Eliminate waste. Drive profits.

Increase Productivity. Delight Customers.

With a focus on IT and HR as the catalysts for transformation, we’ve been providing solutions for 10 years.

Our consultants provide solutions to IT and HR leaders that ensure successful collaboration across the business by guiding them through assessment, selection, implementation and adoption of the processes and technology to support transformational goals.

What are you looking for?

  • All Solutions
  • Business Solutions
  • IT Organization Solutions
  • Team Boosting
  • Application Portfolio Management

    There are many reasons to know what applications you have and the role they play in the business.

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  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

    As an IT leader it’s your responsibility to serve internal customers by enabling them to conduct business as usual.

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  • Business Transformation

    To maintain a competitive advantage in the health care, financial services, retail, manufacturing and higher education industries business transformation is essential.

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  • IT Organizational Assessment

    As your business continues to grow, all functional areas are exploring ways to make their work more efficient, scalable, measurable, and value added for customers.

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  • IT Process Development and Documentation

    Your IT environment is constantly changing, interdependent, and complex.

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  • Master Data Management

    You need to position your data management team as a driver of strategic goals by ensuring customer satisfaction through data integrity.

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  • Program Management: Business and IT

    Your program is a complex group of related projects and elements of ongoing operations.

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  • Project Portfolio Management

    Your IT organization has expressed concerns about the transparency and quality of the current technology project prioritization

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  • Software Selection

    Your business is changing. You need new technology to support that change.

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  • Team Boosting

    Your team may not have the brainpower, experience or capacity to achieve the goals of every initiative.

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Your Success Is Our Success

That’s why we supplement our knowledge by asking exactly what challenges IT and HR organizations face today. And we love to share what we learn so you become an educated consumer and confident leader.

Two exciting initiatives focus on providing IT and HR leaders with information from their peers to help them shape their agendas.

First, a national version of our Regional CIO Survey launched October 19, 2016 through our partners at Premier CIO. If you are an IT leader outside of Pittsburgh, please take it today and look for the national white paper in early December.

Additionally, we know that HR is a complex, ever-changing organization faced with challenges like never before. Together with our partners at the Pittsburgh Technology Council, we wanted to hear all about it.

Join us November 16th for a breakfast panel at the Rivers Club to hear the results of our 2016 HR Leadership Survey. RSVP information coming soon.

Want to see how our customers have changed the way they work?

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In the News

Congratulations to our founder John Huckle on being selected as a 2016 40 under 40 winner!

Trusted Partners For A Reason

  • PPG Paints
  • MSA
  • Sheetz
  • PPG
  • PNC
  • M & T Bank
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Highmark
  • EQT
  • Giant Eagle

Business Process Blog Bytes

BusinessForward consultants have industry and functional area expertise they share through our weekly blog. Read on for tips and stories that you can use.

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Top 5 Concerns that Drive the HR Agenda

By Clinton Kehr, BusinessForward Solutions Architect

In the last 10 years, Human Resources (HR) departments have been forced to transition from purely operational roles to those that service the needs and goals of the business. This has gotten HR leaders to thinking more about the how and why they deliver […]

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The Three Ts of HR: Talent, Technology & Training 

By Heather Broman, BusinessForward Solutions Analyst

There are many reasons to look forward to the results of the HR Leadership Survey (coming in mid-November) that we conducted this fall with our partners at the Pittsburgh Technology Council. Why? Because aren’t we as professionals always talking about ourselves to them? When was […]

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For ten years our consultants have worked with IT and HR leaders in a range of industries to solve their biggest business challenges.