If you don’t do the little things the bigs things will never happen

This week I spent an evening the company of David Gurteen, who is the wonderful human being behind the “Knowledge Café” series. This particular evening we were at the NHS London Leadership Academy. The conversation was, as usual, wide-ranging and challenging, particularly looking at how leaders can be meaningfully attentive, bridging the requirements to both deliver and to care in… Read more →

Ambulance in Motion - By Benjamin Ellis

Working at Velocity

I read the wired article on the Speedfactory at Adidas, via Katheryn Corrick. It is the best articulation of a trend that has been coming for a while: businesses outsourced manufacturing when there is no competitive advantage in it. When I worked at Cisco, in the days of its peak growth and value, it was really a software business, and… Read more →

Another WiFi Issue – KRACK

As of the disclosure today, news about the WiFi “KRACK” is starting to circulate widely. It has had so much coverage that it has taken down some of the common security sites due to the volume of people trying to find out more! I think most people are already aware that you are vulnerable if you use Public WiFi that… Read more →

Machines Learning You

This was triggered by one of those “Top ten concerts” memes that went around Facebook, where you post your 9 favourite concerts and a 10th that is “a lie” – i.e. one you haven’t been to. There was a similar idea with a twist asking people: “What’s something you’ve done that you’re reasonably confident you’re the only person on my… Read more →