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Can having your team build a robot help with problem solving for your business? (Spoiler alert – the answer is yes!).

Can having your team build a robot help with

problem solving for your business?

(Spoiler alert – the answer is yes!)

Is it possible that a team building exercise to build a robot can help with problem solving for
business? Here at Twiga Group we are seeing it can have great results.

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said there are benefits of exploring culture and behaviour
using technology to solve real and current problems together.

“Our FUSIONplay is a unique program where teams build a mini bot and then use it to explore a
current team problem. This program is grounded in design thinking, creativity and experimentation.
We use the technology to redefine the future culture of a business.

“We bring people together to build complementary talents and skills which are aligned to a common
purpose and demonstrate high levels of collaboration and innovation. We explore new ways of
working, role clarity within teams and communication.

“FUSIONplay brings people and technology together to build teams, explore new ideas and approach
problem-solving in a different way. The use of technology helps to externalise team behaviour and
surfaces what can often be seen as a difficult conversation,” Ms Smyth said.

The results can uncover issues that might have been missed – and more importantly, find solutions
and solve existing workplace challenges. Feedback has been extremely positive, with some great
results achieved.

Twiga Group uses human-centred design techniques to explore culture, accelerate change and solve
complex problems while exploring team dynamics.

Our expert consultants specialise in innovative strategy development, culture and leadership for
organisations spanning the corporate, commercial and for-purpose sectors.

Change – Does your preferred approach work?

by | Apr 11, 2024 | Culture,Change | 0 Comments

TL;DR There are three ways in which to change groups behaviour Each of these have different approaches and benefits Choosing the right approach for the organisational...

Does your culture value followership?

by | Apr 4, 2024 | Culture,Change | 0 Comments

TL;DR Not everyone can be the leader all the time The knowledge economy amplifies this as no one person can know everything When it isn’t your time to lead, are you a...

Enabling a Sales Culture through Human Centred Design

by | Feb 12, 2024 | News,Culture | 0 Comments

Design thinking has become a bit of a movement in the world of culture and change, and for good reason. Its problem-solving approach grounded in empathy,...

Good change creates good technology

by | Jan 15, 2024 | News,Change | 0 Comments

In today's digital era, organisations face a constant need to adapt and leverage technological advancements to stay competitive. Implementing technology changes within...

2024 – Culture Trends

by | Jan 15, 2024 | Culture,News | 0 Comments

Here we are in 2024! The beginning of each year seems to come around that much faster than the last. And the beginning of each year is always accompanied by new...

Why Twiga?

by | Jul 29, 2023 | News,Background,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Twiga is the Swahili word for giraffe, one of the most recognizable and fascinating animals found in Africa. The giraffe holds cultural significance and captures the...

Design thinking is a problem-solving approach

by | May 9, 2023 | Approach | 0 Comments

Design thinking is a problem-solving approach that is based on empathy, experimentation and creativity. It is a process that involves understanding the needs of the...

Meet Lindy Matthews – Twiga Specialist Consultant

by | Apr 3, 2023 | Team | 0 Comments

After graduating a Masters in Engineering, Lindy kicked off her career as an Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer, at the Breweries in South Africa, where she...

How did one of our specialist consultants help a national energy retailer with a $300m customer transformation project?  

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the work involved change leadership across more than 25 Agile value stream projects, to deliver more than 2000 hours of...

What some of our clients say…

by | Dec 15, 2022 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

At Twiga Group we pride ourselves on results in Strategy, Culture and Innovation Don't take our word for it.  Here's what some of our clients say about us...Music by...

How did we help a global engineering firm to create a change leadership strategy and delivery plan for new ways of working? 

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the organisation had a new executive leader and were in the process of reviewing the operating model and re-organising...

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Human centred design brings together people, possibilities and creativity.

by | Jun 21, 2022 | Approach | 0 Comments

Human centred design brings together people, possibilities and creativity. This year’s global pandemic has changed the world in ways that none of us could have...

How did we help a national law firm to design and deliver a firm-wide cultural change program? 

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the brief was to design and deliver a cultural change program focused on a new, firm-wide leadership performance management...

Twiga Group, Managing Director, Jo Smyth

Meet Jo Smyth – Twiga Managing Director

by | Mar 1, 2022 | Team | 0 Comments

 Jo’s history of outstanding mentors and corporate-based work opportunities have been pivotal in the establishment and continuing success of Twiga Group. It’s hard to...

