PORTAL supports a variety of methodologies and has certified professionals that ensure project success at every level. PORTAL supports a wide range of methodologies:
Adaptive 365 – A lifecycle methodology, developed by PORTAL focused on the architecture, design, engineering, and development of solutions that adapt to changing business and regulatory requirements, embracing industry and enterprise standards resulting in high business value re-usable assets for our clients.
Software Development – Agile, Iterative, Waterfall, RAD and Extreme Programming.
Agile –Agile methodologies are evolutionary, adaptive and highly collaborative. PORTAL supports various agile methodologies implementations which are normally tuned for each client’s unique environment.
CMMI – The PORTAL Service Delivery approach provides guidelines to apply to determine the gaps in organization policies, and procedures. PORTAL leverages the SEI CMMI guidelines to ensure management and control processes are used in completing projects when required. PORTAL has also leveraged CMMI processes in developing Right-Sized processes that fit individual client operating divisions and also transformed them for enterprise use.
ITIL – A collection of best practices that aim to improve and then maintain a certain level of computing services quality. ITIL covers organizational structure and skill requirements via a comprehensive set of procedures with which an organization can manage its IT operations. PORTAL applies ITIL where practical because it does not rely on a particular vendor’s technology, and it applies to all aspects of IT infrastructure.
Assessment – PORTAL is highly experienced and successfully facilitates and/or delivers assessments for and with our clients. We assess business and technical processes, solutions and technologies based on industry and internally refined methodologies and tools. We align and integrate our approaches with our client’s related governance, guidance, and tools to perform a wide range of assessments including Analyses of Alternatives, Landscape Analyses, Decision Support, Gap and Risk Analysis amongst others.
Project Management – The various ways in which projects are initiated, planned, and executed. For different industries and different types of projects, there are specific methodologies for managing projects. PORTAL supports the PMI project management methodologies as defined in the PMBOK, which includes Agile Project Management.