“Being generous with knowledge is simply the right thing to do. We call it Business Karma.”
To everyone with a hammer
A hammer, like any tool is not the most appropriate for every job, but if that’s all you have, you are likely to try and fix everything with it without considering other options. And so it is with the world of change and the delivery of projects.Read more
Turning on the tap of innovation
Similar to the retail banking sector in 2016, the water industry is being awoken to the importance of the customer. To meet the demands of PR19, water companies need customers to play a more active role in water management and to be more aware of how their behaviour affects the world around them.Read more
Book of Futures – mHealth
The use of mobile tracking devices for general medical surveillance is on the rise, as is the level of investment in accurate measuring devices. From business to public health services, mHealth is becoming increasingly integral to the future of our lifestyles. Are you ready?Read more
Daryl Wilkinson joins United Outcomes as Global Digital Lead
United Outcomes, a new strategy and transformation consulting group evolved out of Practicus Consulting, is delighted to announce the appointment of Daryl Wilkinson as Global Digital Lead.Read more
We've launched a survey to learn more about what contributes to the successful delivery of change within business. The APM has published studies on delivering change in the public sector, and we wanted to extend that to private sector organisations. Read more to find out how you can be a part of our study.Read more
Investing in water
United Outcomes, the specialist consultancy led globally by serial entrepreneur Jason Luckhurst has appointed Daryl Wilkinson, former Group Head of Innovation for Nationwide Building Society, to lead its UK business ahead of a £1.1m investment to help the UK water industry innovate.Read more
Mental Health Awareness Week 2018
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. To mark this occasion, we wanted to do something a little different and host a digital Stress Awareness Space, where people can anonymously share how they deal with stress and may help to support colleagues who wouldn't otherwise ask for it.Read more
Retail Apocalypse, now?
Gone are the days of busy working families piling in to towns on Saturday mornings to rush around the shops picking up the necessities to get them through the following week. But can brick and mortar stores still be relevant in the digital future?Read more
What is digital?
The proliferation of smart personal devices has put the word ‘digital’ into everyday use and galvanised businesses to change. But what is digital? It's so much more than simply expressing signals in a series of 0s and 1s - digital is about smart devices, data, cloud computing, social media and so much more.Read more
GDPR - marketing strategy wrapped in compliance?
GDPR: something and nothing, or a massive opportunity for businesses? Despite the hype and the fear, businesses can not only capitalise on the new regulations, but use GDPR as a springboard to improve their entire business.Read more
Collaboration Vs Teamwork: what is your strength?
Group exercises and team working may be the thing of nightmares for some, but companies with collaborative working cultures are five times more likely to be high performing. What are the differences between teamwork and collaboration? And how can you avoid the common pitfalls which can derail the spirit of collaboration?Read more
Disruption or innovation?
"Disruption" has become such a pervading axiom for everything from tonic water and marketing to banking and cars. But when did ‘disruption’ become so popular? What's behind the rise and rise of the popular term...and why has the phrase become synonymous with innovation?Read more