Capabilities as a means of identifying technology choices

In this blog, I explain some of our latest thinking at Methods on how breaking down processes and technology into their constituent parts…


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…