Why Choose Innovate!

Digital transformation is more than new technology, it is about how processes affect your People. Legacy processes are not just costing you in lack of efficiency, they are one of the leading causes for staff dissatisfaction.  In 1967, the average lifespan of a company on the Fortune 500 was around 75 years. In 2018, it was less than 15 years. Private sector companies that failed to transform their business got replaced. In the public sector, that means dealing with the challenges of reduced funding, reorganization, and limitations that make it hard to do your job and have easy access to the information you need.

Innovate! has been leading digital transformation initiatives for 18 years, transforming business for people. We will be right beside you with a team of passionate experts to ensure your success. Innovate!’s team brings research, planning, execution, training, and communications expertise to the transformation.  We also empower your decisions with data (e.g., return on investment, performance measures, the total cost of ownership) to make the best business decisions possible for your organization.

Because every organization starts from a different place, you need a partner that starts with understanding your unique needs and then co-creates the plan with you. Innovate! is an elite digital transformation partner — a partner who brings a disciplined mindset to all aspects of our approach and who understands that successful digital transformation centers on the evolving relationship between users’ experience, business objectives, and the future of the organization. Our full, holistic business solutions empower the user to adopt and adapt to new and emerging technologies. We help you create new — or modify existing — business processes, culture, and customer experiences to meet changing regulatory and business requirements.

Innovate!'s digital transformation services include the following areas:

Agile Methodologies

  • Innovate! has completed over 100 successful agile projects for federal agencies that are now better able to incorporate feedback and adjust to external pressures.
  • We employ Agile processes that show scalable results quickly, adapt to user needs, and deliver secure solutions on time and within budget.
  • Innovate!’s understanding of federal policies and processes further boosts our elite delivery approach which allows agencies to benefit from each and every interaction with us.

Customer Experience and Human-Centered Design

  • Your people are your most important asset.
  • We work with clients to create a design that satisfies customer and user needs. Collaborative discussions and socializing storyboards with end-users and business sponsors ensure that focus is on the entire journey, not solely on individual touchpoints, to deliver a much better experience.

DevOps

  • Our DevOps combines important practices like Agile, continuous delivery, and automation under one strategic development center of excellence.
  • Our visionary DevOps leaders are all about empowering developers and operations teams to break down silos and work together to innovate faster.
  • We use several DevOps tools throughout the lifecycle of our project to ensure a high degree of quality and collaboration between the development and operations teams with the shortest possible release cycle.
  • Every project includes architectural reviews, code scans and vulnerability audits from the beginning of its development process to ensure that security is part and parcel of every application we develop.

Workflow Optimization

  • We maximize customer value and the flow of that value through end-to-end value streams. Lean practices create the basis for an agile and DevOps way of working. We focus on the continuous improvement of technical delivery processes by minimizing waste, thus creating more value with fewer resources.
  • Our team has an attitude of experimentation that embraces failure, instead of a culture of presentations and hesitations, keeps our client organizations ready to pivot when confronted with a roadblock.
  • With our team, organizations learn insights quickly and Innovate! efficiently builds the right software. We create massive value.

Rapid Prototyping

  • Fast prototyping techniques power innovation to optimize the transition from concept to a full-scale model and beyond.
  • We conduct Rapid Prototyping with our high performing cross-functional teams of designers, developers, architects, and product/business owners that drive different aspects of the development process.
  • We start early to create prototypes that demonstrate important parts of the intended product. Our methodology uses concepts from Design Thinking, DevOps and Agile to enable both a user-centered and lean process – putting people first, while also being tuned for speed to enable rapid timelines. We provide different fidelity-levels of prototypes; this refers to the level of details and functionality built into a prototype, ranging from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity models that are quite close to the final product with details and functionality.

Experience Management

  • At Innovate! people are at the heart of everything we do. Our capability for understanding your people and their goals is key to creating solutions that accelerate your digital transformation journey.
  • Innovate brings change management, communications, culture adoption and training solutions to empower your staff to embrace new solutions and engrain them in your business processes
  • Our team turns real-world challenges into technical requirements to build efficient solutions.
  • Understanding your users not only brings color to the solutions we build but it brings H.U.E. (HEART, Understanding, and Empathy)
    • H.E.A.R.T.: Happiness, Engagement, Adoption, Retention, and Task success.
    • Understanding how things are today and what can be done that will have a meaningful impact.
    • Empathy – the Innovate! team has a special capacity to understand what your staff is experiencing from within their frame of reference.

Management Reporting and Analytics

  • You will be able to make more data-driven decisions with Innovate! From our foundation of understanding your staff and creating efficient solutions we can improve data quality. High quality data then becomes the ingredient in accurate reporting and analytics. All this combines to give you the best information to support your decision making.
  • Our team turns data into information, and information into insights.
  • Thousands of professionals start their day with dashboards built by our team.
  • Every week hundreds of managers look to Innovate!’s clarity and concisely designed reports to keep them on top of all the efforts in their charge.
  • Analytics can provide a powerful perspective if you know when and where they should be applied. Our team of experts works with you to determine when statistics are appropriate and when you should employ machine learning or artificial intelligence. Knowing how to solve the equation is smart; our team knows when to apply the algorithm and that is genius.

Working with Innovate! is easy.

As a woman and minority owned small business, we are 8(a), WBENC, SWAM certified.

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