Applied Analytics

Agile Means Agile

One thing you should really hold your vendor’s feet to the fire over is agility, or flexibility. We’re not talking about Agile software development with a capital ‘A’ but flexibility. In any flexible consulting services model, you want your vendor to shine. The brighter the vendor shines, the more value you get out of them.Continue reading “Agile Means Agile”

No Free Lunch

If you’re in the market for a new data visualisation or analytics platform, you’re in for a treat. Every one of them is the best in the market, they’re all totally without flaws and they basically do all the hard work for you. Does this sound credible?

Mobile-First Analytics

Your analytics needs to be mobile-first. Whatever industry you work in, you need to be building the reports and dashboards for tomorrow. And tomorrow is mobile. Using a variety of screen sizes. Your analytics solution must be device-agnostic. Just as your phone has different characteristics from your tablet and laptop, your analytics can be usedContinue reading “Mobile-First Analytics”

No. 1 Analytics Problem

Today, big news. I’m going to tell you the Number One (#1), Numero Un thing that always gets people in reporting and analytics. Data. Sorry. You probably already knew. But think about it: rubbish in, rubbish out. That’s the polite version. You cannot report on data you cannot access. You cannot report on data you cannot trust.Continue reading “No. 1 Analytics Problem”