Providing structured project services focused on quality and reliability, delivering the change your business needs.
Providing consultancy services and advisory expertise whilst working alongside our clients to support them address their biggest challenges.
Providing the skills and robust framework to deliver excellent Business Analysis services to ensure organisations achieve their potential and deliver on their objectives.
Providing organisations with clarity and confidence on the appropriateness and effectiveness of their operational controls.
Kate Harbour has joined CBO Projects as a consultant. Ms Harbour will work across a variety of clients and service lines, delivering a combination of project management, consultancy and change management engagements. Ms Harbour moved to Guernsey in 2016 after eight years working as a business analyst for a London financial services company. During her […]
Project and Programme Management expert, Ed Mason-Smith has been promoted to service line director, heading up CBO’s Project Services. Mr Mason-Smith, the first member of the team to join CBO after its founding directors, is now responsible for driving forward CBO’s Project Management, Programme Management, Portfolio Management and Project Health Check services. ‘I will lead […]
CBO Projects, founded by Philip Smith in 2011, has reached a major milestone in its life as the corporate odometer clicks past 10 years in business. Those years have seen CBO grow to become the local market leader in management consultancy, with a 14-strong team of highly qualified consultants delivering everything from business acquisitions & […]
Context Multiple jurisdictions of an international bank wanted to replace an outdated service desk application, with the following objectives: To reduce duplication of systems and improve resolution times; To automate and audit a large virtual and hardware infrastructure; To trace recurring tasks and ensure adherence to processes; To eliminate paper-based processes. CBO’s Approach CBO analysed […]
Context Following a consolidation of IT resources across the Guernsey public sector, one of its departments wished to conduct a review of its IT systems and services across all unincorporated trading assets. The desired outputs of the review were to identify all systems and services currently utilised across the unincorporated trading assets, all associated risks […]
Expose and eliminate weaknesses and waste in business processes to exit difficult periods stronger than you entered them. Now is the time to assess how your organisation may be able to improve processes and provide benefit for years to come. In this paper we set out why doing this is important and the advantages gained, […]
Prioritising the right projects and delivering complex change at scale Many organisations will need to adapt dramatically if they are to thrive after Covid-19. Leaders will need to plan and deliver this change in a way that is both flexible and consistent. In our latest paper, we describe a proven method for doing […]
Business transformation and change management expert Dominic Ash has been promoted to director, to lead two key service lines at CBO. Mr Ash, who previously worked for a London-based management consultancy firm, joins the management team with a specific focus on maturing the Consultancy and Change Management service lines, leading business development activity, guiding relevant work and […]
Data Protection Health Checks Bringing clarity and confidence to your data protection controls. When processing personal data, it is vital for businesses to ensure that the appropriate safeguards and controls are in place, and that they are effective. This is critical in order to build and maintain customer trust and to avoid both financial […]
Context The long-term vision for a subsidiary of an international bank was to transition to a new working environment with the following objectives: To maximise available office space for a growing business; To eliminate paper-based processes; To introduce alternative and collaborative workspaces. CBO was asked to conduct a detailed audit of the use […]
Context The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became legally effective from 25 May 2018 in all EU member states with equivalent legislation in Jersey and Guernsey. Carey Olsen – a leading offshore law firm who advise on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law across a global network of nine international offices – engaged CBO to lead a project to ensure that the firm was compliant with the […]
Driving better identification and management of risk to enable organisations to improve decision making All organisations face uncertainty on a daily basis. This uncertainty creates the risks that we face whilst trying to achieve our organisation’s objectives. Managing these risks is critical as it assists organisations to make better decisions about their strategy and […]
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