We were all asked to gather round just before the Northumbrian Water Group’s Innovation Festival got started to be briefed on how the day would unfold. It was still early in the morning and the meeting place was in a tented village in Gosforth Park Racecourse. It had been raining overnight and the damp was … Continue reading A daily question
I’m out and about a lot now, Guerrilla Working to the max. I don’t have anywhere to call my own other than home of course. I have achieved the ultimate in a nomadic working style. It is truly liberating. Wherever I lay my Chromebook is my office, in coffee shops, libraries and forgotten corners of … Continue reading Meeting space app
I have seen drawings used in idea creation workshops before. I mentioned this back in January this year, though I was in a different world at that time. Then the people from Infomatum asked us to draw our ideas on Post-It notes and expand our ideas into a single viable proposition. This time it was … Continue reading Crazy 8s
Newcastle isn’t the place that I grew up in. Living in a small market town I’ve grown apart from the place in which I spent so much of my youth. I find I am spending a lot more time there now yet a lot of the places that I frequented have boarded up, moved on … Continue reading Leading Ladies For Life
Setting up my own company has been an interesting experience. It is something that I have always wanted to do but have never found myself in a situation where I got round to it. That sounds like an excuse yet circumstances change and here I am, director of my own little firm. Getting the company … Continue reading Reinventing myself
Every so often when I am at an event I hear someone say that the public sector cannot choose its customers. Indeed I have said the same thing myself on many occasions. It has been one of the key for me between the private and public sectors. I have always thought that the private sector … Continue reading Can the public sector choose its customers?
This is Thinking Digital’s tenth year. I know people who have been to them all yet I am not one of them. I forget how many I have been to. It may be as many as seven. Herb Kim has done a fantastic job in bringing together what is the must go to tech event, … Continue reading Thinking Digital ten years on