About Analyze

Analyze Consulting was founded in 2007 with the purpose to help businesses get to the bottom of and solve business inefficiencies. The cornerstone of this dream is a passion for quality business analysis and project management.

We are motivated and rewarded by helping businesses be more efficient and solve problems.

We believe that the best way for us to do this is to start with a deep and thorough understanding of the problem or opportunity. The discipline and insight that we apply to this enables us to be confident and truly objective about defining the best possible solution.

Our vision is to be the partner of choice in solving business challenges through the appropriate use of technology, process and people.

Get In Touch

Email: info@analyze.co.za

Tel: +27 (0)21 447 5696

Cape Town Office:
The Studios – Unit 314
Old Castle Brewery Building
6 Beach Road
Woodstock
7925

Johannesburg Office:
Block A
Homestead Park
37 Homestead Road
Rivonia
2191

Business process re-engineering

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Is it really only a choice between waterfall and agile?

In today’s project world, you’re either waterfall or agile.  Never both.  Never something in between.  But why has it become such a big waterfall vs agile debate?  And do we fully understand the two extremes these two methodologies present? Over the past few years, waterfall as a project methodology has definitely taken a back seat in favour of the new, cool

Creating context for The Context Diagram

Often, when business analysts start projects, they are required to define the scope of work that will be involved in implementing a new system. One way to do this, is to draw up a context diagram that graphically illustrates the full scope of the system. What is a context diagram? This is a simple but powerful tool that clearly shows the system

How to achieve organisational agility

American businessman, hedge fund manager & billionaire, Paul Tudor Jones, once said: “You adapt, evolve, compete or die”. Very strong words indeed, but in today’s constantly evolving business market, this is a harsh reality that all businesses need to face up to. Organisational agility is defined as a company’s ability to rapidly change or adapt to market changes. The higher your

Questions to ask when selecting a software vendor

With continuous improvement being the key to maintaining a competitive advantage, many companies are turning to software solutions to help streamline their business processes. But as much as software can help to reduce costs and improve productivity, selecting the wrong software vendor can have quite the opposite effect. Here are 7 questions we suggest you ask during your vendor selection process: 1. What

Every business should conduct regular business process improvement – follow these 6 steps

Business processes, whether formal or informal, have a direct impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of your business. When business processes fail to deliver they not only waste time and money, they can also lead to poor service delivery and substandard product quality. Business process improvement focuses on improving the quality, productivity and responsiveness of business processes by removing activities that

Demystifying the LEAN approach to business process improvement

In today’s business age customers are expecting more value from products and services without having to pay more or wait longer. In order to support this expectation of a continuously improving value proposition, businesses have to take a long, hard look at their processes in order to identify ways in which they can be improved. LEAN is a customer-centric methodology which

5 Ways in which consultants can help your business

A consultant is defined as a person who provides expert advice professionally. But when does it make sense to hire one? Many businesses struggle with this question. Cost usually plays a factor, as well as the concern that hiring an external party will create the impression that your own skills are lacking. But the advantages of using consultants far outweigh these

How a minimum viable product can help you test new product ideas

Silicon Valley entrepreneur, author and pioneer of the Lean Startup movement, Eric Ries, defines a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) as “the version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort”. In product development, a MVP is seen as a product with just enough features to gather learning

Effective business problem solving – how is it achieved?

Every problem is unique, this is true, but problem solving doesn’t have to be a guessing game. Effective business problem solving is something that can be mastered by following a simple, methodical approach. At Analyze, we have a proven 5 step process for effective problem solving: Understand the problem We’ve seen many examples where businesses have jumped straight into solution mode without any