Ed, thank you very much for these leads. Yes: the DM industry seems a
promising place to start, although one of the things which amuses me is to
encounter companies who are extremely sophisticated in their off-line
analysis and mine there CRM systems like mad, but do almost nothing with
their web data!
Thanks again. I'll pass the leads on.
On 31/01/2008, Ed Falconer <webmentation@...> wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> There are a few agencies that specialise in customer analytics (CRM, data
> mining, Marketing analysts etc primarily within the DM industry), but I
> don't know of anyone who specialises in web analytics.
> However, if customer/database analytics is what you are after then I would
> recommend the following:
> 1. Datalytics - not a recruitment agency - a group of analytic
> consultants. Offer a service to source and place candidates. Tend to be able
> to recruit quality candidates as they are analysts themselves and as such
> know what to look for. (www.datalytics.co.uk - speak to Stuart Broughton
> or Stuart Hopwood).
> 2. Direct Recruitment - specialist DM recruitment firm with a division
> dedicated to data and analytics. (www.direct-recruitment.co.uk - speak to
> Susan Howstan).
> These two are by far the best in my experience. Used direct-recruitment
> myself in the mid 90's and I am still regulalry in contact with the guys
> from datalytics who are ex-colleagues and great blokes.
> Hope this helps.
> "tim.lboyce" <tim.lboyce@... <tim.lboyce%40gmail.com>> wrote:
> I'm on a fishing mission. Twice this year already people have asked me
> 'do you know where we can find someone to do our analytics in-house'.
> This is encouraging news for the state of the UK in general, though
> not necessarily for a freelance like myself...
> I can think of some obvious answers such as
> i) post an advert in this group
> ii)use the WAA jobs board
> iii) LinkedIn?
> But does anyone know of any recruitment agencies who specialise in
> this area, please? This is not an invitation for every agency in
> Britain to spam away. I'm hoping for a more personal recommendation of
> someone who really does have a clue about our area of expertise.
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