Data Doesn't Sleep: Why Ignoring Numbers Could Cost You

Wednesday 1st November 2023 , 6:30 pm.

Speakers: Kevin Austin and Jak Mohammed, XLR8

Venue: Skyscanner Limited, Quartermile One, 15 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9EN
(Please use Lauriston Place entrance. Note that Skyscanner will require you to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for entry to their offices. Please read the terms here).

Refreshments and networking from 6:00 pm. Refreshments kindly provided by Skyscanner.

This event is free of charge and open to all, though registration is required.


Does it sometimes feel you are in the dark about what's happening in your organization right now? If so, you're not just missing out — you're putting your team at risk. While you might ignore the data, the data will not ignore you.

Join us for a candid discussion tailored for a general audience, as we tackle the accelerating rate of change, shrinking head-counts, and increasing workloads.

In this interactive session, we'll cover:
• The real-time metrics you can't afford to ignore
• How to pinpoint your focus in an ever-changing landscape
• The silent but significant impact of data on your career and organization
We'll also share actionable insights and strategies to help you stay ahead of the curve.

Don't miss this opportunity to arm yourself with the knowledge you need to navigate the complexities of the modern workplace. Your team success may depend on it.

About the speakers


In today's volatile market, many people grapple with job insecurity, the consequences of decisions made on shaky data, and the pitfalls of managerial bias.

Have you ever questioned a decision because it felt grounded in bias rather than fact? Or wished you had more solid data to stand on in critical moments? In a landscape where clarity can mean the difference between thriving and merely surviving, XLR8 is dedicated to cutting through the noise.

At XLR8, we have a simple goal: help people and organisations win before change happens. We collaborate with organisations to connect people and ways of working with new tooling capabilities and real-time data.

Kevin Austin and Jak Mohammed are Delivery Leads working with XLR8. They currently play leading roles on a global product operating model implementation using Atlassian Jira Align, spanning 800 teams and 14000 people.

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