Technology Strategy Solutions


Ascend creates transformative value for our clients with our business-focused technology strategy solutions. Using our proven Accelo strategy framework and seasoned Enterprise Architecture toolkit, we advance business outcomes with the corporate DNA of increased alignment between strategy, execution and operations. We are often called up on, in a number of event driven situations such as M&A, pre IPO, split/divestiture or re-structuring or simply companies experiencing hyper-growth. Our actionable recommendations yield results that drive revenue growth, achieve M&A/TSA outcomes, enable productivity gains and reduce costs while minimizing risks to business performance.

Ascend’s Business-Technology Alignment

Key Outcomes



Right/EA Technology Dilligence

  • Right M&A/Spin-Off Analysis aid the event outcomes – right valuation, risks reduced, pre-dealdue diligence for right valuation, post-deal integration
  • Technology Assessments uncover ’tech debts’ and risks
  • EA Resets, EA Roadmaps
  • Buy-Side and Sell-Side Support
  • TSA and Transaction Management
  • Flexibility Analysis (Opportunity Factors
  • Synergy, Value and Risk Analysis
  • Relevant Metrics/KPIs/Dashboard to M&A events

Architecture Execution

  • Right M&A/Spin-Off Analysis aid the event outcomes – right valuation, risks reduced, pre-dealdue diligence for right valuation, post-deal integration
  • Technology Assessments uncover ’tech debts’ and risks
  • EA Resets, EA Roadmaps
  • Buy-Side and Sell-Side Support
  • TSA and Transaction Management
  • Flexibility Analysis (Opportunity Factors
  • Synergy, Value and Risk Analysis
  • Relevant Metrics/KPIs/Dashboard to M&A events

Leadership and Mentoring

  • Build, Operate and Transform (BOT Model)
  • CIO Advisory/Mentoring to Portfolio Companies
  • Tech Operating Governance to Portfolio Companies
  • Digital and Analytics advance customer experiences

Focus Areas

M&A Analysis

Assisted by right valuation, risks reduced, pre-deal due diligence for right valuation and post-deal integration to ensure pragmatic event outcomes

M&A events

Relevant Metrics/KPIs/Dashboard to M&A events to ensure synergy, right value and focussed risk analysis

Portfolio Management

with enhanced value that mitigates risk and provides roadmaps for pragmatic architecture delivery

CIO Advisory

Tech operating governance, CIO Advisory and mentoring for portfolio companies

Innovation centres

That assist in performing trials and checking efficiency for solutions architecture execution

Cloud readiness

Ensuring Cloud readiness and DC Migration services

Digital Roadmap

With streamlined business practices on a unified digital platform with content and asset management

Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture Jumpstart/Reset

Office of the CTO (O-CTO) Enablement, Enterprise Architecture & Planning, Business Architecture foundation, Technology Assessment & Audits – IVV, Health Checks & remediation plans, Technology Planning & Roadmapping

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