We're on the new ESPO Strategic HR Services Framework

Methods is delighted to have been awarded a place on the new Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation Strategic HR Services Framework. This national…


Well intentioned mass-communication in organisations undergoing change is missing its mark. There are better ways of helping people understand their future.

As a consultant at Methods, I have worked across many different public sector organisations, from the smallest local authorities to the largest…


Digital skills alone do not a successful digital team make

Are there ways to help digital teams perform?   I don’t really believe in digital teams. I believe in people. And the digital part of a service…


Books and covers. No matter how many times we hear it, you can’t always fight your initial reaction to judge.

This was certainly my experience as I stepped out of St James’ tube station for the first time and looked up at 102 Petty France, home of the…


Five ingredients for successful teamwork

I run Methods’ digital transformation arm and, as a consultancy, we distinguish ourselves through our approach to the work we do.  We believe that…


Two years, going on four…reflections of a management consultant

In 2014, after almost nine years working in a variety of roles in local government, I moved into consulting and joined Methods, a significant career…


What do the different AI terms actually mean?

With so much talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the moment – from the UK’s announcement of nearly £1 billion for AI sector development…


One man and a baby – taking an agile approach to fatherhood

Joining the estimated 2% of UK fathers that take advantage of shared parental leave was a fantastic experience that I feel has really enriched both…


Everyone can get started with AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere at the moment, from the Cambridge Analytica scandal to the UK’s announcement of nearly £1 billion for AI…


Reflections on a digital leader's keynote

Kevin Cunnington in his keynote set the tone for today’s Digital Leaders Conference. He’s rightly proud of GDS’s achievements.  The UK is the No1…