• Projects and Change Services

Projects and Change Services

Nearly every organisation is undertaking at least one significant change project. With over 60% of projects struggling to deliver the expected results, it is essential that the right project/change management and skills are in place. 

By getting the foundations right from the outset and balancing the right controls with pragmatism and agility during the project, your chances of success will increase dramatically. With this increase I success will then come the real business opportunities and benefits of delivering successful initiatives such as finance, digital or technology transformations.

Good project management therefore plays a crucial role in enabling companies to transform organisations and to execute strategies effectively. 

Our Projects and Change team has a wealth of practical experience and knowledge gained from working on many different types of transformation, whether we are supporting a transaction, implementing a new system or advising on a business transformation, our team provides practical support and insight. The experiences we gain of working across the end to end lifecycle of such projects - from business case development through to delivery, go-live and ultimately benefits realisation, gives us real insight and knowledge which we openly share with our future clients.
 

Our approach 

We embrace the fact that all organisations are different and have diverse requirements depending on the type of programme or project being managed. Some require technical subject matter expertise and others required pure project management advice - we have a flexible approach to providing the right solution, resource and experience to suit each organisation and project. The support we provide, includes:

Hands-on project management and project support

Depending on your needs our experienced project and technical specialists can help by developing robust business cases, running your project management offices, providing technical expertise or managing the entire project. Our approach takes the appropriate elements of Agile and Traditional project management approaches to make the projects we manage and review more successful. 
 

Independent Project Review and Assurance 

We regularly complete independent reviews on how well projects are progressing. We find that our approach of working with the existing project team to identify the root cause of issues and then agreeing practical recommendations in our reviews provides

1) the necessary assurance to management along with 2) value to the project. Specifically, we undertake in-flight project health checks, deep-dive reviews in specialist areas and real-time monitoring during project. 
 

Expert Coaching, Guidance and Planning Workshops

We often provide clients with tailored coaching or guidance on how to manage and deliver complex change projects. This may include training on project management good practice, facilitating planning or risk workshops or attending project meetings to provide experience and constructive, independent challenge.