Management Consulting



Harris & Dickey’s expert IT team members partner with CIOs, CISOs, and other executives to optimize technology spending, improve processes, and minimize risk to their organization.  Any deficiency within an organization’s IT system has the potential to create significant risk to its overall financial and operational health. 

System Implementations

It is nearly impossible in this day and age to operate any size organization without implementing and maintaining an efficient and effective technology platform. Harris & Dickey’s professional IT team members provide the knowledge and expertise to help organizations analyze, optimize, and transform their current technology platform.  

  • Project management
  • Development of an implementation roadmap
  • Change management
  • Software selection to implementation to post implementation assessments
  • Assess organizational procedural impacts and design and implement new process flows
  • Internal control design and documentation 
  • New process documentation / end user procedures manuals as well as programming manuals
  • Training
  • Backfill roles due to limited resources and ongoing business needs during system adoption

Governance, Risk and Control ("GRC')

Harris & Dickey’s IT team uses the standard frameworks, such as COBIT, NIST, COSO, and ITIL, for guidance in developing and refining GRC functions rather than creating one from scratch.  These frameworks and standards provide great building blocks that we use to tailor to any environment.  Our goal is to help identify each client’s unique risks and implement strong IT governance and controls to ensure IT alignment within the organization’s initiatives and strategies.

Our services include:

  • Vendor and third-party risk assessments
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Regulatory compliance reviews

IT Audit

An internal audit function can be a valuable resource to a company.  Internal audit departments play a key role in assisting management fulfill their responsibility for the system of internal controls; they assist companies with their risk assessment process and ensure that the responsibility for maintaining an effective system of internal controls has been fulfilled.   

Harris & Dickey team of IT auditors can assist with:

  • IT audit co-sourcing and outsourcing
  • Sarbanes-Oxley design, documentation, testing, and gap remediation
  • Interim internal audit roles / backfill

IT Security

As the threats to information technology security continue to grow, the volume of IT security services, solutions, and technology is growing as well. The more links in a network’s chain, the more opportunities for hackers to find their way in. Each component requires its own security measures that constantly need to be updated, upgraded, and patched.  Unfortunately with security, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. Most companies simply don’t have enough skilled security experts or specialized skill sets on staff to select and manage the right resources to address their security concerns. Savvy organizations are turning to Harris & Dickey to help define their strategy as well as manage and identify threats and risks. Our skilled team of IT security professionals includes well-respected subject matter experts in IT security. From full IT security assessments to technology implementations, we offer IT security services with the depth and breadth required to operate successfully in a world where everything is increasingly interconnected. 

Harris & Dickey’s IT security services include:

  • Security program strategy 
  • Enterprise risk and compliance strategies 
  • Education and awareness IT security training 
  • Threat and vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • PCI IT Security Assessments
  • Identity and access testing
  • Interim CISO roles

Shawn Irving, VP and Global CISO

"Business is about relationships and being able to connect with people.  When you run into problems, Harris & Dickey are partners who understand what their clients need."

Tim Youngblood, CISO for Fortune 150 Company