Blog Articles

The “Killer” Feature

One feature to rule them all As product managers we are always looking for the next “killer feature” for our product. You know the one, that feature that will become the magical thing that will have customers flooding to subscribe to our product because nobody else...

3 types of product features

Our UX/UI journey is accelerating We are currently full steam into the development of the initial User Interface for AgileData.io. The team have done some awesome work on the UX designs for a bunch of the core screens, we have chosen our front end development stack,...

The dangers of a Big Guess Up Front (BGUF)

The way we used to deliver data and analytics projects was to do what I call the “big guess up front” (BGUF). Documents for Africa We would create massive data and analytics strategy documents, which took months to create and get “signed off” at a senior level in the...

Who should attend Steering Committees?

Be don't Do If you are operating under a construct that has a Steering Committee, you are probably not operating as an agile organisation. If you are not an agile organisation your data team will struggle to “be” agile and gain all the value that an agile way of...
Why we founded AgileData.io

My co-founder Nigel and I have been working in the data and analytics domain for over 30 years (well I have, he is slightly younger).We have both held multiple roles through these years, Nigel primarily in the...

Google BigQuery – Online Training resources

As part of our journey to exploring the use of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as the core of our infrastructure for AgileData.io we have had to start unlearning a lot of our AWS and Microsoft Azure knowledge and...