STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Innovating for, and with, Citizens

State and local governments are charged with the all-important mission of making our communities safer, healthier, and more efficient. We can help you with the strategic application of information technology, engineering, and science to ensure that these programs are successful.

Beyond20 “gets” government and has worked to architect timely solutions for numerous municipal-level organizations. We work to deliver solutions that help improve your organization quickly and effectively.

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Municipality/State Government
A City Transformed
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Municipality/State Government
Cherwell Admin Training
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Municipality/State Government
ITSM Strategic Planning
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THE PROJECT

The large midwest city underwent a sweeping transformation to enhance its ability to better serve its customers and position IT as a strategic partner crucial in helping the city meet its goals. To do this, they decided to take a ground-up look at their current state, where they wanted to be, and how to get there. The solution was a holistic one, incorporating process strategy and design, then automation of those processes, and finally training staff to ensure they were equipped with the skills necessary to make the transformation a reality.

OUR APPROACH

To start, Beyond20 ITSM Advisors were brought into the city to perform a comprehensive ITSM Assessment, complete with actionable roadmap. This gave the city a baseline for current state – a foundation upon which they could build. The roadmap consisted of short-, mid-, and long-term goals for the city, which they were ready to start tackling immediately. To start, the city worked with our ITSM Advisors to design streamlined processes for IT staff and a revamped service catalog. This would ensure more efficiency for staff, and easier access to services for customers. When the processes were settled, it was time to automate them. For this stage, the city worked with Beyond20 Cherwell Solutions Consultants and Architects to design and implement the Cherwell platform for the city. Now, these new processes would be accelerated and staff would be freed up to work on higher-value tasks. Of course, with any new tool or way of working, training is necessary to ensure staff is up to date and equipped with the knowledge, skills, and vocabulary necessary to keep the ship afloat. The city saw the value in this piece of the equation and brought Beyond20 trainers in for Cherwell User Admin training, ITIL Foundation training, and to perform an immersive ITSM Simulation event aimed at gaining buy-in for the new initiative from staff of every level. It was a truly comprehensive approach to this digital transformation effort that will pay dividends for years to come.

THE PROJECT

Upon reconfiguring its Cherwell system to better fit its unique needs, this state government agency required formal training for their Cherwell administrators to ensure they could continue to maintain the system in accordance with best practice. Specifically, the agency sought Cherwell admin training around configuration, installation, aligning relationships and forms, and using automated workflows to support process improvement.

OUR APPROACH

Beyond20 provided week-long Cherwell admin training, delivered both on-site and remotely, equipping the agency’s team with the skills they’d need to manage Cherwell with ease. The Foundation-level class covered both the nuts and bolts of the Cherwell system, along with custom modules designed to fit the agency’s specific needs and challenges.

THE PROJECT

A large city in the Pacific Northwest endeavored to implement IT Service Management improvements across their entire IT department. Through efforts to improve organizational communication, better manage IT services to align with business goals, and enhance all ITSM efforts across IT, the city realized an opportunity to review their ITSM Strategic plan and develop an organizational roadmap

OUR APPROACH

Beyond20 engaged the city’s IT department in an ITSM Strategic Planning Workshop, including a one-day interactive Polestar® ITSM Simulation and a one-day strategic planning session. This was a high-impact, energetic way to accelerate understanding of IT Service Management best practices throughout the organization. The follow-on strategic planning session then had participants use their new shared knowledge to design short-, medium-, and long-term organizational goals.

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