Being Product Led
Helping organisations move from ‘doing Product Management’ to ‘being Product led’. As you might expect from someone who’s career has been within the Product space, and who has worn various ‘Head of Product’ types hats over the years; I spend a lot of thinking and talking about Product Management. For the last few month’s I’ve […]
Starting your Career off strong
If you’re taking the first step into your career, where do you start? It’s that time of year, when companies like Deloitte get invited to speak to lots of University’s, and organise events to publicise their Graduate and career entry schemes. In the last month I’ve been lucky enough to speak to students at the […]
Encouraging join up across Departments.
Yesterday at GovCampNorth, there were multiple pitches all based on one common theme; how we can encourage and support collaboration and sharing across Government Departments. The reason given behind increasing this collaboration was varied; from improving opportunities for re-use and the sharing of best practices; to the opportunity to tackle and solve societal problems that […]
New Role, Who Dis?
6 weeks into my new role; how looks this part of the world? So today marks the start of week 7 of my time at Deloitte Digital; and as I sit on the train down to London for the first day of a 2 day Senior Leadership away day for the Digital Consulting folks; I […]
Onboarding – It’s an experiance
Every time we start a role at a new company, we go through Onboarding; and for every company it’s different; so what are the things we need to be considering as we try to perfect the onboarding experience, especially in this more virtual/remote/hybrid working world. Having just gone through this process again with Deloitte; I […]
Onwards and Upwards
Today I say goodbye to my work with Kainos, and begin my new role as a Director at Deloitte Digital. I’ve really enjoyed the last 18 months with Kainos; and the opportunity it gave me to step back and focus on delivering ”A thing” after I was left feeling rather burnt out and exhausted by […]
The Disability Price Tag
How bad service design punishes those with a disability. If you’ve never heard of the ‘Disability Price Tag’; the simplest way to describe it is that it’s the price you pay for costly mistakes due to symptoms of (or a byproduct of) your disability. People with ADHD are so often hit by the disability price […]
How do we make legacy transformation cool again?
Guest blog first published in #TechUk’s Public Sector week here on the 24th of June 2022. Legacy Transformation is one of those phrases; you hear it and just… sigh. It conjures up images of creaking tech stacks and migration plans that are more complex and lasting longer than your last relationship. Within the Public Sector, […]