The global pandemic continues to have far-reaching and unpredictable effects on many businesses, and indeed, on entire industries. While agriculture has been comparatively resilient when looking at other industries in the pandemic, areas of the agriculture industry have been pushed to the limit during this stressful period, faced with everything from consumer panic buying and…Details
Is This It Now? As the pandemic rolls on and the working landscape continues to shift, how do organisations adapt longer term?
Whether it is coming from the government, the WHO, or other sources, the guidance on lockdowns and the restrictions attached to these are changing on what feels like a daily basis. Companies are faced with a constant challenge of adapting working situations and office environments to meet these changing requirements. We saw the reality of…Details
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been fraught with trial and error as businesses test new technology solutions. We’ve all learnt that to fail fast is imperative when figuring out how to adapt. Indeed, technology providers themselves have had their solutions put to the test. Zoom experienced a massive surge in customers and in the…Details
Can You Keep Up? Change is happening faster than ever – are you making the most of your digital strategy?
The global pandemic has triggered an enormous acceleration of change projects taking place across all industries simultaneously. Some reports suggest industries have seen transformation projects accelerated by more than 5 years! Digital Transformation has been seen as a one-time project, a mammoth undertaking, changing an entire organisation from the ground up. Not surprisingly this has…Details
1. COMMUNICATE DURING CHANGE It’s important that people know the change that is happening and why. But this message shouldn’t be a one-off: you should be delivering clear communication all the way through the change. Communication is vital to address uncertainty, update on successes, keep transparent dialogue with people affected by the change, keep promoting…Details
Rapid technology adoption has been an essential survival mechanism in recent months as business strive to adapt to the evolving conditions amid the global pandemic. Most businesses are now acclimatised to remote working, along with various other challenges, and are operating under the ‘new normal’. The speed that change has been implemented has been impressive,…Details
One of the common questions around transformation, is how to ensure any projects effects lasting change. However well a transformation or change project has gone, there is always the risk of finishing the ‘project’ and falling back to old ways of working, and ignoring new proposed processes. Lasting change can really only happen when a…Details
A great idea backed by a fantastic solution is not always enough to get users bought in to adopting it. It is vital that any Change Agent acknowledges this to be true: an idea alone is not going to win over hearts and minds. The examples are numerous, of solutions introduced to save time, or…Details
Organisational Culture is often viewed as something that cannot be controlled or created, thinking of it as simply the by-product of an organisation’s people and processes. In truth, the culture of an organisation is surprisingly tangible; it can be deliberately shaped and developed, and if done right, it can be a powerful competitive advantage. The…Details
Digital transformation has become a bit of a buzzword for consultants and innovators, but what does it actually mean? The reality of streamlining and evolving internal systems and processes is not a simple, one-step programme. The success of digital transformation projects can be hit and miss – some reports find that fewer that 30% actually…Details