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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.
CBO director Ed Gowan’s five-island walk will cover tougher terrain, as covid restrictions mean he will replace Jersey with a ‘Guernsey-Plus’ day. He was due to cover 111 miles by walking each of the five Channel Islands at the end of this month. Ed, who hopes to raise £5,000 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation, […]
Converting business strategy into operating decisions is the key to successful delivery. At CBO we support our clients to develop Target Operating Models (TOM) that are pragmatic and fit for purpose, and which ensure they have a clear and comprehensive blueprint of how they will deliver their business strategy and the roadmap to achieve that.
Context The Retail Solution Project focused on the identification and the implementation of a new stand-alone Retail Point of Sale (POS) system, to replace the organisation’s existing legacy software and hardware. The delivery included the definition of cross-cutting processes between the organisation’s Retail, Warehouse, and Finance functions, alongside core system delivery. The project objectives were to: Deliver a […]
CBO director Ed Gowan will embark on a 111-mile walk later this month, covering each of the five Channel Islands. Ed, who hopes to raise £5,000 for the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation, will set off in Jersey on 28th July, before heading to Sark, Herm and Alderney – finishing in Guernsey on 1st August. The […]
This year marked a major milestone for CBO. After a decade of providing high quality project, consultancy, and assurance services to hundreds of valued clients, we wanted to commemorate the occasion in a meaningful way, by giving back to the local community. Unable to decide on just one way to do so, the team settled […]
Having a clearly defined and understood project scope is key to the success of all projects. In this paper, we set out why breaking down a scope into its core components could work for your project, and how one of the tools used by CBO, a product or work ‘breakdown structure’, can increase quality and […]
Wondering what it is like working at CBO? We caught up with Matt and Jason, to get an understanding of what life is like as a Junior Consultant at CBO: What Jason says about working for CBO: Being a Junior Consultant at CBO gives you a steep, but rewarding, learning curve – with an appropriate […]
One of the things we’re really proud of at CBO is our Community / Charity Days initiative, where we give each of our team up to five days a year to put towards supporting a charity or community programme of their choice. We’re always amazed by the varied and valuable things our team gets involved […]
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 […]
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