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Agile, remote working, ways of working

– 05 Aug, 2020

Top Tips To Ensure Successful Distributed Agile Teams

Todd Bennett

Management Consultant Todd is a Managing Consultant with significant expertise in Agile. Todd specialises in delivering technical and non technical pieces of work, coaching and training senior leadership, and leading large scale Agile transformations. Todd is passionate about Agile the methodology, the frameworks within and has a keen interest in the Agile mindset. Todd uses a people focused approach, ensuring greater collaboration and team engagement is achieved, resulting in greater efficiencies.

Blog

Innovation, diversity & inclusion

– 23 Jul, 2020

Diversity And Representation Matters: How To Be Inclusive When Innovating

Zoe Collins

Management Consultant "At the heart of any successful change you’ll find people and engaging communications." Zoe is a passionate change manager, transforming work environments into places where people love to be. She is a quality focused Prosci qualified practitioner, specialising in Business and Culture Change. She also specialises in Communications and Internal Marketing.

Blog

P3M Delivery, Business Analysis, Programme, Project, Portfolio Management

– 20 Jul, 2020

How Good Does Your PMO Need To Be?

Aled Laugharne

Management Consultant

Events 10 Aug, 2020

Change Management , Strategy

The Art Of Change Leadership

Join this Chaucer Live Session where we will explore the principles of good and bad leadership, and look at how you can meet the moment by influencing others with skill, showing up authentically, and gaining wisdom, at every turn.

22 May, 2020, 08:30am – 11:00am

Blog 05 Aug, 2020

Agile , remote working , ways of working

Top Tips To Ensure Successful Distributed Agile Teams

You can't build an adaptable organization without adaptable people--and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to. --Gary...

Todd Bennett

Management Consultant Todd is a Managing Consultant with significant expertise in Agile. Todd specialises in delivering technical and non technical pieces of work, coaching and training senior leadership, and leading large scale Agile transformations. Todd is passionate about Agile the methodology, the frameworks within and has a keen interest in the Agile mindset. Todd uses a people focused approach, ensuring greater collaboration and team engagement is achieved, resulting in greater efficiencies.

Reports 27 Jul, 2020

Digital Transformation , Covid-19 , Strategy , People Management

Re-Designing The Workplace Of The Future

Whilst the global pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on public health and the economy, it also provides an...

Isobel Rea

Management Consultant “The fundamentals of good project management never change. It is about planning and people” Isobel is passionate about helping companies become more efficient and effective, and is known for her strong project management skills and pragmatic approach. With over 15 years of experience as a change consultant and project manager, she has a wealth of experience and insight.

Blog 23 Jul, 2020

Innovation , diversity & inclusion

Diversity And Representation Matters: How To Be Inclusive When Innovating

Discussions around diversity and representation are always important, but they have been dominating the news cycle in recent times. It's more...

Zoe Collins

Management Consultant "At the heart of any successful change you’ll find people and engaging communications." Zoe is a passionate change manager, transforming work environments into places where people love to be. She is a quality focused Prosci qualified practitioner, specialising in Business and Culture Change. She also specialises in Communications and Internal Marketing.

Blog 20 Jul, 2020

P3M Delivery , Business Analysis , Programme , Project , Portfolio Management

How Good Does Your PMO Need To Be?

The efficacy of a PMO can have a direct impact on the pace and outcomes of a programme of work. For example, poorly managed dependencies between...

Aled Laugharne

Management Consultant

Blog 13 Jul, 2020

Corporate Communications

Chaucer & BIP Join Together To Create A Global Advisory Company With €350 Million Expected Revenue

In 2019 Chaucer began an extensive search for an experienced partner who could support our next phase of growth, expand our global footprint, and...

Blog 06 Jul, 2020

Innovation , Data Strategy , Leadership

Chaucer Nominated For A MCA Award In “Data & Innovation In The Private Sector”

Chaucer was recently nominated for two MCA awards, “Data and Innovation in the Private Sector & Team Leader Consultant

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 01 Jul, 2020

Covid-19 , Future State Technology , Innovation , Crisis Optimisation

Transformation And Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has taught us a great deal about how organisations metabolize disruption and evolving. What we are

Martin Wassell

Group Managing Director Martin has been navigating business' through transformation and innovation for over 25 years and has been Managing Director of Chaucer for the past 8 years, driving the business and it's clients through their own transformations. He has seen first hand the impact digital transformation can have on clients, their employees and even wider society when it succeeds.

Blog 26 Jun, 2020

PMO & Portfolio Management , Design Thinking

Is Your PMO Missing A Human Touch?

Best practice Project Management Office (PMO) design is not just about governance and reporting structure; an emphasis

James Robertson

Management Consultant A strategic change management consultant focused on helping companies design and implement new target operating models. James is passionate about delivering customer-centric solutions to help clients navigate and succeed in complex digital transformation programmes. He draws his experience from delivering projects in financial services, manufacturing and FMCG industries.

Blog 23 Jun, 2020

PMO & Portfolio Management

What Does The Future Hold For The PMO?

