We design and deliver technology based, business solutions for medium to large companies across a range of industries.
The following services are popular and have received much positive feedback:
1. Programme Assessment
Our programme assessment and recovery is ideal for correcting an in-flight programme which has significantly deviated from its intended course
2. Business Analysis
Understanding stakeholder needs, development of robust business cases to support change, evaluation of requirements, documentation, development of user acceptance scripts, technical training and on-going support
3. Software Development
The design and development of custom software to implement technology based, business solutions. Includes quality assurance, documentation, training and support
We also offer Reflective Coaching to company owners, executive directors, senior managers and company founders; providing individual support and helping them better navigate their day to day work situations. More details about the coaching can be found under the Services page of this website.
I'm a software engineer who has worked as a self-employed software developer, business analyst and project manager for the last 20 years. Experienced in delivering software projects and Information Technology change programmes for medium to large companies across a range of industries. My specialty and personal interest is helping project sponsors fully realise potential benefits in a manageable, measurable and well-planned way. I listen carefully and always provide a range of solutions which are aligned to key business drivers. You can read more about me on my LinkedIn Profile, Personal Blog and Resume / CV
Who We Work With
We work with a wide variety of senior managers and executives who all want broadly the same thing out of their working life; being able to maintain and sustainably grow their business through the innovative use of online and digital technology whilst creating the right environment for high-performance teams to support these efforts.
People generally contact us when their previous attempts have not been met with the success they expected, and yet there remains great pressure to drive business change through continued Information Technology delivery, on-time and on-budget. Generally speaking, you may be facing a similar story to most of our clients (which goes along like this):
- You are a senior manager or executive who has their own budget
- You are under pressure to reduce costs and improve operations
- You would like to take advantage of online and digital opportunities
- You are responsible for a number of people who will be affected
- You are faced with complex decisions that have competing priorities
- You are unsure which direction is the correct way to go
- Your future success is dependent upon timely project delivery
If any of one or more of these resonate with you, then please consider contacting us for a free consultation. Our discussion will cover your current situation and we will provide some initial advice about what to do. This will include some simple and easy-to-follow recommendations that you can get started on straight away.
Most clients find the consultation extremely useful even if they decide not to take it any further. Provided without obligation and valuable in its own right. Click here
The founder and owner of Frank Ray & Associates is a software engineer by education who has worked as a self-employed software developer, business analyst, project manager and management consultant for the past 20 years. He has been independently in business and running his own company for most of that time, having experienced both good and bad economic times whilst continuing to help his clients.
He holds a first class honours degree from a top university (Curtin University of Western Australia) and graduated in the top 1% of all students academically, received 2 years intensive post-graduation training under the guidance of experienced engineers and has solved many difficult real world business and Information Technology problems for a variety of people.
Previous clients who have enjoyed working with us include:
- Credit Suisse
- Barclays Capital
- Investec Private Bank
- State Street Bank and Trust
- Bluebay Asset Management.
- Honeywell Software Centre
We will be surprised if you have a problem or issue that we haven't already seen elsewhere.