In the first episode of a two-part series, Jose and Nicholas use Reply All’s The Crime Machine episodes to talk about the importance of good metrics and what they mean for making successful changes in an organization. They also discuss the role of high-level leaders in ensuring that interventions are carried out effectively.
0:34: A recap of The Crime Machine episodes from Reply All
4:44: Good data and how it can help you allocate resources effectively
6:17: Finding the right metrics to address a problem
8:31: Understanding the importance of data quality
10:02: The role of “buy-in” from the top in interventions and reward vs. punishment
13:44: The police as a critical case study for learning about these concepts
15:07: Our takeaways from the discussion and wrap-up
Mentioned This Episode:
Reply All: The Crime Machine Part I – https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/o2hx34/
Reply All: The Crime Machine Part II – https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/n8hwl7/
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