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NSW COVID-19 Analysis with ThoughtSpot
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CASE STUDY: NSW Crown Lands
www.reservemanager.crownland.nsw.gov.au Outcomes 38% increase in page views on the site 36% of website traffic from organic search Harper Stone were engaged ...
The importance of data during COVID-19
Yesterday was the first day that I saw this new chart on the ABC, prepared from modelling undertaken by the University of Sydney. In my opinion, the single m...
Like a parent picking their favourite child - here is my ThoughtSpot v6.0 favourite feature.
The January release of ThoughtSpot v6.0 is jam packed with a raft of new features. The new version has improvements across the board from leveraging existing...
Benefits of being small
In consultancy circles there are the big boys - think the top tier Deloitte, KPMG, PwC and EY as well as the mid tier, and then quite a large gap to the smal...
Dec 19, 2019
Looking back on the top 2019 tech predictions
It's the time of the year, when we see a flood of Nostradamus like predictions start to hit our screens, as the new year looms up on the horizon. So I though...
Dec 2, 2019
Back to School For Execs - Part 3
Data Source and Quality. The first step in evaluating an analysis or report should be to understand where the underlying data has come from. In the majority ...
Nov 14, 2019
If you want to look sexy, then think data governance.
Data scientists and analysts have some of the hottest skills in the IT market right now. They are being paid high salaries and are using advanced analysis te...
Oct 24, 2019
Back to school for execs, data school that is - Part 2
In Part 1 of this series of articles, we covered the baseline of analytics with the discussion of populations and samples, means and medians, errors and data...
Oct 2, 2019
CASE STUDY - S4B
S4B are an established Engineering Services Consultancy, with offices in Sydney and Canberra. They have delivered some of Australia’s marque projects includi...
Sep 24, 2019
Back to school for execs, data school that is - Part 1
Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018, the power of data has become more widely understood, yet the understanding of data still remains a myste...
Sep 2, 2019
Flow the key to innovation and insights
We have all experienced a moment of flow, in the zone, focussed on the task everything else just falls away. Flow allows us to achieve otherwise seemingly im...
Aug 28, 2019
What do onsite search and wine have in common?
We interact with search every day when we Google something. Google really was a transformational technology for the internet and has set the standard for sea...
Aug 22, 2019
CASE STUDY: Tocal College
www.tocal.nsw.edu.au Outcomes 13% increase in user visits to the site 25% increase in the time spent on the site by visitors Harper Stone were engaged by Toc...
Sep 17, 2018
Outcomes not hours
I worked on a project a number of years back, that was huge, worth millions of dollars, spanned a number of years and was supposed to deliver a massive trans...
Aug 8, 2018
Insights - the answer to the question you haven't asked yet.
We are consumers of content, searching for information with an unrelenting appetite for instant satisfaction. Organisations have evolved over the last 20 yea...
Jun 17, 2018
It ain’t knowledge, if it ain’t relevant
I have an 11 year old son, he is a bright little person. He reads a lot and he reads a real variety of things about science, history, and memes, you know, th...
Jun 5, 2018
Why did Google make it so hard for companies?
“Just google it” is something we hear nearly everyday. It doesn’t matter what the question is the answer always seems appropriate. We have come to expect tha...
May 29, 2018
Grey hair, traffic lights and trust. How they all combine to create profit.
My hair is a little greyer than I would like, but on the upside nowadays people seem to offer me seats on crowded trains! My grey hairs didn’t just appear on...
May 23, 2018
The hidden costs - How to evaluate software platform operating costs
The speed of technology change in the software industry makes it really difficult to define standards pricing models products and services. This means when l...