Virtual Reality Shopping is a Real Frontier of Opportunity

In today’s online world, most companies are primarily concerned with their websites design and their organisation’s social media strategy, which for most is about engaging with customers on platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Yet, the nature of customer engagement Read More…

Business Model Innovation

  Over the last thirty years, we have accumulated a lot of academic evidence on the topic of new market entry.  The most consistent finding is that the majority of firms that attempt to enter a new market (by, in Read More…

Calling Time on the Digital Advertising Party!

  The past decade has seen a boom in digital advertising spend but could 2017 be the year when we finally see some sanity restored? With consumers spending more time researching products online and diverting their attention from traditional to Read More…

Do Schools Destroy Creativity?

  Research by Professor George Land has shown an alarming decline in our creativity as we go through the educational system.  For example, when a group of 3-5 year-olds were tested for divergent thinking (a prerequisite to creativity), about 98% were Read More…

Visualising a Person on a Page: Who am I?

One of the main things that has driven me in my life is the desire to be unique. In fact, throughout my professional career, I have focused on building capabilities to help maintain my uniqueness. For me one of these Read More…

Do you treat your data as an Asset?

When I ask the question how data driven is your organisation, I invariably get back a positive answer because of course everybody uses data in their work. However, if I ask the question do you treat data as an asset, Read More…

Is analytics blinding businesses?

It is hard to ignore the exponential growth in the digitisation of data and the advancement in analytical tools/techniques to exploit this growth. Early adopters have shown the possibility of real benefits in adopting these techniques but in parallel there has Read More…

If I dream of electric sheep, does that make me an Android?

Source: www.electricsheep.com The title of Philip K. Dick’s 1968 science fiction novel asked ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’? This novel, later adapted into movie form as Blade Runner, queried whether the increasing sophistication of machines may (eventually) afford them Read More…

How to replace 10,000 spreadsheets with an A3 page!

We are all only too familiar with the horror stories that surround spreadsheets since their creation back in the 1960’s. In fact some reports suggest that close to 86% of all spreadsheets contain errors. In many businesses not only are Read More…