Planning and Using Technology Strategically

We provide strategic technology consulting drawing from broad experience in IT architecture and management across start-up, large company, and not-for-profit organizations. We'll help your organization plan and deploy a technology strategy to advance your mission, leveraging expertise in computational and data-intensive IT services, and media and metadata management for research, museums and archives collections.

We have a start-up sensability to deliver results quickly, tempered by the ambitions of academic research and not-for-profit budgets.

Effective communication is essential to any strategic exercise. We can help you craft your story to help teams and partners understand and embrace your vision.

We can also help with strategies to ensure you have the right team in place, from recruiting and managing diverse teams, to skills assessments and coaching.

Semper Cogito Service Offerings

Our primary areas of expertise and emphasis

Research IT: Computing and Data

We provide strategic IT architecture and consulting to academic research organizations, from R-1 Universities to emerging research institutions. We have experience across a range of domains, from physical and life sciences to the digital humanities. We're closely involved developing the Research Computing and Data Capabilities Model, and can help your institution to complete the assessment tool, and leverage this to develop a strategic plan to address gaps and improve support for research on your campus.

We are also committed to supporting and advancing the community of Research Computing and Data Professionals, through our engagement with the CaRCC RCD Professionalization working group.

Museum Collections and Exposure

We led the technical architecture for the CollectionSpace open source museum collections management system, developed semantically-enhanced collections browsers, and advise similar deployments across museums and academic research collections.

Committment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

We provide workshops and consulting on hiring and managing for diversity in IT teams, to build creative, innovative, and productive working environments.