Quick Hacks

Research and development industry is a tough one, it's easy to get a list of names online but finding the key connection for potential partners is another 'Lord of the Rings' kind of journey.

Having dug around for 2 years has allowed me to find a few tricks which have led me directly to people of influence within the R&D consulting industry.

One link I found super helpful is the R&D Management Conference, recently held in Paris. For those of you getting into the industry, I would highly recommend combing through the list of thought leaders and reaching out to them.

Link: https://portail.polytechnique.edu/rdmanagement2019/fr/programme/conference-programme-0

p.s. I am sure many of you have heard of the 1000 true fans, if not, I would really, really, read this: [Link]

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Let's keep it simple, we all wish we can show live data visualisation and not have to fork out £10+ on sub every month.

Thanks to Peter of Think Happy Customer, I discovered https://datastudio.google.com. I regularly use this to track my daily behaviour and life tracking - (more on this soon).

Here are some examples of what others have built:
https://datastudio.google.com/gallery

This one by Atos Consulting on MailChimp campaign in my fav:
https://datastudio.google.com/reporting/0B4Z0eYsf6qkUMTZvTFdrcTl1OEE/page/VQhD

and, how it was created:
https://blog.ch.atosconsulting.com/break-data-silos-google-data-studio-supermetrics/?utm_source=google+data+studio&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=web+analytics&utm_content=data+studio+dashboard

 

But let's start at the basic, you will find the following youtube tutorial a great starting point.
(Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0rV4ZS-ruQ&vl=en)