Digital Thinking

Digital Thinking

Teaching & Learning

We Spend Ninety-Nine Days a Year Online Watching Cat Videos

We used to use tools for a specific purpose, retrieving them individually from our toolbox or tool shed. Our mobile devices now offer us everything we require in one tool – information gathering, entertainment, problem solving, security, communication, and ultimately – gratification and self-confidence.…Read more …We Spend Ninety-Nine Days a Year Online Watching Cat Videos

Digital Marketing

Five New Shiny Digital Marketing Trends That Never Changed Marketing

Sure, even a senior digital marketer like myself can discuss niche influencers and prosumers and how personalisation and leadership lead to productivity in new work. Or we can just talk about how your marketing campaigns pushed sales numbers up this quarter. Which makes more sense to you?…Read more …Five New Shiny Digital Marketing Trends That Never Changed Marketing

Digital Culture

Home Office – The Good Life?

Ah, the good life! Working in your pyjamas, eating what you want at your desk – did I say desk? I meant of course the couch, or the bed! No blah blah from colleagues disturbing your train of thought, no morning commute … just you, your laptop, and the coffee machine. Home Office is heaven, right? It’s also a privilege. So many people would like to stay at home, especially in the current situation. If you can work at home, then you are very lucky.…Read more …Home Office – The Good Life?

Agile

Agile, Design Thinking, Mindfulness – Embracing Small to Win Big

Speed wins. If you can do something faster, you have a better chance to succeed. If you can ideate faster, produce faster, test faster, win customers faster, and innovate faster than your competitors you will win. But, is being fast and winning necessarily the best goal to have? This month, Charlie and I look at a much more upbeat, positive side of Digital Transformation – the methodologies that are on the cusp of this transformation. Learning to fail in order to succeed, taking the time to reflect, being people-focused, and being authentic.…Read more …Agile, Design Thinking, Mindfulness – Embracing Small to Win Big

Digital Culture

Love in the Time of Digital Transformation

The idea that you could like a robot and they you might at first seem a little creepy, but is the love we have for our smart phone the precursor for spending our evenings with an android? This may seem the stuff of science fiction, however the possibility remains tied to our changing attitudes towards sex and intimacy in general, and the current digital transformation we are experiencing.…Read more …Love in the Time of Digital Transformation