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Are you keen to explore how you can maximise the benefits of digital technology but unsure where to start?

Would you like impartial technology advice to help you build a digital strategy tailored to your business needs?

Begin your digitalisation journey with our digital transformation workshops. We provide you with practical steps that are tailored to your particular requirements. 

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Digital transformation workshops explained
  • Why is digital strategy important when using new technologies?

    With a digital roadmap, you can figure out when and why you need technologies and how best to get started with them. But it’s not just about helping you to identify the right technologies for your business and building a plan of how best to implement them. A Digital Transformation Workshop will also consider the broader business too. Do you have a culture that will ensure your employees are engaged with the vision? And, can you ensure that digital is championed across all of your operations?. 

  • What happens in the workshop?

    We’ll facilitate the workshop with your leadership team and work with you to identify where value can be added across your operations through technology. We cut through all the jargon and sales to provide honest advice on what technology is most effective to overcome your operational challenges.  

  • What will I discover?

    You’ll discover… 

    • The steps you need to take to achieve a move to digital
    • A digital roadmap, to help you to pinpoint the right time to introduce the tools  
    • Your digital readiness level and see your growth post technology adoption 
    • Funding and support options available to help you move along your digital roadmap  
    • How digital transformation can enhance the skill set of your workforce and solidify customer and supplier relationships. 
Localised advice and support
  • North East

    If you are a small or medium-sized manufacturer based in the North East, you can access: 

    The programme is delivered by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) and Tees Valley Combined Authority.

    Learn more about the Made Smarter adoption support in the North East.

  • North West

    If you are a small or medium-sized manufacturer based in the North West, you can access: 

    • Impartial advice and guidance from digital technology specialists - Register for a fully-funded assessment
    • A digital transformation workshop and bespoke digital roadmap for your business 
    • Advice on how to ensure your people, culture and organisation are ready for digital transformation  
    • Match funded grants of up to £20K for the purchase of hardware and software  
    • Digital leadership development programme
    • A digital intern to help with your technology strategy or implementation.  

    The programme is delivered by The Growth Company in conjunction with Boost, the Business Growth Hub, Cumbria LEP and Cheshire and Warrington Growth Hub and the Growth Platform. 

    Learn more about the Made Smarter adoption support in the North West.

  • West Midlands

    Made Smarter within the West Midlands is running until the 31st of March 2022.

    We aim to connect ‘makers’ to the digital tools they can utilise to transform the way they work. The programme will grow eligible businesses through emerging digital technology and help them to cut costs, go to market faster and reduce downtime. A detailed diagnostic and assessment process will help firms to develop a strategic action plan towards IDT adoption.

    Includes investment recommendations within the business case.

    Learn more about the Made Smarter adoption support in the West Midlands.

  • Other regions

    An adoption programme is not currently available in your region, but there are a variety of other digital support programmes available across the UK. Please contact your local Business Growth Hub to see what else is available in your area or find out more about Made Smarter innovation programmes.

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