Educating against fake news
Whilst technology makes a positive impact on the lives of individuals and organisations today, the rise in false information and fake news requires an honest conversation about the negative impact technology can have... Read more
Usain Bolt at Rio 2016: 9.58 seconds to break the internet?
A Reuters news report two days into the London Olympics four years ago reads almost like a spoof. It begins:... Read more
MediaTech 1.0 was about disruption; MediaTech 2.0 must be about the consumer
Forget FinTech, HealthTech and InsurTech – MediaTech preceded them all. The seeds of disruption for broadcasters and publishers were... Read more
I'm a keen app user - everything from social media and gaming to ordering pizza. And the launch of Amazon Underground has got me thinking about how the media and entertainment industry will... Read more
Digital identity & privacy in a non-linear world
When asked to reflect on the reasons why Google is able to offer its range of search and productivity tools for free or... Read more
Feeding the competition?
When an industry is in the throes of disruption relationships change and organisational characteristics morph. In disrupted sectors competitors become partners and partners become competitors. In those industries business models change, too – a... Read more
In praise of the functional model of IT
When it comes to IT strategy, start with clarity. To extract real value from information technology you have to understand its true cost. It... Read more
Time shifted, mobile & bite sized – the future of broadcasting?
The question is not where we are now but where we’re headed. In short, what is the end... Read more
Run the broadcaster, change the broadcaster
Research company Gartner coined the phrase two years ago but, using Google Trends as a barometer of awareness, Bimodal IT remains on the edge... Read more
How to revolutionise sport on TV – from your front room
The importance of sport to broadcasters is evident in the most recent Premier League rights deal worth north... Read more
What can Jeremy Clarkson teach us about risk management?
Three strikes – two metaphorical, one literal – and Jeremy Clarkson was out. When the BBC parted company with the Top Gear presenter they... Read more