Author Archives: Clekt

Data uses that deliver best benefits and return for retailers

An interview with Anthony Morris, ex Director of Data, Analytics and Insight at Dixons Carphone Introduction to Anthony Anthony Morris spent 10 years as a Management Consultant across a number of different businesses, supporting with different types of challenges from growth strategies and cost reduction to turnaround. This led him to Dixons where he spent […]

‘Best of Breed’ or ‘All in One’ – Our CTO’s own introspection journey

Founder Ian Cray ponders his own experience of introspection and exploring bias to make one of the most important decisions as CTO of Clekt – and why opting for the solution that wasn’t his initial preference yielded best results. The Importance of Internal Systems When I had the idea to start Clekt, I decided that […]

The real value of data to your business

As Venture Capitalist, and Author, Tomasz Tunguz once said, “the best run companies are data-driven, and this skill sets businesses apart from their competition”. Becoming data-driven takes decision-making to the next level – the 16% of businesses who use data for their key strategic initiatives (as reported by Harvard Business Review) are the ones who […]

Inspiring the Next Generation of Fashion Leaders to be Data Driven

The London College of Fashion have been nurturing creative talent for over a century, giving enterprising, gifted students the opportunity to launch their careers and reinvent the fashion industry from within. A total fashion ecology, they strive to get ahead of challenges and evoke the value from every situation. To do this, they need to […]

Single view of data proves critical for Axminster’s response to Covid-19

Axminster Tools and Machinery, a family business with over 45 years industry experience, is a well-established UK supplier of quality tools, machinery and workshop consumables, comprising of over 17,000 product lines. To maintain their market-leader status, the company needs to continue to innovate. This requires an ever-increasing need for new data sources, further reports and […]