Know to change.

Wakaru is a consulting firm dedicated to make things happen on behalf of our Customers.
We’re committed to design, enable and promote organizational change, in an effective way.
We strongly believe in Customer knowledge. We believe that an informed and conscious Customer, will be able and willing to do more and more complex projects with us, understanding all reasons for change with the right sense of urgency.


Wakaru is a Japanese verb meaning: to understand, to see, to follow 分かる.
We believe you need to know and, when you know, you change.
Let us help in the process and we will build future together.

Wakaru is a Ideias Dinâmicas – Tecnologias SGPS participated company

ITGest, Pryog, Positive Blue and Kentra, are Ideias Dinâmicas – Tecnologias SGPS group companies and Wakaru’s business partners.

Our Services

We connect and align business and technology at strategic, tactical and operational levels.


Everyday businesses face complex and diversified challenges. If you need specialized advice about how technology and its management, can help you to achieve or sustain your business objectives, we can set up a multi-disciplinary and cross-generation team which will explore your challenge from different perspectives and possible solutions. We’ll find the best course of action for you.

Assets Management
Lifecycle Programs

Many businesses depend eavily on assets. Managing and optimizing their lifecycle is key for your success. We blend knowledge, experience, best practices and regulations to ensure that at investment, operation and maintenance levels you protect your business while complying to the most demanding requirements, internal or external.

Procurement Lifecycle

From our experience, we can help you in any phase of the procurement lifecycle. We will not look for the cheaper solution or the one in the edge of technology, we will balance every internal and external factor, protecting your current investment and ensuring that your decision will impact positively the organization because you are prepared to deal with it and to get real benefits from that investment. If you need to review the performance or the relationship model of your technology or service partners we will find were you can tune or design a complete new partners ecossystem for you.

Research & Development Innovation

Beginning in the idea phase until the innovation materialization in a process, a new product or service, we’ll be serving you organically. We’ll try to understand your business in detail and build opportunities to improve. We create, we co-create with you, we will travel the world to find who can help us to build the best team, find the resources and, if possible, to reduce your investment. At the end, we’ll build and deploy a business oriented systemic approach to open innovation.

Strategic Planning
and Business Alignment

Building bridges between business, operations and technology requires the capacity to understand inner relationships between the organization, processes, applications and systems and make them efficient. This is essencial for a better internal and now, external alignment, due to new business and technology delivery models.

Governance, Risk
and Compliance

Design and implementation of governance frameworks and compliance programmes based on business objectives, best practices, laws and regulations. Identify, assess, measure and monitor risks.on a long term basis. Embed risk in your business practice and let management at all levels be conscious about the business impact of their actions and decisions.

Audit and Review

Audit, gap analysis and maturity assessments to understand how do you compare with generally accepted best practices standards, laws and regulations you might need to care and/or comply with. Enable a positive environment that embraces organizational change and motivates every stakeholder to be part of that change as fully engaged team member.

Our Work

We’ve been working for Customers in Africa, Europe and South East Asia since 1986.
Among those are multinational companies from Energy and Utilities, Telecommunications, Financial Services, High Tech and Public Administration.
Our assignments ranged from audit to advisory, training, systems design and implementation, project management to innovation, research and development.

About Us

If you want to know more about our experience and our Customers, give us a call.
We and our Customers will be glad to answer your questions.


We master the best practices and international standards both in business and technology. That’s why we integrate those frameworks in a totally different approach, by a unique process framework with embedded internal controls, you'll be able to answer multiple requirements. This way, you will reduce the organizational impact of the change and you can expect higher levels of acceptance, resilience and sustainability. This means that your results in internal and external audits will be better than your competitors.
But above all, we create a positive environment that embraces change and operational efficiency. But we do systems too. Those you’ll be using in the future, systems able to anticipate what's going to happen just by observing current reality. Helping you to achieve unrivaled levels of operational efficiency. We're doing this by partnering with customers on a long term basis.

Multi Capability

We’re addicted to address the unknown. We’re fascinated by doing things for the very first time. We’re delighted by an educated conversation and discussion about complex and challenging problems that no one has found a solution. We take calculated risks.

Whenever needed, we build networks with analysts and subject matter experts, from social sciences to management and technology, to provide you a single source of knowledge and an integrated solution.

In the past, we’ve delivered several R&D projects funded by national and international programs like Eureka in European Union. If you need a partner or to establish partnerships with Research Centers at Universities or Institutes, we’re able to find the one that best suits your needs.

Our Process

We love to think 'out of the box'. We like to put things in perspective and discover new possibilities.













Management Team

Our consulting team has an extensive international experience and holds several professional certifications from the Institute of Asset Management, itSMF International (ITIL), ISACA-International Systems Audit and Control Association (CISA, CGEIT, CISM, CRISC) and, ISO-International Standards Organization (ISO9001, ISO20000, ISO27001 as Certified Implementation Consultants and Lead Auditors).

Vitor Prisca


CGEIT, CISM, CRISC, ISO 27001 Certified Implementation Consultant, ISO 20000 Certified Implementation Consultant, IAM Certified Asset Manager, ITIL Certified and ITGI Expert Reviewer (COBIT).

Danilo Barreto


CGEIT, CISM, CRISC, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 20000 Lead Auditor, ISO 9001 Lead AuditorNP 4457 Lead Auditor, IAM Certified Asset Manager, ITIL Certified, COBIT Certified, ISO 20000 Practitioner.

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Find us

We will be where you need us.
Our offices in Portugal are located in

Wakaru sgps
R Serpa Pinto, 113
7000-537 Évora
Wakaru consulting
Praça de Alvalade, n. 6, 1.ºEsq.
1700-037 Lisboa // +351 965 243 474