I think these are two very different things and both are equally valuable to business. When we are looking for business insights that are answers we often have some hypotheses or at least an idea in mind when we look at it. We are considering an aspect of the business and we are looking for facts and figures to prove something or find something out.
We are probably the most tracked and measured people that ever walked the planet. And if you listen to the internet-of-things people, it’s actually only going to explode from here on it. Yet, awash in a sea of data are we really tuned into what this does for us. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m […]
Okay, so I’m being a little irreverent with my title today. All the same, it is a truism of human behavior that it’s the people who care the most about us or are vested in us that all too often are our only source of important feedback. The rest just let us walk around with […]
I went to a “Growing Your Business” breakfast session this week, at the RIC Centre in Mississauga, that was focused on business getting funding and financing. During these sessions they usually have a panel of speakers including people from industry, academia and in business. So the panel had someone from an Angel Investment fund, a […]
These days we are awash with data. Whether its fitness wearables, personal financial planners or business apps, it seems every tool we use has some way to provide reporting mechanisms. It’s almost a must-have feature in any new product. Yet, I question if people really understand how all this data can help them. Do they […]