Case Notes – Intranet Accelerator


A Metropolitan Borough Council commissioned risual to configure and deploy risual’s Intranet Accelerator solution. During a design workshop preceding the deployment, risual’s consultant discussed the available configuration options with a group of stakeholders and explained how the solution can be tailored to meet the council’s needs. Following the configuration workshop, the solution was deployed, tested [...]

Case Notes – Local Government Transformation


Three UK local government agencies agreed to an organisational change that will align their information services and ultimately move them to a single, shared digital service. The aim of the project is to reduce the cost of providing IT services through operational efficiencies, economies of scale and reduction in development costs. The initial solution approach [...]

Office 365 – Case Notes


Office 365 - Case Notes risual engaged with two territorial Police forces to assist in the implementation of a shared Exchange Online environment in order to provide calendar and contact sharing between the forces and reduce the infrastructure required by the forces to provide their messaging service. The force purchased Office 365 licenses on the [...]

Essex CC – EUC


The problem Having brought IT service delivery in-house 2 years ago, and with limited previous investment and a deteriorating performance, ECC had an outdated IT infrastructure, an IT function that reflected traditional, in-house models of service delivery, and an unsustainable per-head ICT cost. The Council’s IT infrastructure was no longer achieving their strategy of providing [...]

North Hertfordshire College – Lync


The problem College Achieves High Degree of Productivity and Collaboration. North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a college of further education based in Hertfordshire, across five main centres in Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth Garden City and has an ambition to provide exceptional opportunities for all of its students, communities, employers and stakeholders. It has recognised the [...]

Staffordshire County Council – Private Cloud


The problem Staffordshire County Council is the eighth-largest council in England and a leader in shared IT services. It wanted to benefit from management and virtualisation to save money and ensure continuity of critical applications, while creating a private cloud environment to extend shared services. Staffordshire IT services need to cut the cost of its [...]

Paul Smith – Virtualisation


The problem Paul Smith was unable to virtualize applications that were based on Microsoft SQL Server data management software and certain important line-of business applications, such as Cognos, the company’s business intelligence solution, because of their criticality and performance requirements. “We had to keep some applications running in a physical environment because Hyper-V in Windows [...]

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