Digital transformation is universal

Following on from the quote about digital transformation from Russell Davies, here’s the Economist’s economics editor in his newspaper’s The World in 2015 supplement: Virtually every firm in every industry is being shaken up by the digital revolution. No chief executive can ignore the onslaught of mobile computing, big data, artificial intelligence and the like.…… Continue reading Digital transformation is universal

Buzzfeed the disruptor

With the leaked and digital transformation there’s a lot of focus on the struggles of the newspaper business to remain competitive in the internet age. Buzzfeed, like all great digital businesses, rewards revisiting and close attention. It is evolving so quickly that it’s just lazy to have it mentally filed under “listicles & kitten photos” or “death…… Continue reading Buzzfeed the disruptor

Dan Wieden quotes to cheer small agencies

An AdAge article from a few months ago has a couple of bits of advice from Dan Wieden – founder of the formidable creative ad agency Wieden+Kennedy –  that make me feel a little brighter, a little bolder a little hungrier everytime I read them (like now at the beginning of a long busy day,…… Continue reading Dan Wieden quotes to cheer small agencies

Believing in the impossible – Kevin Kelly talk

There’s always something – usually many things – that I find interesting in a talk from Kevin Kelly. In this talk at LinuxCon he is in “thinking big” mode, placing the evolution of technology within the context of human history and the story of the whole planet – his model of the technium, seeing all…… Continue reading Believing in the impossible – Kevin Kelly talk