Engineering and Innovation Consultancy Services

Engineering and Innovation Consultancy Services

The Engineering and Innovation department is committed to rooting its work in the practice of real work. Evidence of this commitment is the range of our work as consultants. These include consultancy, training and custom designed action research in such areas as:

  • Sustainable development
  • Technology Management
  • Use of technology in e-democracy
  • Waste Management
  • Use of technology in organisational change
  • Systems thinking and practice
  • System failures investigation and analysis
  • Designing technology assessment metrics
  • Effective provision of centralised IT services

Who we work for

We have worked with a wide range of clients including:

  • International organisations (e.g. the World Bank, UNEP, UNDP)
  • UK Government agencies (such as the Cabinet Office; Defra; Environment Agency)
  • Local Government (e.g. Kent County Council)
  • Private sector agencies (e.g. Capita)
  • Non Governmental Organisations (e.g. the British Council)

What we do

We offer a wide range of interventions ranging from action research into problem issues to Information skills development - going Beyond Google. From helping organisations to develop themselves as sustainable communities to Lightweight "web mashups" - breaking free form the tyranny of centralised IT services. From developing be-spoke courses for specific organisational needs (e.g. lightweight project planning) to developing understanding and strategy in commercial and industrial waste management.