From the monthly archives:

April 2010

British Election a Win for Which Media?

April 29, 2010

The British election will probably be remembered for the huge influence exercised by one medium – television. Fast on the heels of Obama’s victory (it was the Web!) is it a surprise to see an old medium, TV, having such an impact? First let’s remind ourselves that social technologies like blogging and social networks are […]

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African Banking & Financial Institution Seminar

April 22, 2010

The seminar took place at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana. The main topics were the direction forward for African banking and financial institutions, addressing an insightful breadth of issues including capitalization, re-capitalization, liquidity, asset quality, regulation (incl. Basel II), risk management, corporate governance and more beyond 2010. Speakers from across the continent […]

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Cunning new blog strategy

April 19, 2010

I’ve been following corporate blogging strategies for about as long as blogging has been around and indeed have been involved in a few. To date I haven’t seen one with the subtlety and panache of Metrotwin Mumbai (also on twittter) which I picked up from Domnic Twyford’s blog. Metrotwin Mumbai twins bloggers from London and […]

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Apps as an innovation cluster

April 18, 2010

Bearing is well known for is pioneering work on innovation clusters – I want to add a commentary to a new area of innovation that might be compared to the physical cluster but which is vastly different too. It raises the question of how we integrate the virtual cluster into innovation strategies – a question […]

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The future of attitude

April 16, 2010

In the old days, well…. even today, we understood attitudes and opinions through surveys. Over the past year I’ve been involved in designing and developing a project that would allow us to identify global attitudinal changes through volunteered web data. The future of attitude, we argue, is discoverable through what people say and do online. […]

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