Helping you solve strategic, tactical and operational business problems by empowering your team to take rapid action...

EMPOWER YOUR TEAM to take direct ownership and accountability for solving business problems, by defining the roadmap for change that they believe in and are committed to.

Learn more about how the Aspire Business Diagnostic Application can help:

How can the Aspire Business Diagnostics Application be applied in practice?

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Target Operating Model Reviews

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Business Functional Reviews

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Business Process Reviews

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Legal and Regional Entity Reviews

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Line of Business Reviews

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Due Diligence - Buy and Sell Side Reviews

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Business Portfolio Reviews

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Programme Portfolio Reviews

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IT Application and Infrastructure Reviews

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Governance and People Reviews

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Strategic Reviews

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Tactical Reviews

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Operational Reviews

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Tailored Reviews Collaborative Design

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Self Service - Design your own reviews

Aspire Business Diagnostic Application pricing

Our Credentials

  • Leading Global Bank
  • Luxury Interior Design
  • International Healthcare Group
  • Professional Services & Chartered Accountants
  • International Technology Company
  • Global Insurance Industry Leader
  • Global Brewing Industry Leader
  • Healthcare Industry Leader
  • Global Telecommunications Leader
  • Demerger of $150Bn Global Automotive Group
  • Merger of Major Travel Groups
  • PE Acquisition of USA Pharmaceutical Group
  • Telecommunications Group Administration
  • NHS NPFIT Review and Stabilisation Programme
  • International Engineering Group
  • International Energy Industry Leader
  • Global Pharmaceuticals / Chemicals Group
  • Divestment Planning for Global Minerals Mining Group
  • Leading Global Bank
  • M&A Advisory Specialist
  • Leading Global Bank
  • Luxury Interior Design
  • International Healthcare Group
  • Professional Services and Chartered Accountants
  • International Technology Company
  • Global Insurance Industry Leader
  • Global Brewing Industry Leader
  • Healthcare Industry Leader
  • Global Telecommunications Leader
  • Demerger of $150Bn Global Automotive Group
  • Merger of Major Travel Groups
  • PE Acquisition of USA Pharmaceutical Group
  • Telecommunications Group Administration
  • NHS NPFIT Review and Stabilisation Programme
  • International Engineering Group
  • International Energy Industry Leader
  • Global Pharmaceuticals / Chemicals Group
  • Divestment Planning for Global Minerals Mining Group
  • Leading Global Bank
  • M&A Advisory Specialist

Leading Global Bank

Rapid Programme Assurance Review of Country Wide Future Core Banking Programme

client-need
client need

One of the leading top 10 global banks, managing over $2 trillion in assets, required a review of the status of their 'Future Core Banking Programme'.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Aspire provided two highly experienced resources to conduct a rapid, 15 day assessment of status.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Aspire delivered a summary of findings report which highlighted a number of recommendations.

Leading Global Bank

Country Wide Future Core Banking Programme – Business, EA & IT Advisory Support.

client-need
client need

A Leading Global Bank ,managing over $2 trillion in assets, had initiated a Future Core Banking Programme to change 65% of their business.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Aspire provided a two man team with one member taking the role of Transformation Lead and the other member taking on the role of Chief Architect.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Aspire added value to the programme by introducing structured thinking into a cultural setting more used to reactive fire-fighting.

Luxury Interior Design & Household Retail Chain

Confidential and Sensitive M&A Advisory Services

client-need
client need

The CEO & COO of a medium sized design and manufacturing branch needed assistance with a complex M&A advisory matter.

Our Approach

Aspire provided an executive coaching and mentoring service and ran meetings and workshops with key staff members including the CEO.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Aspire added value immediately by helping the CEO and COO preventing a structural share holding change being imposed by the group founding directors solicitor.

International Healthcare Group

Board & Group Reporting Review

client-need
client need

The Finance Director of an international healthcare group with an annual turnover in excess of £200m, required a review of current board and process reporting.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Aspire conducted a short, sharp review of the situation, running one to one meetings and group workshops to understand the challenges.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Aspire provided recommendations on a Group Reporting Improvement Programme (GRIP) and plan of action to the Finance Director.

Professional Services & Chartered Accountants

Support Founder and Partner Group to Develop 5 Year Business Strategy for Growth

client-need
client need

The Founding Partner of a £25m plus turnover Chartered Accountancy Group, required an equity growth review of their business operation.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Aspire collaborated with the leadership team and partners to develop a 5 year business strategy, through face to face meetings and a workshop.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Aspire are continuing to help the board to align their thinking and personal objectives.

International Technology Company

Board M&A Advisory Review – Divestment, Exit Strategy and Long Term Growth review

client-need
client need

The board of directors of a £20m plus turnover technology product and services group wanted to conduct an equity growth assessment.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Aspire supported on one to one interviews, understanding the client's personal strategic preferences, prior to conducting an equity growth assessment.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Aspire helped the board to align their thinking and personal objectives to agree on a preferred timeline for action.

Global Insurance Industry Leader

CEO Sponsored Vendor Relationship Turnaround Strategy Review

client-need
client need

Following a severity one business critical outage, the CEOs of both an outsourcing company and leading insurance company required a business and IT health check in order to avoid a termination of contract.

Our Approach
Our Approach

A team of five resources, along with the Aspire founder, conducted a business and IT health check over ten weeks, to establish the underlying problems.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

The Aspire founder helped deliver the summary of findings and recommendations to the CEOs and was able to significantly change the clients' perception of the situation, following the health check.

