Melin Homes – Our Agile Working Journey

We are pleased to invite Sharon Crockett and Dave Evans from the PROMS-G group to talk to BCS Mid-Wales on 7th November. The talk starts at 6.15pm and it is held in MP-0.11 (Physics A) in the Physical Sciences building at Aberystwyth University.

Sharon and Dave are from Melin Homes, which are proud winners of the Workplace Transformation Project of the Year award at the 2016 UK IT Industry Awards.

The event is free and open to all.

Abstract

Melin Homes is a Housing Association based in South Wales, employing just 245 staff and operating with limited resources. Melin have always had a very strong culture with a highly motivated staff team and 2 years ago they embarked on an ambitious journey to encourage their staff and Board to work smarter and become more agile and efficient. They are now in a position where all their staff, whether an office assistant or a gas engineer, are able to conduct their day to day duties completely remotely from anywhere they wish via the implementation of new technologies and working practices. Their dynamic vision has enabled them to drastically improve the services provided to their residents and partners whilst reducing costs, improving the working environment, reducing their impact upon the natural environment and delivering greater job satisfaction and empowerment for all their staff. And this is only the beginning……

About the speakers

Sharon is Assistant Director Business Consultancy and Dave is Technology Manager at Melin and both have been with Melin since it’s creation in 2007. Sharon manages all support services at Melin and has project managed the transformational change throughout their agile working journey. Dave has provided the technical support to make this happen and Dave’s team continue to support their staff in utilising and developing the technology they require. Together, Sharon & Dave have provided a united front to carefully manage the culture change in the organisation and continue to drive the technological advancements for the future.