What we do

The emergence of new disruptive technologies influences how customers behave. It is imperative to be up to date and agile, yet aligned with the rapidly shifting state of your business and organization. It is essential to take advantage of arising technology platforms including mobile, cloud, new development tooling, big data analytics, and machine learning to drive your business and its effectiveness. We coorporate closely with your team and ensure compliance with your organization's standards of planning, development, tool selection and implementation.

Enterprise Architecture Design

An Enterprise Architecture Roadmap puts all strategic change of states into perspective. Our work starts with a review of your existing enterprise architecture program versus a reference operating model and a maturity model. Based on your goals and requirements, we develop a roadmap - including governance, roles, and responsibilities - leading you to the desired maturity level.

Business and IT Strategy Alignment

Aligning business strategy and IT strategy is an ongoing activity. Technology needs to support your overarching purposes in practically every area, leading to sharpened investments and more productive teams. Our services provide assistance on generating competitive advantages by utilizing IT to mold your business operations.

Application Portfolio Rationalization

Application portfolio rationalization is the radical shake-up of your application portfolio to minimize redundant and obsolete applications to free up future funds for new business-critical work. We can help you replace, retire, modernize, or consolidate applications, in addition to support you carrying out changes in accordance with your digital strategy.

Application Integration

Almost any organization has an application landscape consisting of numerous applications – legacy and brand new, purchased and home-grown, internal and external, using all kinds of technologies and architectures – and all sharing data and functionality with each other. We can help you establish an integration strategy and tool, that will optimize your overview and control over your integrations.

Application Assessment

With our Application Architecture Assessment, you will gain an overview of your total application landscape. This will enable you to make substantiated decisions to carry out your digital strategy. We offer suggestions on the use, content, and support of the application architecture to take your application landscape and architecture to a substantially higher level.

IT Infrastructure Assessment

By using our IT Infrastructure Assessment, you can secure quick wins, becoming aware of what your technical challenges are and what your approach should be to designing an IT infrastructure that is suitable for your organization's digital strategy. Based on this you can then develop a flexible, scalable, and optimized IT infrastructure to address the changing needs of your business.

Technology Selection

We assist you in the selection and implementation of new technologies by creating competitive advantages by utilizing IT to transform your business operations. We use our expertise of emerging technology platforms - and how to utilize and adopt them - to work with your team on securing alignment throughout your entire organization.

Coaching and Training Architects

Architects increasingly depend upon on their role as a trusted advisor in order to specify and realize your digital strategy. 50 Cups aids architects bridging the gap between stakeholders (including management and domain experts in end-user, project and operations organizations) and architecture by delivering appropriate training and coaching in the methods and practices of their discipline, as well as in the use of tools and artifacts that architects use to have an impact on their immediate environment.