Digital Transformation blog

We can all see how the digital transformation 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.

Digital Transformation blog

We can all see how the digital transformation 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.

Entrepreneur

Can you be Taught to be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs | Investment

Can you be taught to be an entrepreneur? Gillian Tett’s thoughtful review of She Said – “A moving account of how the Weinstein story broke” – described someone that sounded like a dictator and a bully. He did build a significant company. TWC experienced financial turbulence, lay-offs and the ups and downs of the industry, […]

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Subscriptions

Subscriptions are so Middle Aged

Change | Digital Evolution

Flock is great for flexible insurance for drone pilots – “Download the app for free to get a real time quote in seconds. Puts you in control.” Subscriptions – Pay to use, when you use. It’s the Uber model – a simple and convenient app to access what you want, on the fly, pun intended. […]

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Electric Cars

Electric Cars – Opportunities and Challenges?

Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

The late, great Terry Wogan was famous, among other things, for the phrase, “Is it me?” This was a frustrated lament about one of a number of the idiocies of modern life that troubled him and, in that sense, perhaps it’s good that he’s no longer here to get involved in the debate about electric […]

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Early Stage Business – These waves are exciting!

Business Management | Digital Evolution | Entrepreneurs | Investment

This is a really exciting time to be in the thick of early stage business, and possibly the most exciting time yet in the five decades I’ve been doing this. I stumbled on an interview with the great mathematician, the late Dr. Jacob Bronowski (BBC). He was obviously really excited about the two epochs of […]

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Business Propositions

WhatsApp Scuppers B2B markets – A Business Proposition Challenge

Business Management | Change | Digital Evolution | Entrepreneurs

Is a business proposition today B2C of B2B or is the line between them becoming increasingly blurred? Diversity today is a key topic – how to achieve the right mix of talents, backgrounds and human characteristics in the teams we build and, in many ways, how to avoid missing out because we failed to include […]

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Is Some Technology Moving too Fast for Society to Keep Pace?

Change | Data | Digital Evolution

Is some technology moving too fast for society to keep pace? 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 […]

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Business Management – Getting More Like Errol Flynn

Business Management

How is business management like Errol Flynn? 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 […]

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Cynical Tech. Companies and the Trend Towards Open Business

Business Management | Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

Is open business a reality or are we still dominated by cynical tech. companies? 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 […]

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