Free Excel based project planner

Free Excel based project planner Project planning can be really very difficult if, like me, you find Gantt charts too complex and unnecessary. There is an absolute place for them, certainly the more sophisticated and elongated projects demand them; but for simpler projects spanning weeks or several months at most, they can become quite unwieldy. Hence why we here at Adroit Data & Insight have developed a very simple project planner, that we would be delighted to deliver for free to any of our ...

2016 – Data the lifeblood of Organisations profit – Part 1

Predictions for the data world Amongst the predictions of data use for 2016, commentators and authors hunt around for a new topic area, or an elaboration on the current data buzz of BIG DATA (yawn!). We take a pragmatic view, based on many of the projects we are working on for various clients, and where we see demand continuing in 2016. In part 1, we make no apologies for starting with the real “nuts and bolts” of the data world.  These are the tasks that underpin successful data infrastruc ...

#TweetTheTree Dress our tree with Tweets and we’ll donate to local charity Churn Project

Adroit have released a Twitter campaign to give us assistance in getting our bare Christmas tree decked out. How the campaign works Adroit will post a series of tweets with Twitter polls asking how our office tree will get decorated, for every vote on the Twitter polls Adroit will donate £1 to local Cirencester charity The Churn Project. This will be to a maximum of £100. Participating in the campaign All you need to do is vote in our tree decorating polls - That is it! Results so far... ...

Data Enrichment

Data Enrichment Solutions Fancy Some Data? …. Data is in our name (and probably blood). It is a vital component of most businesses and helps support organisations acquisition, CRM and communications activities. So want to enrich your customer data? We have helped over 50 organisations in the last 2 years mine their data to find out more about their customers. And we naturally start with an organisations own data, but sometimes it is useful to add other data – from dates of birth, to home own ...

“BIG DATA” is irrelevant. Let’s hear it for “LITTLE DATA”

Big Data Periodically, about once every couple of years, a new buzzy term emerges to try and excite the marketing industry.  Let’s face it, there are plenty of would be copywriters, industry pundits, software firms all vying for coining the “next” concept to bring to a clients attention.  Keen to “launch” or invent the next big “term”. To be expected, I suppose. Many of these terms, “integrated marketing”, “CRM”, “online-offline” end up in the marketing lexicon being used in different ways ...

Adroit expands its offer with full Data Management capability

We are continuing to expand our offer with the arrival of Lee Thelwall to head up the Data Management section, offering data processing and cleansing capabilities to our growing client base.  Lee previously developed this area for Talking Numbers, and has over 15 years experience in delivering data and campaigns for blue-chip clients. Nigel Magson, MD of Adroit, commented “It’s great to have someone of Lee’s experience and capability on board for Adroit.  Good data management and data accura ...