Executive guide to Automation

How to get started and succeed with Robotic Process Automation

A forecast for operating model transformation

Insights from the Met Office’s head of Business Architecture

Making change happen, together

Delivering change and transformation success through people, process and technology

Implementing a global payroll system

Defining system requirements for a 50,000 strong workforce

Making change happen, together

Delivering change and transformation success through people, process and technology

pillars

Removing the risk from transformation

We solve business problems and deliver successful transformation for companies driven by compliance issues or those who have complex, multifaceted environments. Our flexible and practical methodology, coupled with highly experienced people who collaborate with your teams, always ensures a successful outcome.

An award winning methodology

Our X|R|M™ methodology works within three pillars of business readiness and combines over 30 tools to de-risk and deliver effective change for your business. We select and combine these in a very agile way as we know that every business change is different and each project requires its own unique blend.

De-risking post-acquisition integration

Issues arising and how to ensure successful integration

Thought Leadership

Executive guide to Automation

Work is changing. Automation of office tasks is transforming entire industries. Why? Because without automation, modern work is becoming unsustainable. IT infrastructure gaps, combined with economic pressure to do more with less, are forcing employees to work harder and put in longer hours to complete tasks manually. Inefficiencies prevail, errors creep in, and morale suffers….

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The definitive Payroll KPIs

During 2021, i-Realise delivered a webinar and whitepaper that presented our suggestions for a payroll and reward Key Performance Indicator model. PROCESS looked at the function’s elements and suggested performance measurements. However, we wanted this to be modified with wider industry engagement so we formed a KPI Working Group, ensuring that our model was reflective…

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7 common pitfalls… and how to avoid them to deliver effective change.

Why do 75% of change programmes fail to deliver lasting success? In their lifetime, all organisations need to change. This may be to grow the business and drive profit, improve products or services, meet new regulatory demands or simply in response to market changes or competition. Whatever form it takes – M&A integration, implementation of…

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Implementing a global payroll system

Defining system requirements for a 50,000 strong workforce

The Met Office – Process modelling and maturity mapping as the foundation for operating model transformation

Background With more than 3,000 forecasts delivered every day, powered by cutting-edge technology and world-leading science, the Met Office has a wide and complex process landscape. They needed to fully ‘map’ those processes in preparation for an external ISO 9001 audit, and then understand whether their current processes were mature enough to support a re-organsation…

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Carpetright – Warehouse operations review to enable strategic growth, productivity and improved efficiencies

Carpetright engaged i-Realise to review the state of their current warehouse operations. Background The objective of this initial piece of work was to remove the risk posed by tacit knowledge and to form the basis for future continuous improvement work by mapping As Is processes end to end. Following on from this, Carpetright asked i-Realise…

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B&Q – Central Business Effectiveness (CBE) Programme

Background B&Q were at critical mass with the number of initiatives within their Central Business Effectiveness (CBE) Programme. Their tactical approach to business change and improvement, combined with the number of ‘stand-alone’ projects that were struggling for sponsorship, management ‘bandwidth’, competent team members and discrete budgetary allocation meant they were becoming overloaded. i-Realise were engaged…

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Industry News

The Basic Earnings Assessment – Tax Year 2022/23

It used to be so simple when Employer-Supported Childcare (ESC) arrangements such as the Childcare Voucher was a straightforward £55 per week (£243 per month / £2,915 per annum) for all employees.  Then, the Finance Act 2011 confirmed that Income Tax (and National Insurance) relief would be restricted for high earners to ensure they only…

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UK Budget Analysis – November 2021

As we have become accustomed to, the weekend before a Budget statement was awash with leaks and inside information. House of Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle reprimanded Members of Parliament (MPs) saying that in years gone by, MPs would ‘walk’ for this kind of activity. This was a reference to Hugh Dalton who, as Chancellor of…

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The Health and Social Care Levy

In every fairness to the Conservative Party (forming the UK Government), at the time of their December 2019 Manifesto, nobody had heard of COVID-19, let alone the terms self-isolation and furlough.  Therefore, it was probably safe to make the pledge: ‘We will not raise the rate of income tax, VAT or National Insurance’ Yet, 07…

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