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Making sense of data – a workshop for charities

Today, I ran a workshop on behalf of the Coalition for Efficiency who run the “Measuring the Good” pro bono initiative. There’s so much talk these days about “Big Data” but my session was more oriented towards “Small Data” and some tips and tricks for presenting data and getting useful insights. My workshop slides are … Continue reading

Pro Bono OR at the first Data4Good Conference

I facilitated a workshop session on behalf of the OR Society’s Pro Bono project during the Data4Good Conference on 14th November. We were joined by the Royal Statistical Society who also have a pro bono scheme: Statisticians for Society. Our workshop slides are here: Data4Good Conference 2018 Pro Bono OR and Statistics from Improvement Skills … Continue reading

Operational Research: The TransfORmative Discipline for the 21st Century – video

Since its origins during World War II, Operational Research has continued to evolve over more than seven decades, providing solutions to numerous challenging problems. From its initial focus on military problems, Operational Research has expanded to include powerful, essential tools that can and are transforming for-profit businesses, non-profit organisations, governments, as well as our daily … Continue reading

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