability to take their ideas from strategy to execution. Our tailored approach leverages our experience and leading practices relevant to our clients, their products and industry. We bring a flexible process and ability to work with you to deliver measurable results and make informed business decisions. We provide business strategy services to established companies in addition to helping entrepreneurs through our Start-up and Emerging Company Strategy services.

+- IT Strategy

Kenny & Company works with clients to develop their long-term and immediate IT plans by gaining an understanding of their organization’s mission, vision, goals, existing strategies and current initiatives. Whether the focus is on optimizing current technology investments or assessing how emerging technologies can bring more operational efficiency with lower IT costs through our Cloud Computing Strategy services, we help IT leaders align with business strategies, identify their needs and evaluate their options. The result is a collaborative effort with business and IT leaders to design and implement an integrated IT strategy and roadmap.

+- Portfolio Analysis, Selection and Management

We help both business and IT organizations assess the cost, scope, schedule, effort, risk and resource implications of their program and project portfolios for selection and prioritization. We leverage a combination of proven methodologies, processes and tools, working with you to make optimal portfolio and project selection decisions. We then provide ongoing management of the portfolio to ensure continuous alignment with business goals.

+- Business Analysis

In order to solve complex business problems, organizations must first understand the core elements and underlying issues – deconstructing the problem into its fundamental components. At Kenny & Company, we immerse ourselves in our clients’ business and industry in order to truly understand their problems and needs. Our depth of experience spans across several areas of business analysis including Problem Definition and Analysis, Market and Industry Analysis, Product Viability Analysis, Business Process Analysis, Reengineering and Optimization, Requirements Gathering and Data Analysis.

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Operations

+- Portfolio Management

Kenny & Company works with clients to help create, manage and optimize their application, infrastructure and project portfolios. We enable our clients with the portfolio and project management, framework, processes, tools and metrics to make balanced optimal investment decisions across their portfolios and directly align their investments to business and IT strategic goals.

+- Program Management

We work with our clients to manage programs across their portfolio, whether large complex or smaller more focused programs across business, supply chain and IT. We identify constituent projects, scope, schedule, effort, resources, cross-program dependencies, risks and financial implications. We often work with our clients to establish and lead a Program Management Office (PMO) and provide optimal program decision-making capabilities.

+- Project Management

Kenny & Company views the project as the primary vehicle for executing organizations initiatives. However many projects often fail due to poor project management and/or project management methodologies. We do projects right – on-time, on-budget and to meet customer requirements. Our approach to project management whether traditional or Agile, is transparent, and content and metrics driven.

+- Program/Project Management Office (PMO)

Kenny & Company has significant experience and expertise in establishing and leading client PMOs. We believe PMOs function on a continuum of directing to facilitating and we work with our clients to tailor the right PMO to meet their needs. We establish and lead PMOs and provide the standards – internal and external measures, guidelines and benchmarks – processes, tools, metrics and leadership to make programs and projects successful.

+- Business Process Optimization

Kenny & Company works with our clients to develop operating, efficient and measurable business processes. Our combination of experience and “commitment to make our clients business our business” and business-driven process approach, enable us to deliver measurable business process optimization outcomes. Our approach to business process design and optimization is centered on defined process levels, systems, organizations, owners, data, metrics, controls, reports, time and cost. We work across several process frameworks to achieve business process optimization for our clients.

+- Professional Services Operations

We often work directly with client Professional Services Organizations (PSOs) – whether defining strategy, leading programs and projects for them or their customers or partnering with them to transform their own delivery approach in providing professional services. We provide our own professional services expertise to PSOs and have a unique point of view in helping our clients build, operate and deliver professional services internally and to their customers.

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Technology

+- IT Strategy

Kenny & Company works with clients to develop their long-term and immediate IT plans by gaining an understanding of their organization’s mission, vision, goals, existing strategies and current initiatives. Whether the focus is on optimizing the current technology investments or assessing how emerging technologies can bring more operational efficiency with lower IT costs through our Cloud Computing Strategy services, we help IT leaders align with business strategies, identify their needs and evaluate their options. The result is a collaborative effort with business and IT leaders to design and implement an integrated IT strategy and roadmap.

+- Software Selection

Kenny & Company works with clients in selecting the best software for their business. Software selection or vendor selection is a complex process often with competing priorities. We help clients prepare, and develop selection criteria, create requests RFI/RFPs, manage vendor responses, perform cost/benefit analysis and assist with the final selection of software and vendors that best meet their business needs.

+- IT Program Management

Kenny & Company works with our clients to manage programs across their portfolio, whether large complex or smaller more focused programs across business, supply chain and IT. We identify constituent projects, scope, schedule, effort, resources, cross-program dependencies, risks and financial implications. We often work with our clients to establish and lead a Program Management Office (PMO) and provide optimal program decision-making capabilities. For IT program management we take a more IT focused view of the program with a stronger emphasis on system requirements, architecture, design, development, systems testing and implementation and typically follow an IT Systems Development Lifecycle approach to the program.

+- IT Project Management

Kenny & Company views the project as the primary vehicle for executing organizations initiatives. However many projects fail due to poor project management and project management methodologies. We do projects right – on-time, on-budget and to meet customer requirements. Our approach to project management whether traditional or Agile is transparent, content and metrics driven. We manage these engagements using traditional or agile approaches as meets our client’s needs. For IT project management we take a more IT focused view of the project with a stronger emphasis on system requirements, architecture, design, development, systems testing and implementation and typically follow an IT Systems Development Lifecycle approach to the project.

+- IT Business Requirements Gathering & Analysis

Kenny & Company works with our clients to gather, define and structure IT business requirements whether functional or technical. Our combination of experience and detailed approach ensures IT business requirements are mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive for the system in question and are also actionable, measurable, testable, and traceable to the identified and defined business needs or opportunity.