I frequently use an analogy of comparing how your organisation ‘does data’ as a machine, but have recently started using a nautical analogy as an extension of this. Which of the following typifies how your organisation delivers data related activities?
How well do you understand your business processes? Each individual process may be well documented, implemented and assured and even delivering great business performance, however, can these same processes be reducing your data quality?
An organisation that works in isolation and does not share data with other organisations is probably rare. Most organisations will collaborate with other organisations to some degree and will be providing data as part of this collaboration. So, what factors
Typically, if we can improve the quality of data, then we will have better information to support decision making. Better decisions will lead to better outcomes/results and will in turn be likely to have better quality data arising from them.
This year’s Institute of Asset Management lecture was given by cognitive psychologist and specialist in leadership performance, behavioural change and culture, Javier Bajer. Javier explained in a very engaging manner three fallacies about change and I thought the final one makes a
In our increasingly regulated and controlled working lives, it is easy to feel that we are just part of a big machine, doing repetitive and dull jobs. This is particularly the case if you work in call centres or other
When I saw a review of the book “Die Kunst des klugen Handelns” (The Art of Acting Cleverly) which started with the words: “Try to get through life with a minimum of information. You will make better decisions. What you
There are many different types and styles of meeting but one of their common characteristics is that to be efficient, decisions have to be made and actions given out. It’s not about the talking but what that leads to
Who you have at your meeting is crucial to it’s success. There is no point trying to solve a problem with a key department not represented or trying to agree expenditure without the budget holder there. Think about what you
The agenda is a key tool to ensuring a successful meeting. It makes the leader think about the best use of the time in the meeting and outlines to the attendees what will be happening during the meeting. Timings on