Delivering results with better people, process & technology… Now that’s smart.TM

Gathering business requirements to support better decisions that involve information technology is at the core of what we do.  From identifying business or customer process requirements to conducting detailed analysis of information technology alternatives, every business analyst we hire completes rigorous technical and personality assessments so you can feel confident you have the best talent on your project.  We provide more than just the best people – we support our business analysts with a full suite of best-practice methodologies, tools and templates so you can more quickly deliver results.

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Business Analysis…Done Right.

Working onsite at your office or ours, our business analysts:

  • Analyze hardware, software, and IT services currently being employed.
  • Identify business or customer requirements and evaluate information technology alternatives.
  • Translate requirements into new information technology project specifications.
  • Create project plans for information technology development and testing.
  • Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects.
  • Develop Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) documentation.
  • Facilitate software selection evaluations and reports.

The Best Business Analysts

application developmentAugmenting your project team with exceptional business analysts has never been easier and more cost-effective.  Darby Consulting uses predictive analytics and data science to help match the best business analyst talent to your unique needs.  We’ve also developed our own proprietary skills tests specific to help us identify the most qualified business and systems analysts in the marketplace.

Affordable Rates, Easy Procurement

For our public-sector and education clients including state and local agencies, universities, school districts and public hospitals, Darby Consulting provides pre-negotiated, cooperative rates utilizing our Information Technology Staff Augmentation Contract (ITSAC) with the Texas Department of Information Resources.  When you purchase services from Darby Consulting through DIR, you have the bulk buying power of the State of Texas on your side, which means that eligible customers can purchase our services at aggressive discounts without the need for a lengthy procurement process. All of our contracts comply with state purchasing requirements.

Benefits include:

  • Pre-negotiated lowest rates for government agencies, hospitals, school districts and universities
  • No RFIs, RFPs or complicated bidding processes
  • Simple ordering utilizing standard DIR contract, terms & conditions

Learn more about how to purchase using DIR or to view our rates and services.

Best Practice Processes & Tools

mpmm-for-itOur business analysts deliver results on Day 1 utilizing our comprehensive library of requirements gathering tools and templates to help gather and validate accurate requirements in the most efficient way possible.  Our MPMM for IT™ methodology includes a library of over 70 tools and templates along with how-to videos and tutorials to accelerate our performance on every project.

We Track Our Progress to Deliver Better Results

projecttrackingWe provide complimentary use of our cloud-based Project Performance Tracking & Reporting System to help keep our clients and consultants connected in real-time so everyone knows where we stand.  Use it to document and track requirements, identify issues & risks and monitor the completion of tasks.

We’re Proud to Support the World’s Best Organizations

Darby Consulting’s employees and principals have provided IT consulting services to support many of the world’s leading organizations:

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  • Lurie Children’s Hospital (US News Best Hospital)
  • Lone Star University (US News Best Associates Degrees)
  • Northwestern University (US News Best College)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (US News Best College)
  • Penn State University (US News Best College)
  • US Department of Homeland Security (Top 20 Agency)
  • Texas Department of Information Resources
  • Texas Office of Attorney General
  • Applied Materials (#319 Fortune 500)
  • Baylor Health Care System (US News Best Hospital)
  • BP (#6 Fortune 500)
  • Chevron (#3 Fortune 500)
  • ConocoPhillips (#4 Fortune 500)
  • Duke Energy (#123 Fortune 500)
  • Hewlett Packard (#17 Fortune 500)

What Our Client’s Say…

“Darby Consulting delivers excellent project support resources. They have an excellent ability to translate complex ideas into something easy to communicate, making them one of the best companies I have seen on projects in the areas of project management and support. I would work with Darby again and would strongly recommend them in any project role.”

Technology Manager
US News Best College

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