Innovate UK Funding

Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid. While the pandemic may have forced business leaders to pull their “business duvet” over their heads, now, more than ever, it’s time to innovate. Don’t think that’s the case? Well the UK government through Innovate UK is putting […]

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Change Management

One of the biggest challenges for any organisation is to implement change. It is also one of the most contentious areas of company management: poorly explained or poorly implemented changes lead to a resentful and demotivated workforce that feels its needs have not been properly addressed and are being subsumed to the demands of the […]

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Don’t Stop with Business Transformation Now

The pandemic has forced transformation and technological change on a range of organisations, public, private and voluntary. But as we start our roadmap back to normality, these amendments can’t be “here and no further.” The reconfiguration of businesses might have been a necessity and forced all companies into the less comfortable world of digitalisation but […]

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Funding Innovations

Digital innovation requires a few key elements: The ability to develop the right product to move innovation forward The ability to implement that innovation and benchmark the results The key factor – funding Clearly businesses are already considering how they will fund their next innovation idea. It is becoming clear that there is a rank […]

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The Importance of Data this World Backup Day

It’s World Backup Day on the 31st of March and although backing up your data should always be top of mind in any business strategy, this day is the perfect opportunity to reflect and re-evaluate on your organisation’s backup and recovery strategies. This world backup day is more important than previous years, as news headlines […]

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App Technology May Help Us To Take To The Skies Again

As the thought of the reduction of the impact of Covid begins to solidify allowing everyone to try and return to the life they once recognised it would be easy to think that digital innovation had now played its part in delivering us through. Working from home appears to be the “go to” example of […]

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Must Read Digital Transformation Books

The term “Digital Transformation” is so broadly used nowadays that many people, including leaders don’t even know what it means. Digital transformation looks different for every company, an easy way to define it is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business.  Having that said, digital transformation is rarely just about IT, […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Retail

When it comes to digital transformation, businesses shouldn’t narrow their focus to the “back end”. There is a new seat at the boardroom table – the Digital Transformation Director; an executive or non executive post but most importantly it’s a statement of intent by a company that they consider transformation as one of the key […]

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Public Sector Services

Encompass Innovate is a full-service digital transformation consultancy delivering innovative solutions to improve and develop operational, cultural and technological practices. Encompass Innovate is owned and operated by a Local Trading Authority Company meaning the public sector is at our heart, we understand the pain points, allowing us to deliver the most value. Our philosophy is […]

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Digital Transformation Industry Focus: Medical

Health service providers had always identified the opportunities for technology to support the health and social care sector but it appears to have taken the pandemic to provide the catalyst. It’s likely that the first questions from your doctor’s surgery or medical centre have now changed when an appointment is required. No longer will medical […]

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