General Predictive Modeling

General Predictive Modeling
Product Code: STRA-PPM-01

There are basic deliverables that are always present in the output from this service. This foundation can be seen below:

  • Performance model analysis 
  • Statistics gathering scripts, as needed
  • List of collected statistics
  • Application distribution diagrams, as needed
  • Data distribution diagrams, as needed
  • Data usage pattern diagrams, as needed
  • Option analysis
  • Projection model analysis write-up, as needed
  • Performance improvement option list, as needed
  • Strategic option group identification and ranking, including estimated effect, as needed
  • Problem write-ups, as needed
  • Modification impact analyses, as needed
  • Problem resolution plans, as needed
  • Modified performance model analysis
  • Modified statistics gathering scripts, as needed
  • Updated list of collected statistics
  • Modified application distribution diagrams, as needed
  • Modified data distribution diagrams, as needed
  • Modified data usage pattern diagrams, as needed
  • Modified option analysis
  • Updated capacity plan
  • Growth analysis
  • Monthly performance summaries
  • Impact analysis for custom code modifications
  • Level I Fourdham violation code report
  • Performance Model Verification (PMV) for the selected optimizations, if requested by client
    • Validates the success of the project Predictive Performance Model (PPM)
    • Examines the closeness of implementation decisions to the PPM assumptions and volumetrics
    • Articulates overall success of the implementation

Additional deliverables may be added to the output, based on the findings of the specific analysis.

SIL's Predictive Performance Modeling service provides organizations with help in identifying problem areas within hardware, process, software or information storage components of deployed systems, whether those components are within an IT system, financial construction, organizational dynamics or the infrastructure necessary to transport or manufacture. As part of this service, SIL provides models to quickly and accurately forecast the impact of proposed change, thereby reducing risk prior to any investment of time and money. These performance predictions are based on SIL's expert use of threshold analysis and weighted root cause analysis, coupled with proprietary artificial intelligence tools. SIL's vast experience in predictive performance modeling allows for the rapid forensic analysis of system behavior. This service has helped thousands of SIL clients to save time and money by avoiding costly mistakes in IT, financial decisions, merger and acquisitions and replacement of aging infrastructure.

SIL's rapid forensic analysis of crises will provide quick resolution, so that IT mission-critical applications stay reliable, organizational changes are smoother and less disruptive and other projects complete with a higher degree of success.

Predictive performance modeling can highlight problems before they escalate into major system, organization or application impacts. Even in situations where multiple vendor systems are present, SIL can provide extensive insight. The easy-to-read graphic presentation of the analysis facilitates communications between senior executive management and more technical personnel. Since avoiding problems is always cheaper than fixing them, adding SIL to your team is the cost effective way to go.

Engagement Model
Data CollectionFTP and email
Update FrequencySingle
Project Form
ExecutionSingle execution
Output Form
Size Range20-120 pages
MediaElectronic, limited hardcopy
Level of DetailCompany and situation specific
Timing and Schedule
Client Time Contribution<12 total hours for data collection
Project Length2-4 weeks
Delivery MechanismRemote meeting with screen display
Contract FormFixed bid
Payment ScheduleDeposit and completion