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BIG PROBLEMS FOR BIG DATA & PREDICTIVE MODELLING

David Cushman just asked me my take on Big Data for our book on Open Business and I thought I would share with you my response to elicit more views in the spirit of being open and all. Anything we use...

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MY NEW THING: RETAILERSAVER.COM

As you probably know I’ve been lecturing companies on why they need to become an ‘Open Business’ for the last few years. The current definition being; A company that acts as a platform to serve ...

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WHAT NO NDA?!

Those close to me know that I’m in the middle of preparing to launch a new dot com. It will be a digital ‘first mover’ set to disrupt the £40 billion UK FMCG wholesaling sector. I’m fortunate...

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2013 – OPEN SOCIETY VS. THE CLOSED SYSTEM

In the last few years there has been an acceleration of what I call the Open Economy; the opening of all levels of society to the visibility and participation of the connected global community; an int...

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WHAT’S NEEDED FOR A TRULY DIGITAL ECONOMY?

The recent appointment of Joanne Shields to oversee Tech City got me thinking about the British Government’s vision for a Digital Economy. Broadly I’ve been encouraged by their moves to support Lo...