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Best Practice Electric Vehicles Innovation Technology Tesla Thoughts and Musings UI and UX

Tesla: how US companies are lazy or incompetent on the world stage

Tesla have almost nailed the EV market. Sadly they don’t much understand regionalisation. UK failings are awkward or possibly dangerous.

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Business Technology Thoughts and Musings

Productivity vs Resilience

When business sacrifice resilience for profit they go out of business. If countries do that the consequences are much worse.

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AI Cloud Collaboration Computers and Internet Innovation Intranet Microsoft Teams Technology Thoughts and Musings

Some Trends in the Digital Workspace

There is a lot going on in the digital work place, driven by new technologies, by evolving work patterns, by external challenges (notably climate change and COVID-19) and a realisation that what seemed to work before may not work for us future (if it ever really did).

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Hardware Technology Wearables

Headphone shoot out – Microsoft Surface Headphones vs Jabra Evolve range

Modern headphones are called upon to fulfil many distinct roles across personal and business needs and in multiple environments: high quality music and podcast playback, audio chat/calls, conference calls, shared workspace distraction reduction and more. This could be on a train, on a sofa, at the gym. in a personal office or a noisy shared […]

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Innovation Microsoft Wearables

Two Weeks with a Microsoft Band

The very nice folks at Microsoft lent me one of the few Microsoft Bands in the UK and with the announcement of a 15th April UK launch I thought I should publish my observations from living with one for 2 weeks. As ever Microsoft have done a less than spectacular job of marketing this innovative […]

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Best Practice Collaboration Technology

Stop it being about the tech – it’s about people

As a company, we have just moved completely to the Office365 suite, mostly driven by a desire to improve our email (though it was pretty good before) and also from a desire to start using Lync (even though we are big users of Skype already) for our internal communications because of the way it looks […]

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Technology Thoughts and Musings

Get a pocket computer, try to do what you used to do, yeah

These prophetic words come from Blondie’s 1978 Parallel Lines album (one of the all-time great albums by the way – if you haven’t got it then shame on you). In fact the preceding lines are just as prescient: “Picture this, my telephone number One and one is what I’m telling you Get a pocket computer […]