Category Archives: Business

Brexit: an historic day that will change the world.

The Brexit vote will send a shock-wave around the worlds signalling to the world’s political elite that its citizens are looking for change. Continue reading

Third Sector Magazine Interview with Marcus East: Online Masterclass – Driving Donations through Social Media

A video of Marcus East made during the Third Sector Magazine Online Masterclass Series in Autumn 2011. In this sequence I talk about the use of social media to drive donations for charities, and the full session including the slides … Continue reading

Does striking making sense? I think not.

Let me preface this by saying that I absolutely respect the right of workers to withdraw their labour in protest at their conditions – it’s an essential manifestation of freedom of speech. However, in a modern economy, with generous provisions … Continue reading

My thoughts on the IT Directors Forum 2011

I have just returned from the fascinating and enjoyable IT Directors’ Forum 2011 (ITDF11), a major technology conference, organised by Richmond Events and held aboard the luxurious P&O Aurora cruise ship. At first, I was worried that being stuck on … Continue reading

Computer Weekly Interview with Bryan Glick

After Red Nose Day there was a great deal of interest in the technology that my team built to support it. Computer Weekly, the UK’s leading technology magazine, invited me to present at their CW500 Club – an event for … Continue reading

George Osborne; The Economic Enforcer

For too many years, the Labour Government under the guidance of Gordon Brown ran the British economy at a deficit, using borrowed money to create jobs in the public sector as part of the the largest programme of gerrymandering ever … Continue reading

What have we done to our planet? We must learn from the BP Gulf Oil Spill disaster

As each day goes by, I get more and more concerned about the damage being caused by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico – the images of destruction that I see reported on the news are amongst … Continue reading

Interview with Computer Weekly, 18-24 May 2010

I was interviewed by Angelica Mari of Computer Weekly as part of their CW500 Club which is a group of the UK’s top CIOs, CTOs and IT Directors. I talked about the challenges of managing an IT strategy and function … Continue reading

Economic Eruptions?

I am writing this blog entry from the Chitorok restaurant in Kiev’s Borispol airport when I should actually be sitting in a meeting in the office back in London. Why am I here? Volcanic ash, apparently… Not for the first … Continue reading

Dutch car maker plans move to UK

Luxury car maker Spyker wants to move closer to its main parts supplier and chooses to relocate in Coventry A luxury sports car maker based in the Netherlands has announced it is moving an assembly plant to Coventry. Spyker Cars … Continue reading