KYC: Knowing your customers

Beyond the usual KYC requirements, we believe the value of knowing your customers is a massive competitive advantage for businesses. We believe that every customer-related business decision should be data-driven, or data-informed. The days of making business decisions based on gut feel, intuition or whoever shouts the loudest, should be long gone. That’s why we […]

KYE: Knowing Your Employees

We believe the value of knowing your employees better is a massive competitive advantage for businesses. We believe that every employee-related business decision should be data-driven, or data-informed. The days of making business decisions based on gut feel, intuition or whoever shouts the loudest, should be long gone. That’s why we do what we do. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Don’t you wish your Excel was just like me: Modern BI platform reviews

Power BI, Qlik and Tableau under the scope Modern analytics and BI platforms are now mainstream. For companies big and small, MS excel no longer cuts the mustard when it comes to transforming data into engaging, insight-rich visualisations. So what are they? Quite simply, analytics and BI platforms are easy-to-use software that supports the full […]

Data is transforming our world

Our run down of data-driven technologies and how they’re spreading to the masses. Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, and the Internet of Things. Simply buzzwords in corporate meeting rooms a few years back; these technologies are now shaking our world and transforming the way we do business. As a company that helps businesses with their data […]

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 […]

From Soft to Serious: the Changing Face of HR

In every organisation, the Human Resource department has always been up against it. They have a significant role in recruiting the best talent in the market, retaining them, developing them, motivating them and generally driving business performance across the board. It’s no small order. But it’s fair to say that HR teams don’t always get […]

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 […]

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. […]