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M&A Integrations: Why Asking The Right Questions Early On Is Key To Success

We love doing system implementation projects; they’re hugely rewarding for our clients and for us. However, one particular integration project we are presently working on has had a more difficult beginning than it needed to have. During the planning, we very quickly realised that the driver for the project is a much deeper and broader […]

Why hiring for character is key to building a successful team

My colleague Paul Every’s recent email on resources (“getting the right people on the bus”) got me thinking about the hiring processes of many organisations. In turn this links to the reasons why the process we often follow for setting strategy, is sometimes doomed to underachievement – if not complete failure, because organisations don’t hire […]

Demystifying the Cloud

This article is based on Vega Technolgy‘s event on “Demystifying the Cloud” held in Guernsey in February 2023. The event was opened by Vega Technology’s Managing Director David Collings who introduced speakers Paul Every from Solitaire Consulting and Dan Brown from Resolution IT. Paul presented the business benefits of the cloud, whilst Dan focused on […]

Launch of “virtual COO” service

Because in every good kitchen there’s a great sous chef! We’re very excited at Solitaire Consulting this month, as February marked the launch of our new “virtual COO” service offering.    Initially aimed at small-to-medium sized business in the regulated financial services sector, this service provides a flexible, experienced resource on a part-time basis to manage […]

Solitaire Consulting boosts senior team with new appointment

Photo of Andy Mallet

Jersey based, independent project and change management consultancy firm, Solitaire Consulting (www.solitaireconsulting.com), is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Mallet as a Senior Consultant.  Andy joins the business having held a number of senior (C-suite) operational, change and transformation roles within the Financial Services industry. He brings with him over 10 years’ experience in […]

Event: Demystifying the Cloud

Speaker list for Demystifying the Cloud event

Do you ever wonder about the cloud, how it works and what it can do for your business? If so, wonder no more! I am delighted to have been invited by Vega Technology to speak at an event they are holding on the benefits of cloud hosting. They will showcase their new solutions to help streamline your […]

New Year, New Projects

List of Dreams, Goals and Actions

Irrespective of when the financial year starts, every New Year most organisations start with an optimistic list of projects and initiatives they want to achieve over the next 12 months. There is usually high enthusiasm and energy to get started because people’s personal objectives, performance measure or even bonus is aligned with the tasks that […]

Season’s Greetings from Solitaire Consulting

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Thank you, our customers and regular followers, for placing your faith in Solitaire Consulting during this year. It has been another challenging year, but hugely rewarding to work with you all.  I like to get personally involved in all our projects, but as our business grows I can’t do everything myself. I am therefore indebted […]

The importance of data quality – how well are you managing yours?

Sheet of paper and phone with data analytics

Good data quality is one of the keys to success of all businesses. Advances in technology have given us the ability to collect and store vast amounts of data. For the tech giants like Amazon, Google and Facebook the collection and monetization of this data is their core business and their whole infrastructure is geared […]