220: Your Transformation Is On Trial

9 Jan 2023 | Oliver Only Solo Shows, Podcast

220: Your Transformation Is On Trial - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks

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9 January 2023

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Oliver Banks

Do you have complete confidence your transformation will work? Probably not, so a trial will be a useful tool to help prove that the solution is viable and improve it further. But there are many types of trial, including tests, experiments, pilots, demonstrations, proof of concepts, beta trials and more. Oliver Banks explores the different types of trials and how you can deliver the goals of your trial.

Listen to this episode of the Retail Transformation Show to discover:

  • The different types of trials and how all of the terminologies differ.
  • The five main reasons for running a trial – and how to help deliver this.
  • What can we learn from criminal trials and apply in a transformation setting?

 

Additional episodes of the Retail Transformation Show to listen to

Firstly, if you enjoyed the criminal court case analogy, you might enjoy episode 121: Lessons From Criminal Forensic Investigations. As part of the data mini-series, this explores how we can take lessons from the police about building a case and collecting supporting data as evidence.

Recently, the retail market has seen some high profile trials be cancelled or paused. So, in episode 207 consider if this should be a concern as Oliver asks Is Retail Transformation Failing At Present?

207: Is Retail Transformation Failing At Present? - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks

And finally, a trial is ultimately leading up to a decision. Episode 195: The Anatomy Of A Decision breaks down the act of deciding and helps you become a better decision maker. And after this one, also check out the following episode, number 196: Learning From World Class Decision Makers, including Churchill, Obama and the military.

195: The Anatomy Of A Decision - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks

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