With a wealth of industry experience, Strategy Collective (formerly Macfarlanes Assist) and Proformac Technologies have joined forces to bring you everything you need to run your business efficiently, save time, make money and gain control. We are a consultancy firm that specialises in Xero centered business solutions. Our personal service ensures business owners are not alone when moving their systems into the cloud.
The innovative technology we use helps New Zealand businesses streamline their operation while providing the tools and flexibility to be competitive in new markets. You come to us if you want to know how Xero Add-on solutions will improve the day to day running of your business.
Our clients will tell you we form lasting and personal relationships. We take the time to fully understand what your business does, how your team interacts with systems and where improvements can be made utlising cloud applications.
Achieving results with a cross-section of businesses we have the experience to deliver on our reputation as the leading cloud integrator for small and medium enterprise.
We specialize in Xero, Unleashed, Vend, Kounta, Dear, GeoOp, WorkflowMax, Deputy, Buildertrend and Revel. Working with New Zealand businesses we’ve gained the knowledge and expertise to ensure you have a positive experience with these systems.
Our range of services includes consultation, project management, onsite training & support, integration, business systems & process analysis and outsourced office management.
Stephen is a chartered accountant with a Degree in Commerce (including Post Graduate Studies in Taxation). He also has professional accounting experience with PWC, Ernst & Young, Spicer Oppenheim (UK) including audit and corporate tax for a wide range of SME and Public Companies. As CFO, Stephen's expertise is in understanding and mapping key business processes and ensuring that the right decisions are made in the selection of cloud integration apps.
Simon is an Apple and Microsoft certified professional with a Level 6 diploma in computing. He is a strategist with extensive IT implementation experience – helping clients anticipate the impact that new and emerging technologies may have on their business in the future, and getting there from the realities of today. As CTO, Simon is responsible for helping to define the vision for mapt, identifying and communicating technology trends affecting clients’ businesses, and shaping the strategy for Mapt’s emerging services and offerings.
Along with a Degree in Accounting, Stephanie has a Graduate Diploma in Charted Accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants. She has professional accounting experience with BDO and KPMG, working in private enterprise audit for a wide range of SME and Public Companies. She has also worked in the commercial sector for a family run company in Australia and in RBS’s Group Chief Accountants team in Edinburgh.
Suman has been involved in I.T for over 25 years. He is a NPBHS old boy, qualified in Business from Massey University and is an Apple Certified Professional. Suman setup Proformac with Seema in 1991. Prior to that he worked at Synfuels now Methanex in Management Information Systems. Suman has always had a deep appreciation of technology and how it’s implementation can help businesses improve their work flow and efficiency. Suman will be assisting with business strategy and marketing for Mapt.