Get Expert Insights on Your AI Readiness

Benefit from 20+ years of successful digital transformation and AI experience, combined with deep asset finance industry knowledge, delivering you a custom assessment and practical insights

Uncover the potential AI offers your business with Finativ’s bespoke AI Readiness Assessment. Navigate the complexities of digital transformation confidently as our seasoned experts provide you with a clear, actionable roadmap tailored specifically to your organisation’s objectives and infrastructure. Embrace innovation with a partner who understands the unique challenges of the asset finance sector and can guide you through every step of AI integration.

Get a prioritised, high-level AI action plan, from foundational readiness to full execution
Ensure your AI initiatives complement your company's vision and strategic goals
Evaluate your existing systems for AI compatibility and prepare your team 
Translate AI potential into practical, tangible business outcomes with our targeted recommendations
Opportunity for continuous support and industry-specific expertise that adapts as your AI journey evolves
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AI Readiness: Strategic Alignment, Technical Readiness, Organisational Readiness, AI Roadmap

Transforming AI Potential into Reality

Limited resources should not limit your AI ambitions.

As a technology leader, you know AI is bringing transformational change but your time constraints and a lack of in-house expertise are holding back your implementation of this technology.

Our AI Readiness Assessment bridges this gap, transforming AI from future possibility into an operational reality.

By guiding you through the complex landscape of AI deployment, this assessment provides a clear roadmap to success and minimises the risks of costly mistakes. 

The AI Readiness Assessment Process

Strategic Objective Alignment

Your strategic goals are the anchor. Our assessment ensures AI initiatives align seamlessly with your business objectives, providing a foundation for a successful AI integration.

Technical and Organisational Readiness

A detailed examination of your current infrastructure and organisational structure is conducted to assess readiness and compatibility for AI adoption.

Development and Operations Practices

We evaluate your current practices against modern standards, recommending enhancements that support an agile shift toward AI-centric development and operations.

Prioritised AI Roadmap

Your take-away is a high-level, prioritised action plan with tailored recommendations, equipping you with the knowledge to navigate the path ahead confidently.

Your AI Readiness Assessment Team

Your AI readiness journey is steered by a lead technologist with in-depth AI expertise alongside a group of seasoned asset finance experts, each with over two decades of industry experience. They bring a wealth of relevant knowledge to deliver assessments that are precise, insightful, and uniquely tailored to the asset finance sector. At Finativ, your work is always in the hands of seasoned professionals, ensuring the highest quality of strategic guidance.
Simon Potts Finativ


AI Lead
Simon Potts worked at IBM Financing for over 20 years and was the global lead on AI and digital transformation. He is an accomplished technology leader having held global roles covering IT strategy and digital transformation.

Simon held worldwide responsibility for AI, Automation and Workflow, Analytics, Information and Sales Enablement Tools. Recognised as a thought leader and major contributor to IBM Financing IT strategy, functional architecture and strategic system deployments. Simon is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.​
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Pieter-Paul Barker Finativ


Systems & Technology


Process Excellence


Business Transformation

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    Conrad Ford
    Chief Product Officer, Allica Bank
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    The ability to then assist with the implementation of the plan and make introductions to potential local customers, significantly enhanced the value of the Finativ proposition to us.”
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    Chief Commercial Officer, Acquis
  • “Finativ carried out a thorough review of our operations.  Their recommendations were thoughtful and far-reaching, helping us reshape key elements of our process and organisation to improve productivity, risk management and team morale.  As a result, we now have a firm foundation for service excellence and new business growth.”
    Paul Bartley
    Managing Director, Asset Finance - Hampshire Trust Bank plc
  • “Finativ’s insightful research and thoughtful guidance have deepened our understanding of our client requirements.  They’ve played a major role in informing our product design and market development, for both the asset and invoice finance markets.  The team at Finativ are a pleasure to work with and I recommend them unreservedly.”
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    Managing Director, Lendscape Ltd
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    Chief Information Officer, CLM Fleet Management plc
  • “As CEO of an early-stage tech business targeting the motor and asset finance market, I was looking to partner with an advisory service big enough to have depth, small enough to care and experienced enough to add value. I hit the jackpot with Finativ. The whole team is sincere and trustworthy, I see them more as an extension of our team than an external partner.”
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    Chief Executive, CheckVentory Innovation Ltd
  • “Working with our executive team, Finativ has helped us with a strategy process that turned stretching growth ambitions into a coherent transformation programme. While sensitive to our specific business culture, they helped us to understand our potential and create a plan of what we need to do and how we need to change. 

    Maintaining the quality and pace of change will be essential - signing up to the Finativ Flex programme now gives us continuous independent oversight of our programme with a healthy challenge on quality and speed of progress, plus access to the entire Finativ team, whenever we want it and for whatever we choose. I recommend it thoroughly!”
    Daniel Bailey
    Executive Director, Arkle Finance Limited

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