You’re only as good as your data collection!!

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One of the things that has fascinated me in the aftermath of the 2016 US Presidential election is the discussion around polling data and how pre-election predictions of a Clinton victory were so far off the mark. It appears that, just as in the recent Brexit vote or even in Australia’s last federal election where we saw an unexpected re-emergence …

Future Essential Technologies for QLD Industries

Richard Marshall Consulting, Technology Search 0 Comments

I recently read in Business Acumen magazine an article referencing a PwC study investigating the eight future essential technologies for businesses to understand. The technologies referred to in this article include artificial intelligence, 3D printing, the internet of things, augmented reality, virtual reality, drones, blockchain and robots. http://www.businessacumen.biz/index.php/component/content/article/30-news/better-business-technology/2026-eight-technologies-essential-for-business-to-understand-%E2%80%93-pwc.html This brought to mind a recent study completed by Endellion investigating patenting …

Business analytics

Don’t tell me what I already know

Richard Marshall Business Analytics, Consulting 0 Comments

As I talk to people about utilising Endellion’s services to leverage the text and numerical data within their businesses, I often hear stories of their previous experiences with data analytics. A lot of the time I get told first or second hand tales of requests being made of consultants to examine data only to be shown things, based on their years of …

retaining corporate memory

Combating the loss of Corporate Memory

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Can corporate memory be maintained even when people leave a business? Whatever the industry you work in, you are more than likely being asked to do more with less people. To reduce costs it is often the senior people in an organisation, or those that earn higher wages, that are made redundant.  This leaves behind less experienced junior personnel to …

What are data collisions

What are Data Collisions?

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Collisions inspire creativity. That sounds counter intuitive, but across human history great innovations have occurred when great ideas, different cultures and even companies have been brought together. Collisions are confirming the way we understand the world around us. In 2013, CERNs Large Hadron Collider (LHC) more than likely confirmed the existence of the Higgs boson (a key component of the …