Global Brewing Industry Leader

Business Process Maturity Assessment and Optimisation Review

client-need
client need

After initiating an enterprise process management review, the CIO of the global brewing industry leader required a rapid review of their supply chain management processes to assure their approach.

Our Approach
Our Approach

The Aspire founder conducted a rapid maturity assessment of several key supply chain management processes to understand underlying problems in their processes.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

A summary of findings and recommendations report, along with a roadmap for change, was delivered to enhance the enterprise process management programme.

Healthcare Industry Leader

Business & Technology Strategy Review to Drive Performance Improvement Programme

client-need
client need

The board of one of the UK's largest healthcare providers initiated a transformation programme due to current inefficiencies causing high operational costs; thus requiring a strategic assessment to identify and resolve such inefficiencies.

Our Approach
Our Approach

The Aspire founder led a business and technology strategy review, with over thirty interviews being conducted with key functional leads across the business.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

A net tangible benefit of £22.5m was delivered along with a transformation roadmap storyboard which delivered detailed plans for each work stream.

Global Telecommunications Leader

Global Sarbanes Oxley Corporate Governance Programme

client-need
client need

The Sarbanes Oxley 2004 requirements meant a leading telecom client required support with their global scheme.

Our Approach
Our Approach

The Aspire founder led the Sarbanes Oxley technology review workstream across Europe, managing and coordinating a large team team of resources.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Successful conclusion of the Sarbanes Oxley tech review workstream, with the client benefitting from many process and efficiency improvements.

Demerger of $150Bn Global Automotive Group

Carve Out Planning and Divestment Execution Support Services

client-need
client need

Large automotive business with revenue in excess of $150Billion wanted to sell a significant business group with revenue in excess of $60 Billion.

Our Approach
Our Approach

The Aspire founder helped to define the carve out programme structure and governance to assist both groups.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

The costs of separation were minimised for both parties. Risks were effectively controlled.

Merger of Major Travel Groups

Merger Integration and Synergy Realisation Assessment

client-need
client need

A large travel business group acquired another major travel business group, which required help identifying and managing the realisation of synergies.

Our Approach
Our Approach

A joint team was integrated into the overall merger programme including risk and weekly status reporting from a central management perspective.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Helped the client management team to maximise the synergies and value benefits derived from the merger transaction.

PE Acquisition of USA Pharmaceutical Group

Post Acquisition 100 Day Planning Exercise

client-need
client need

After acquiring one of the largest pharmaceutical firms in the US, a global PE firm wanted to understand the current IT landscape.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Conducted Current State Assessment of IT landscape.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Identified IT synergies and improvement opportunities, including 60+ IT related improvement projects.

Telecommunications Group Administration

Divestment Support and Break-Up of Telecommunications Group in Administration

client-need
client need

A major global telecommunications organisation went into administration in the UK and required a transaction integration team to provide support.

Our Approach
Our Approach

We provided weekly updates to the administrators on the progress of the client IT team through liaison with the IT divestment lead.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Delivered regular timely reporting to administrators on divestment progress, as well as contingency plans and deep, technical input where necessary.

NHS NPFIT Review & Stabilisation Programme

NHS Operational Processes & IT Stabilisation Programme

client-need
client need

Performed rapid IT assessment regarding implementation of a new Patient Care Record System into large London NHS Trusts.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Performed review via interviews with various team members across functions and subsequently identified problem areas.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Identified over 600 issues, established governance and monitoring framework for assessing progress.

International Engineering Group

Business Process Improvement Review

client-need
client need

Client required Aspire to conduct a review of all their business processes across each of the major lines of business.

Our Approach
Our Approach

High level AS IS business process maps were produced which could then be analysed to identify and understand key issues.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Significant numbers of issues were flagged to the board and managed through to completion.

International Energy Industry Leader

Sales Account Growth Planning Engagement for Outsourcing Partner

client-need
client need

An international energy industry leader required support in developing a sales strategy for growing a $420m account.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Our approach focused on analysing six key sales areas, to provide outcomes which the account team could recognise and work on.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

A strategic account growth plan was constructed, as well as the identification of an additional short to medium term pipeline in excess of £500m.

Global Pharmaceuticals / Chemicals Group

Carve Out Planning and Divestment Execution Support Services

client-need
client need

A pharmaceuticals conglomerate was funding the purchase of another pharmaceutical business, by selling off a business unit. They required the identification of business and IT synergies in order to define a new global organisation model.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Identify and delivered IT synergies expected as part of carve out, whilst ensuring the banks and team remained supportive of the deal.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

The Aspire team continues to help our client expand and improve the quality of their relationships.

Divestment Planning for Global Minerals Mining Group

Carve Out Scenario Planning and Divestment Support Services

client-need
client need

Following the decision by a global conglomerate to sell off one of its mineral divisions, a rapid exit readiness assessment was required.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Exit readiness assessment was conducted via meetings with CIO and business leads (USA & Europe).

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

Rapid exit readiness assessment helped management team to understand the scale of the separation work required.

M&A Advisory Specialist

Staff Augmentation Services - Run EGA/ERA Services & Exit Assessments & Growth & Business Planning

client-need
client need

The client, an established M&A and divestment specialist, required support in helping two clients assess their M&A needs.

Our Approach
Our Approach

Aspire provided specialists in the subject matter to help our client satisfy their clients need by running 1:1 interviews.

Outcome delivered
Outcome delivered

The Aspire team continues to help our client expand and improve the quality of their relationships.