On the road

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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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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New Models of Organisation

I had the opportunity to along to the Responsive Organisation Unconference in London, where I lead a session and attended many others – more about those in a later post. The discussions during the day started a chain of thoughts about organisation structure, specifically, how structure has been disrupted by technology and how technology might […]

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Drowning in Data

With thanks to The Big Partnership, this is their interview with me, just after I stepped off of the stage at the 2010 Like Minds event in Exeter. In short: We don’t know what we don’t know! Many businesses are obsessed with information technology. However, information isn’t great for a business. Information needs context that […]

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