About Practical Change

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Change is everywhere. We empower business, government and others to improve, transform and adapt. We help you identify the risks and opportunities that are here, and help you prepare and align to what's coming. We encourage the enabling of new capabilities by applying technology well — and help you achieve outcomes that are desirable to all.

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We deliver:

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Stephen Poljansek is the founder of Practical Change and its Principal Consultant.

Stephen is passionate about learning and understanding, identifying risks and opportunities and working out solutions.

He has over 20 years of experience working on business and technology projects for large corporate and government clients and is knowledgeable in planning, design, implementation, integration and operations.

Stephen has an MBA (Corporate Governance), a Bachelor of Applied Science (Computer Science and Software Engineering) and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and undertakes continual learning and training.

Stephen lives in Hobart, Tasmania with his family and makes the most of what our island state has to offer.

“The new normal is going to be good.”

What makes us tick

We recognise that both globally and locally, change is afoot and that radical economic and social transformations are underway.

We believe that all organisations will one way or another, improve, transform and adapt to the economic and technological changes, as well as responding to our society and environmental needs over time.

We know that whilst many organisations are grasping the opportunities — it is still a challenge for most.

How we help

We help organisations improve how they do things, enable capability to ride the waves of disruption — and reduce their impact on people and planet.

To achieve these things, we integrate the three perspectives of Business Improvement, Technology Solutions and Sustainability into our approach.

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How we approach things

We enjoy analysis, problem-solving and general improvement progress. We work out what needs fixing, find and plan solutions and have broad experience in small and large mission-critical enterprise Transformation projects. We are business-minded but have technical understanding — and we exercise sustainable thinking.

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We work diligently to undertake critical thinking, research and analysis — and to produce the knowledge, reviews, plans, solutions and outcomes you need.

Why we love our job

We embrace change and we help you to do the same. This keeps things interesting and we love a challenge!

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Real Outcomes

We help you be better at what you do best by working with your teams to get the information we need to get results. We bring your people on the journey to reach the outcomes you're aiming for.

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Contact Details

Submit a message or enquiry

Send us an enquiry or a message using our Message Form on our Engage page and we'll respond to you.

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Arrange a conversation with us

Schedule a meeting using our Appointment System.

  • Scheduled phone call
  • Scheduled video chat (MS Teams/Skype)
  • Scheduled video chat (Zoom)
  • Scheduled workplace visit (Only following a phone or video chat. Greater Hobart. Other Tasmania locations discretionary.)

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Phone us

You can phone us directly on the number below:

0477 642 007 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)

Postal Address

Practical Change
P.O. Box 171, New Town, Tasmania, 7008

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