We are developing an industry benchmark report looking at the current and future state of PMO

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 22 Jun, 2020

People Management , Mental Health , Leadership Training

Protecting Employee Mental Health As We Return To The Office

The Great Return is looming: that time when all those workers who have been diligently staying at home are summoned

Peter Lewis

Management Consultant, Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Events 15 Jun, 2020

Agile

Adopt An Agile Mindset Now: Live Session

Learn why now is the opportune moment to adopt an agile mindset for both you and your organisation.

22 Jul, 2020, 02:00pm – 20 May, 2020, 03:00pm

Online

Events 12 Jun, 2020

Crisis Optimisation

How Covid-19 Drives Innovation & Accelerates Organisational Change

Learn how businesses can evolve from the impact of Covid-19.

18 Jun, 2020, 02:00pm – 20 May, 2020, 03:00pm

Online

Blog 10 Jun, 2020

Digital Transformation , Change Management , Covid-19

The Art Of Change Leadership: Influence, Authenticity And Wisdom

Leaders across the globe are preparing for more change. Digital transformation is now top of the agenda and business

Analah Fawcett

Management Consultant & CSR Lead Analah is Chaucer’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Lead; passionate about improving lives, in and outside of Chaucer. With 10+ years’ experience working as a Change Management Consultant, she has helped high profile clients navigate complex behavioural and cultural change, focusing on innovation and digital transformation these past few years.

Blog 04 Jun, 2020

Future State Technology , PMO & Portfolio Management

AI: A Threat Or Enabler Of The PMO Of The Future?

There is a lot of talk about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) might not just disrupt but effectively kill off the

Michele Turitto PhD CEng

Managing Principal “Digital transformation success impinges on people, culture and mindset as much as technology” Michele is a versatile and experienced management consultant delivering pragmatic and data driven digital business transformation. Geographically and culturally aware, having led projects in over 15 countries with proven ability to engage at all levels to embed step-change innovation. He has a deep advisory and consulting background centred on a solid Change Management, Strategy, Delivery Lead and Programme Management skill set.

Blog 22 May, 2020

Digital Transformation , Change Management , Strategy

Communication Is Everything, But It’s Not All There Is

As we prepare to exit lock down and return to ‘the new normal’, it’s important to recognize that more change is coming.

Analah Fawcett

Management Consultant & CSR Lead Analah is Chaucer’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Lead; passionate about improving lives, in and outside of Chaucer. With 10+ years’ experience working as a Change Management Consultant, she has helped high profile clients navigate complex behavioural and cultural change, focusing on innovation and digital transformation these past few years.

Blog 21 May, 2020

People Management , Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid For Employees - It’s Essential

Most people know how to put someone in the recovery position or tie a sling to support an injured arm. Some may

Peter Lewis

Management Consultant, Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Blog 15 May, 2020

Change Management , Strategy , Capability Development

Be Prepared, More Change Is Coming

COVID-19 has forced companies to abandon their physical offices and move to distributed online workplaces. While

Analah Fawcett

Management Consultant & CSR Lead Analah is Chaucer’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Lead; passionate about improving lives, in and outside of Chaucer. With 10+ years’ experience working as a Change Management Consultant, she has helped high profile clients navigate complex behavioural and cultural change, focusing on innovation and digital transformation these past few years.

Blog 11 May, 2020

Change Management , Strategy , Agile

The Unexpected Benefits Of Agile Remote Working

“The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face

Rachelle Furnell

Management Consultant - Scrum Master “Agile ways of working help teams work in way that they enjoy, resulting in better productivity, all while putting the customer at the heart ensuring value is achieved” Rachelle is passionate about agile ways of working and enjoys helping teams come together towards a common goal with the aim of continuous improvement at the forefront. She takes a pragmatic approach with clients to ensure a fit for purpose approach and is adaptive to the environment through her multi-industry experience.

Blog 07 May, 2020

Digital Transformation , Covid-19 , Future State Technology , Strategy , Operating Model Design

How Can Business Thrive In A Post COVID-19 World?

Thanks to the ongoing pandemic, there is no doubt that the level of uncertainty is still extremely high among businesses. What is certain however,...

Michele Turitto PhD CEng

Managing Principal “Digital transformation success impinges on people, culture and mindset as much as technology” Michele is a versatile and experienced management consultant delivering pragmatic and data driven digital business transformation. Geographically and culturally aware, having led projects in over 15 countries with proven ability to engage at all levels to embed step-change innovation. He has a deep advisory and consulting background centred on a solid Change Management, Strategy, Delivery Lead and Programme Management skill set.

Reports 05 May, 2020

Digital Transformation , Covid-19 , Strategy , Operating Model Design , People Management

How Can Business Thrive In A Post COVID-19 World?

With over one third of the population of the planet in lockdown for the last quarter, it’s hard to envisage how and...

