We’re about being there for our clients when it really matters. When it absolutely has to be right. Doing the right thing is both our ethos and sweet spot. And it’s why clients turn to us again and again.
After graduating from the University of Cambridge in 2009, I began my career in management consultancy at Deloitte Consulting, attracted by an enthusiasm for working with people and willingness to tra...
Richard Browne, Consultant
View Richard now
It's the people that make Berkeley different to other consultancies.
Bright, friendly, down-to-earth people who are both thinkers and doers. Working by your side, as consultants and colleagues, to get the right results.
Whatever your long term career goals, we’re here to support you. Through an open dialogue, we help our people to build the capabilities, experiences and networks they need to boost their careers.
Home > Services > Digital Strategy & Transformation
It’s hard to turn to any business or sector-specific website or journal these days and not see an article about digital. Many sectors already have well-known examples of digital innovators and disruptors and as customers ourselves we look for, buy and consume experiences and products in very different ways to even a couple of years ago. The digital revolution is well and truly underway.
Whilst Digital can still mean different things to different people, at The Berkeley Partnership we believe Digital is about harnessing technology to drive value in this much faster, tech-savvy and data-rich world.
Digital transformation involves harnessing aspects such as Big data and analytics, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics as well as a different mindset and organisational capabilities to be truly focussed on speed and the customer/user. There are some key differences between ‘traditional’ and ‘digital’ transformation.
In the context of this, the challenge for every organisation is to identify their vision, what opportunities exist for them, where the value lies and how to unlock it. The good news is that digital technologies available can help you get there faster and often with lower (if any) capital outlay. It’s possible to buy analytics capability through the Cloud on a pay-as-you-go basis. You can see the results and quickly respond to a marketing campaign through social media in hours, rather than the weeks it could take through traditional media channels. You can use digital platforms to recruit and engage your staff, and be really innovative, such as faster and more convenient connections with mentors or experts across global organisations.
It starts with your vision for digital and then what journey to take.
To win on the journey, we believe there are certain characteristics of a digital mindset that are particularly key:
These together with the right approach, decision-making and digital organisational aspects can make your digital journey the most successful it can be.
Here are some factors that we believe can make a real difference:
1. Digital needs strong business leadership and management particularly in large, established organisations
2. Digital needs a different delivery approach
3. Experimentation, proofs of concept and pilots are essential but these need to be carefully crafted
4. Digital still needs business and change management
We have helped a number of different organisations accelerate their digital journeys, bringing to bear a mix of business transformation change disciplines honed over decades with experience of newer digital approaches and technologies.
We can help with:
We have particular expertise in:
“Where Berkeley have been particularly of use to us is bringing some of that discipline and structure into a digital context and what we’ve used them for is to run proof of concepts, do it in a way where we bring lots of partners together, get the learning out fast and then move on and it’s really been a successful engagement.”
Mark McClennon, Marketing and Consumer CIO, Unilever
With digital, organisational change aspects are absolutely critical, particularly in established companies. We’re very proud to have helped many successful organisations accelerate their digital journeys, bringing to bear a mix of transformation change disciplines honed over decades, with experience of newer digital approaches and technologies.
Find out more about best practice approaches to Agile Procurement.
What you should be thinking about when writing your business case.
Find out the role of Digital in transforming your business.
The world of IA n is becoming increasingly seen as essential to retain competitive advantage. How do you best understand the potential for...
While technology-enabled change is not new, the nature, pace of change and technologies available make digital transformation quite different.
While technology-enabled change is not new, the nature, pace of change and technologies available make digital transformation a very different...
Agile can really enable your IT projects to deliver business results more responsively and more quickly.
There is a lot of confusion in blockchain. We provide a basic overview of what blockchain is, how it can be used and whether you need to be...
SaaS is increasingly replacing traditional business software running in your own data centre.
We have placed cookies on your computer to help make this website better. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.