Internal Project Risk Management System For A Major Bank

The SCAD Software approach is to achieve a 40% code reduction, leading to 75% faster to market and typically 30% lower cost. The primary benefit for this client was speed to market – we delivered the system in 3 months, reducing the amount of manual processing and improving corporate governance and reducing risk for all projects that were undertaken by the Bank within that region. There were other gains too: a reduction in manual processing and improved experience for the end customer.

What we did

We developed and implemented a web-based solution to establish ‘Boundary risk’ at the start of projects and ongoing throughout the life of projects.

This covers all projects delivered by the Bank within the region

How we did it

The Bank had a manual process for ascertaining risk at the start of a project. This was a one-time assessment that wasn’t updated and kept current through the life of the programme.

Delivered in depth analysis of Banks requirements.

We then worked with the internal team to implement a new and automated solution that not only streamlined the existing process but provided a continuous risk assessment during the life of the projects.


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Shaun Orpen

Managing Director - International

Shaun is an accomplished commercial leader with extensive experience in the IT and Telecoms industry. Much of his early career was spent with Microsoft, where he progressed from launching Excel into the UK market to the UK Executive Board, responsible for Marketing. He then went onto Orange where he ended up running the business unit responsible for selling to Small, Medium businesses.

Since then he has worked with a number of smaller technology businesses in both Commercial and Advisory roles. His strong commercial focus has led him to consistently contribute to the growth of every organisation that has engaged him. Shaun is heading up the Commercial side of SCAD Software.

He is spearheading the company’s expansion in the UK, Europe and the USA as well as the launch of SCAD Solutions, a business focused on launching innovative solutions to the international market. Shaun’s strong sense of ethics is perfectly aligned with Andy’s vision for SCAD Software.

Andy Fensham


After working as a software consultant to the global banking industry for six years, Andy has devoted the last two decades to realising his vision to transform the software development industry.

Since 1998, when he founded SCAD Software, Andy was aware that the business world was accumulating a vast and unsustainable level of technical debt, with legacy source code becoming a risk factor for organisations of all size. As markets change and digital transformation becomes integral to every business, Andy realised that out-of-date software would put the future of many organisations in jeopardy.

To address this risk, Andy developed a radical new approach to custom software development, which time and time again has delivered large-scale software projects 75% faster than other methods.

Andy is now overseeing the expansion of SCAD Software into new markets in Asia, Middle East, UK, Europe and North America as well as extending the portfolio to include a number of packaged solutions.