A sample of keynotes, papers, conference presentations and client workshops shared publicly

Drinking coffee Health, Happiness and a Basic Income

Rather than worry that robots will eliminate jobs for people, there is a more optimistic outlook: the freedom to pursue interests. Is it time for a universal basic income?

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IoT_thumbnail Smart cities, smarter citizens: The rise of digital augmented intelligence, from mobile phone to cognitive prosthetic.

Created and delivered for the 7th Annual Internet of Things European Summit in Brussels, May 2016 and ‘City & Cognition’ workshop at EPFL

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Aerial Drone Micro-scale and Smart Cities: Could micro-scale services be the optimal approach for smart sustainable cities?

Exploring the rise in the sharing economy and micro-scaling of services made possible by the Internet of Things (IoT). Bigger isn’t always better

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Wearable gadget concept Identity and Anonymity: Can wearable technology provide third-factor authentication?

Exploring if wearable technology can provide a much-needed layer of protection for our online identities… and also our right to anonymity?

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city statistics Bank of England Dashboard: Visualising a century of political finance

Web-based interactive visualisation of data provided by the Bank of England charting political decisions and financial performance from 1900 to 2013 including GDP and productivity statistics

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using mobile phone in a cafe Mobile economic time: How modern technology is creating 30 extra days

Mobile devices are enabling us to act at times and locations that were previously inaccessible, enabling new forms of productivity. The biggest challenge: a hierarchy that requires permission to act

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Mobile Knowledge Presentation

Mobile Knowledge

Presentation delivered for a meeting of the International Society for Knowledge Organization hosted by City University, London, in November 2014. Exploring the impact of mobile technology on knowledge sharing

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Degrees of Social Capital

A short talk created for organisations considering deployment of an enterprise social network, highlighting the benefits created within a social network that are different to other digital technologies

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The Inevitability of a Mobile Workplace

How mobile technologies are transforming the workplace. Delivered for Ovum Analysts at the Annual CIO Industry Congress in May 2014 and ‘Mobile First’ Enterprise conference in June 2014

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Bring your own… Everything!

Delivered for the British Computer Society Internet Specialist Group Forum in May 2014, to spark a debate about the future of IT

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8 Steps to a Successful Transformation Project

Delivered for the J.Boye Intranet group roundtable in September 2014 and the SharePoint UK Business Briefing at Microsoft UK in December 2013

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Predictability vs Unpredictability

‘300 seconds’ talk delivered at the head office of the Guardian and Independent newspapers in London, November 2013. The lessons that can be learned from embracing unpredictability to design better systems



Digital Trends Webcast – Gamification

How game dynamics in the workplace can increase employee engagement and business productivity

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The Inevitable Shift to Online Services

Keynote delivered for the Office 365 user group sponsored by Microsoft in London in June 2013, exploring the transition to cloud-computing scenarios

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Creating Successful Intranets

Half-day workshop delivered at the International SharePoint Conference in London in 2013, based on our two-day Intranet Planning Workshop for clients

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Digital Trends Compressing Processes

Delivered for Ovum Analysts Group at their annual Business Process Management conference held in London, November 2012

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Business Benefits Realisation Framework

Short summary of the Business Benefits Realisation Framework used to prioritise technology investments



Imagining the Future Intranet

Delivered for Ovum Analysts at their 2011 Enterprise Collaboration conference. Exploring the ‘four horsemen of the intranet apocalypse…’

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