Pentagon Consulting Ltd
Blackwell House, Guildhall Yard
London EC2V 5AE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7556 0966
Fax: +44 (0)20 7556 0967
Pentagon Consulting (HK) Ltd
1902A Tower Two,
Lippo Center, 89 Queensway,
Admiralty, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 8120 5325
Pentagon provides clients with a fresh approach to the management and delivery of change to business processes and underlying technology. The company brings together expert consultants, analysts, subject matter experts and practitioners who offer expertise within business operations and the underlying technology solutions.
Pentagon's main differentiator is extensive experience with the actual implementation of numerous key solutions, combined with the ability to engage with clients on the introduction of change, in the most efficient and appropriate way.
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A framework and ethos based on recognised delivery methodologies and common sense practices that work well in our marketplace. It provides the correct level of control yet is flexible enough to deliver our projects efficiently and sensibly. We combine business process expertise with our proven project delivery capability to provide clients with assistance throughout the entire project lifecycle, i.e. programme and project management, business analysis, technical analysis, solution selection and design, change implementation, testing and knowledge transfer.
We strongly believe that the quality of service we deliver is directly proportional to the quality of people. Therefore, we always utilise consultants with the appropriate level of business and/or technology expertise and experience required for success within the role. Additionally, our delivery framework and knowledge network supports all of our on-site consultants. We recruit individuals that have a track record within the industry and we deploy them to deliver change in a pragmatic and cost effective manner. We provide the following either as individuals to supplement in house resources or as a team:
With expertise within the Asset Management, Wealth Management and Hedge Fund market we are able to assist clients across all areas of their business. Our business consultants have a wealth of operational experience gathered from working within clients both as employees and consultants. Our core areas of expertise are as follows:
An extensive knowledge of the technologies adopted by solution providers to facilitate business automation along with the impact of using new systems within a client’s current technical architecture. This is coupled with comprehensive understanding of the messaging and connectivity standards and methods that are used to accommodate communication between systems and external parties including SWIFT, FIX, XML, FTP, direct API’s, etc. Such knowledge and experience is key when considering the connectivity and integration requirements of our clients.
It is critical that we keep abreast of all products and solutions in the market and we maintain strong relationships with the solution providers so we can best advise our clients on the most appropriate solutions to meet their specific requirements. Our knowledge network extends into: the marketplace, the vendor community, other service providers and independent consultants and is available to both our consultants and our clients. This has proven to be a significant value added service to our clients and we are always happy to share our views, experiences with them as we find comparing ‘war stories’ a very helpful approach.