Digital Transformation Specialist, Continuum Connected (Services Ltd).
Michele is currently working with 4 Councils at the same time – leading and providing practical advice and help with digital transformation. It certainly keeps her on her toes as the councils could not be more geographically apart. After winning the prestigious IRMS award in 2014, and having notched up 25 years local government experience, Michele is now an independent consultant specialising in digital records and information management transformation. PASSIONATE about this subject, she can generate enthusiasm at all levels. She successfully implemented a full information and records management (RM) programme within Wiltshire Council which received national recognition. She also hosted over 22 reference site visits. A controlled implementation of SharePoint, on premise, enabled her to provide increased compliance and improved records management. She then went on to deliver the same but in an online environment with Somerset County Council. She has developed excellent processes for a consistent delivery It is Michele’s belief that cultural change is "all about the people” Using innovative techniques to engage is her trademark and she believes that she can persuade anyone that records management is exciting! She has used these techniques to deliver successful changes. Michele graduated from Dundee University (distance learning) with an MSc in RM and Information Rights in 2011. Her skill set is unique as she is also an MSP Programme Management Practitioner and a PRINCE11 project manager. She believes that successful change is best delivered as a controlled programme with defined RM outcomes. She has presented on cultural change within the RM world at a variety of national events.