Blog2021-02-03T11:29:53+00:00

Welcome to our blog. Here you’ll find all our latest thoughts on business transformation, talent development and training, and project resourcing, as well as relevant industry news.

 


 

 

505, 2022

Excel Power Query and Power Pivot

As we all know Excel is a very powerful tool, however sometimes where your data is spread across various spreadsheets and other files trying to summarize it all can be tricky.  You can add various lookups to pull in data but when you have to do this every month [...]

1403, 2022

News! Underscore Welcomes Emma-Jane Haigh to the Team

With some exciting new projects in the pipeline, Underscore is thrilled to welcome Emma-Jane Haigh to the team, bringing over 15 years of leadership and management experience to the table. Emma-Jane will be taking over the role of Head of Leadership Development from Lucy Finney. Lucy will continue to [...]

2208, 2021

Design Thinking in L&D

Many feel that L&D is slipping behind the times in terms of delivering what learners need; we discuss how design thinking could help to reinvigorate the field and help it better meet the needs of those it serves. What is Design Thinking and How Can It Help L&D? In [...]

408, 2021

The Proactive Approach to Talent Management and Succession Planning

The biggest problem that many businesses face is that they rely on a reactive approach to talent management and succession planning. If a senior member of the team is leaving, for example, often there is no plan in place to anticipate this, and only when the announcement is made [...]

2807, 2021

Where does your L&D content come from and how to get it right?

In L&D the quality of content is vital in order for outcomes to be effective, but where does this content come from? Is it developed in-house, in partnership with third parties or outsourced completely, and how might this impact outcomes? Although ‘formal’ learning interventions are no longer the most [...]

2607, 2021

Project Management – the Accreditation Debate

With growing concerns about the skills gap in PM, we explore whether accredited courses are the best response to this challenge, or if they may be missing key skills that project managers need to know. As project management continues to grow in popularity as a profession, as well as [...]

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