digital britain_1

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...

Social media Questions

12 QUESTIONS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA IN 2012

Typically this time of year would see people make predictions about what 2012 & social media will bring, but given the complexity of the world around us, I thought it wiser to highlight the questi...

Problems with Groupon

THE PROBLEM WITH GROUPON

I read a blog post recently which points out one of the many flaws in Groupons model. This time for the B2B customer using the platform and its mass impact on the SME marketplace. I suggest you read i...

Business platform

BEING THE CEO OF A PLATFORM BUSINESS

In a long-tail world it’s becoming increasingly impossible for any single organisation to deal with the fragmentation of demand. Apple’s solution – with its iPhone – was to bec...