GlaxoSmithKline – Merger Integration

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When SmithKline Beecham and Glaxo Wellcome merged, to create the largest pharmaceutical company in the world, an extensive integration programme was kicked off. i-Realise initially worked with SmithKline Beecham to help with merger preparations, after which the relationship continued with the new entity, both during integration and for several years post-merger. Approach We ensured that…

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Leveraging capabilities to create scalable business opportunities

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Ambitious businesses looking to scale across multiple product lines, or through a Mergers and Acquisition strategy, often hit the same obstacle. How do you remove duplicate or overlapping processes, products, roles, applications or data whilst maintaining growth momentum in each product or business line? In this, our next Expert Series, Associate Consultant Henry McNeill explains…

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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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Overcoming resistance to change

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They say people don’t like change. If you think about it that’s not entirely true – as individuals we move house, change jobs, even change our hairstyles. But when it comes to organisational change and business transformation, overcoming resistance to change can feel like the hardest part of the journey for everyone involved. In this…

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Using simulation to predict and prioritise change benefits

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The way that we all live and work changed incredibly during 2020. Many industries were turned upside down and as we emerge from the pandemic, how customers and employees are prepared to engage with you is different. For many businesses, the longer-term financial position, and headcount planning, has become much harder to predict. So that…

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Engagement and communication to manage change

Communication and stakeholder engagement represent just one pillar of a robust change management programme, but without handling them effectively, change success is almost impossible to achieve. But what makes them effective? There are a number of key elements, and in this expert series, we focus on one that is often missed or ignored – why…

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B&Q – Central Business Effectiveness (CBE) Programme

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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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On demand webinar: Successful Change with RPA

How can Robotic Process Automation form an integral part of your change process – boosting productivity, saving money and completing tasks quickly and accurately. Join Andrew Woessner, CEO at R-Path Automation, and Simon Puryer, Managing Director at i-Realise, to learn about the basics of RPA, how RPA fits into a wider change methodology, and how…

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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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On demand webinar: Launching the Payroll KPIs

In April 2021, i-Realise delivered a webinar and white paper 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…

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Payroll Transformation: Know Your Requirements

Employee perks and benefits are differentiators for your employer brand. But there’s nothing more emotive than someone’s pay – and getting payroll wrong can have far reaching implications. In this expert series, we look at why the requirements for transforming payroll are so often rushed, and how investing as much time in getting them right…

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