We believe that there is hidden knowledge and talent in every business, that it is just a question of finding it and harnessing it for the greater good. We also feel that most organisations have structures which inhibit collaboration. Read More ...
Globocol specialise in digital transformation in the workplace. We understand technology but we wouldn't describe ourselves as a technology company. Our main focus is in helping organisations manage their workflows more effectively and efficiently.
We see technology as an enabler not an end in itself. Globocol’s role is to help you with your technology choice and implementation but more importantly to guide you on the practical issues which ensure you capture the benefits which can accrue from digitising your processes.
Our focus is on risk management solutions, with applications in safeguarding, health and safety, data protection and all areas where compliance is critical to the smooth running of your organisation. We have off the shelf solutions but we can also work with you to develop bespoke applications.
For many years we have also used Domino for application development and to help organisations transform and automate their processes.
Task specific software, designed specifically for your needs, can transform performance at every level. Globocol advise and guide you through that process. It’s not rocket science but there is a definitive roadmap for success.
Eddie is a Co-Founder and Director of Globocol. He has 30 years experience in the media and marketing sector in senior management roles. He has considerable experience as a change manager, moving a paper-based publishing company to a 24/7 online service, managing corporate re-organisations and new systems integrations. He is passionate about the role technology can play in building the organisation of the future.
Outside work Eddie has always loved the outdoors and sports. At weekends you will find Eddie lapping around Richmond Park or cruising through the Surrey hills on his beloved Specialized road bike.
What they say about Eddie . . .
"We worked with Eddie Prentice on a series of business development events for financial advisers providing advice on internet marketing for small businesses. Eddie's presentations were extremely insightful, well thought out and very well received by our delegates. I wouldn't hesitate to work with him again." Georgina Oxton, LV= Equity Release
“IJL have worked with Eddie Prentice for many years. Eddie has been instrumental in helping us develop and deliver our 50 plus seminar programme ... for our jewellery retail trade audience. Eddie’s seminars are some of our most highly attended and most popular sessions, always receiving positive feedback.” Sarah Kitley, Reed Exhibitions
John is a Co-Founder and Director of Globocol. He has 25 years experience running IT and eBusiness for international corporations, with a specialist knowledge of the chemical and pharmaceutical sector. He has worked with IBM's Collaborative Services portfolio since 1993 – Notes, Domino, Sametime, Quickr and Smartcloud for Social Business. He has also implemented new ERP systems (Baan, Movex, SAP), and rolled out new CRM and other collaborative systems based on IBM Notes, including user adoption guidance and training.
In his free time John is an enthusiastic musician and can be heard playing his sax in the clubs and bars of West Yorkshire.
What they say about John . . .
"John is an innovative champion of effective IT solutions for business needs. He has an excellent grasp of business issues, making it easy to communicate real requirements so that he can deliver pragmatic solutions. All delivered with his own unique brand of humour!" Brendan Catlow, Synthomer
"John is a highly capable and creative manager. Totally committed and unfailingly enthusiastic he always delivered great results." Robert Rae, Ordinary Skincare
Many companies wrestle with the organisational and cultural challenges posed by new ways of working. Globocol can engage with you at multiple levels. It depends on your needs. The advice and guidance we offer is based upon our knowledge of what has worked best with others.
We offer Education & Training on your social collaboration software. We also have an Social Business Adoption programme to help you generate user involvement. From a technical point of view we can help you with migration from an on-premise solution to the cloud or with the integration of third party applications in to your IBM software.
We have a methodology but nothing is prescriptive. We will work with you to establish your specific objectives before making any recommendations.