Chris Chant has long been one of the most controversial voices in public sector IT. Formerly executive director of the G-Cloud programme in the Cabinet Office, he is now with consultancy Rainmaker Solutions, still speaking out and still ruffling feathers over how government does IT programmes.read more
Old attitudes still dominate the thinking of many public sector leaders, who fail to grasp the revolutionary potential of technology in public services, according to one of the former leaders of the government’s transformation campaign.read more
We are excited to say that Mark Foden has joined us as an associate. Mark is a change strategist, facilitator and communicator. He’s got huge experience of delivering innovative and lasting transformation in complex situations.read more
Rainmaker works with organisations to drive alignment between client and supplier strategy.
Our services include strategic business advice, digital transformation, transition to cloud, big data governance and commercial innovation; in both the private and public sectors.
The Rainmaker team have extensive experience in both private and public sectors, in the UK and internationally. We work with companies ranging from funky start-ups to mature FTSE50 and Fortune 100 organisations. We’re friendly too.
Rainmaker offers a select range of solutions we believe will help your organisation excel. We recognise the world is moving at a rapid pace, we know how to embrace that to help you leap ahead.
Rainmaker has been instrumental in helping Uniting Care to become the preferred bidder in the integrated care contract. Their significant experience in procurement in the private and public sectors, has been invaluable to us as an NHS provider. Rainmaker’s leadership and constant attention to detail has meant we have achieved the best possible result.Fran Cousins
Rainmaker have been invaluable in helping the Home Office define and deliver an innovative ICT strategy. Their expertise, coupled with their insights into the public sector and the supply community has helped us advance with confidence. They’re a great example of the value an SME can bring to government through the G-Cloud programme.Denise McDonagh
I found the output from Rainmaker quite excellent and provided evidence that Highways Agency is in a reasonable Cloud ready state for hosting; that there are companies available to potentially host us; and there is real opportunity to maximise considerable savings in hosting costs and also lead in time for procuring the service.Head of ICT
Listen to Chris Chant’s disruptive speech that kick started the UK G-Cloud.
Four years on, is the state of Government IT still unacceptable?
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Rainmaker have an iterative, delivery driven mindset that will ensure user focused service design will be at the heart of your digital endeavours.
The public sector is on an ambitious drive to design, procure and transition to multi-sourced services. Rainmaker believes this is a complex challenge. We are able to help assess and build commoditised, retained and multi-sourced operating models and delivery.
Looking to migrate services to the Cloud? Need help achieving maximum benefit? Unsure where to start? Rainmaker can help you, just as we have many public and private sector organisations.
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Competitive Dialogue and Negotiated Process are important steps in the procurement process and not many organisations or individuals have a wide experience of either. Rainmaker does.
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Having a strategy is great, but transforming your organisation is hard. Embedding the changes is even harder. Rainmaker has the skills, knowledge and experience to make your transformation a success.
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Understand the landscape of components you will need, integrate them to deliver your services and then make sure you can operate and maintain them. Sound complicated? Rainmaker has sleeves-rolled-up experience and insights that will help you succeed.
The Rainmaker team has a long pedigree of delivering, securing and supporting UK Critical National Infrastructure to user acclaim. We can bring that experience to you.
Rainmaker has impeccable experience in building services using cloud computing foundations as well as migrating existing services to each of the cloud computing service models (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS).
Rainmaker have an iterative, delivery driven mindset that will ensure user focused service design will be at the heart of your digital endeavors. Rainmaker will help you achieve early and sustainable success through a proven approach.
Rainmaker offers a select range of solutions we believe will help your organisation excel.
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