We’ve shared before the lessons that can be learnt from Design Thinking and the potential benefit of Hackathons. Although previously reserved to tech companies or the most technology literate businesses, I am seeing more and more clients use this approach. When hearing about placements from Data Science graduates, I even heard of a hackathon with no coding at all. So, I thought it time for us to explore this phenomenon,.. Read More
Advice for data, analytics or insight leaders who need to adopt Agile Working. First in a series of posts, this one shares 4 principles to embed in culture.
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Continuing our series of practical tips for managing a project. Guest blogger, Tony Boobier, shares his final 5 from experience with major IT programme.
Are you distracted by shiny object syndrome? Does new technology for analytics or marketing distract you from foundational issues? It is all too common for our novelty bias to get the better of us. That is why so much is shared about tips to master digital distraction. Because this is such a pressing issue, I am delighted to welcome a new guest blogger, Simon Daniels. Simon has a wealth of.. Read More
When should you use external consultancy? Are you wisely bringing in wider expertise, or wasting your money on people who won’t be around to see the consequences? Such a question plagues many analytics or insight leaders. Indeed I have spoken to many, over the years, who are frustrated by the speed with which directors turn to consultants. I’ve mentioned before the need to build the reputation of your team, to.. Read More
At the end of another month, there is just time for one more post on stakeholder engagement. The change of term from stakeholder management is deliberate. As we welcome back frequent guest blogger Tony Boobier. In this post, Tony shares his relevant experience from the world of project management. Which stakeholders matter? How do you find them? What is the difference between stakeholder engagement & stakeholder management? Over to Tony.. Read More