Scalable change.
Smarter solutions.
Better business.

Perform Partners are an award winning business and technical change delivery consultancy. We work with companies across the UK to understand what they want, work out why they need it and provide skilled and reliable expert teams to make it happen.

Misconceptions of Enterprise Architecture

We spoke with Damian Hagger, Lead Architect at Perform Partners on 5 Misconceptions of Enterprise Architecture he has most frequently experienced when working with SME’s.

Careers at Perform Partners

We’re a great bunch of forward-thinking folk and we’re excited to be expanding our team further.

All Things Change - Podcast

We have launched our own Podcast discussing All Things Change with diverse people about their personal change experiences across different industries.

Award Winners: Cloud Project of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Perform Partners won the Cloud Project of the Year 2021 at the Digital City Festival Awards Ceremony.

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We're all about your why

Our candid, honest (Yorkshire) engagement style has been acknowledged as refreshing by our customers and partners. We believe that our approach, coupled with deploying expert teams at pace gives customers more flexibility and greater value which sets us apart from other consultancies.

How we can
help

We build and lead experienced teams, wholly dedicated to successful delivery for our customers. We frequently operate in the highly regulated, fast-paced and high-tech sectors.

We provide specialist teams in the following areas:

  • Programme, Project & Product Delivery.
  • Business & Technical Transformation.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
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We listen, understand, enable then execute

Perform Partners help our customers save time and money by providing experienced delivery, operational, analytical and technical experts. We shape effective teams that meet our customers’ needs. The typical skills we provide include:

  • Project and Programme Managers.
  • Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches.
  • Technical, Business and Systems Analysts.
  • Ways of Working and Operational Model Improvement.
  • Systems Audit and Process Improvement.
  • Regulatory, Compliance and Operational.
  • Business and Technical Architects.
  • Business and Technical Designers.
  • Organisational & Business Operations Analysts.
  • Infrastructure & Network Specialists.
  • DevOps / Cloud Engineers.
  • Software Developers.
  • Test Engineers – automated or manual automated.
  • Tooling Engineers.
  • Data & Security Analysts.
  • Site Reliability Engineers (SRE).

Our process

Our engagement and delivery framework has been developed through thousands of hours of experience, our processes identifies the right mix of skills to ensure customer success.

Worried about IR35? We have it covered. Qualified by leading IR35 specialists we continually review with our legal and tax partners.

Understand

Engage

Deliver

Review

Adjust

Benefits. Delivered.

Perform Partners know how to deliver change that sticks. A number of our recent projects have included:

  • Leading one of the largest cloud migrations in Europe for a FTSE250 gambling organisation.
  • Short time frame £50M US Merger & Acquisition for key UK organisation.
  • Leading NfP medical organisation relocation to The Shard, London.
  • AWS Systems Improvement for a business impacted by Covid-19.

Public Cloud Migration

Opportunity

  • One of the largest cloud migrations in Europe.
  • Perform Partners requested to reboot the failing programme.
  • Engrained datacentre culture and mounting technical debt, with teams delivering in silos.
  • Fixed deadline with datacentre exit penalties if not achieved.

 

Outcome

  • Aligned business delivery to meet common benefits, not individual department focused.
  • Rationalisation of datacentre estate with optimisation and cost saving benefits achieved.
  • Cloud hosted client systems and customer facing services providing improved performance and scalability options.
  • Transition to operational teams at the earliest opportunity to support in house learning and ownership.
  • Business transformation achieved through applying the correct technologies and collaborating with the customer at all levels.

Merger & Acquisition

Opportunity

  • Perform Partners were engaged to lead on a challenging European acquisition and merger, leading cross-company resources and teams.
  • Working with cross-company senior stakeholders to steer the initiative to take a holistic view of the required changes.
  • Perform Partners worked with technical SMEs across EUC, Networks, System Engineering, Security and built strong relationships at C-Level across both business and technical areas.
  • Aggressive timescales driven by key audit requirements.

