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The 3 (or 5) steps to master convincing presentations

Whatever industry you’re in, you’ll know that the key to winning around any board room is presenting convincing numbers. In our line of expertise, those numbers have been representative of soil conditions, pH levels and elevation levels on-site — important data metrics that can decide the value of whole projects and greenlight multi-million dollar development…

How to save time (and money) on the job

Research shows that, despite the best intentions, we spend the vast majority of our time at work talking — up to 50-80% of the day. This is partly because management and employees are historically bad at communicating, particularly when not in the same room. A study of 4,000 employees shows that 46% were unsure about…

From Ara student experience to full-time in just 2 weeks

In 2019 software developer Braeden Dillon began working part-time for Entuitive to complete his final year project for Ara Institute of Canterbury. Datanest cofounder, Tom Davies, pitched Braeden a project where he would work with software that could automatically compare site soil sample results to various national and international environmental standards. Called Evalu8, many had…

So, what are you doing about optimising your workflow?

Workflow optimisation, it’s such a buzzword we throw around, but how are we actually achieving it? While other industries have moved ahead in leaps and bounds, the geotechnical, environmental science, ecology and project management industries have, for the most part, only made incremental improvements to how we collect, analyse and deliver information. Take a Pdf…

Making engineering complexities simple

There’s the hefty whiff of a quote often attributed to Albert Einstein about Datanest – everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler. There’s also that adage about a picture painting 1000 words. Datanest is a newly-released online data gathering, analysis and reporting software package, already simplifying the complexities of earth science,…

Christchurch developed software deciphering complex engineering

A Christchurch developed online software package is simplifying the complexities of earth sciences, geotechnical engineering and project management for clients, regulatory authorities and others involved in complex development projects around New Zealand. Entuitive today launched Datanest, an online data gathering, analysis, mapping and visual reporting package, which founders Tom Davies and Greg Martin say is…