IASME and Cyber Essentials Certified

We are pleased to announce that earlier this year SocialOptic completed our Cyber Essentials certification, and that we are also IASME certified. We chose the Cyber Essentials certification to support our G-Cloud approved supplier status, and IASME to provide a structure for our information assurance governance as we continue to grow. The IASME standard follows the […]

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Sales – Why Selling Matters

Every month folks from the Institute of Directors meet in Guildford to tackle a business topic in some very active discussion groups over coffee, and a hearty breakfast. This month’s topic was “selling matters” – and if you run a business you know that it definitely does! Selling is a word that almost universally creates […]

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The Gurteen Knowlege Cafe

Last week I made it to one of David Gurteen‘s Knowledge Cafe’s, hosted by Fluor in Farnborough. The format is an opening speaker, followed by small group discussions, focused on a specific question. Chris Collison, author of Learning to Fly and No More Consultants, kicked off the session, with a presentation on communities of practice – looking and […]

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AI and The Future of Work

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of speaking at the Truphone offices, kicking off a discussion on the impact of artificial intelligence on the future of work. This is a summary of the notes I made ahead of the talk, including some additional points that I left for the open discussion, and hopefully complements the […]

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Going to Start a Riut

September’s Reading Start Up Grind at Grow@GreenPark featured Sarah Giblin of Riut. Although now living in Berlin, Sarah started off in Reading, and that is Riut’s base. I have to say that it is rare to meet some one who is as engaging, passionate, and humble as Sarah. She tells her story clearly, concisely and well, […]

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