How we can help you
With over 25 years' experience in Business and Technology Consulting and Software Engineering, we work with you to solve your business's most important problems
Creating flow between Business, IT and Data
We've been helping Business and IT leaders work together to solve their most important problems for over two decades.
By combining Business and Technology Consulting with Software and Data Engineering, and local knowledge, we solve the most challenging business problems. We take an insight-led approach, taking time to understand the nuances of the challenge, before collaboratively defining the most effective solution.
Since 1997, we've been building solutions tailored to the South African context. As a homegrown South African company, we have a unique understanding of local markets, which gives us an edge when creating solutions for our clients.
We help our clients give their customers what they need by transforming customer experience, and enabling data management in back-, middle- and front-office systems.
We offer multi-skilled delivery by combining our capabilities in such a way that the effectiveness of individual skills is amplified.
As a homegrown consulting and technology company, we understand the nuances of the South African market and have spent years developing solutions tailored to that context. Our people are involved in creating an end-to-end value chain of business and technical solutions delivery.
We work alongside our clients, delivering insight-led solutions, built on strategy, that work. Our Business Consulting capability is based on a foundation of core consulting skills that support specialist Communities of Practice. We remove industry and functional silos, ensuring our people are exposed to multiple industries and domains.
Communities of practice
Customer & Strategy
Working with our clients, we create tangible customer-led change, providing end-to-end customer and strategy consulting – identifying, defining and solving our clients' most critical business and customer challenges.
We have experience delivering enterprise-wide transformation programmes, selecting the delivery model best-suited to the environment – be it in the business or technical domain. For us, it's about more than on-time, on-budget delivery, it's about benefits management and realisation.
We use advanced analytics techniques to surface hidden insights and patterns in complex data, substantially enhancing reporting and analytical modelling capability, enabling insight-led business change.
We take an insight-led approach, balancing risk while creating great experiences for our clients' customers. We have delivered programmes across data privacy, risk data aggregation and reporting, financial crime, market conduct and payments legislation.
Our Technology Consultants have an affinity and aptitude for technology and are skilled in IT practices and technical solutions design.
We have a proven track record of successfully shaping and leading technology change for our clients. We help our clients innovate and create new digital models, define roadmaps and approaches for delivering technology transformation. With certifications in COBIT, ITIL and TOGAF, our Technology Consultants are able to drive execution of key initiatives.
Communities of Practice
We help our clients drive business success through technology. We offer technology strategy formulation and execution services. We help select the right technologies and partners to drive business and technology success.
We offer full service data process enablement – from helping our clients identify and source data, through storage, management, governance, and compliance to technology platform selection. We help our clients leverage their data to solve business challenges.
We navigate complex design decisions to be cost effective, functional and compliant, while guided by the future direction of technology and best practice. This allows us to create blueprints for successful change.
We help our clients select the right CRM platform for their needs and partner with them to deliver integrated system implementation, through architecture, system integration, business analysis and delivery management services.
We help our clients to unlock business value by providing cross-functional and cross-platform cloud services, focused on strategic and business transformation.
We offer full stack mobile, hybrid, and front- and back-end software development, application design, DevOps and data engineering services. We have always prided ourselves on being technology agnostic, adapting our stack to the business problem we are solving.
We take a collaborative approach to managing technology projects from design, through development and testing, to implementation. With experience in Agile and Waterfall software delivery methodologies, we are able to deliver value to our clients in a way that is best-suited to their needs and expectations.
Communities of Practice
Cloud – AWS / Azure
We have deep Azure DevOps experience through seasoned practitioners and provide gold standard DevOps accelerators for on-prem, hybrid-cloud and pure-clouds environments.
Mobile – Native and Hybrid
By complementing our web-based projects with Hybrid Mobile, we give our users quick and remote access to the critical business features.
Grounded in User Interaction (UI) and User Experience (UX) principles, our front-end developers use Agile methodologies to iteratively deliver value to our clients.
By combining an Agile approach to software development with continuous integration and delivery, we aim to shorten the software development lifecycle, whilst ensuring high quality software.
We use data to enable future analytics, insights and machine learning. We solve complex business problems to enable insight-led transformation for our clients.
Our Tech Stack
The work we do
With over two decades' of local industry experience, we've built up a reputation for taking an insight-led approach and getting the job done.
Our people are able to quickly understand our clients' complex business problems and develop actionable solutions that work. With a proven track record across retail and business banking, insurance, telecommunications, oil and gas, FMCG and retail, we have the skills, capacity and knowledge to transform your business.
BSG supported the data science team at a major bank in consolidating diverse datasets for improving the bank’s product recommendation algorithm.
BSG assisted a leading retailer to understand whether their CRM systems supported their customer transformation programme to enable digital, personalised interactions across all channels.
We helped ensure POPI (Protection of Personal Information) Act compliance and enable safe handling of personal information flowing through the value chain.
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