Ordnance Survey hires Dragonfish for culture project

28 November 2019 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read

The UK’s national mapping agency has appointed consultancy Dragonfish to help improve its corporate culture and employee experience. The firm has already been working with Ordnance Survey for the last eight months, and will now help the client to define its vision for the future.

Dragonfish is an organisational consultancy which aids businesses in their performance and culture transformations. Since establishing itself from its Southampton base in 2014, the firm has spread to London, Sydney and LA. Previous clients feature a number of well-known brands across multiple sectors including National Trust, Specsavers, Lastminute.com, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, IBM, Care UK, JCDecaux, Merlin Entertainments, Shelter and Superdrug, among others.

Now, the firm has landed a new contract on behalf of Ordnance Survey, Britain’s national mapping agency. Ordnance Survey’s highly accurate geospatial data and printed maps help individuals, governments and companies to understand the world, both in Britain and overseas. However, in the age of digitalised navigation, the firm is having trying to boost its corporate culture and employee experience.

Ordnance Survey hires Dragonfish for culture project

Having won the contract with Ordnance Survey, Dragonfish will now work to support the organisation to evolve its culture and achieve their ambitious growth strategy. The firm has been working with the client for the last eight months, and will continue to help the organisation align its customer experience and brand. This will include helping Ordnance Survey to define its vision for the future, and ultimately the behaviours that will enable the group to capitalise on opportunities and continue to be the leading geospatial company in the world.

Managing Director of Dragonfish, Niall Cluley, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with OS to evolve their culture and colleague experience, ensuring that their teams are set up for success for the next 3-5 years as they make the most of opportunities in front of them. From enabling UK government and our economic prosperity, helping people to get outside, international expansion through to the latest in HD geospatial technologies, it is such an exciting time.”

Hazel Hendley, HR Director at Ordnance Survey, added, "OS’ ambitious strategy is re-imagining the use of geospatial data globally, to improve everyday lives. We’re putting culture at the heart of our growth plans and have chosen to partner with Dragonfish because their methodology makes culture tangible. Backed up by extensive research and experience helping innovative brands, the team’s focus on business performance and their partnership approach will help OS to position culture for long-term, sustainable growth."