As a specialist provider of information systems architecture and design services, we work with clients at all stages of the development lifecycle, from problem definition and solution option appraisal through design and procurement to supplier implementation support and assurance.
Our aim is to provide the right mix of specialist technical expertise to meet our clients' needs. We follow an approach that balances continuous delivery of business value with robust architecture design.
Central to this is the practical application of open standards, patterns and frameworks to help accelerate delivery. This was demonstrated in full during our work with NHS England London Digital Programme wherein we provided expertise across four Enterprise Architecture domains and used TOGAF®  to help design and support development of a standards-based Health Information Exchange (HIE).
The benefits of joined-up, person centred healthcare  are widely recognised and include improved quality of care and patient satisfaction through better planning, coordination, decision making and communication. With this in mind, the vision of London Digital Programme (LDP) was to promote joined-up patient care between different care providers, settings (e.g. primary and acute care) and localities across London by establishing a London-wide Health Information Exchange (HIE) for securely locating and sharing electronic health record information.
Working in close partnership with LDP and with healthcare providers and sponsoring bodies across London, we led on the design of the HIE and provided the key architectural resources required to oversee development. This included provision of:
Key outcomes of our engagement with London Digital Programme included: