How collaboration is making MODCloud a reality By Chris Cooke, Head of Defence When an organisation takes on a project, it is inevitably looking to implement change. This change means doing something differently to how it’s been done before, with the expectation that specific, defined benefits can be achieved.
Last week (Monday 19 October) we completed our i3Institute 2020 intake by welcoming five project controls students. This week, their training ramps up as lessons in planning, risk and cost management officially begin.
by Jameet Singh, junior consultant I joined Avon and Somerset Constabulary on an apprenticeship programme within the Criminal Justice Department immediately after finishing my GCSEs. That was the start of my thirteen-year career, taking me on a diverse career path from police community support officer to Major Crime Investigation Team helping investigate homicides. During my […]
by Nora Harris, senior consultant Projects are all about delivering benefits. If what you’re doing isn’t going to improve your organisation, what’s the point of the project in the first place? However, the benefits driving a project are all too often lost in translation. In my experience, this is generally because people don’t go far […]
Yesterday (Monday 21st September) we had the pleasure of welcoming four new graduate consultants during a face-to-face induction day in Corsham. The day consisted of introductions from our current graduates, plenty of coffee, and a taste of things to come from programme lead Alec Bosomworth, Head of People Helen Sanders, and company director Ben Ames.
Ben Ames – summer 2020 It’s fair to say that summer 2020 has not turned out as any of us expected when we were making plans at the start of the year. Instead, we have experienced cancelled holidays and distanced visits with loved ones, all while adapting to remote working and an ever-changing business landscape. […]
We are proud to announce the official recognition and resulting trademark of our own training academy, the i3Institute®. Over the last four years, we have supported and trained significant numbers of people from all backgrounds and careers, turning them into subject matter experts now firmly embedded within defence, IT and infrastructure roles at some of […]
By Sarah-Jane Firth, Junior Consultant Having picked up my first camera when I was around 10 years old, it was no shock to my family and friends that it would be something I inevitably pursued later in education and as a career. After graduating from Leeds Arts University and earning a high 2:1 in my […]
My First Year as a Graduate Consultant by Natalie Talbot, PhD Graduate Consultant In 2016, just one year into my four-year PhD programme, I had the inconvenient realisation that I didn’t want to do science as a career in any shape or form, but the prospect of finding an alternative seemed impossible. So, I took […]
Author Amit Kalantri tells us that “nothing consoles and comforts like certainty does.” This applies to business as much as it does in our personal lives. Knowing gives you the confidence to push forward. Not knowing means you can spend forever second-guessing your actions, relying on hope and instinct more than facts and data. What […]