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Medium-sized businesses 

Empowering mid-sized businesses to drive success using AI technology

At Alcea, we empower medium-sized businesses to unlock the transformative potential of AI. Our expertise lies in seamlessly integrating AI tools that enhance efficiency, drive innovation, and propel you and your teams toward achieving strategic business goals.

 

We understand that every business has unique needs. So, if you're in a marketing agency looking to scale up AI integration, an architect practice aiming to streamline customer engagement, or an accounting firm wanting to look into compliance automation there are AI tools that can be implemented to achieve practical solutions and meet business goals.​

Our services for your medium-sized business

AI is more than technology; it's a transformative shift in how we work. At Alcea, we believe AI isn't just an IT project; it's a strategic move to empower your workforce and unlock unprecedented value.

We view AI as a super-powered technical assistant, augmenting human capabilities to achieve greater productivity, creativity, and collaboration.  Embracing AI is no longer a choice; it's imperative for businesses seeking a competitive edge.

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Get your medium-sized business AI-ready

We offer three tailored options to fit your needs and budget. Prices begin at £3500.

 

1. Quick Fix Focused AI Solution 

When you already know where you need AI help, our Focused AI Solutions provide targeted support to achieve specific outcomes based on leadership feedback. Choose from the following services:

 

  1. AI Strategy: Collaborate with your leadership team to develop a comprehensive AI Strategy document tailored to your business challenges and ambitions.

  2. Employee AI Sentiment Analysis: Conduct staff focus groups to understand employee perspectives on AI, and gathering insights. We would create a Employee AI Recommendations Report following the focus groups highlighting the key points raised and recommendations of how these could be addressed.

  3. Leadership AI Workshop: Facilitate a leadership workshop to explore AI tool implementation, risks, and rewards, followed by a Next Steps and Recommendations Report.

  4. AI Council Setup: Establish an AI Council to foster transparency, collaboration, and responsible AI adoption, bringing your team together to embrace AI opportunities. Find out more about the AI Council.

  5. Business Areas AI Tools Recommendations: If you already know where in the business you would like to introduce AI tools but don't know which tool would give the best business benefits then we can do the assessment, research and provide the AI tools recommendations for you. We'll provide between three to five suitable AI tools based on your business needs, current systems and budget.

 

This pick-and-mix solution offers flexibility, allowing you to choose one or more services based on your immediate needs.

What we do: 

  • Targeted support for specific business challenges: We work with you to understand your budget, goals, team structure, leadership needs, and existing systems for all of the options. We then collaborate to provide the expertise and insights you need to meet your business needs.

  • Actionable insights for multiple business areas: Once we've spoken to you and your team, we'll need between two to four weeks (depending on the selected service and the size of your team) to do our work and get the key information. Then, we'll share our findings with you.

 

What you'll get (depending on the service chosen):

  • Calls with business leaders and calls with key team members in charge of the relevant business areas to gather scope and insight into current processes and systems.

  • Focus group(s) of team members (depending on size of business).

  • AI Tool Report with three to five tools to trial per business area to review.

  • AI Business Strategy Report.

  • AI Council Charter 

  • AI Council best practice tips

  • AI Council Governance and Roles and Responsibilities Statement

  • AI Council Agenda for the first session

 

Next steps:

  • Drop us an email or set up a call to have an initial chat. Then we'll share our briefing form with you. Fill it out, send it back and a few days later you'll be able to get started trialling new AI tools to fix your issue.

 

2. Comprehensive AI Planning  

For businesses seeking a comprehensive approach to AI, this option provides in-depth support to lay the foundations for ongoing AI integration. It covers everything from an assessment of your current business potential for AI tools to designing a bespoke strategy and setting your team up for AI success with the AI Council. 

What we do: 

  • Business department deep-dive assessment: Assessing and auditing business departments to understand activities and processes learning where AI tools could help improve efficiencies. 

  • Business leadership insight: Meet with business leaders to understand their AI readiness, concerns, and opportunities.

  • Focus on teams: Conducting focus groups with team members to gather insights and ideas on AI tools.

  • AI Council Setup: Establish an AI Council to foster transparency, collaboration, and responsible AI adoption, bringing your team together to embrace AI opportunities. Find out more about the AI Council.

  • AI Business Strategy: We'll spend time with you and up to three other team members, analysing your business goals, plans, scalability, current technology, team members, and obstacles with a view to developing an strategy for AI.

 

What you'll get:

  • Calls with business leaders and calls with key team members in charge of the relevant business areas to gather scope and insight into current processes and systems.

  • Focus group(s) of team members (depending on size of business).

  • AI Tool Report with three to five tools to trial per business area to review.

  • AI Business Strategy Report.

  • AI Council Charter 

  • AI Council best practice tips

  • AI Council Governance and Roles and Responsibilities Statement

  • AI Council Agenda for the first session

 

Next steps:

  • Drop us an email or set up a call to have an initial chat. Then we'll share our briefing form with you. Fill it out, send it back and a couple of weeks later you'll be able to get started trialling new AI tools to fix your issue.

3. Full AI Integration Retainer  

Our most comprehensive service option offers a longer-term retainer package, ensuring continuous support for AI integration. 

What we do: 

  • Business department deep-dive assessment: Assessing and auditing business departments to understand activities and processes learning where AI tools could help improve efficiencies. 

  • Business leadership insight: Meet with business leaders to understand their AI readiness, concerns, and opportunities.

  • Focus on teams: Conducting focus groups with team members to gather insights and ideas on AI tools

  • AI Council setup: Establish an AI Council to foster transparency, collaboration, and responsible AI adoption, bringing your team together to embrace AI opportunities. Find out more about the AI Council.

  • AI business strategy: We'll spend time with you and up to three other team members, analysing your business goals, plans, scalability, current technology, team members, and obstacles to develop an strategy for AI.

  • Chairing AI Council: Attending and chairing AI Council meetings, providing regular updates, and managing AI projects.

  • Project and change management expertise: Providing full project and change management support, including liaising with AI tool vendors to ensure smooth implementation. 

  • Performance measurement: Tracking and measuring AI tool performance based on clearly defined metrics, data analysis and project scope.

 

This ongoing retainer provides robust and continuous support, ensuring your business stays on track with its AI journey.

 

What you'll get:

  • AI Tool Report with three to five tools to trial per business area to review.

  • AI Business Strategy Report.

  • AI Council Charter 

  • AI Council best practice tips

  • AI Council Governance and Roles and Responsibilities Statement

  • AI Council Agenda for first session

  • Ongoing AI Council management, organisation and planning

  • Regular reports on performance tracking, measurement and analysis 

  • Focus groups / 'team temperature' assessment of AI support and confidence

  • Continuous awareness of governance, safety and support best practice 

  • Constant AI industry expertise applied to your business

Next steps:

  • Drop us an email or set up a call to have an initial chat. Then, we'll share our briefing form with you. Fill it out, send it back, and a couple of weeks later, you'll be able to get started trialling new AI tools to fix your issue.

 

The complexities of managing a mid-sized business are numerous. At Alcea, we believe AI is more than just a tool for efficiency. It's a strategic advantage that empowers your team and unlocks new levels of performance. Alcea doesn't just provide tools; we provide a comprehensive AI enablement program. We work closely with you to identify the most impactful AI solutions for your specific industry and objectives.

Contact Alcea Consulting and let's unlock the power of AI together for your business.

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