Graham Hogg

How to Set Up an Effective Data Team Meeting

How to Set Up an Effective Data Team Meeting

Throughout my consulting career, I have experienced a variety of different team meeting rituals. I will never forget standing in a Seattle hotel room, surrounded by a team of experienced executives, as they banged the desks in rhythm while shouting…

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Graham Hogg

How CPG Companies Can Use Data to Combat Industry Stagnation

How CPG Companies Can Use Data to Combat Industry Stagnation

Growth is becoming more elusive for large CPG companies. According to an article from McKinsey, large food and beverage manufacturers grew only 0.3% per year for the last four years and accounted for only half of sales in that category. In…

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Graham Hogg

The Final Stretch in Big Data Management: Driving Business Value for Enterprises

The Final Stretch in Big Data Management: Driving Business Value for Enterprises

Big Data presents huge opportunities for business if they know how to understand and share it. In a recent survey we conducted of over 200 UK business leaders, the average response (on a scale from 0 - 10, 0 being completely disagree, 10 being…

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Graham Hogg

What is Data-Driven Culture?

What is Data-Driven Culture?

A data-driven culture enables organizations to apply the data they collect to business decisions that matter. Rather than assessing the amount of data that organizations have available to them, a data-driven culture should support leaders to…

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Graham Hogg

The Value of Hiring a Chief Data Officer

The Value of Hiring a Chief Data Officer

The title “Chief Data Officer” has grown in popularity over the past few years, as more and more businesses seek to harness the power of big data. However, some companies throw data tasks under the responsibility of the CIO or even CEO, adding to tha…

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Toby Hunt

The Future of Consulting

The Future of Consulting

So I have certainly had my fair share of involvements with business transformations - some successful, some ongoing, some well received, some not, all expensive, all taking longer than planned. And most, especially in recent years, coined with “here w…

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Graham Hogg

Building a Big Data Culture

Building a Big Data Culture

Data has become a critical corporate asset. Across industries, the potential value to be captured in the variety and volume of data that we are collecting is huge. Yet, according to extensive research, only a fraction of this value has been…

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Graham Hogg

Asking the right Questions

Asking the right Questions

Working with Data Science teams requires a different mental model for business leaders. The tested language of Mission, Objectives and Outcomes, familiar to strategic planning as we know it , will not work for the data age. Days of discussing…

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