The other virus

COVID-19The other virus Susheel Dodeja, Head of Public Sector  Josh Hewer, Technology Consultant On Monday we the saw news that the University of Edinburgh’s ARCHER, along with similar supercomputers across Europe, had been infected with cryptocurrency mining malware....

Pivoting in a Pandemic

COVID-19Pivoting in a Pandemic Rajiv LewisDigital Consultant Rethinking value in a fast-changing landscape In the past 7 weeks, since lockdown in the UK, consumer sentiment and purchasing habits have changed dramatically as we all adjust to our new circumstances. With...

Mixed messages, but technology will guide us to recovery

Covid-19Mixed messages, but technology will guide us to recovery Susheel DodejaHead of Government and Public Sector Josh HewerTechnology Consultant Boris Johnson’s announcement of 10 May intended to clearly outline the next stage in our recovery from the pandemic with...

Utilities response to COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities

COVID-19Utilities response to COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities An interactive report Anna CheongBusiness Consultant The energy industry is renowned for its safety and it has responded well to COVID-19. It quickly implemented remote working and measures to...

The Cash Crunch

COVID-19The Cash Crunch Chris Chan, Dan SelwynBusiness Consultants, Financial Services The first transmission of COVID-19 within the UK was confirmed in February. The following month, the prime minister announced a nationwide lockdown with a drastic set of measures...

Remote User Research: Being there when you’re not there

Covid-19Remote User Research: Being there when you’re not there The Research TeamBJSS SPARCK As researchers, we value our face-to-face contact and encourage fellow researchers to conduct in-person user research as much as possible. It helps us build rapport, read...

New routes to market for retail

COVID-19New routes to market for retail  Hannah TharpPrincipal Consultant, Retail We all know that retailers that rest on their laurels and fail to innovate are likely to one day fail to resonate with customers and run the risk of becoming irrelevant, possibly even...

Harnessing the second rise of online retail

COVID-19Harnessing the second rise of online retail Jake KnowlesSenior Consultant, Retail It’s clear that this resurgence isn’t coming in-store anytime soon, so physical retailers will need to explore how to meet their customers in the comfort of their own homes. But...

A response to the crisis demands learning. And decisiveness.

COVID-19A response to the crisis demands learning. And decisiveness. Ralph RobinsonClient Principal, Retail It has come as no surprise that M&S has taken the decision to waive next year’s dividend. It follows on from last month’s decision to cut the final dividend...

Oil & Gas: Backin’ black?

COVID-19Oil & Gas: Backin’ black? David GoreHead of Industries As countries across the world continue to struggle with the economic freefall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, every industry is taking a hit – haemorrhaging jobs, value and priceless cash. Oil and gas...

COVID-19 as a catalyst for digital transformation

COVID-19COVID-19 as a catalyst for digital transformation Rajiv LewisDigital Consultant As COVID-19 continues to upend BAU we need to balance longer term strategic responses with keeping the lights on in the immediate term. It is without a doubt COVID-19 is...

Plan to Survive in the Energy industry

COVID-19Plan to Survive Bruce Wen Business Consultant Anna CheongBusiness Consultant COVID-19 is without a doubt the single largest global crisis we have seen in decades. The pandemic is evolving at unprecedented speed and scale, impacting every part of our personal...

A Search for Calmer Waters

COVID-19A Search for Calmer Waters Tom RichBusiness Consultant As we fight this global crisis on multiple fronts throughout the world, no aspect of everyday life has remained untouched. The economic impacts of this pandemic are enormous, and we still have a long way...

An Overview of The Financial Services’ Response to COVID-19

COVID-19An Overview of The Financial Services’ Response to COVID-19 Dan Selwyn, Tom Rich, Chris ChanBusiness Consultants, Financial Services The COVID-19 pandemic that has spread across the world has impacted all aspects of everyday life, and the social, economic and...

Acclimatising to COVID 19 restrictions

COVID-19Acclimatising to COVID 19 restrictions Simon CookHead of Business BJSS has become a complex business over the last few years. We operate across the UK, EU and USA via our twelve delivery centres and have grown to around 1,500 staff.  It is testament to our...

How BJSS is helping NHS respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19How BJSS is helping NHS respond to the COVID-19 pandemic Lauren BevanHead of Healthcare At BJSS, we have been working with the NHS for eight years. In that time, we have restructured or built many of the national systems which help the NHS to co-ordinate,...

It’s later than you think

COVID-19It’s later than you think David GoreHead of Industries Retail has never faced an event like COVID-19 before. Its combined speed, severity and scale has impacted every aspect of the global economy and could have dire consequences for retail – and other...