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How to brief a business transformation consultancy

Two people preparing a brief for a business transformation consultancy
25 Apr 2019

If you’ve decided you need the services of a business transformation consultancy, setting out a clear brief now is time well invested. In this blog, David Cruise, Director of Business Transformation, shares seven key pieces of information he looks for in a brief. It's a simple checklist that could save you hours of time later on.

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Performance Management Checklist - How to make PM work in your organisation

14 Mar 2019

Have you all but given up on Performance Management? This quick 19 point checklist, backed by research, might lead you to think again.

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How to build resilience

Evolution from ape to business person
22 Feb 2019

Associate Rod Yapp presents his personal approach to building personal resilience.

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How I use OrgVue in my operational effectiveness consulting

OrgVue HR Processes Diagram
7 Feb 2019

As a consultant specialising in operational effectiveness, one of the most powerful tools I have at my disposal is OrgVue from Concentra Analytics. In this blog I explain how and why I use it.

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10 things I wish I'd known for my first Workday implementation

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24 Jan 2019

Over several years consulting on Workday projects, David Cruise has developed a deep understanding of what makes for a successful implementation. In this blog, he explains ten lessons he's learned that he wishes he'd known for his first in-house Workday project.

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Operating Model Design - The breakfast of champions

Two Weetabix
3 Jan 2019

Our latest case study looks at the Operating Model work we completed for Weetabix

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Driving €17m savings for AVIS

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20 Dec 2018

Our latest case study explains how Change Associates saved Avis Budget Group achieve savings of €17m.

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The significant role of HR in digital transformation

3 Dec 2018

We believe that digital transformation creates a vital role for HR and an opportunity to reassert the strategic value of the function. We identified four big opportunities for HR to lead in digital transformation

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8 Shared Services lessons from those who've still got the scars

Abstract image suggesting global shared services
8 Nov 2018

The process of researching our report, The future of Shared Services in the Public Sector, revealed eight key points that anyone looking to implement Shared Services should keep in mind. We list them in this blog, along with 7 core competencies for leaders looking to introduce Shared Services.

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4 ways to create the agile organisation

26 Oct 2018

Organisational agility, by which I mean anticipating and organising resources around change in order to keep up with trends and developments in tech, has become a priority for business. It is becoming clearer that successful organisations navigate and even promote continuous change to remain agile, resilient and relevant. How can an organisation establish this organisational agility? Here are f...

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