Transformational
leadership
and delivery

Drive and focus from
vision to implementation

At CoDo we know that one size does not fit all. From operational delivery management to a major transformation, your business has unique opportunities and challenges.
We bring a structured and consistent delivery framework that is pragmatic, data driven and people-centric. We iterate and evaluate at every stage to deliver end to end success, in partnership with you and your team.
Melanie Rose, director, CoDo London
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How we can help you & your business

Digital transformation

Smoothly migrate away from legacy systems, unlock growth and efficiency to accelerate growth

Strategy and portfolio planning

Intelligent business cases, prioritisation, sizing and resource planning in line with your budget

Delivery management and process improvement

From inception to warranty, removing blockers and pain points so your team can do their best

Real life implementation successes

  • Implementation management

    Rolled out a Salesforce.com customisation to replace a range of legacy systems and processes, from sales contract creation to client service management and financial reconciliation

  • Digital transformation

    Leveraged the capabilities of distributed order management software and AWS to replace a range of legacy order processing systems and middleware, mapped organisational processes to enhancements

  • System migration

    Managed an end-to-end HR system migration, consolidating all data and transactional capability in parent company systems post acquisition

  • Showcasing innovation

    Designed, planned and delivered award-winning innovation events for 500+ staff members

  • Growing capacity and capability

    Hired offshore teams to grow capacity, creating onboarding frameworks for this to expedite effectiveness of the new hires that were adopted by all teams

  • Organisation design

    Delivered team model transformation both from waterfall to agile, and also to align and focus resource effort across priorities to ensure coverage and scale

  • Governance for delivery

    Consistently worked with teams and individuals to identify risks and issues earlier and demonstrate the power of creative problem solving to create solution options

  • Delivering efficiencies

    Drove scope discussions and synergies across former silos to gain agreements on deliverables on a major back office replatform project

  • Process improvement

    Increased delivery resilience through the introduction of documentation and process improvements to suit the business – from less than 10% of projects producing assets such as scoping documents to 100% adoption of key assets and stage gates

Mel delivered projects successfully through her skills in analysis and business change working closely with the business and IT. Her tenacity, drive, communication skills and commitment were key factors in these successes.

Director of production, UK and EMEA Global prestige beauty business

Mel was the 'go to' person for anything relating to process implementation and deployments… instrumental in ensuring that all stakeholders bought into the new system [or] process and most importantly that the project got delivered to the business.

CRM managerOnline recruitment business

Mel is a fantastic mentor and coach with a pragmatic, collaborative approach to developing the team. She is an exquisite communicator and values driven person whom people enjoy working with and for.

Product ownerOnline recruitment business

I was always amazed by [Mel’s] boundless energy, her clear focus on strategies/goals and delivery of quality work on time, in budget and via an enjoyable journey. Expert stakeholder management, an ability to unify teams across functions, breaking down of silo set ups and wonderful communication skills all reflect what a pleasure it is to work with Mel.

Commercial BI leadOnline recruitment business

Mel planned and ran business discovery workshops applying strong stakeholder engagement and leadership skills throughout. The output of these workshops in terms of business process flows and requirements has been first class and represented a step improvement in terms of quality and completeness.

Senior project managerGlobal prestige beauty business

Facilitation and coaching highlights

Reimagining

Led a cross functional team to reimagine go-to-market capabilities for the UK’s leading online recruitment business

Improving

Facilitated an offsite for a scrum master community, helping them clarify and align on purpose and operational improvements to add value in their role

Expanding

Grew capability for an online delivery team to enable them to onboard effectively during a period of rapid team growth

Industry thought leadership

Industry presentations

IIBA: Organisational blockers to iterative delivery (2012)
Agile Warsaw: Adventures in Scrum (2013)
IIBA: Putting the fun into non functional requirements (2014)

Published author

Contributing author to Business Analysis and leadership: Influencing change (2013)

Community networking

Women in technology meet up group (2017)
Sullivan & Stanley Digital Gigs member (2017)

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