Simple steps towards digital strategy

Feb 04, 07:00 AM
Following are the first podcast - Do you need a digital strategy? We're continuing the conversation with Vince Gatrick, Claire Tavernier, Owen Pringle and Rob Cade to drill into detailed yet simple steps that charities can take to start building a digital strategy. The panel discusses how and where to focus your efforts, tools, and tips to help make strategic digital decisions and what to look out for to avoid the pitfalls.

### DISCLAIMER: This was one of our earlier podcast recordings so the sound quality isn't great. The content is worth it though! Thanks for understanding. If you have any questions please reach out to us at podcasts@charitydigital.org.uk ###

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About our guests:

Claire is a senior leader and board member with over twenty years’ experience building and growing successful content and digital businesses. Most recently, Claire was the Interim CEO of Girl Effect, a media and digital organisation founded by the Nike Foundation, which she joined as COO in 2017. Girl Effect, a nonprofit, builds digital platforms and content brands at scale to meaningfully impact girls’ lives in the most difficult places in the world.

Vince is a highly driven, accomplished and articulate Senior IT Leader, with an in-depth understanding of the strategic and operational requirements of an IT function. Experience of running global projects, high availability systems and IT teams to deliver a service orientated platform. Proven ability to translate business requirements into practical, imaginative and highly effective IT solutions with experience of managing senior internal/external stakeholder relationships. Renowned as a forward-thinking strategist and creative problem solver with a consistent history of organisational success and the support to accelerate a variety of business objectives. Continually exhibit a pragmatic and entrepreneurial leadership style to improve poor performing and misaligned IT teams and revitalized and realigned them to become business partners improving employee engagement and investment in IT as a digital transformation agent

Robert is Centrepoint’s Director of Strategy and Performance – meaning he's responsible for optimising the way we work to drive the best possible outcomes for homeless young people. Before joining Centrepoint, Robert worked for over a decade as a management consultant. In this role, he focused on operational transformation in the public sector.

Owen is a senior communications and digital strategist with over 20 years of experience, and Co-Founder / Partner of Arc, a business transformation practice that puts people at the heart of digital change. Owen has also been recognised by the Financial Times as one of the 100 most influential Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders in technology, throughout the UK and Europe.