Michele Turitto PhD CEng

Managing Principal “Digital transformation success impinges on people, culture and mindset as much as technology” Michele is a versatile and experienced management consultant delivering pragmatic and data driven digital business transformation. Geographically and culturally aware, having led projects in over 15 countries with proven ability to engage at all levels to embed step-change innovation. He has a deep advisory and consulting background centred on a solid Change Management, Strategy, Delivery Lead and Programme Management skill set.

Blog 04 May, 2020

Digital Transformation , Covid-19 , Future State Technology , Operating Model Design , Architecture & Design

Leading Projects Through Crisis And Beyond

Whilst for some organisations, remote working and an agile approach are part of their DNA, for others, particularly in

Isobel Rea

Management Consultant “The fundamentals of good project management never change. It is about planning and people” Isobel is passionate about helping companies become more efficient and effective, and is known for her strong project management skills and pragmatic approach. With over 15 years of experience as a change consultant and project manager, she has a wealth of experience and insight.

Blog 21 Apr, 2020

Change Management , People Management , Capability Development , Communications

Change Management In A Changing World

In the space of a month we have had to make changes to the way we live, socialise, educate, provide care and the

Zoe Collins

Management Consultant "At the heart of any successful change you’ll find people and engaging communications." Zoe is a passionate change manager, transforming work environments into places where people love to be. She is a quality focused Prosci qualified practitioner, specialising in Business and Culture Change. She also specialises in Communications and Internal Marketing.

Blog 17 Apr, 2020

Covid-19 , Strategy , Rapid Prototyping , Governance , Innovation

Innovating In The Age Of Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a vehicle for change and innovation of products and services for organisations around

Pavlos Konstas

Management Consultant & Innovation Lead Pavlos is a managing consultant at Chaucer, with great experience in advising global multinational enterprises at defining and implementing strategic business plans. He has helped clients empower themselves to define and monitor growth oriented KPIs by defining and designing with them sustainable operating models. Mature in agile ways of working, Pavlos has become an ambassador of agile and has coached several clients on how to successfully embark on a scaled agile journey. In addition, he has helped organisations blueprint, test and create user centric products and services and build a sustainable innovation lifecycle and a culture that supports iteration and continuous improvement. He has previously worked at Deloitte UK, Hellenic Petroleum and has trained as a fighter pilot at the Hellenic Air Force. He holds and MSc and BSc (Hons) from Cass Business School, City University of London.

Blog 09 Apr, 2020

Change Management , People Management , Communications , Leadership Training

Competition V's Collaboration In The Workplace

There is increasing recognition in the corporate world that the culture which we cultivate in the workplace can have a

Deborah Young

Managing Partner Deborah joined Chaucer in 2015 and is now Managing Partner. With over 20 years experience across IT and Enterprise Software industries and having helped companies’ expansion from £5m to £100m, Deborah now oversees sales and marketing and the growth of Chaucer

Events 03 Mar, 2020

Change Management , Strategy

The Business Of Change Is Changing

Join Chaucer as we discuss what change means for leaders and how to inspire transformative change through influence.

22 May, 2020, 08:30am – 11:00am

Aqua Shard 31 Saint Thomas Street,
London, SE1 9RY

Reports 03 Mar, 2020

Strategy , People Management , Data Strategy , GDPR , Data Science & Analytics

Background Checks & GDPR

It is a commonly accepted practice that businesses have the right to carry out background checks on prospective...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Events 14 Jan, 2020

Strategy , Innovation , Leadership Training

AI and Real-World Business

Learn how to adopt an AI strategy for your organisation

26 Mar, 2020, 08:30am – 11:00am

Aqua Shard, 31 Saint Thomas Street,
London, SE1 9RY

Reports 05 Dec, 2019

Strategy

IR35 Changes and Chaucer’s Managed Service

Changes are being introduced to HMRC's 'IR35' tax regulations that will make businesses liable for determining the tax...

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Reports 01 Aug, 2019

GDPR

Business Call Recording in the UK and the Data Protection Act

With the roll out by Microsoft of Skype for Business and its new capabilities for call recording, what are the...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 10 Apr, 2019

GDPR , Privacy

Briefing On Brexit & UK Data Protection Act 2018

Highlighting important and interesting news and trends in the privacy field

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 03 Dec, 2018

Privacy

Data Privacy Newsletter: Issue 3 December 2018

Highlighting important and interesting news and trends in the privacy field

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 01 Oct, 2018

Data Strategy , GDPR

Data Protection Concerns for Start-ups & Challengers in the UK Energy Sector

Looking at what data protection concerns are facing U.K. start-ups and challengers, especially (but not exclusively)...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 01 Jun, 2018

GDPR

Data Privacy Newsletter: Issue 1 June 2018

Highlighting important and interesting news and trends in the privacy field

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 01 May, 2018

Data Strategy

The Age Of Information: Data Monetisation

Organisations are not prevented from monetising the data they collect. They just have to be smarter about how they do it

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Associate Partner GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18 Paul is Head of IT Security and Data Privacy Team and Registered DPO at Chaucer and has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security specialist and advisor to businesses with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. More recently he has advised on data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.