What We Do

 
SL Advisory offers tailored, actionable advice Senior Executives and Boards of Directors on issues of technology strategy and innovation, agile program delivery, data intelligence, IT portfolio and risk management, information security, effective governance, technology services and ecosystem, and highly effective IT organizations poised for both delivery and control.

Our areas of focus:

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  • VISION AND STRATEGY
  • INNOVATION AND VALUE DELIVERY
  • EXECUTION GOALS ALIGNED WITH BUSINESS OUTCOMES
  • PARTNERSHIPS AND JOINT VENTURES
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DATA ANALYTICS AND CUSTOMER-CENTRICITY
  • UNDERSTANDING AND DRIVING CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR
  • STATE OF THE ART USER EXPERIENCE
  • DATA EXPOSURE AND INTEGRITY
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TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY, EXECUTION, AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
  • BLUEPRINT, PLANNING, AND OVERSIGHT
  • STREAMLINED OPERATIONS
  • RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND SERVICE DELIVERY
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IT PORTFOLIO OPTIMIZATION
  • TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT STRATEGY
  • FINANCIAL AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
  • RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND SERVICE DELIVERY
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DIGITAL RESILIENCY
  • APPLICATION AND DATA ARCHITECTURE
  • DISASTER RECOVERY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY
  • SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES
  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PROCESSES
  • SUPPLY CHAIN INTERDEPENDENCIES
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INFORMATION SECURITY AND IT RISK MANAGEMENT
  • GOVERNANCE AND OVERSIGHT
  • RISK ASSESSMENT, ALLOCATION, AND MITIGATION
  • THIRD PARTY AND SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEMS
  • CULTURE, AWARENESS, AND EDUCATION
  • READINESS AND INCIDENT RESPONSE
  • COMPLIANCE AND TESTING
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TRANSPARENCY, METRICS, AND REPORTING
  • DASHBOARDS AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
  • GOVERNANCE AND OVERSIGHT
  • METRICS, RESULTS, AND OUTCOMES
  • ONGOING ASSESSMENT AND FEEDBACK LOOPS
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IT ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, TALENT, AND SKILLS
  • ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • SKILLS AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT
  • SOURCING STRATEGIES
  • INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

Representative SL Advisory engagements:

• Mid-west financial services entity. Senior advisor to a business head made CIO. Designed and oversaw the implementation of goal setting, priorities, senior leadership team, organizational focus, governance and metrics, and management and board reporting.

• Top tier risk consulting group. Industry expert helping head of the cyber practice understand the needs of the financial services sector and effective ways to advise on best practices.

• Professional entity for corporate board members. Lecturer, teacher, and coach on effective oversight of technology opportunity and risk, with emphasis on information security.

• Large insurer and financial conglomerate. Advisor and strategist for customer experience, digital innovation, and IT transformation initiatives.