Northstar is the process and the result of aligning technology and IT best practices with your business goals.
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What is Northstar?
‘Northstar’ is the one constant in a changing world. The brightest star. It’s the ultimate destination you’re moving towards.
For us, it's a way of describing how we think about IT partnerships: our process of deep, consultative analysis, identifying the destination, building that roadmap, and getting you where you need to be. We use our multi-accredited expertise and cloud technologies to achieve this end result.
We want our clients to reach an advanced level of IT maturity that drives progress towards their business goals and empowers their people. That's why this proactive process involves check-ins on a regular basis to ensure your business is making the most of technological advancements.
The three stages of cloud maturity
You're achieving some progress towards your goals, but your IT isn't fully supporting you on this journey.
You're in the cloud and making headway across several areas, but you need to optimise costs and establish best practices.
Your Northstar is being able to say you're at this third stage of advanced IT maturity across a range of business objectives.
You tell us your goals, we provide the technology and expertise to get you to that ultimate destination: your Northstar.
Enable remote working
Provide access to critical work functions and communication tools on a work-from-anywhere basis, as part of a hybrid or fully remote-enabled modern workplace.
Keep your team secure
Ensure data is securely stored in the cloud, with IT security best practices, policies and tools embedded throughout all levels of the organisation. Reduce the risk of catastrophic business interruption or data loss.
Break down roadblocks and information siloes across teams and maximise efficient independent and collaborative work.
Grow your business
Position your business to adapt and grow through digital transformation.
Be more cost-effective
Boost your bottom line by reducing avoidable IT costs and maximising the return on investment in technology, cutting waste and automating labour-intensive processes.
Get the competitive edge
Lay the foundations for future modernisation required to maintain a competitive edge, such as machine learning, business intelligence and reporting.
Consolidate multiple IT systems
Make your business saleable with a well-organised IT infrastructure and/or ease the growing pains of merging systems.
Meet sustainability goals
Deliver on Net Zero commitments with the cloud, carbon neutral software and material resource reduction, repurposing or recycling for hardware.
Experience advanced, people-powered IT maturity, aligned with ALL business goals, across every part of the organisation.
What our clients say
“HTG has proven to be a valuable and trusted partner in this large project delivery. They were engaged relatively late in the day but quickly embedded themselves within the team and brought the focus and structure needed to deliver on time. Key to this was the way they quickly understood the organisation and culture they were working within, this ultimately led to a very successful delivery in the eyes of the wider business.”
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