Steelbreeze is an independent consultancy providing IT Architecture services, with a deep domain knowledge of corporate
and investment banking. We can offer you a wide variety of architectural services, with a grounded pragmatism.
At Steelbreeze, we think of enterprise architecture as linking the domains of business, information systems (application
and data) and technology architecture coherently. By providing this traceability, you can ensure IT decision making
is driven by your enterprise strategy. We bring an architectural model that can be tailored to your needs.
Architecture lives or dies by the quality of its communication and engagement; we can assist you in developing effective
We also ensure that robust governance processes are in place within your organisation to ensure compliance to architectural
direction and standards.
The value of an enterprise’s data assets is finally being acknowledged thanks to advances in analytics technology.
However, analytics will always be constrained by the quality of data available; data scientists need a strong underlying
semantic model and quality data to truly exploit this rich business resource.
We have in-depth knowledge of banking data, associated lifecycles and interactions. We can assist you in building enterprise
data models as a pre-cursor to analytical activities and other development and reengineering projects.
Complex enterprises have an increasing demand for application support; from your core line of business, where you may
have intellectual property to protect, to the applications that any organisation needs, such as finance and people management.
We can help you catalogue your application, building capability models that will help you: determine the opportunities
for sharing and reuse; understand total cost of ownership; make investment decisions.
A modern enterprise relies on a wide variety of underlying tools and technologies. Left unchecked the diversity of these
can lead to a large support burden; resulting in large numbers of small contracts with suppliers, a skills burden and
However, standards can stifle innovation and cause a gradual slide into legacy.
The portfolio of technologies within your enterprise needs careful proactive management to ensure balance between these
Read the our latest thoughts on architecture, development and technology in general.
When designing and building applications solution architects need to consider many different viewpoints; one of which
is the information viewpoint. This post discusses the different types of information managed within an application,
what they have in common and how they differ.