Welcome to the website of Leaderly Consulting.

I have worked as a technology leader in public sector, charity and higher education organisations for over 30 years. My passion is helping you create high performing teams both in terms of operations and your projects and programmes. 

I have worked in large complex environments setting out technology strategy and supporting teams in becoming the best they can be. Please check out the products I provide.

My blogs and publications all focus on leadership in technology. You can find more here

Past Engagements

23 February 2024 – Charity IT Leaders and The Dot Collective – Apollo 13 Business Simulation partnering with Philippa Hale. Focusing on improving feedback loops, prioritisation and focus on the mission problem. Using Gaming Works’ Business Sim Games.

Nov 23 and Jan 24 – Partnering with Philippa Hale to deliver the Phoenix Project Business Simulations with a well know cancer care charity.

27th September 2023 – UK IT Leaders, Hosting “Thinking Differently” Community Day.

October 2o23 – Charity IT Leaders, Workshop on Supplier Relationship Management

6th July 2023 – UCISA Support Services Group 2023, Making the right deposits in your resilience bank.

23rd March 2023, Foundry’s CIO Customer & Employee Experience Forum, Panel discussion with Tiffany Willcox and Karen Bach

30th March 2023, CFG – Digital Conference, Plenary Talk with Declan Hunt

Assignments:-

January – April 2024 – working with a UK University to review their strategy, technology operating model and programme approach.

January to April 2024 – working with a social sector organisation on their approach to digital development and services.

Oct – December 2023 – Development of tender approach and documentation for CRM for a major UK health charity

August 2023 – Review of proposed operating model for a blue light public service organisation

March 2023 – May 2023 – review of Shared Service for public sector organisations. Completing a diagnostic on the teams and considering value for money and operating model choices.

June 2023 – Phoenix Project and Apollo 13 workshops and presentations.

Sector Speaking and Engagement

Laura is available for speaking events. Topics include :-

  • The Kludge: The challenge of Technical Debt and the Wild West of coding
  • Tackling the four horsemen of the apocalypse
  • Digital Transformation – getting the balance right
  • Removing the shadows: thriving with shadow technology
  • Operating model reviews, what works and what doesn’t
  • Why technologists have to do ‘politics’: It’s not a bad thing

To discuss rates and availability please do get in touch.

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