How did one of our specialist consultants help an EdTech company create a change program roadmap to grow its global operations?  

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said that with globally distributed technical delivery teams, a key focus for the organisation was to shift its head office and...

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What a Senior Manager in a large partnership organisation said about us…

by | Nov 28, 2022 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

"I work with many projects for C-Suite executives and the Board. Twiga worked on a large-scale project instructed by our Board.   Jo brought a great perspective of...

How did one of our specialist consultants help a national energy delivery services organisation with a $100 million customer transformation project?  

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the project had multiple objectives which included changing technology, reducing costs, finding new ways of working and...

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Creating role clarity can help retain staff – and increase performance

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Culture | 0 Comments

Brad* loved his job but when his company merged with a competitor, his role completely changed and there were new expectations. He was told in a series of generic...

How did our specialist consultant help an automobile financial services company to implement a global change management framework? 

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the organisation was dealing with significant breaches of regulatory and governance following a regulator review.   “There...

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What Gina Herbert, Chief Growth Officer says about us…

by | Nov 28, 2022 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

"Our international eLearning company offers online preparation for high-stakes English language tests. Twiga took our broad agenda for addressing literacy issues in...

How did we help a national mental health organisation to achieve new strategic goals for growth and diversification?  

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the organisation needed to meet new strategic objectives to be able to grow and diversify its core offerings.    “The first...

Twiga group, Specialist Consultant, Adie Dawes-Birch

Meet Adie Dawes-Birch – Twiga Specialist Consultant

by | Nov 28, 2022 | Team | 0 Comments

With a very creative background, Adie’s first paid role was acting in a television series. However, it was a decision to go to business school that set her on a path of...

How did one of our specialist consultants help a national energy retailer with a change strategy, delivery program and the capability to increase customer digital adoption? 

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the energy retailer was embarking on a $300m Customer Experience Transformation program and needed this to be aligned and...

Twigagroup Kaleidoscope Model, Purpose, Operating model, Organisation Design, Roles Responsibilities, People, skills

Strengthen your organisation by ‘looking through a Kaleidoscope’

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Product | 0 Comments

How can your organisation nurture what you have, make change for the future and strengthen what matters most? By ‘looking through the kaleidoscope’ it’s possible to...

How did one of our specialist consultants help a large Australian bank to understand all the change projects happening across a $500m project – and the impact on frontline teams? 

by | Feb 27, 2023 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth said the project was extremely complex. The bank was undertaking a five-year program impacting four major business units. It...

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How culture is influenced by the interconnected elements of an organisation

by | Aug 29, 2022 | Culture,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Twiga Group Managing Director Jo Smyth is an organisational culture specialist. In this clip she shares the Kaleidoscope model to diagnose and understand the five...

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What an HR Executive in professional services said about us…

by | Nov 28, 2022 | Testimonial | 0 Comments

"Twiga came on board when I was internally seconded to a project as subject matter expert for the change and adoption stream of a major transformation project.  Our...

You can use ‘cultural liquidity’ to help find great talent

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Culture | 0 Comments

You can use ‘cultural liquidity’ to help find great talent   How can your business find – and nurture – great talent, even in times of uncertainty, crisesand...

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Create high performance teams via meaningful feedback

by | Aug 29, 2022 | Culture | 0 Comments

Create high performance teams via meaningful feedback Provide meaningful feedback to your people and create high performance teams with this Conversation Starter (one...

We offer a number of Bespoke Services

by | Dec 15, 2022 | Product | 0 Comments

At Twiga Group we offer a number of Bespoke Services. Our tailored workshops deliver results. These include...Music by REDproductions - Pixabay

Twiga group, Managing Partner, Darryn Webster

Meet Darryn Webster – Twiga Managing Partner

by | Mar 27, 2022 | Team | 0 Comments

Darryn Webster started his working life as a bank teller. The bank swiftly moved him to the IT Department. It was the best thing that could have happened for his...

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Why Australian businesses need to build a social contract with their people

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Product,Social Contract | 0 Comments

What if the key to creating connected, high performing teams was as easy as involving staff in the process of developing agreements on how best to work together? Turns...