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A story of data and perseverance

Let me tell you a story.  Why?  Well, I (and many others) believe that story telling is important in business as it gives a real-life insight into how things come about, uses less business jargon, and can bring to life a specific journey without the...

Not all swamps are as cute as Shrek’s.

What on earth is he talking about now? Fear not, I have not lost it (yet). You may or may not have heard about Data Swamps. Yes, they are a thing. We all know that more and more data is being collected by companies. The need to collect increasing amounts of...

The A to Z of transformation.

An updated list. So, there we were, just working through a daily challenge when someone asks if there is a simple, easy to understand guide to business transformation and innovation: a dummies guide, an A to Z perhaps. That’s it, there may not be, but there...

Complacency in compliance?

Not too long ago I attended and spoke at a small seminar in gas compliance and was staggered at some of the safety issues that exist in general but also in relation to the social housing sector specifically and the challenges imposed on landlords. This then...

Why did we ever buy this @*^&*@ system?

You’ve bought a new, shiny, all encompassing, truly amazing housing management system. Or at least that is what the supplier said at the conference. It can do this and that, it can change your life forever, it can transform the way you do things for the...

The Data Chainsaw Massacre – by Dr Gaby Wolferink

The Tree Imagine I was moaning to someone about the massive tree in my back garden blocking out the summer sunshine from my home and garden. ‘Really need to do something about that….’ And I’ve been saying that for a few years now, while the tree gets...