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Changing the value equation for consulting return on investment

We have created a better and more cost effective way to design and execute consulting projects

…of leaders are concerned about slow execution

Our innovative, modular approach to consulting codifies the steps between strategy and execution

…of transformation and change efforts fail to achieve objectives

We have codified the steps in business transformation to enable step-by-step-delivery

…of leaders are not satisfied with consulting ROI

We have removed ambiguity to enable our clients to pay for what they need and nothing more

Source: Gartner Strategy Council 2020, CEO Transformation Handbook 2020, Consulting UK 2019

Multiple disciplines across all project stages

Whatever the gap or need, we can help. Working from Discovery through to Delivery

Business Change

Customer Experience

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Sustainability

Business Transformation

Commercial Strategy

Product Development

Brand & Marketing

Digital & E-Commerce

Innovation & Ideation

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Bringing clients and consultants together around better briefs, delivering more valuable work

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Simplified Project Design

Our library of consulting modules enables the design of a project Statement of Work in around 5 minutes

Extensive Expert Network

We intelligently match your project to an extensive network of experts, from whom you can request competitive bids

Classification Compliant (IR35)

Focusing on Statements of Work and deliverables provides a solution to many ‘contractor classification’ issues

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Our experts can work with you at every stage of your project

We have built a proprietary framework where each stage and module is informed by best practice research and many years of experience. This enables rapid scoping and alignment on expectations across all stages.

Advisory

In our Advisory service we can work with you across our whole portfolio of service areas to provide guidance and advice on how best to move forward with key decisions.

Discovery

In the Discovery stage, we carry out trend analysis, ideation, problem statement & hypothesis development, and opportunity sizing analysis.

Strategy

In the Strategy stage we synthesise relevant data and set the direction of travel that informs how your business, programme or project can be set-up to win.

Design

In the Design stage we collaborate to create user story, customer journeys, product, service, technical, process, organisation and operating model designs.

Delivery

In the Delivery stage we support and lead on the prioritisation, change design, change planning, governance definition and management end-to-end of delivery.

Optimise & Embed

In the Embed & Optimise stage we focus on supporting you with driving change adoption, the crucial stage at which the benefits will be actually realised by a business.

1. Discovery

Quantitative and qualitative audit, gathering rigerously comprehensive data from internal and external sources, to determine the extent of the opportunity.

3. Design

In the Design stage we collaborate to create user story, customer journeys, product, service, technical, process, organisation and operating model designs.

5. Optimise/Embed

In the Optimise/Embed  stage we focus on supporting you with driving change adoption, the crucial stage at which the benefits will be actually realised by a business.

2. Strategy

Diagnostic and action plan eliminating the blockers that are preventing competitive advantage and compelling sustainable growth.

4. Delivery

In the Delivery stage we support and lead on the prioritisation, change design, change planning, governance definition and management end-to-end of delivery.

6. Advisory

In our Advisory service we can work with you across our whole portfolio of service areas to provide guidance and advice on how best to move forward with key decisions.

1. Discovery

In the Discovery stage, we carry out trend analysis, ideation, problem statement and hypothesis development, and opportunity sizing analysis

2. Strategy

In the Strategy stage we synthesise relevant data and set the direction of travel that informs how your business, programme or project can be set-up to win.

3. Design

In the Design stage we collaborate to create user story, customer journeys, product, service, technical, process, organisation and operating model designs.

4. Delivery

In the Delivery stage we support and lead on the prioritisation, change design, change planning, governance definition and management end-to-end of delivery.

5. Optimise/Embed

In the Optimise/Embed stage we focus on supporting you with driving change adoption, the crucial stage at which the benefits will be actually realised by a business.

6. Advisory

In our Advisory service we can work with you across our whole portfolio of service areas to provide guidance and advice on how best to move forward with key decisions.

Right engagement, right consultant

We match the project briefs to a shortlist of the right shaped individuals or teams, who then bid on the work

Of our consulting network have been endorsed by others as highly skilled or expert

Positive endorsements of our consultants’ skills and capabilities by others

Of our network are highly skilled in strategy through to execution

Access individuals or create multi-disciplinary teams

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CX | Business Transformation Leader

Programme Manager | Operational Director

Digital | E-Commerce | Omni-Channel Leader

CX | Business Transformation Leader

Business Leader | Advisor | NED

How it works

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I feel as though in 90 seconds we could do something compelling that would replace the How It Works page. So we’d only need 1 explainer video initally.

Don’t just take our word for it

Our clients have found the Portevo marketplace highly effective at delivering cost effective consulting solutions

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Scott Sumner
Ken Gold
Steve Robinson
Emily Shelley MD, Alamy (PA Media Group)

“Always focused on outcomes with a unique ability to balance project delivery challenges. Adaptable, collaborative and supportive.”

Scott Sumner, Commercial Insights Director, EXFO

“Portevo provided a completely new and fresh perspective for EXFO to put a customer-led network experience at the centre of its B2B product sales process.” 

Philip Sharpe, MD Sonalake

“Portevo’s approach to our product strategy project at Sonalake provided the added impetus we needed to answer some bigger strategic questions”

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A model that removes the roadblocks of traditional consulting

Simply smarter value

We eliminate unnecessary overheads and so can allocate revenue to the right areas – the rewarding of our top flight consulting expertise and our seamless Do It Right First Time (DIRFT) customer success capability.

Pay for what you need

Pay for what you need with forensically accurate scoping and super flexible expertise engagement options. This includes an entirely on-demand human cloud option.

Guaranteed delivery

Our highly selective consultant vetting and transparent SOW modules allow us to guarantee project delivery to your satisfaction. If not, we will fix it. If you are still not happy then you don’t pay.

Our consultants have a track record of recognition