Never make this mistake again

We all make mistakes, don’t we?  I think it’s forgivable so long as it’s a once-off.  Never make this mistake again. Do you do that thing at the end of each month where you produce your end of month reports, save all your files, close them down and then take a big sigh of relief? […]

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5 steps you can take today to become data driven

All over the world, we see companies catapulting to exciting new heights by using data in innovative new ways.  Ultimately, taking steps to become data-driven. It’s true that data scientists can uncover some unremarkable insights.  With the right data, and some really cool mathematics, they can run an array of analytical techniques and produce findings […]

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The numbers never lie but they can be misleading

The numbers never lie but they can be misleading

Spurious correlations, statistical hurdles, and mathematical hiccups There’s a risk with Big Data:  Encouraging everyone to use the tools to explore the company’s big data lake will lead people to do so. It’s what you want right? But the risk is that people may find some significant, industry changing insight that will not only catapult […]

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Why CEO’s think Big Data is irrelevant

The big data train is leaving the station, and everyone is scrambling to get on board.  We’re told big data will shape the future of business, and as a result, companies large and small, across a range of industries are talking data, desperate for any competitive advantage.  And if we’re being honest, we’re OK with […]

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The importance of being a data driven organisation

An abundance of information

Don’t just ask “what happened?”  Ask “Why?” A data driven organisation does this routinely, daily, constantly.  More importantly, they leverage their organisational data to support strategic decision making.  Imagine knowing not only the details of which products outperformed and underperformed this month (or last month) but also the reason why. Armed with the what gives […]

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