Posts by Oakland

What does advanced data analytics mean for the quality profession?

October’s RQA Annual Conference in Manchester had the theme ‘Data and Quality’ and the big question it answered was, appropriately: ‘Is the tail wagging the dog?’  Based on a ‘technology survey’ the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) conducted in 2017, their members identified the growth of digital data, robotics and automation and real-time communication as the top three […]


Data Quality at Big Data London

Meet us at Big Data LDN on 13-14th November 2018! We are exhibiting at stand 241. We will be talking about data quality, governance and analytics. Big Data LDN is the UK’s largest free to attend data & analytics conference and exhibition. It is open to all and will host leading global data and analytics experts, […]


Productivity hot seat – Mike Turner

Paul Connolly, MCA Deputy Chief Executive, interviewed Mike Turner recently in the MCA Hot Seat.  The interview is part of the MCA’s Year of Disruption. Disruption can be a whole host of troublesome ‘known unknowns’, which can negatively impact business confidence. Across the Year of Disruption, the MCA is running a series campaigns examining these […]


Oakland Data exhibiting at Buy Yorkshire

We are exhibiting at this year’s Buy Yorkshire event in Leeds on 15 May. Our stand (number A107) will be promoting our Data and Analytic services, specially around data governance and advanced analytics. The Buy Yorkshire event has been running in Leeds for several years and is organised by the Yorkshire Mafia Linkedin group. It […]


Latest research into top management and quality

The Oakland Institute is working with Leeds University Business School to carry out some very exciting research on Top Management and Quality in which we would welcome your involvement. We are looking for senior managers from top performing companies to take part in a short survey.  We want to find out how chief executives across […]