Technology

Technology Services Overview

Technology systems and processes can be a competitive advantage. Technology enables businesses to better serve customers and scale internal teams. However, to leverage new technologies and manage the rate of change, IT teams need specific skill sets and additional bandwidth to complete projects and realize the benefits of the new systems. We offer a comprehensive range of professionals – from seamless project execution managers and analysts to creative web developers.

Core areas include:

  • CRM/Marketing Operations
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Information Security
  • Information Technology Audit
  • Product Management
  • Project/Program Management
  • Software Development
  • Solutions Architecture
  • User Interface (UI) Development
  • Web Development

Sample Engagements

CRM/Marketing Operations

Marketing Automation Expertise for Identity Management Leader
A privately held company in the identity management market needed to quickly fill a gap for a Marketo Administrator. Ideally, the company was looking for a contract to perm resource, so the Marketo Administrator could be evaluated and then made a FTE offer after the initial trial period.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in an experienced Marketo Administrator within one week of the initial client conversation. Our consultant was responsible for the overall day-to-day administration and support of the Marketo platform. After the 3 month contract period, the client made our team member an FTE offer, as he was a proven candidate for the role.

Data Analytics

Business Analytics to grow Share of Wallet for Fortune 100 Company
A Fortune 100 company wanted to increase their share of wallet from their current customer base. They wanted to create a focused marketing and sales program to expand projects and relationships in target customers. To build successful strategies, they first needed a resource to compile and analyze critical data.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in a data analyst to compile existing installed base information with external market data and IT expenditure data by company. The data was collected and analyzed so that the right priority was assigned to each customer. Then, our team partnered with sales leadership to provide the right tools and enablement training for the sales teams.

Data Visualization

Tableau Developer for Fast-Growing Data Management Company
A mid-sized high-tech company needed a Tableau Developer to create dashboards and reports leveraging the client’s various tools such as Salesforce, Marketo and Google Analytics, to provide insights by campaign, region and team that would help measure outcomes and enable data-driven decision making.

Stage 4 Solutions’ skilled consultant worked with the client’s marketing teams and leadership to understand the needs to design the reports and dashboards, then acquired the required data from Salesforce, Marketo, and Google Analytics and designed dashboards in Tableau. Our consultant collaboratively optimized dashboards based upon the client’s feedback.

Information Security

Security Logging Strategy for Fortune 100 Global Tech Leader
A Fortune 100 technology leader needed a consultant specialized in IT security to work with the client’s service and application owners to implement an effective and scalable security logging strategy across the business. Our client’s goal was to close logging gaps and achieve 100% log compliance.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in a well-qualified IT Security Engineer to meet this goal. Our team member, working in our client’s application security software team, defined and documented logging requirements for critical applications, recommended and implemented improvements to existing processes, and provided reports to the executives to communicate the progress of the strategy.

Information Technology Audit

Information Security Audit Analysis for High Tech Leader
A Fortune 100 cloud computing leader needed an information technology audit consultant to join the information security compliance team to support, execute and deliver information assurance initiatives, IT risk reviews, security assessments, infrastructure health checks and other compliance and operational audits.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in an Information Security Audit Manager to maintain ongoing oversight of company-wide audit programs and initiatives and execute assessments in information security, cloud computing, IT operations and infrastructure, and SaaS transformation. Our consultant assessed audit findings and company processes and provided recommendations to improve effectiveness.

Product Management

Product Management Direction for Global Networking Leader
A global networking leader needed more flexibility and agility within their education services team. It was determined that contractors skilled in e-learning solutions, virtual lab development, and instructor-led training would be best to build product requirements, manage the roadmap and launch new products.

Several Stage 4 Solutions’ experienced Product Managers were brought in to staff multiple projects leading different products in the overall portfolio. Each Product Manager had the right combination of product management skills, education services knowledge and technology background for the product to which they were assigned. New products were launched with success.

Project/Program Management

Cloud Computing Program Management for Fortune 100 Company
A cloud computing leader needed a consultant with experience in methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall and Lean to drive cloud service offerings projects, applying the most appropriate project management methodologies developing and executing project plans, schedules, and other project collateral.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in a seasoned project manager to oversee the cloud service practice program and operations. Our team member, serving as the single point of contact between the technical team and leadership, operationalized the cloud offering practice, developed action plans, maintained program collateral and analyzed key data to share insights with the senior executives.

Software Development

Workday Developer for a Global Financial Services Leader
A financial services leader needed a Workday Finance Developer who would work with the client’s development teams to assess and respond to user requests for product or service support. The developer would identify, recommend and present possible solutions for user requests to support Workday Finance modules.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in an experienced Workday Developer to collaborate with the client’s global teams to develop and deliver key components of the technology solution. Our consultant provided solution development with Workday including, leading business process analysis sessions, new development initiatives, testing, building custom integrations, and reviewing product releases.

Solutions Architecture

Cybersecurity Solutions Architecture for Fortune 100 High Tech Leader
A Fortune 100 global virtualization leader needed an expert solutions architect to formulate the overall direction for training and development activities for their cybersecurity solution, acting as the liaison between various teams and stakeholders during different phases of project releases.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in a seasoned solutions architect to work with the client’s product development and service delivery teams to provide formal classroom courses, workshops, seminars and online training sessions to customers, develop best practices, architectural references, labs and toolkits and present strategy and product roadmaps to customers and executives.

Systems Implementation

ServiceNow Expert for a State Government Agency 
A Commonwealth of PA entity needed a ServiceNow Specialist with certifications as a Scrum Master and ITIL certified professional to assist their team as a consultant. They were looking for a specialist who had experience with test planning, script maintenance, and test result tracking using Azure DevOps.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in an experienced consultant to work on the ServiceNow system. Our consultant configured the software, conducted testing, created functional specification documents, developed end-user procedures, provided support, and business process reengineering. Our resource’s strong experience with OnBase including form design and workflow configuration was a value add.

User Interface (UI) Development

User Interface Developer for Global Virtualization Leader
A Fortune 100 high tech leader needed a UI Developer to join their newly formed Modern Application team to develop and maintain various web properties, collaborating with the client’s teams. The client’s goal was to modernize and build websites and applications, creating memorable and engaging web experiences.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in a consultant to build and maintain modern JavaScript, JQuery, HTML and SASS based applications and websites. Our team member, working with the program managers, design team and developer relations group, modernized and improved existing sites with animations, built new sites, and identified the right developer-focused UX/DX for applications in mockups.

Web Development

Web Developer for Fast Growing Start-up
A fast-growing technology start-up needed a web developer to support the company’s corporate website, various microsites and landing pages to ensure all tactical elements were developed, and take on a variety of website related tasks as required, such as enhancements, maintenance and analysis.

Stage 4 Solutions brought in a skilled web developer and quickly filled this gap. Our team member, together with our client’s web development team and other stakeholders, worked on a variety of web development projects and built and maintained modern JavaScript based applications and sites for the company’s web presence and for specific programs.

Let us fill critical gaps in your teams