From Big Data to Bioinformatics and Genomics

A few people have asked me what areas I am working on currently, so here’s a quick synopsis. I am still speaking regularly (I even got called a “science communicator” recently – I’m not entirely sure about that one!), but the bulk of my time continues to be spent on my executive roles, applying big data skills and psychology to business challenges,… Read more →

I Have a Dream

Today, in the US, is Martin Luther King,  Jr.  day. Almost 52 years on from his landmark speech, over half a century, his words still ring out: “But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free. One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of… Read more →

Selling to the Poor or Serving the Poor?

“Sometimes it takes a genius to point out the blindingly obvious.” – Thank you to Robert Brook for pointing me to an old Radio 4 In Business program on Professor CK Prahalad. The program was made shortly after Professor Prahalad’s death, and covers two of his concepts that are credited with transforming business thinking at the time. Although India born, CK made his name in… Read more →