Black Swan

[Black Swan] n. common expression in 16th century London as a statement of impossibility. [Origin] from the belief that all swans were white, before the first sighting of Australian black swans.

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At Black Swan we create products and solutions to transform the way organisations use digital technology and their data, and to help positively change the future through the power of technology and prediction.

We work with many of the world's leading consumer-focused brands and help them think differently about data, technology, their customers and ultimately their own businesses. We believe in challenging the status quo. We aren’t afraid to ask difficult questions and thrive on change.
We bring together a passionate and talented team that combine skills in software engineering, data science, design, product innovation and marketing. Our approach is fast; we strive for excellence and we aim to build long lasting partnerships with our clients.

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An Insight is just an M&M – Approaching the insight definition from a sweet perspective
Posted on Wednesday 27th January, 2016

As most of you, I share my opinion online on a daily basis (thank you Facebook for changing my life), but I don’t often have a real chance to discuss something at the very centre of my life as an Insight expert. Insights are mentioned all the time. I have worked in many departments of advertising agencies, from the creative side to campaign delivery, to the analysis and reporting on KPI.

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Giving Buzzwords their Meaning Back – A Non Technical Introduction to Networks
Posted on Wednesday 20th January, 2016

There have been a few terms from maths and science that have entered into daily usage to become buzzwords in this past decade: e.g. Chaos, Complexity and Sustainable. We see them branded on buses in adverts; we hear them in business talks and sales pitches; we hear them a lot when a politician is talking but not really saying very much.

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How to not have to make friends & influence people | Opinion Dynamics
Posted on Thursday 7th January, 2016

This summer Black Swan went glamping. It was that singular hot day of summer and there we were, at 2pm, sweaty and playing three-legged races in the middle of Sussex. Toward the end of the evening we were treated to the DJing talents of our CEO, and whilst there was no lack of enthusiasm for dancing, the musical tastes of gen X and gen Y were soon apparent.

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