Sponsors 

The following list of companies have provided help to the founding of the BIG CIC or help in the readiness of BIG V1 and/or V2. Funding sponsors have supported the BIG CIC with a donation or loan. 

They can all support an organisation in leveraging the Key Concepts, Principles and BIG Capability Components in some shape or form.

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Company NameFunding SponsorAboutBIG Capability
3pmxlSupported Formation of the initial Club. Ongoing expert contribution in P3M and Governance.

Management consultancy and programme direction in public / private sectors.
First Steps, Discovery
Clearly CloudyYesSupported Formation of the initial Club.

Expertise in Data Analytics.
Information and Data
CM Programme Management Ltd YesDirector time, V1 and V2 leadership time,

Expertise in P3M, Governance.
First Steps, Discovery, Culture Change, Programme Management
CPSCPS has supported BIG over the past 5 years. David Dunning, one of CPS’ founders has been the driving force behind the BIG concept. Christopher Pond & Derek Strachan provided time to review content and provide insights contribution to V1 & V2.

CPS is a leading Microsoft Partner, specialising in supporting organisation across commercial / public sectors on their digital journeys. BIG relevant areas of focus include Project Portfolio Management consulting and tooling with Microsoft Project & OnePlan, Microsoft 365, Employee Experience consulting and tooling with Microsoft Viva, and app delivery, consolidation & powerful data insights with Microsoft Power Platform and Azure.

CPS provides roadmap insight as to how Microsoft technologies can support BIG ways of working through systems integration and insight via reporting and dashboards.
Information and Data
DADASignificant V2 leadership time.

DADA are an ISO9001, Cyber Essentials & Six Sigma accredited consultancy service, a previous AXELOS Consulting Partner. Their work is repeatedly recognised by Consultancy.uk. They help companies in PMO/Project Controls setup, NEC4 contract administration, Quantity Surveying, Cost Management, Risk Management, ERP systems integration to automating O365/SharePoint business work-flows.

DADA actively look to add Social Value in their projects, e.g., through participation in Department for Work & Pensions' (DWP) KickStart Apprenticeship Scheme and HS2 STRABAG Enterprise Academy.
DeepteamYesDirector time, V1 and V2 leadership time.

Expertise in solving business problems with BIG – see the GCloud Catalogue listings
Full Service
Masterton Robin Designs Ltd YesWebsite design and Build

Change Management, Project/Programme/Portfolio Management, Business support especially for CICs & Community Enterprises.
N/A
PM4ValueV2 leadership time.

Expertise in implementation of PMO/SXO, Strategy Execution, PPM, Project Management, Road mapping, SharpCloud
Services for 90% of BIG implementations
PMLogixYesV2 leadership time.

Expertise in PMO, P3M consulting, training, coaching, Governance, Atlassian Jira-based PPM implementation, and no-code/low-code development for P4.
PMO-as-a-service, human resource planning tools development and implementation.
Full Service
Praxis LogoPraxis FrameworkIn depth collaboration on BIG V1 - the version that was released in the Praxis Framework - see here - https://www.praxisframework.org/en/integrated-governance/big-introNA
Quantum PMExtensive support creating the Data Model Proof of Concept.

Expertise in Data Integration Solutions – BIAdvantage
Information and Data
Strategy JourneysSupport in developing the Strategy thinking in V2.

Expertise in helping organisations with their strategic planning (including implementation) and developing their strategy capabilities.
First steps
Discovery (current state; vision and strategy)
Culture change (strategy)
Transparent Choice LogoTransparentChoiceSupport in presenting the relationship between Accountability and Prioritisation.

TransparentChoice solution is a AHP decision-support platform for companies looking to revolutionise how they manage their portfolio of projects. Project prioritization is the foundation for portfolio management. Good prioritization lets you focus on delivering strategic impact, fix the “too many projects” problem and more effectively plan your resources.

TransparentChoice software helps PMO leaders and executives at top-tier organizations to the make high impact decisions faster using decision science techniques, a trend that can only accelerate as we harness the power of AI to help improve strategy execution and project portfolio governance.
Information and Data

The column ‘BIG Capability’ shows how they can support a BIG Lifecycle with propositions: 

  • NA – this sponsor does not deliver BIG Capability 
  • First Steps – ability to engage stakeholders about the problem / opportunity 
  • Discovery – Readiness Assessment, current state, vision and strategy, business case 
  • Core Enablers – Capability, Methods, Models and Tools in – Organisation, Governance, Accountability, Information and Data, Business Support, Assurance, Leadership 
  • Culture Change – Strategy, Lifecycle, Change, Programme Management 
  • Sustainment – operating / supporting BIG Capability 
  • Full Service 

 Thank you to all of our sponsors so far!