We work with our clients using a customised Kan Ban PM Methodology. We use a customised KM Co Creation Framework - SECI Framework - to ensure practical value for the project is generated.
KanBan is an Agile Project Management Methodology. It has been used in 3 different sectors - Manufacturing, Retail and Software Development. It helps to uncover workflow problems to ensure JIT - Just In Time - Delivery.
SECI is a knowledge creation framework. It is related to organizational learning, business administration, and information systems. Standing for socialization, externalization, combination, internalization—as highlighted by Ikujiro Nonaka.
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The founder, Zulfiqar ( Zufi ) Deo, specialises in co creating innovation with entrepreneurs. A UK Top 50 Business Adviser for 2014. He has over 20 years’ experience in the SME sector.
He has an Action Learning based MBA in International Business Management with a SME focus and BA (Hons) in War Studies.
His work on Business Strategy Implementation was recently published in a peer reviewed Innovation and Entrepreneurial Business Journal and the Chief Strategy Officer Magazine. Here he crossed applied Military Strategic Thought for the High Growth SME sector.
Zufi is a Fellow of the RSA. He was a Registered and Approved Growth Coach with Growth Accelerator for 2 years. He voluntarily uses the EMCC Code of Ethics. He was a member on the judging panel for the 2014 Sirius Programme organised by the UKTI. He was a Mass Challenge Business Mentor and a Judge on NYU Stern Entrepreneurs Challenge for 2015/16. He was a member of the winning teams at the Fintech Jam & the mipster Hack at Kiosk HQ London in 2016.
He has organised peer to peer support for entrepreneurs in London for over 6 years. He based this support on the principles of the sharing economy. He has also supported MBA Level students with their startups for 6 years. This was offered via King's College, London, and the Enterprise Future Network (Founding Member). He is currently Entrepreneur in Residence at artFix. Here he is helping to co create new and original ways to support the arts benefit the local business community.
We work as part of an Eco System of Professional Service Providers.
“Zufi is a dedicated business partner with a huge network in the London area. Not only is it a pleasure to work with him, but his introductions for me and EFactor have proven to be very valuable. Try it, you will love working with him!” April 29, 2013 Business Development Manager, EFactor