INSTEP provides a variety of services to software and technology companies and their investors. Key service offerings are in the areas of:
Product Management: Product management (PM) functions as the glue that integrates the market, business and product domains of a company to deliver high-value customer experiences that drive customer success and shareholder value. PM is arguably among the most important functions in any technology company. INSTEP’s service offerings in the PM area span organizational design/process definition, market/customer analysis, whole product/roadmap definition and PM training. INSTEP’s PM offerings are based on the proven STO (strategy, tactics, operations) PM Model.
Product/Technology Advisory : INSTEP’s product and technology advisory services focus on technology roadmaps and selection, Cloud/hybrid architecture reviews and agile process optimization.
SaaS Framework Model: For SaaS “pure-play” and “on-premise” software companies migrating to SaaS, we offer services designed to accelerate the efficiency, effectiveness and scalability of your SaaS offerings. The program includes executive overview sessions, facilitated SaaS assessment/planning workshops and monitoring of SaaS initiatives all based on our proprietary SaaS Framework Model (SFM).
Strategy: INSTEP offers a variety of strategic planning and review services focused on identifying high growth market and product opportunities to drive customer success and shareholder value based on proven models.
Market Research: INSTEP offers a variety of market research services focused on understanding existing and new markets and customers, as well as competitive analysis.
Investment Advisory: INSTEP staff frequently provide advisory services to private equity and venture capital firms, as well as M&A/Investment banking groups and corporate development departments. These often take the form of pre-deal technical due diligence engagements and post-deal advisory services.