Digital is Punk Rock. It’s irreverent, it has its own language, it is inhabited by people and a culture that sound alien and unnerving to many. Most importantly, most in it don’t care if the mainstream doesn’t like it or doesn't get it. It is also going to change so much more than the music we listened to on Top of the Pops – but the way we talk, see ourselves, the world we live in, and we will look back on it in decades not as something that was absorbed into the mainstream, but as something that become it. So, never mind the bo**cks, the question is, if Digital is Punk Rock, who in the establishment will still be around to say they were there?
Don’t you just love a big political program launch. A politician stands behind a podium and explains how we could all, if nudged, or brought together, or if we acted more responsibly, or thought about others, or were thought for by others, will have a much better and happier existence. Always makes me smile when … Continue reading Catapulting IoT into the heart of the COMMUNIoTY – Creating a Start-up Society
Today I contend we live in a time of Digital Reformation – where the new gospel of Digital is being made available to all – and because of the organisation like Google, we all have immediate access to not just use new technologies but to become masters of our own digital futures.
IT channel needs to “think in a proactive way” about GDPR says Chris Gabriel of TechPulse Group.
I guess we all ponder the big things in life at the weekends, and it dawned on me on Sunday, there simply isn't enough technology industry poetry in the world.
Blockchain has become synonymous with Bitcoin. Bitcoin is better known for being the currency of choice that ransomware attackers use to extort their victims. But the underpinning technology that makes this digital currency viable, a Blockchain, is far more than just a tool for the finance industry or a way of creating digital currencies. Blockchain … Continue reading Why ‘trust’ in the Digital world isn’t good Enough – Why blockchain is going to shake up industries whose contracts promise much – Managed Services Providers beware, and bye-bye to the Airline Delay Claims Industry
When Aldous Huxley wrote in his 1932 dystopian novel Brave New World that, "Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards,”, little did he know he would become one of the most quoted ‘futurists’ warning of the dangers of future technology submission. Thankfully I am a natural optimist, and my … Continue reading The nudge home – connected living for my mother and low-level care intelligence for me – life lived augmented not anxiously
Channel Services partners cannot simply sit behind your trawler hoping for discarded sardines. Our appetite for investment in your success must be the same as the Brownlee brothers demonstrated from their early school days till the moment one of them showed what genuine support means
Really pleased to be interviewed by Technology Chiefs .... fantastic new initiative to share the thoughts and passions of technology leaders (and me). Where I share .."my passion for the art of story telling and why he's excited about a Bristol company doing amazing things with Open Source and 3D Printing...." http://technologychiefs.com/chief-thinking/technology-chiefs-interview-chris-gabriel/
We have to re-configure, re-energise and re-new ourselves as much as end-user organisations do to find our new iceberg, and discover new relevance in this new digital opportunity.