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Enterprise Digital Portfolio Management

2021-04-16T04:13:34+00:00December 24th, 2020|Tags: , , |

The Enterprise Digital Portfolio Management course covers key concepts required to manage an enterprise digital investment portfolio, including classical and goal-driven approaches. The course considers both the organisational and technological change potential of such investments.

DevOps Overview

2021-03-12T03:59:38+00:00March 10th, 2020|Tags: |

Traditional enterprises struggle with the agility of the IT development process. A cultural change is needed to enable predictable, repeatable, frequent, transparent and reliable releases in a cost-efficient manner. This one day DevOps Overview [...]

Persuasive Presenting Masterclass

2021-08-25T01:33:10+00:00July 12th, 2019|Tags: |

This is a highly interactive masterclass that has transformed the careers of many analytics and technical teams in the past. It goes well beyond just ‘presenting’ and its influence and affect bridges across to communication as a whole. It is run by Michelle Bowden, a 20+ year veteran and recognised leader in persuasive presentation skills and a coach to many business leaders. Group sizes are limited to only 10 people – the learning experience is interactive, personalised, and packed with personal coaching from Michelle.

Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Leveraging Best Practices and Avoiding Pitfalls

2021-07-23T01:00:38+00:00May 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Data science is the key to business success in the information economy. This workshop will teach you about best practices in deploying a data science capability for your organisation. Technology is the easy part; the hard part is creating the right organisational and delivery framework in which data science can be successful in your organisation. We will discuss the necessary skill sets for a successful data scientist and the environment that will allow them to thrive. We will draw a strong distinction between “Data R&D” and “Data Product” capabilities within an enterprise and speak to the different skill sets, governance, and technologies needed across these areas. We will also explore the use of open data sets and open source software tools to enable best results from data science in large organisations. Advanced data visualisation will be described as a critical component of a big data analytics deployment strategy. We will also talk about the many pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Data Governance I

2022-09-16T07:27:02+00:00May 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

This two day course provides an informed, realistic and comprehensive foundation for establishing best practice data governance in your organisation. Suitable for every level from CDO to executive to data steward, this highly practical course will equip you with the tools and strategies needed to successfully create and implement a data governance strategy and roadmap.

Leadership and Resilience Skills for Data Professionals

2021-03-12T03:59:37+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Tags: , |

Many people today have been developed emotionally and mentally for an era that no longer really exists. This has created a critical soft-skills gap between current workforce ability and business requirements today. In this course participants learn to ‘readapt’ their soft skills so that they are aligned with a thriving 21st century business. They are also given a simple framework from which to continue the self-development so that the training instigates sustainable change.

DevOps Teamwork

2021-03-12T03:59:39+00:00April 24th, 2020|Tags: |

DevOps mode of operation is slightly different from other development models in use. This course gives information of how DevOps impacts the work within each role category and what [...]

Negotiation and Influence Skills for Data Professionals

2022-07-22T05:44:13+00:00October 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Using insights from neuroscience, this practical and interactive workshop explores the mechanisms underlying why influence attempts often go wrong, and what to do about it. We explore key threats inherent in communication and how they can unintentionally trigger resistance in others, resulting in disengagement and push-back. Participants will learn a framework and practical tools to help them influence more effectively by neutralising potential social threats and maximising the receptivity of others to their message.

Launching a New Digital Investment

2021-04-16T04:11:58+00:00January 31st, 2021|Tags: , , |

Launching a new digital investment requires the know-how to select technology, justify the investment and obtain stakeholders’ approval. This course gives you the knowledge and tools to justify your digital investment, compare real costs, understand the required resources and finally launch your project, program or product.

Data Governance II

2022-09-16T07:41:39+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , |

This one day course builds on the foundation of Data Governance I, and dives deeper into selected areas that are designed to provide the most practical and real-world applications of data governance. It includes the change management journey to the “data-driven” organisation, and implications of the necessity of model governance in the context of data science, AI/ML initiatives and RPA/IPA .

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