Archive for May, 2010

Work/Life Balance – Yesterday’s News?

Monday, May 17th, 2010

worklife Working off the back of the Hybrid Organisation reports we recently released, we were invited to talk with Peter Whitehead from the FT’s Digital Business podcast to discuss the concepts that we think will shape the way in which we live, work and play in the future.  It was a great opportunity for Prof. Michael Hulme, Philip Ross and myself to discuss the reports focusing on the potential impact and those all important 20 golden rules for business in the digital age

It’s a great overview and expertly edited _down_ to a mere 16 minutes – genius!

You can find the podcast here…

Open Data and the Rewards of Failure

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Chris Taggart, the UK’s pre-eminant Local Gov Open Data champion and the mastermind behind OpenlyLocal has just published a superb presentation on the opportunities and challenges around Open Data.

It’s a great deck that does a really good job of articulating both the potential and the challenges faced by those involved in trying to open up local government data.

Take some time with this, it gives some great hooks to tell what is ultimately a difficult story for those that are less close to this.

Chris has also just blogged this with a little more context.