Bringing Data Modelling into the Boardroom

Throughout the past four years of Data Business, our participants have increasingly understood the importance of being visual when they are trying to convey their understanding of complex problems. While on this journey, participants have also realised that the capability Read More…

The Organisation of the Future

  Every week brings new stories about how the world of work is changing.  Driven by forces such as advances in technology, global inter-connectedness and growing consumer expectations,  new disruptors and innovations are appearing across virtually every business sector from Read More…

Calling Time on the Digital Advertising Party!

  The past decade has seen a boom in digital advertising spend but could 2017 be the year when we finally see some sanity restored? With consumers spending more time researching products online and diverting their attention from traditional to Read More…

Do Schools Destroy Creativity?

  Research by Professor George Land has shown an alarming decline in our creativity as we go through the educational system.  For example, when a group of 3-5 year-olds were tested for divergent thinking (a prerequisite to creativity), about 98% were Read More…

Visualising a Person on a Page: Who am I?

One of the main things that has driven me in my life is the desire to be unique. In fact, throughout my professional career, I have focused on building capabilities to help maintain my uniqueness. For me one of these Read More…

Do you treat your data as an Asset?

When I ask the question how data driven is your organisation, I invariably get back a positive answer because of course everybody uses data in their work. However, if I ask the question do you treat data as an asset, Read More…

If I dream of electric sheep, does that make me an Android?

Source: www.electricsheep.com The title of Philip K. Dick’s 1968 science fiction novel asked ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’? This novel, later adapted into movie form as Blade Runner, queried whether the increasing sophistication of machines may (eventually) afford them Read More…

Using PEST to get the BEST

The global business environment is constantly changing, offering both opportunities for your company to exploit and threats for your company to manage. Analysing PEST  (Political, Economical, Social and Technological)  factors on a regular basis can be a powerful indicator of Read More…