Weeknote 349: Calcio

This week I have learned: Footie's back, then. To continue to value the conversations that start on Twitter and then go elsewhere I have missed out on about 10 years of listening to music by not having a decent set of loudspeakers. Foolish. I really need to knuckle down and write my Silicon Beach talk. … Continue reading Weeknote 349: Calcio

Weeknote 348: Cupertino

This week I have learned: the sense of enormous relief to be found at coming towards the end of a major building project that everyone seems to know it's all about the people, but we still look to the inanimate objects for answers the simple stuff is sometimes the most valuable Next week: the bit … Continue reading Weeknote 348: Cupertino

Weeknote 345: that’s quite a large number of weeks

This week I have learned: I might have a few new clients. Hooray! (More the merrier) I'm really interested in the idea that Service Design might be applied to design change approaches for organisations adopting technology. It's a bit meta, but meta is good... This iPad Pro thing I've been using this week is really … Continue reading Weeknote 345: that’s quite a large number of weeks

Weeknote 344: the power of gathering

This week I have learned: Some small businesses are being diddled by "cloud" providers providing sub-standard private hosting... ... but illusions of control hold them back from plunging fully cloudward. It's great to have a conversation with people who really understand the value in robust data modelling. Those people are very rarely self-identified Data Scientists. … Continue reading Weeknote 344: the power of gathering

Weeknote 343: fond farewell

This week I have learned: That is perfectly possible to say goodbye to people without religion getting in the way. Farewell Great Aunt Joyce. Your wicked giggle will stay with me forever. Big management consulting firms are war. In the Edwin Starr sense of the term. Openness is key to innovation. Open innovation programmes aren't … Continue reading Weeknote 343: fond farewell

Weeknote 342: getting up to speed

This week I have learned: how excited I am starting my new engagement... ... and the opportunity to work with some great people including @OOconnors, @maltbyps and @garylawUK ditto for the Minimum Viable Workplace¬†workshop coming up a fortnight yesterday how occasionally I can read but a few paragraphs of a book and be left thinking … Continue reading Weeknote 342: getting up to speed

18. Book Reset: days like these

Father's Day. A nice cycle ride by the Thames for breakfast near Hampton Court. A cycle back though a hot and sticky Bushy Park. A brief stop and then to swimming lessons for the eldest. Back for lunch, and then an afternoon of clearing the temporary kitchen to reconfigure into the new temporary kitchen. Put … Continue reading 18. Book Reset: days like these