What We Do
How we create a winning environment spanning both innovation and control.

Our uniquely individualized approach starts with leading with the positive and creating a winning environment spanning both innovation and control.

At SL Advisory, we provide actionable advice and solutions. Our deep knowledge of technology innovation, agile program delivery, data intelligence, and risk management are the lynchpins to being able to compete and succeed.

 
How do you combine innovative approaches to business with the data, technologies, and services that fuel growth and create value? How do you identify, assess, and manage risk as an enabler rather than a constraint? How do you understand and cultivate the skills, knowledge, and resources required to compete, and do so in a sustainable way?

Our areas of focus:

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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND STREAMLINED OPERATIONS
  • 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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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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DIGITAL RESILIENCY
  • APPLICATION AND DATA ARCHITECTURE
  • DISASTER RECOVERY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY
  • SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES
  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PROCESSES
  • SUPPLY CHAIN INTERDEPENDENCIES
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SERVICES AND PARTNERSHIPS THIRD PARTY AND SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEMS
  • SUPPLIER CRITICALITY AND RISK RATINGS
  • THIRD AND FOURTH PARTY DILIGENCE, ACQUISITION, AND GOVERNANCE
  • CONTRACT AND COMPLIANCE REVIEW
  • SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE
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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 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.