The ‘so what?’

Competitor Analysis Hijack! – The Lost Art of Competitor Research

Sometimes it can seem like in-depth, comprehensive evaluation of competitor activities has been hijacked.  It’s all about analysing the SEO traffic and online presence of peers. And it is easy to see why - with so many clever platforms and services...

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Measuring performance of schools: progress or attainment?

Should a child’s PROGRESS or ATTAINMENT level be the main measure of a school’s success?  With UK Government policy increasing focus on progress (albeit secondary to attainment for now) and debate growing about a more wholesale shift, you can see why assessment of...

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Dimensions of confident business decisions

Amongst all the blueprints for making good business decisions, our experience has shown us that it frequently boils down to four basic elements: robust internal and organisational data; insightful and targeted external market and competitor intelligence; clearly articulated strategic and commercial objectives; and...

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3 reasons why rigorous research should underpin your thought leadership

Rigorous research is one of the important factors in creating high quality and effective thought leadership material, according to research by Source for Consulting based on interviews with some of the best authors of thought leadership in the world. Research helps...

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Competitor Analysis Hijack! – The Lost Art of Competitor Research

Sometimes it can seem like in-depth, comprehensive evaluation of competitor activities has been hijacked.  It’s all about analysing the SEO traffic and online…

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Quality Impact Evidence Summaries: Role Development

Research Matters has completed six Quality Impact Evidence Summaries (QIES), which review the evidence of the impact of developing new roles within the…

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