Will Autistic behaviour help SAP?

SAP has built a business upon complex software tools and services, it’s impossible to deny that SAP has had immense success. But nothing lasts forever. Once you’ve reached the top of the technology tree, it’s a matter of time before your business is under siege. Gartner recently revealed that SAP had lost its leadership position in the Customer Relationship […]

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Have the Webmasters moved into marketing?

Those of us who survived the boom and bust of the original Dot-com bubble will recall how the term ‘Webmaster’ was bandied about on job adverts. Webmaster job adverts usually had a single unifying feature; they all contained a huge variety of skills that the Webmaster had to have. If you knew HTML, PHP, ASP, Java, SQL […]

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Woolwich: The counter narrative

The unfolding of events in Woolwich today leaves a deep melancholy in my heart. Even now, hours after the event, confirmed facts are desperately hard to come by – aside from the unthinkable horror of an attack upon and killing of a man by two other armed men. It was Churchill who said: A lie gets halfway […]

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Bernie, the Bahrain Boycott, and Big Business

They say its hard to get a man to understand a thing when his salary depends upon him not understanding it, and there is no better example of this than Bernie Ecclestone’s apparently innocent insistence that life is so good in Bahrain, that there is no problem in hosting Grands Prix there for the foreseeable […]

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Fitness to Parent

Being subject to the relentless forward propulsion of the 24 hour newscycle as we all are, it’s easy to forget stories from just 3 weeks ago. But even after the death of Margaret Thatcher and the Boston Marathon bombings, the story of how one man visited psychological and physical abuse upon so many, ending in […]

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55 Search Engine Optimisation Tips

I recently started getting back into SEO in a serious way. Years ago I used to be elbow deep in SEO but I guess as you move away from development the nitty-gritty of SEO becomes less critical. But lately I had cause to get back involved with SEO for a project and whilst the basics […]

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An Englishman in India

I was recently lucky enough to be sent to India by my employer, and whilst it was definitely work, it was also an experience. What follows is a bit of a stream of consciousness so apologies if I jump from topic to topic, but hey, that’s all part of the Indian experience. Having been to […]

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Developing London as a Smart City

London’s Mayor recently launched a ‘Smart City’ board with a remit to develop a vision for a ‘Smart London’, which basically means figuring out how to use ides, technology and data to make the UK’s capital a leading global city to live, work and invest. London itself has always been at the forefront of the […]

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