Optimising Human Factors in Complex Business Systems

Human Factor One

Human Factor One delivers consulting, benchmarking, coaching & workshops in the fields of Knowledge Management & Learning Organisations.

Human Factor One is about optimising people performance in complex systems.

Human Factor One delivers the tools needed to accelerate learning, swarm collective intelligence, develop intelligent leadership and improve problem-solving & decision-making.

Learning & Knowledge Systems: consulting & benchmarking

Award-winning K-Core® knowledge management and learning organisation design & benchmarking services, focused on measurable impact on Safety, Time, Innovation, Quality, Cost and customer & employee Experience


Specialising in individual & team development using our proprietary Clarity Coaching®, Coaching Cafe & Clarity Cube® method


From Coaching Cafes to Change Lifeboats to Delivering a Coaching Culture to Change Management to Decision-Making & Leadership to Knowledge Management & Learning Organisations, we deliver impact-focused learning events

Human Factor One

meaningful motivational measurable

Award-winning research, proprietary methods & projects 

Human Factor One is the new name for K3Cubed Ltd., a University of Edinburgh Research & Innovation start-up established in 2010 that has delivered for over 100 clients in 14 countries. 

can you imagine what you could do

if you could do all you can Sun tzu (adapted).

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end Seneca

some see problems, we see opportunities

Somebody should do something, so what makes you somebody?

Human Factor One

Ubisoft: Director (France)

A rare combination of great presentation skills, passion, enthusiasm and broad-mindedness – everything resting on a solid and immense pool of knowledge and experience...but also with a great set of tools for making sense of a lot of other important phenomena taking place in our organisational environment.

Multinational Oil & Gas company: HR & Governance Director (Middle East)

Undoubtedly, one of the best leaders in contemporary HR L&D...I would definitely recommend him to any organization looking for a Professional who could effectively engage their Human Resources function and develop strategies for raising productivity and profitability.

Digital Agency: Global Head of Learning & Organisational Development (USA)

I worked with David on digital strategy. His ability to soak up and assimilate knowledge is astounding, and his vision and perspective on knowledge management and business strategy mean you will always want David on your team. As a bonus, he's an easy going, humble guy who's is a pleasure to be around.

Laing O'Rourke: Head of Leadership & Behaviour (Europe)

David is imaginative and creative operator who sees the bigger picture when others falter. He is able to see and think outside the box...a rare breed!

Human Factor One Projects

Bahrain Natural Gas: Director (Organisational Behavior)

Delivered a new competency framework for the company. The team effectively influenced our senior stakeholders and frontline staff. The system they put in place adapts as our conditions change. Strongly recommended for teams that need fast change and evidence-based solutions.

Team GB Olympics: Head of Performance Knowledge

David has provided unrivalled guidance, mentorship and insight...the models and tools developed with us have been exceptional...David pushes the possibilities in every conversation and is happy to engage in honest, challenging and open debates which makes his views and opinions incredibly valuable

European Union Training Agency: Director (Italy)

Excellent key expert for International Organisations (EU, UN etc.)... delivers excellent peer assist/learning events and community of practice programmes

Indianapolis CPA Society: CEO (USA)

...my thoughts go not only to the past year, but an entire 33 1/2 year career...the opportunity to get to know, and work with, you was certainly one of the highlights of my career. I learned a lot and cherished the opportunity to know you on a professional and personal level.


Human Factor One

Human Factor One is the evolution of multi award-winning K3Cubed Ltd, established in 2010 by David Griffiths. David holds a Masters in Training & Development and a PhD in Knowledge & Learning  Strategy, both from the University of Edinburgh. David has also been awarded Chartered Fellow status with the Chartered Management Institute (CMgr FCMI). 

Get in touch


Human Factor One was born in Edinburgh, is now based in Wales and delivers across the globe!

Contact Us

Phone : + 44 (0)7500 966998

Email : david@k3cubed.com

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