IT Consulting and Systems Development

You can rely on NewSouth to provide qualified consultants to help you with your information technology projects.  Our expertise spans the realm of information technology from information architecture planning and design to complete system development life cycle support for new and existing applications on a wide variety of technology platforms.   Contact us to provide complete development teams to deliver turnkey applications or to provide specific skill sets to supplement your existing development resources.  NewSouth has a history of successful delivery of high-profile, highly complex projects for our clients.  We provide expert resources with the following skill sets:

  • Project Management
  • Business and Systems Analysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • IT Architectural Analysis
  • Programming and Database Management
  • System Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Data Conversion and Data Integration
  • Configuration and Change Management
  • Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V)

ERP Planning and Implementation

NewSouth has proven expertise in assisting large organizations with ERP planning and implementation. We assist clients with defining the scope of the ERP implementation, gathering ERP requirements, developing ERP implementation strategies and roadmaps, writing RFPs, evaluating vendor responses, and providing Project Management Office (PMO) services to oversee vendor ERP solution implementations.

Organizational Assessments and Business and Process Reengineering

NewSouth consultants are specialists at analyzing client businesses so that we fully understand your business objectives and the processes that you use to reach your objectives.  By reviewing your organizational mission, goals and objectives and business activities, NewSouth can help design or realign your organization to more efficiently and effectively achieve your organizational goals and objectives. We work with clients to help them develop more streamlined business processes by leveraging technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.

Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) & Quality Assurance

Once you have invested in the development of new applications or enhancements to existing applications, how do you know that you will get what you paid for?  Let NewSouth work with your project team to do Quality Assurance testing or provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) to ensure your application meets your functional and technical requirements and specifications and to validate that the system adequately meets your intended functionality and business needs.

K-12 Information Systems Integration & Data Warehousing

NewSouth has specialized systems integration expertise in the K-12 Education sector and has overseen the implementation of student and staff identity systems, state longitudinal data systems (SLDS), and systems integration middleware for the State of North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.  Integrated disparate information from more than 30 authoritative data sources into one well-structured data warehouse with a logical user interface.  Built business intelligence dashboards and constructed US Department of Education EDFacts reports that are sourced from the data warehouse.

Information Systems Auditing and Security Consulting

In today’s high-tech environment organizations face internal and external threats to the integrity of their enterprise data and applications.  Through information systems audits and security risk assessments, NewSouth consultants can help you assess the internal controls over your information assets and mitigate risk to ensure that your mission critical applications and data are intact and secure from the threat of corruption.