Sword was born out of Project Management.

This is our core speciality and Sword has the proven experience to enable inclusion at any phase at all levels of stakeholder engagement in order to deliver successful outcomes.

Sword is an independent consultancy that specialises in managing medium to large scale, complex business transformation and IT projects and programs. We focus on defined scope, quality, cost and schedule outcomes and the commitment to deliver to those outcomes. We manage new projects as well as recover problematic ones.

We provide the following services:

Project and Program Management

  • Successful delivery of programs and projects across multiple industries
  • SAP Implementation specialists with deep experience in mining, oil and gas, and the retail sectors
  • Delivery of supply chain solution

Business Intelligence and Analytics

  • Lead the strategic approach review of a  Reporting and Analytics team within a major resource leader
  • Implemented the consolidation and integration of a leading finance entities customer profiling and segmentation solution
  • Introduced costs and quality efficiencies into a  Customer Relationship Management solution via internal consolidation and removal of dependency on external providers

Project Recovery

  • Specialist in conducting health checks across the IT project landscape for a leading finance entity
  • Unbiased, clear, independent project reviews with frank recommendations and mitigation options

Legacy Data Management

  • Assessed the legacy system and data footprint of a client including costs and regulatory compliance requirements resulting in recommendations to introduce a cost effective, long term solution
  • Specialist in SAP data archive components ensuring an optimal operational solutions
  • Ongoing data management with emphasis on operational efficiency, data retention and legacy/ archived data accessibility

Communication and Engagement

  • Developed an end to end communication and engagement framework for payroll improvement program in a government organisation
  • Full catalogue of templates and materials purpose built for cross functional and multi channel communications
  • Deep experience in stakeholder engagement (to CIO and CEO level)
  • Communication planning ensuring clear, concise interaction with Board, key stakeholders and involved parties

Transition Management

  • Lead project transition to business as usual strategy and implementation ensuring smooth progress to operational platform
  • Full catalogue of templates and materials purpose built for transition programs allowing prompt entry and facilitation of transition work
  • Post project implementation reviews and continuous improvement assessment