Not heard of eSports before? Time to take notice

My time at school was many moons ago; more than a quarter of a century in fact. It feels like an eternity, and to all intents and purposes, it is. Through those rose-tinted mists of time, all I remember most is just being able to hang out with my friends and classmates. Fast forward to... Continue Reading →

CES 2021: in our virtual world, nothing compares to the real thing

I've had the pleasure of visiting CES twice in the past (2014 and 2019), and with the pandemic forcing the organisers to go fully virtual this year, I took the opportunity to join in remotely to not just catch up on the latest tech, but see what the online experience was like. First of all,... Continue Reading →

What does it take to innovate? (Part 3)

To date in this mini-series, we've looked at the importance of listening and engaging with your business, and why an innovation process is vital. This time, we're going to consider two other vital components of the trial: setting objectives, and measuring results. If you've gone to all the effort of scoping, building and delivering a... Continue Reading →

What does it take to innovate?

I'm often asked what skills you need to work in innovation. Despite the prevalence of the term in industry these days, it's not a formal kind of career that, for example, a software architect or project manager role might be. So what do you need to be able to do it? In the first of... Continue Reading →

3 months with Google Home

Earlier this year, I lamented how great Google's rollercoaster was at CES. It was easily the highlight of the show, and at the end of the ride, instead of reviewing those photos you normally get on rollercoasters - the ones you walk away from - Google were taking email addresses from delegates to allow them... Continue Reading →

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