What HR professionals can learn from a Talent and People Analytics Accelerator workshop

Recently we were delighted to run a stimulating Talent and People Analytics Workshop event and meet many passionate HR leaders. The 3-hour event was co-sponsored and hosted by our friends at IBM talent analytics team at the IBM Client Centre in London. Jeff Wellstead and I facilitated, supported by Alex Gibson (Solutions Consultant – [...]

By | Monday, November 7, 2016|Analytics & Data, Digital Culture, People & Organisations|0 Comments

Are You Making the Most of Customer Information?

In order to survive and stay competitive in today’s customer-driven economy, attention to customer experience is not just important, it is absolutely CRITICAL. Even with the most innovative product or service, if your customer experience lets you down, you will fall at the final hurdle. Your customers will vote with their feet and rapidly go [...]

By | Wednesday, September 9, 2015|Analytics & Data, Customer Experience|0 Comments

The Power of Relevancy

One of my favourite digital businesses is LinkedIn. I first became a member in 2003 (I think) while working at Freeserve and was a convert/advocate almost immediately. I loved what the business was offering, how it worked and the possibilities it provided. I remember talking to a few smart recruiters/head hunters and telling them this [...]

By | Tuesday, April 15, 2014|Analytics & Data, Customer Experience|Comments Off on The Power of Relevancy

Data Centre Evolution and Networks

The computer industry has progressed; from Mainframes to Client-server to Cloud Computing. Cloud computing is the delivery of shared computing resources, as a service, via the Internet. It’s built on top of a virtualized infrastructure, enabling multiple instances of infrastructure resources to run on the same hardware. This, on-demand, service delivery model improves efficiency, agility [...]

By | Monday, March 24, 2014|Analytics & Data|Comments Off on Data Centre Evolution and Networks

Heatwaves… and Big Data

It is somewhat scary to think that one for the first uses of ‘big data’, through high powered analytical computing power, was its use in the prediction of the weather. Beyond a certain time line, because of Chaos Theory, it is widely regarded as virtually impossible to predict the weather due to the number of [...]

By | Wednesday, July 17, 2013|Analytics & Data|0 Comments

Smeebi Business Intelligence seek equity style funding to fuel product and market expansion

Smeebi, an up and coming Business Intelligence solution targeted at the SME market, has just entered the pre-round of equity crowd-funding with FundedByMe. FundedByMe is Europe’s fastest growing equity based crowd investment platform, connecting investors and entrepreneurs.  The platform allows people to get involved and invest in exciting business projects early on. Smeebi was established in 2011, [...]

By | Wednesday, July 3, 2013|Analytics & Data|0 Comments

Rovi Debuts Entertainment Analytics, Big Data for Multiscreen

Rovi Corporation, a global leader in digital entertainment technology solutions, has just launched a new Audience Management Solution, an advanced predictive analytics solution which will enable 'broadcast networks, cable TV operators, service providers, and others in the television distribution industry to employ big data sets to define, execute and measure the performance of subscriber offers, program promotions [...]

By | Monday, June 10, 2013|Analytics & Data|0 Comments

Netflix: Using Big Data For Big Decisions

Using your data for strategic decision-making Much has already been written about how online companies can use their masses of customer behaviour data to achieve increasingly accurate 'segment of one' personalisation – but while some companies are just getting in on this 'micro' angle of using customer data, others are reaping the benefits of also looking [...]

By | Friday, April 12, 2013|Analytics & Data|0 Comments

Big Data and Emerging Payments

When things get really Sexy… Q:  What is more sexy than Emerging Payments?  What is more sexy than Big Data ? A: When both of these collide. I had the real privilege a few weeks back to have a conversation with Charles Fraenkl, former CEO of Click & Buy and now a guru and investor [...]

By | Thursday, December 6, 2012|Analytics & Data, Fintech|0 Comments