How to turn your data into a money maker 3

Guide three: analysing your data So you’ve set strong business objectives and wrangled with your data to make sure it’s accurate and relevant. Good stuff. Now comes the super important part — the analysis of your data. To do it right, you’ll need to know the different ways you can slice and dice your data. Whichever method […]

The Power of People Data

How the right metrics can transform a business HR teams are sat on powerful people data that can drive change in business. This data is so powerful that it can directly impact profits, market value, market share, productivity, company reputation… you name it. The trouble is, HR teams have often focused on metrics that simply […]

Is one data analyst ever enough?

How applying a multi-skilled team to a data analytics project delivers results We work with businesses of all sizes…and they have a wide range of data-focused employees. The big businesses have large data teams…the SMEs have one analyst…and the start-ups have multi-skilled individuals who do everything in the business…literally everything. But, when it comes to […]

Buzzword bonanza: Our plain English guide to data lingo

Across all sectors and all industries, businesses have a single thing in common: the love of buzzwords. Whether you’re in Tech, Ops, Sales, Product, Marketing… you cannot escape the onslaught of new buzzwords each year. The data world is no different, with a range of colourful and confusing terms floating around. We’re here to break […]

How to turn your data into a money maker 2

Guide two: extracting your data Before any writer tells a great story, they’ll research a topic inside and out before typing their first word. It’s the same with expert data visualisers. With purpose and care, they’ll extract the right data, in the right way, to make sure they can tell a great story with it. […]

Buzzword bonanza 2: Our plain English guide to data lingo

Digital business automation, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning & Internet of Things Round up, round up! It’s time to tackle more of the data buzzwords that are popping up in meeting rooms everywhere. Say goodbye to blank expressions and scratchy heads, this is your definitive guide to the latest technologies, explained in plain English. Digital […]

Why Every HR Team Should Hire a Data Translator

HR is up against it Businesses don’t build themselves; people build them. That’s why HR teams have such a tall order. They need to hire in the right people and then build effective long-term strategies to engage them, motivate them and ultimately drive business success. Measuring all of these tasks for effectiveness has been a long-standing […]

Quitting work, saving babies and solving crime

How data is shaping our world (Data is cool! article #2) “Tell me something cool about data!” Said no one, ever. Or perhaps not outside a data analyst meeting. Which is a shame really, as data is having a greater and more profound effect on each of our lives with each passing year. In our […]

How to turn your data into a money maker

Guide one: building strong use cases You see zeros and ones, we see a goldmine. Data is hugely powerful for businesses in Marketing, Sales, Procurement, you name it. But start a data project without strong objectives and you’ll be in trouble. To win at the data game, you’ve got to: Ask the right questions Set […]

Pregnancy, poaching and Xmas trees

How data is shaping our world (Data is cool! article #1) By Lee Allen @ Data³ Who said data was dull? Well me, in another life. At my career start, I was an out-and-out words man. Wrestling with language on a day-to-day, I gave no thought to the world of data; it seemed cold and […]