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

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Cost & effort estimations – not just a guessing game

According to a study done by IBM, only 40% of projects meet schedule, budget and quality goals.  That’s certainly not a statistic to be proud of in any way.  This begs the question:  What are we doing wrong?  One stance takes a look back at where the project began and what was estimated with regards to project cost & effort in the first place.  Were the estimations way off base?  Could more have been done to get to a more accurate projection?

Project warning signs

7 Early project warning signs to look out for

It’s true, there’s a certain level of unpredictability with all projects, but eventual failure is something that can actually be predicted quite early on. The key is to recognise the warning signs as early as possible to give you and your team the opportunity to do some damage control to potentially save the situation. Here at Analyze, we’ve come up with the following list of 7 early warning signs to look out for:

Cyber Security Requirements

Security requirements: The Non-functional becomes Functional

Cyber and general informational security has been taking centre stage recently with the widely reported data and system breaches. The latest example is a South African Financial Services Provider, whose IT infrastructure security was breached and had segments of their data held for ransom. The trend is rising as malicious elements seek monetary gains through exploiting an organisation’s data. With data being this generations’ gold, the miners are out in full force. This ought to lead to cyber security requirements being inspected closer…

Consulting in Cape Town

How you will experience working with us

All companies have a vision, strategy and set of values that define their organisation and their way of working. The differentiating factor, when it comes to customer experience, is whether the values of the organisation are apparent in every interaction you have with them. The beauty of being a smaller consulting firm is that we have a culture that lives and breathes ou

Niche Consulting firm in Cape Town

The value of working with a niche consulting firm

The word disruption seems to be the new norm when discussing just about anything related to technology, ways of working, business models, organisational culture and structures. Despite this, the consulting industry has remained relatively unaffected by disruption. It has, however seen the rise of many niche consulting firms that are looking to compete with the bigger and more established consulting houses…

DevOps, Waterfall vs Agile vs Devops

The Transition to DevOps

With the traditional Waterfall Development Model, the requirements for software are clear and well-defined in advance. The definition of the product itself is also stable. Developers program the software, after which, the operational teams handle its implementation. But the world of IT is changing fast. Requirements change very often, and software must be developed at an ever-increasing pace…

We take a look at benefit maps and how they can help your projects

Have you ever been midway through a project and found yourself wondering:  Why exactly are we doing this again?  Take comfort in the fact that you’re probably not the only one stuck in this train of thought.  Fuzzy project goals can lead to a situation where the project team kind of think they understand what they’re aiming for, but aren’t quite 100% sure. Benefit maps are a way to take project goals and represent them in a visual manner…

Change management trends

What’s trending in the world of change management

Change management remains a continuously evolving discipline that has gained greater focus over the past few years as businesses realise that without being able to successfully manage change, their competitive edge is soon at risk. As the world of change management continues to gather momentum, there are 7 key trends which we predict will carry through in 2018: #1 – Growing support for change management…

Boost your team’s performance with these cool online collaboration tools

In a world where remote teams, flexi working hours and international resourcing have become the norm, being able to collaborate effectively has become slightly more challenging.  There’s a lot to be said about face-to-face interaction, but with so many great online collaboration tools entering the market, you can create that same synergy without the need to be in the same room. But when trying to select the right tool, you may find…