Entries by Simon

What comes before commitment?

Over the last few years social media has dramatically changed what it means to date (and I say this without a shred of personal experience).  Whereas the old approach to dating was Not dating > Dating > Move in > Engaged > Married The current landscape goes something like this Not dating > Texting > […]

An Unstoppable Force and an Immovable Object

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Ultimately, a lot of energy gets consumed for very little result. Of course most objects are not truly immovable and if we apply enough force we can get our way. But much of this energy is wasted and, if we’d used it elsewhere, it is likely we […]

All I want for Christmas…is some downtime

As the festive season fast approaches and we frantically try and poke a bit more work into the few remaining gaps in our already packed schedules… …just stop for a moment and ask yourself When did it come to this? We have access to extraordinary time saving technology and yet we’re all desperately craving more […]

Same methodology. Different delivery.

I’m not normally one for self promotion so please forgive me for the following email (or see the content as being of such significance that I was left with little choice). Following is the briefest of summaries, then feel free to read on, delete or (should the idea of self promotion be so unbearable to […]

Is IT meeting your needs?

There is a BIG challenge organisations are facing when it comes to digital business. Some staff feel overwhelmed by technology-driven change (thought there is so much change to come) Yet others feel frustrated that the digital tools they have at home are better than the ones they get at work. The BIG challenge for most organisations […]

Avoid the digital disconnect

There is an ongoing tension between the digital savvy of people and how an environment* enables or supports them. If one of these forces move too fast OR too slow we create a digital             disconnect * in organisations this is the combination of systems, devices, tools, norms and policies they operate in There […]

Why doesn’t technology live up to the hype?

Read the newspaper recently? By all accounts we are about to be overrun by a swarm of nano-drones controlled by machine learning robots as we mindlessly sit in our driverless cars access Facebook through Google Glass. Compared to that vision, our daily experience of technology may be considerably safer, though a little underwhelming. This is […]

News from the Digital Champions Club

Normally I’m not one for much self promotion but I’ve mentioned the Digital Champions Club a few times recently and want to give you a peek behind the curtain so you can see what’s being going down. Curious? Read on! Damn it, I have some other pressing spam messages to delete but what the heck […]