Flexiion blog

We can all see how the digital evolution is impacting upon our lives and in all sections of society. Here we’d like to share our experiences. More importantly, we’d like to hear yours.

Flexiion blog

We can all see how the digital evolution is impacting upon our lives and in all sections of society. Here we’d like to share our experiences. More importantly, we’d like to hear yours.

Are Some Technologies Moving too Fast for Society to Keep Pace?

Change | Data | Digital Evolution

One simple example could be the disposability of consumer applications of rapidly developing technologies whereby products that need specific batteries simply fade out of circulation as manufacturers cease to produce certain items when demand slumps. While this makes eminent sense to the manufacturers’ shareholders it can be infuriating for consumers who may have invested heavily […]

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Business Gets More Like Errol Flynn all the Time

Business Management

There was a story that the Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles always sat Errol Flynn at the same table. Even if another diner was sitting there when Flynn turned up, they’d insist that they move so Flynn could sit at that particular table but it wasn’t that it was his favourite table, or anything. […]

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Cynical Tech. Companies and the Trend Towards Open Kitchens

Business Management | Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

So Spotify is quietly moving into syndicating podcasts. Well, not so quietly, in fact; Bloomberg reports that it’s spent $400m on podcast related acquisitions this year. The reasoning appears to be that the lock of the big labels on back catalogues is immense, and that’s where almost all the revenues come from. Spotify is a […]

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The Data Opportunity

Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

The debate about 5G is now mainstream and we’ve referred to it a number of times in this blog feed, and although the discussion often focuses on the technology, the associated issue of importance is data, and how we’ll use it to transform our world. Self-driving cars, for example, are regularly referred to when illustrating […]

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The Rolling Thunder of 5G is Starting

Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

A slew of announcements and reveals this week shows what a pivotal impact 5G is having and how it’s driving strategic business and technology decisions. Rumours have been circulating for some time about Intel’s problems in delivering a smartphone modem for 5G any time soon – it was on track for 2020 and then it […]

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Trusted Partnerships in the Digital Age

Data

For most of us, the trials and tribulations of everyday family life are enough to cope with without consciously adding to the list of things to think (or worry) about. Maybe that’s why the main driver of consumer behaviour is cognitive dissonance or the desire to avoid anything which makes us uncomfortable with any decision […]

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Legal Algorithms Don’t Help When Basic Systems Don’t Work

AI | Change | IT Infrastructure | Legal

I read an article this week on BBC News about court trials that had to be adjourned because court IT systems could not be accessed. The Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association was quoted as saying that the courts’ computer systems were “crumbling”. To be brutally honest, this didn’t really surprise me – it was […]

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The Internet of ‘Thinks’

Change | Cloud | Data | Digital Evolution | IoT | IT Infrastructure | Technology

IoT usually means “Internet of Things” and is often thought of as a separate niche that is off doing its own thing, without many implications for us in the mainstream. The projects I’ve been working on in payments and with other customers’ businesses, have highlighted the scale of the implications across the digital world which, […]

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