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Relationship Management

24/02/2018 07:56:26   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, relationship management, competency model, habits, communication, skills
Despite knowing better about relationships, we can fall back into old habits. Are you?

Building Credibility

09/01/2018 09:44:59   In Our Blog  

Past, Present and Future

16/12/2017 09:32:36   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, technology, pace of change, robots, blockchain
Reflections on the pace of technology change

The Twelve Principles  of  Strategic  IT Partnering

14/10/2017 09:08:52   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, principles, strategic, partnering, it business partner, business relationship
Applying principles to our day to day activity can help us identify what's really adding value for the long term.

Learning To Drive

27/09/2017 07:27:10   In Our Blog  
business relationship, management, simulation, business partner, consulting, feedback, continuous improvement, value management
Value Management and Continuous Improvement - Breaking the negative cycle

Earning The Right

29/08/2017 09:28:44   In Our Blog  
brm, management, it business partner, skills, strategic partner, shadow it, influence, value management, role conflict, service delivery
Find out how to move away from service and project escalations to Value Management

Dealing With Organisational Politics

03/08/2017 19:40:21   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, politics, organisational, skills, culture, change, management, consulting, integrity
Acting with integrity and acting from an infomred and knowledgable position

Value Management

05/07/2017 16:59:06   In Our Blog  
brm, management, it business partner, strategic partner, practical steps, influence, role, survey, value management
As part of the BRM Forum we discussed some practical steps and approaches that our Panel had taken.

Executive Support

05/07/2017 16:49:14   In Our Blog  
brm, management, it business partner, strategic partner, practical steps, influence, relationships, executive support, role
As part of the BRM Forum we discussed some practical steps and approaches that our Panel had taken.

Role Conflict

05/07/2017 16:33:57   In Our Blog  
brm, management, it business partner, skills, strategic partner, practical steps, influence, relationships, role conflict
As part of the BRM Forum we discussed some practical steps and approaches that our Panel had taken

Shadow IT

05/07/2017 15:06:04   In Our Blog  
brm, management, it business partner, skills, strategic partner, challenge, shadow it, practical steps, influence, relationships
As part of the BRM Forum we discussed some practical steps and approaches that our Panel had taken

Finding the Right IT Business Partner

05/07/2017 15:02:38   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, role conflict, it business partner, personal development, capability maturity, competencies
The interview covers a number of subjects including role conflict, competencies, capability maturity, personal development and training.

Continuous Service Improvement

19/06/2017 13:21:25   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson associates, brm, management, it business partner, skills, strategic partner, strategic, continuous service improvement, team building
As a part of our forum we ran a demonstration of Grab@Pizza. We found out that continuous service improvement has a key role to play!

Supporting Island Voyagers

16/05/2017 11:30:15   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, sponsorship, business relationship manager, island voyagers, rowing
We are proud supporters of Island Voyagers, as they attempt to row around the UK non-stop and unassisted for the Honeypot Children's Charity

Corporate Innovation

08/05/2017 11:02:30   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson ltd, corporate innovation, three horizons
Applying startup principles such as the "Three Horizons" to the way corporates manage disruptive change

IT as a Business Partner

27/04/2017 12:30:37   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson associates, brm, management, it business partner, skills, strategic partner, strategic, cio
IT working as a Business Partner has real benefits for an organisation, but getting there means overcoming challenges. Download our whitepaper

Podcast - How to get your business case approved

19/04/2017 10:56:29   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson associates, brm, management, podcast, communication, business case, influencing, approved
Getting your business case approved can be a tough job - here Jon Baxter and Dr Robina Chatham talk about this sticky issue on our first podcast

Organisational Stress: Mergers and Acquisitions

03/04/2017 12:17:22   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson associates, brm, merger, acquisition, strategy, organisational stress, stress, management
When two organisations come together through a merger or an acquisition, it can create organisational stress

Employee Awareness in Information Security

14/03/2017 10:25:09   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson associates, brm, infosec, employee engagement, information security, awareness
Finding the optimal infosec solution for your organisation is about engaging employees as well as finding the best technology

Measuring Business Maturity

07/03/2017 11:13:58   In Our Blog  
baxter thompson associates, brm, uk it business partner survey, business maturity, business
Results from the 2016 IT Business Partner Survey - Business Maturity across UK organisations is measured and recommendations made for improvement