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Could you escape….The Breach?

Breakout games have become more and more popular with over 70 in the UK alone. What if we could bring an escape room into Welsh Water as part of our campaign to raise awareness of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? We knew that to really embed GDPR and create a culture of data privacy by […]

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4/4/2018

Challenging the Happy Workplace

This week I started reading ‘Build it – The Rebel Playbook for World-Class Employee Engagement’. I have long been a believer in the need to understand individuals and teams to get the best out of people and build a culture where change and innovation can flourish. Nothing I have learnt over the years, none of the failures […]

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7/1/2018

General Data Protection Regulation – compliance threat or transformation opportunity?

As we go into the first full working week of 2018 we have entered the year that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. On 25 May 2018 all organisations, of whatever size or industry, will need to comply with the new regulation. A quick online search will give you access to plenty […]

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30/10/2017

The Transformation ‘Gotchas’

When I was asked to guest blog some thoughts on change management I initially thought I’d wax lyrical about PROSCI and ADKAR (Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability and Reinforcement) and how we need to elevate Change Management as a profession not something any gifted amateur can have a go at and how we need more qualified organisational psychologists…but no-one wants […]

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20/10/2017

Learning the lyrics – people not technology, behaviours not activities

When we heard about CommsUnplugged the decision to get involved was an easy one. At Perago-Wales we focus on supporting organisations to deliver services that meet user needs and, in doing so, transform ways of working within organisations. Our experience spans agile delivery, programme management, technology transformation, change management, communications and more. The definition of ‘digital transformation’ is […]

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20/9/2017

Collaborating in a field in Dorset

Collaboration is a key behaviour to get right if an organisation is really going to transform and deliver sustainable change. Without collaboration you work in silos, you keep learning to yourself, you focus solely on your own ideas and you reinforce the behaviour that slows change and drives mistrust. But get it right and collaboration […]

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24/7/2017

Agile for teams who don’t build software

Agile ways of working has its roots in software development and looks to get working software in the hands of end users as quickly as possible. This offers teams rapid feedback and helps to ensure the final result has value to the end user. I recently worked with a couple of agile teams looking for […]

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6/7/2017

Digital Futures in Health: is the focus on real transformation or is it just about tech?

Last week I attended the ‘Digital futures in health and well being: can the public sector survive without them?’ symposium. Held at the Morgan Academy within the new Swansea University Bay Campus, on the outskirts of the city centre, with world class facilities. It’s no wonder that the University is going from strength to strength with this […]

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22/6/2017

Digital Wales: Digital Framework

Digital Opportunity in Wales My colleague Tim Daley has talked previously about the opportunity in Wales for digital transformation. As a nation we’re small enough to be radical in our thinking to delivering those public services that are devolved to Welsh Government, but we’re also big enough to carry the torch. We have the opportunity to transform the way […]

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