 

Outcome

  • Having proven our ability to deliver rapidly, Perform Partners were engaged to elaborate on the technical and business process and system integration that formed the basis of delivery.
  • Perform Partners provided leadership in shaping and resolving potential problem areas, building plans, forming delivery teams, resourcing (delivery and technical) and facilitating prioritisation of initiatives.
  • Delivered significant value for the customer in a short amount of time. Perform Partners were trusted to deliver and enable others within the client organisation to ensure success.

International Integration

Opportunity

  • Integrate 3 procured US businesses into a new subsidiary of parent company within a 12-month timeframe.
  • Integrate corporate processes and procedures (Finance/HR/IT/Legal) utilising parent systems.
  • Create a new organisational structure and Target Operating Model for a new subsidiary.
  • Review all existing contracts for all suppliers/customers and establish a new framework aligned to parent company practices.
  • Re-brand retaining retail outlets and creating a new brand proposition for the subsidiary.

 

Key outcomes

  • All regulatory requirements adhered to ensure the license to trade was awarded.
  • Hard deadline achieved (driven by regulatory requirement).
  • Successfully embedded new structure and operating model.
  • All business-critical operational processes and procedures delivered on day 1.
  • Rebranded all customer-facing premises on day 1. The new subsidiary recorded a 100% profit increase in year 1.

Paul Rhodes

Meet Paul Rhodes. Paul is passionate about people and committed to getting things done. From business transformation down to single team transformation, all change requires the right expertise to ensure the process runs as painlessly and efficiently as possible. With his wealth of knowledge on how to successfully deliver change, you will likely meet Paul in a strategic planning meeting.

Rob Smith

Meet Rob Smith. Rob gets a real buzz meeting new people, developing new relationships, helping our customers and working with our partners. He takes an active role across all aspects of the business and is currently focused on business development, existing customers and our partnership strategy. With a focus on business development, Rob is likely the first of many friendly faces you will meet at Perform Partners.

Shaun Walsh

Meet Shaun Walsh. Shaun lives his life with the philosophy that everything is changing constantly. His role is to help people, including himself, navigate and work with the chaos by focusing on what can be controlled and adapt to get the job done and make change happen. With a candid and often creative problem-solving approach, Shaun is at his best when thinking outside the box to overcome problems with solutions that don’t feel the need to be conventional. With his focus on people and building teams, you will likely meet Shaun when starting your engagement and designing your delivery. He is always available to help teams and customers navigate through the challenges of change.

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Our Team

Each team member is an essential building block of everything we do. The culture at Perform Partners is built from our values, empowering each individual to take ownership of our delivery and places customers at the centre of everything we do.

Customer Driven

  • Understanding the customers why.
  • Establishing a relationship and building trust.
  • Helping customers solve problems.

Progressive

 

  • Applying relevant tools and techniques.
  • Keeping it simple.
  • Adaptive and forward-thinking.

Genuine

  • Clear and honest with customers.
  • Clear and effective communication.
  • Collaborative relationships.

Empowering

 

  • Everyone is a leader.
  • Passionate and efficient.
  • Enjoying the work we do.

Careers at Perform Partners

Passionate about making a change? Perform Partners is built by talented people who are passionate about change and delivery.

We empower everyone to be a no ego leader with a growth mindset who are passionate about their work and always put the customer first. We succeed as a team.

Join Us
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Fancy a chat?

Feel free to drop us a line to see how we can help you.

Chaos Gears

At Perform we recognise the importance of relationships and strong partnerships in business. Our collaboration with Chaos Gears is mutually beneficial enabling us to share our expertise and skills across boarders. Working on Public Cloud Migrations as part of a collaborative team we have delivered a number of successful projects and co-hosted events streamed globally. Our relationship is a great example of diverse contributions linked by a common vision in order to help our companies and customers achieve goals.

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