Investment Business Model - Shamrock Castle

Considering the present state of the art business management, information systems and cutting edge technologies, our organization business processes are managed by deploying an Integrated Strategic Management System. Entire investment process is managed by deploying Information and Communication Technologies, which is the ultimate support service for this business model in order to touch with best practice in business management. This concept formulates new business environments and new cultures within the organization to perform organizations activities more effectively.

Today with the globalization, eCommerce and eBusiness applications are widely used to achieve competitive advantage. Organizations are rapidly rebuilding some of their key business processes based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to gain and sustain competitive advantage. It can be used to achieve the lowest operational cost and the lowest prices. Also it enables to produce new products and services or to create products and services that are customized and personalized to fit precise specifications of individual customers. Also it helps to tighten linkages with investors and to develop intimacy with clients.

In this business sector critical success factors (CSF) are

  • Timely investment
  • Legislation standards
  • ROI
  • Project cost
  • Securing investments
  • Investor expectations
  • Organization resources and capabilities

Therefore to do things better than others, this superior technology (ICT) can be applied through Porter’s Value Chain Model to enhance productivity and to achieve operational excellence in this business model.

Figure 1.1  Porter’s Value Chain Model (Investment Management)

Above activities can be performed efficiently by deploying eBusiness and eCommerce applications towards achieving industry CSFs, which will deliver timely and accurate information for better decision making in investment management.

This will be achieved by:
  • Enabling transactions to be completed electronically where it’s viable
  • Identifying and developing systems, processes and procedures to improve the service delivery, increase efficiencies and cost effectiveness
  • Use of common database – ORACLE RDBMS
  • Utilize Geographical Information Systems for project management
  • Integration between systems and collaborating of systems
  • Introduction of Electronic Document Management system
  • Introduction of Business Intelligence (BI) applications
  • Enabling Virtual Office environments
  • Technological change management
This will be done by:
  • Ensuring ICT governance and implementing new concepts
  • Encourage interaction and commitment from key stakeholders
  • Supporting the systems development and fulfilling user requirements through a team of highly skilled professionals
  • Enforcing robust change management procedures to evaluate and control existing business processes
  • Delivering innovative solutions to problems
  • Effective use of project management

Strategic Goals and Objectives

Objectives Targets
Implementation of Secured Paperless Electronic Office
  • Only documents – Electronic Transactions.
  • Reduce unnecessary printing costs.
  • Maximum man power utilization in support trades. (HR, Finance, Material Procurement and Commercial)
  • Reduce unnecessary man power recruitments.
  • Minimize unnecessary delays in document flow.
  • Remove inter-office barriers and conflicts.
  • Electronic authorization
  • Implementation of Virtual Office.
Implementation of BI (Business Intelligence) Applications
  • Managing organization received investments
  • Monitoring organization performances using KPIs.
  • Identifying new strategies for investing, costing, budgeting, financing, recruiting, resource utilizing etc.
  • Managing organization resources and capabilities