At Naimuri, operating as a consultancy we have a diverse range of customer challenges: all within the fantastically interesting and challenging security, intelligence and law enforcement sector. Projects are made up of different people, different technologies and different problems. The nature and the variety of work that we do is one of the key factors that makes life at Naimuri so interesting, and so fulfilling. However, one of our strengths also offers one of our biggest challenges. How do we ensure we are using the most appropriate technologies for each project, how do we learn from our successes and failures, what technology worked, what didn’t and why not? How do we keep moving in the same technical direction without limiting our technology choices?
Often this problem is met with a technical strategy. A technical strategy is the overall plan which consists of objectives, principles and tactics relating to use of technologies within a particular organisation.
Ordinarily when asked to produce a technical strategy the key steps involved are: