Author: Chief Navigator

Putting Tech to work – BLOKS AI Productivity

I had been eagerly awaiting the Beta release of an AI assisted productivity tool called BLOKS. I have now been using it for a few weeks and am happy to report it is exceeding my expectations – right out of the blocks (pun intended). The most prominent use case seems

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Correct data is not always accurate

Getting accurate data requires understanding the source of the data and the detail of how it is defined. The data may be correct but unless we have correctly defined the question to the correct level of detail it may not give us the accurate readout we need.

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Good business data requires a holistic approach

At Navigate we are on a mission to provide leaders with data that is relevant, accurate and up-to-date so they can make better decisions. When we hear the word “data” our mind jumps to technology and business applications We tend to forget that much of the data we consume at some point may well have originated from a human interacting with a system.

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Value from Values

There is so much commercial value in the soft skills of an organisation – culture, purpose, values, leadership, teamwork etc. This article looks at organisation values.

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Early Prospect Targeting

Overview: While talking to a financial services prospect we discussed the tools and processes that software companies use to identify prospects that are in the market for their products. It is the “Holy Grail” of marketing to prospect to people or companies who you know are in a buying cycle

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A Critical Stock Management Tool

Overview: Our client is a manufacturing business that has built its business on always having products ready to ship within 24 hours even though the product supply chain is at least 9 months. The selling point to clients is we identify the best product which we buy in bulk at

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Data to Management Information

Overview: We work with a large brand owner that sells their products across the world through a mixture of 3rd party distributors – each region set up differently. These distribution partners send them high level reports on how they are performing as well as the raw data extracted from their

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