PlanWare is part of Invest-Tech Limited, an Irish-based, independent
management consultancy providing advice and assistance to industrial,
commercial and public organizations in areas relating to business and
corporate planning, strategic development and appraisal. It also develops
and sells many of the software packages for business and financial planning
applications at the PlanWare
Invest-Tech's consultancy services cover the following areas:
Business appraisal, strategy and development
Product/market research, analysis and planning
Financial modelling, appraisal and investment
Operational and organizational reviews
Feasibility, diversification and acquisition studies
Sectorial and economic studies
Business start-ups and development of SMEs
Venture initiation & enterprise development.
Invest-Tech also offers assistance in the preparation of business plans,
raising finance, forming strategic alliances/JV's etc. It also specializes in
many aspects of new venture initiation, enterprise and entrepreneurial
development, seed/venture capital and regional regeneration.
Invest-Tech's business and financial planning software has been developed
for use on personal computers by new and experienced users in businesses
of all types and sizes. These comprise software planners
for preparing fully-integrated multi-year financial projections as well
as other business planning tools and material.
Invest-Tech is also developer and webmaster of the PlanWare
Invest-Tech has substantial experience of most industrial sectors including
Food & drink
Plastics & packaging
Energy & fuels
It has also conducted many general studies including manpower reviews,
technology assessments and economic appraisals. A key specialism relates
to the compilation of strategic & business plans for enterprise development
& local economic regeneration agencies.
Assignments have ranged from brief studies to major reviews spread over
several months. They have involved the use of many techniques including
desk & field research and questionnaire surveys, work measurement
and job evaluation, statistical analysis and computer modelling and strategic
Consultancy clients in Ireland include many private and public companies,
State-funded organizations and agencies, financial institutions and Government
departments. We have also worked on assignments in the Czech Republic
(2x), Russia (2x), Slovenia (2x), Bulgaria, Cape Verde and Hungary which
were funded under the PHARE, TACIS or World Bank aid Programs.
Users of our planning software include major international companies,
start-ups, professional advisers and financial institutions in over a
Invest-Tech's principal consultant is Brian
Flanagan, an engineer with over twenty-five years consulting
experience gained with Invest-Tech; P-E Consulting Group (international
management consultancy); National Enterprise Agency (venture
capital company); and Dublin Business Innovation Centre (enterprise
development initiative supported by the European Commission).
Brian has a personal blog which
concentrates on social, economic and political matters in Ireland.
Through our consulting services, clients gain access to substantial
expertise to help solve problems and implement solutions which can improve
planning & profitability, reduce costs, enhance prospects or locate
new opportunities. They also benefit from independent assessments of their
operations or plans.
Our software products incorporate very substantial financial, planning
and programming expertise. They save users the time, effort and expense
involved in developing their own financial models. As a consequence, more
time can be devoted to analysis and evaluation and much less attention
needs to be given to programming etc.
Assignments are undertaken on a confidential basis and in a professional,
competent and cost-effective manner. Multi-disciplinary or international
assignments are conducted in conjunction with Irish and overseas associates.
All consultancy work is undertaken on the basis of a preliminary survey
and written proposal approved by the client.
Comprehensive information is available on all Invest-Tech's software
products and a detailed Statement of Consultancy Capability and Experience
can be provided on request.