Jack Hayball joins Stuart Astill on the strategyandevidence podcast online. They discuss value propositions, (predictably) evidence & strategy and, in a gentle diversion, what a consultant should and shouldn’t bring to the party. If you want to get further into the topic Jack’s selected reading list is: Articles: – Christensen, C.M,. Johnson, W,. & Kagermann, H. […]
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The coronavirus pandemic has brought questions around testing, and now with the tracing app, algorithm design to a strategic and political audience.In this podcast I look at the fact that ‘errors’ are part of everyday life in testing and apps; and that tests and algorithms are designed by someone to minimise certain errors in a trade-off with others. […]
In this episode, despite coping with an impressive cold, I discuss the purpose of cost benefit analysis, but also the difficulties. I get enthusiastic about birthday cake and learning from looking back.
Part 1 of a 2 or 3 part audiosnack series on Rational Ignorance and cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and how they fit together. In this podcast I explain what Rational ignorance is and why it is both incredibly useful as a concept but also a bit mind-bending. I also look at how it may be worth […]
An audiosnack /podcast of double espresso strength and intensity in which I explain (and have a gentle mini rant) about why twitter polls are as good as useless compared to real statistical surveys – even if a real survey is based on a much smaller number of people.
In this audiosnack/podcast I muse on gut-feeling as a valid form of evidence and consider how you can be safe when you think it’s something that you should take notice of.
A short ‘audiosnack’ (or podcast if you prefer) drawn from some ideas in a paper by Hans Burckart [‘Sustainable Development and management’] in the book ‘The Economy of Communion‘ (2016 ed. Bruni). This audiosnack covers pre-thinking around aims to prepare for a good session on Step 1 of Understanding Performance (covered in my previous audio). […]