Simon Bittlestone, Managing Director, writes on markets and economics

Simon Bittlestone looks at how predictive analytics can be used to gain insight on the progress of industry trends and disruption Read more

Metapraxis MD Simon Bittlestone on what the WPP story can tell us about effective global management, and how analytics can drive sustainable growth Read more

Andrew Mosely looks at recent data from the UK retail industry, and at how profitability analysis can help make the most of seasonal variations in demand. Read more

Rachel Russell, Head of Client Service, writes on industry

Rachel Russell looks at the importance of scenario analysis in the energy sector, particularly in the context of potential regulatory change Read more

John Masters, Technology Director, writes on innovation and technology

John Masters considers the FCA’s announcement that it will look at the use of big data in the insurance industry, and what that means for the sector’s use of analytics Read more

Nicola Pastore, Commercial Manager, writes on finance and business planning

Following findings on the full impact of regulators’ sanctions, Nicola Pastore looks at different approaches to assessing regulatory compliance in banking Read more

Andrew Mosely, Deputy Managing Director, writes on design and business analysis

Andrew Mosely looks at the impact of corporate inventories on the most recent US GDP figures, and explores a more objective approach to working capital management. Read more

Justin Duffy, Consulting Director, writes on management and strategy

In light of recent comments from the Chair of the Low Pay Commission, on the new National Living Wage, Justin Duffy explores the potential effects on business performance. Read more

Defining business success has never been much of a problem for managers. If you deliver above-sector profit growth, together with positive cash flow and a growing dividend, you are certainly succeeding. But just how are you supposed to do that? Read more