Accelerating business outcomes at a fraction of the time and investment

compared to prevailing alternatives

Body of knowledge

making unknowns known

capability accelerators

fast-tracking quality and consistency

Value Management Platform

operationalizing decisions

Fresh and Practical Ideas in Planning and Managing Information Security

Security is about business, not technology. The organizations should be planning and  managing information security as a business capability.  Just like quality, if planned and managed properly, security capabilities can also provide a competitive advantage.

In the book, Achieving and Sustaining Secured Business Operations, Neelesh Ajmani and Dinesh Kumar provide a practical framework for assessing, planning and managing security from a business perspective thus avoiding over- and under- investments for information security.

Eliminate non-value costs

Reducing Cost of Compliance

with quick readiness assessments, automated projections of capability assessments across various compliance frameworks, capability planning and management

Reducing or avoiding cost of consulting

with purpose-built and readily accessible knowledgebase, dependencies, best practices, on-line assessment, analytics and roadmapping

Reducing cost of Complexity

with capability-based, service-oriented people, process, information and technology management

Mitigate or Minimize Unnecessary Risks

Managing Security Risks for confidence and trust in business

Understand and manage what you must prevent and protect for the desired level of interaction and collaboration between people and processes

Managing Technology Risks for continued business operations

Predictively maintain technology lifecycles with  knowledge of vendor support cycles, dependencies, impact analysis, technology roadmaps and portfolio management.

Managing Execution Risks for realizing return on investments

Value creation is not accidental. It must be planned and managed. Plan and manage capabilities with the value flow maps for successful transformation.

Create and Sustain Business Advantage


Proactive change

Anticipate what tomorrow might look like and plan transformation with the capability maturity models.

Strategy Execution

Plan what you want to realize, realize what you had planned with the value management platform.

Organizational Maturity

Identify and address the weak links, and develop organizational capabilities with capability accelerators and body of knowledge.

how do we do it

The Value Management Platform

The Value Management Platform

Capability management

Plan and publish Business and IT capability portfolio

Assess and roadmap capabilities

Architecture Management

Communicate Standards

Identify dependencies

Evaluate and select solutions

Maturity Management

Establish KPIs

Measure current state

Identify gaps and develop plans

Portfolio Management

Rationalize capability, service, technology and project portfolios

Manage risks and complexity