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Cordelta to acquire KnowQuestion’s specialist information services capability in 2018

Cordelta is set to strengthen and broaden its service offerings with the acquisition of KnowQuestion’s specialist information services capability from 1 January 2018. KnowQuestion is a specialist information and knowledge management consultancy founded in 2013. Its founder and principal consultant, Stephen Bounds (pictured right), will take on the role of Executive, Information Management at Cordelta in the New Year. “At KnowQuestion, we are proud of our holistic approach to solution delivery for our clients, using a rigorous and innovative approach to information and knowledge management,” Stephen said. “Like Cordelta, our goal has been to become our clients’ trusted strategic partner. It is exciting to join a company that has an …


Cordelta moves offices to accommodate growing team

Cordelta has relocated to a trendy new office in Fyshwick to accommodate its expanding team. Canberra news website The RiotACT recently published an article about the move. Here’s an excerpt: The company, which started with just three people in 2004, now has a workforce of more than 80 that supports a growing number of government departments and private sector clients with a wide range of management, technology and people services. Ken Gutterson, Cordelta co-founder and Managing Director, attributes its success to a blend of unique philosophies on managing clients and caring for employees and the broader community. “There were three of us in the beginning,” says Ken. “And we had …


Cordelta assists with setup of new Digital Investment Management Office at DTA

Cordelta is proud to have contributed to the now up-and-running Digital Investment Management Office (DIMO) at the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA). In 2016, the Prime Minister and Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation announced the need for a centralised governance function to oversee high profile digital investments across the Commonwealth Government. Cordelta were brought on-board to assist with the establishment of the new whole-of-government function and applied contemporary Design Thinking and Business Architecture methods to understand the problem space and outcomes the DIMO needed to solve and deliver. Cordelta collaborated with DTA Executives to produce the target-state Operating Model for the DIMO, using methods such as Value Stream Mapping …


Cordelta Sponsors Fundraiser for Independent Disabled Tenpin Bowlers

Cordelta recently sponsored four lanes for a fundraiser for the Independent Disabled Tenpin Bowlers of the ACT. A team of Deltoids and families had a ball on the evening of 21 May. Independent Disabled Tenpin Bowlers is focused on helping people with disabilities participate and have fun in the sport of tenpin bowling. Part of the money is often used to send a Canberra team to the national championships. ICT Security Executive Ken Hendrie was introduced to the organisation eight years ago, and is keen to expand Cordelta’s support of next year’s fundraiser. “Supporting the community has always been an important part of Cordelta, and I was proud to initiate …


Cordelta is Looking for Quality People

Our philosophy is simple: to help people succeed. We work hard to understand our clients’ needs and then meet those needs through professional services delivered by talented and passionate people who are committed to the success of their clients. We provide advice and practical support that leads to better outcomes for both individuals and organisations. This philosophy underpins our business strategy and is applied to our employees, clients and business partners. Through our extended professional networks, quality client relationships and panel memberships, Cordelta receives a significant quantity of opportunities to provide services in the areas of: Security (security strategy and management programs, risk management, architecture design, security testing, compliance and …


2015 Trivia Night Wrap Up

Cordelta celebrated its most successful charity event to date, with the Trivia Night held on Saturday 29 August at the Majura Community Hall in Dickson. As a result Beryl Women Inc will receive $6,185. Beryl provides therapeutic support and safe housing to women and children escaping domestic/family violence. With 15 tables full of enthusiastic participants made up of Cordelta staff, friends, family and clients, there were three fast and furious rounds of trivia hosted by Larry of Fame Trivia. In between rounds, mini-games got people thinking, moving around, and in some cases holding on to their heads/bums. The various raffles were full of fantastic prizes, including a delicious fresh fruit …


Cordelta Sponsors Project Management Awards Night

Cordelta’s Project Management capability is core to our business, as recognised by our corporate membership with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM). “We recognise that our membership with the AIPM provides our project management consultants with up to date industry standards and methodologies,” says Boyd McCarron, Cordelta Senior Executive and Project Management Practice Lead. “It also gives our clients confidence that we are committed to the highest possible standards in our project management services.” Cordelta has sponsored the AIPM ACT chapter ongoing for several years. This year, Cordelta is a Bronze Sponsor for the AIPM ACT Awards evening. The event awards exceptional service and delivery in the project management …


Cordelta Paddles for 24hr Challenge

On the Weekend of the 23/24th of November 2013 the Burley Griffin Canoe Club (BGCC) held the annual 24 Hour Challenge to raise money for Marymead. Cordelta has participated in the Challenge for the last four years, as well as acting as a sponsor. This year there were four teams made up of Deltoids and friends. Cordelta’s very own Ceara Clark organised the event. The 24 Hour Challenge attracts participants from across Australia. Whether the competitors chose to compete in a team or solo they’re all trying to battle it out either in a kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board on a 4km course for as many laps as …


Cordelta hosts workshop at Health Conference

Cordelta’s ability to cater for a Gen-Y centric workforce will be highlighted at a forthcoming health conference in Canberra. Cordelta was invited to host a workshop at the 2013 Asia Pacific Congress on Health Leadership after it ranked 10th in this year’s BRW Best Place to Work survey. Cordelta senior consultant Alan Pauza will present the workshop, which will illustrate the company’s modern approach to business as well as painting a picture of future change for the healthcare industry. The Australian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) will host the three-day conference, which will expose delegates to an extensive range of health management and leadership topics. “I’ll be presenting a …


Cordelta helps establish new Australian Anti-Dumping Commission

The Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice Jason Clare opened the new Australian Anti-Dumping Commission based in Melbourne on 10 July 2013.The ADC will continue to administer Australia’s anti-dumping system to provide protection for Australian industry against unfair trade practices and competition from overseas. “Dumping” is a predatory pricing strategy that occurs when manufacturers export a product to another country at a price either below the price charged in its home market or below its cost of production. The establishment of the Commission was the primary recommendation of the Brumby Review, published in December 2012, to strengthen Australia’s anti-dumping and countervailing system. It also marks a major milestone …