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The latest in operational and digital transformation through people.

    

Building New Habits

Proudfoot Managing Director, UK, Duncan Manuel on the need for building new habits in order to avoid hanging on to unhealthy ones.

Proudfoot Named Service Provider of the Year by Santa Monica Seafood

Santa Monica Seafood held its 11th Annual Supplier Summit on February 20th at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California. Representatives from 150 of their top suppliers were in attendance. 

Putting People At The Heart Of Change

Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources on why creating understanding is at the heart of a successful and sustainable change program.

Proudfoot CEO weighs in on Financial Times Consulting Report

When the Financial Times reported its annual list of consulting firms, it triggered an interesting challenge from Source Global Research, one of the industry’s most respected commentators. In their blog, Source questioned why the Financial Times report had not included more client feedback and opinion on the performance of consulting firms. They went a step further, stating that according to their own research only 38% of clients agreed that consulting firms had added more in value than they charged in fees. An alarming statistic.

Best International Project 2018 – Proudfoot selected as finalist by MCA

Proudfoot takes a finalist position for Best International Project in the 2018 Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards. The International Project Award is open to all Consulting firms worldwide, and the winner is announced at the 2018 MCA Awards ceremony, April 26th in London.

Leadership’s role in inspiring change

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discusses the ability of people to adjust to change and the role leadership can play in inspiring it.

What if you could deliver on the digital promise?

Let me put my cards on the table. I talk to Amazon's Alexa in the kitchen. I can control my heating, lights and blinds from anywhere in the world, much to my wife's annoyance.

I wish it was that simple

Great Idea!
Just up the road from the office is a Starbucks. It has recently been refurbished, and by the door a new recycling bin has appeared. Clearly marked are the specific holes for the cups (empty and upside down please), the plastic lids, the sleeves, any liquid, and other waste – I assume half eaten pieces of cake, napkins and so on.

Maintenance makes the wheels go round

M.A.M.I.L.*
At the weekends I like to escape the some of day-to-day pressures of work by riding a bike.  Whether it be a short ride, or a long one, the metronomic focus on pedalling efficiency is a wonderful tonic to today’s connected world.

Is operational consulting still relevant in the digital world?

Last year I left a large-scale systems integrator to take up the role of UK Managing Director for Proudfoot, an Operational Consulting firm, with a proud 75 year history. Before moving, I thought long and hard about the relevance of operational consulting in the digital world, after all isn’t so much of what we now do influenced by technology? 

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