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- 16th Jun 2017
Introducing Test+Build – a BI Venture
Test+Build: a new tool to help you run your own randomised controlled trial. Register your interest here. Work in fraud, error, and debt, and especially tax compliance and collection, has always been a core part of what the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) does. One of our favourite pieces of work…
- 21st Apr 2017
Introducing Promptable: A BI Venture
Over the last three years, we’ve been working as part of the Adult Skills and Knowledge (ASK) research centre on a series of trials that use text messages to boost attendance and grades at further education colleges. We’ve learned a lot about how to get students to show up to…
Dr Paul Calcraft
Paul leads BIT’s technology and data science team. At BIT, Paul has brought three products to market, including our online experimentation platform that has so far collected data from over 300,000 participants to inform public policy. He has also overseen the development of a suite of internal research tools, and…
- 21st Feb 2017
Applied: BIT's first behavioural product
When the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) was established back in 2010, we often concluded that the solution to a problem faced by government wasn’t always a new policy or intervention. It was a tool - like a new website, app, or even physical product - that individuals or organisations could…
- 17th Feb 2016
Would you hire on the toss of a coin?
Here’s a reasonable question: why put multiple people on a task when you can just get one really smart person to do all the work? Put simply, because the group’s probably going to do a better job. The history behind the science One hundred years ago, British statistician Francis Galton…
Miranda is a Product Manager in BI Ventures. She is the product owner of TEST + Build, a BI Ventures product that enables its users to apply behavioural science to their live communication projects and test their effectiveness with a Randomised Controlled Trial. Miranda is also leading on Ventures new…
- 8th Dec 2015
A head for hiring: the behavioural science of recruitment and selection
This report, written for the CIPD by the Behavioural Insights Team, outlines ways in which harnessing knowledge about how we actually behave can help those engaged in recruitment to improve outcomes for organisations.
- 23rd Jul 2015
The Behavioural Insights Team Update 2013-2015
The Update Report covers the past two years of the Behavioural Insights Team’s work. It’s been an exciting period for the team. We’ve managed to expand the breadth and scale of our work (having now run more than 150 trials across almost every area of policy). But the core of…