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Simply, improvement... · 5d ago

Consultancy tips for pro bono OR Projects – Slideshare #OR59 @TheORSociety

Jane Parkin and I ran a short workshop at OR59, the 2017 OR Conference, on consultancy tips for pro bono projects. Our slides are available on and include a brief overview of ...
Simply, improvement... · 1w ago

Operational Research in Consultancy #OR59 Conference Stream

Today, I’ve been chairing the OR in Consultancy Stream at the OR Society’s annual conference OR59 being held at Loughborough University. We’ve had three interesting presentations so far, whi...
Simply, improvement... · 1W ago

Criminal Justice Special Interest Group meeting 27/11/17 #TheORSociety

Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

Impact Measurement in the Third Sector – 25/10/17 #TheORSociety

The OR Society’s Third Sector Special Interest Group will be holding a half-day workshop on 25th October. For further information, please contact either Jane Parkin or Hope Meadows. . . . . ...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

“Simply, improvement…” – my September 2017 Newsletter is out today

View my Newsletter, online. This month: Stupid Leadership How confident are you in your Project Plan? How does your Charity’s governance measure up? Tip and tricks for running a Pro Bono pro...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

How does your Charity’s Governance measure up?

In recent years, there have been many reports of charity failures and poor practices or behaviours by charities.  While the larger charities get the headlines, even a cursory glance at Chari...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

The value of a fresh eye on your project’s viability

I was recently speaking with a colleague about how easy we find it to evaluate the viability of projects and programmes, based on our years of experience. It’s something we both do and we ca...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

Tips and tricks for leading a Pro Bono OR Consultancy Project #OR59 @TheORSociety

Tips and tricks for leading a Pro Bono OR Consultancy Project. A workshop session at the OR59 Conference for those interested in contributing to a pro bono project. Workshop: Pro Bono OR Con...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

Con Tricks! How to make it as a consultant in OR and still have a life #OR59 @TheORSociety

Jane Parkin and I will be chairing the OR in Consultancy stream at OR59 and we have lined up a varied and interesting group of speakers.   Con Tricks! How to make it as a consultant in OR an...
Simply, improvement... · 2M ago

“Simply, improvement…” – July 2017 Newsletter is out today

View a copy online here. This month: Getting started with Digital Transformation Personal Resilience Tips for leading change 50 Change and Creativity Cards EVA22 Conference Presentations I w...