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Late last year we concluded our educational series on waste data strategy with Dr. Darren Perrin of Eunomia Research & Consulting, Dr. Mark Jackson of A.Prince Consulting and Chris Purchas of Tonkin + Taylor. If you missed any of these webinars, catch up with this quick summary of each deep dive into waste data.
The waste industry is in the path of a looming storm – increasing waste, complex regulatory environments, disruptive technology and increasing costs. Cost efficiency and sustainability will require good planning. However, what happens when the planning doesn’t measure all that matters?
Although the importance of good quality, timely and accurate data is understood to be a prerequisite to achieving desired outcomes, as an industry we are still generally immature in the execution of such good practice.
There are 4 things that every IT professional wants to know before they implement new solutions for their organisation. Is this solution going to do what we need it to do? Is it competitively priced? Is it compatible with our current infrastructure and architecture? And last, is the vendor going to give me ongoing support?
On 9th April 2015 we read that Australia had produced 53 million tonnes of waste. Fantastic information, except that it was from 2010-11 – 5 years ago! How relevant is this outdated data to decisions we are making today – decisions that affect the performance of our organisations tomorrow and the service we deliver our community.
In a complex environment with multiple variables and a large number of participants, delivering a strategy that covers all areas affecting outcomes is challenging to say the least.