Category Archives: tech news

Reduced content creation: are bloggers losing interest?

Tweet I’ve had a busy couple of weeks working on new reports for clients and developing presentations for forthcoming events where I’m keynoting, but amidst all this thinking about new ways of communicating and new opportunities to develop ideas, it’s … Continue reading

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Mobile app development: which platform do you build for first?

Android logo: From wikimedia commons

Tweet It seems to me that the standard business practice of building an app for the iPhone first and then porting it (ie: rebuilding it) for the Android platform is seriously the most stupid decision of any business venture. No … Continue reading

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Real time search

Clock: Source - Wikimedia Commons

Tweet Much has been made of Google’s new Realtime Search facility, and I suspect that it will grow in use as a utility for accessing information on current events.  Until recently, twitter trending terms were used as a zeitgeist of … Continue reading

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Measurement and why we do it

Measurement

Tweet This week I’ve rather been forced to consider measurement.  It’s not that I am against measurement; indeed I am an advocate of measurement as an essential tool for business, to appreciate performance, understand the market and find new opportunities. … Continue reading

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Google Wave: a case study in why interaction design matters

Google Home Page c. 1998 From Wikipedia

Tweet When Google launched as a competitor search engine in 1996 there were two stand-out characteristics that separated the engine from its three major competitors, Yahoo, Infoseek/Go.com and AltaVista: 1. Pagerank: a system of ranking search results by inbound links … Continue reading

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Word of Mouth

Tweet Last night I was delighted to return home and find a link in my email inbox to the 1000Heads list of Thought Leaders in Word of Mouth. I admit to being very chuffed indeed to making this list, and … Continue reading

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Debate 2010 – The Telegraph

Tweet Last night I attended the soft launch of the Telegraph’s new resource for facilitating debate and idea generation, #debate2010. The facility is actually pretty simple, and is based on Salesforce architecture.  The technology itself could do with several useability … Continue reading

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#BeMyGuest Post at The Comms Corner

Tweet Thanks to Adam Vincenzini, I’ve contributed a guest post for #BeMyGuest month at Adam’s blog, The Comms Corner. I’ve written on the Art of Liveblogging and produced a few tips for aspirant live bloggers.

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The Myth of Success

Tweet Partly as a response to some of the feedback I’ve had on yesterday’s post and partly in response to feedback on twitter today, I’ve been driven to create another blog post on the notion of ‘success’ and how (traditional, … Continue reading

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Apple in perspective: obligatory iPad post

Smartphone market share

Tweet While all my geek friends are in a frenzy over the announcement of the new Apple iPad (based on a Star Trek PADD, looks like a Kindle, acts like an iPhone, priced like a Win/Linux laptop, and – best … Continue reading

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