GPDR is great but not enough. A change in attitudes is urgently needed.

Did you survive #GDPRday, and the associated barrage of e-mails letting you know about updated privacy policies, or asking you to opt-in to mailing lists?   Let’s hope this new regulation will be a catalyst for change in organisations’ attitudes towards personal data. However, we can neither lay all the blame on organisations, nor all … Continue reading GPDR is great but not enough. A change in attitudes is urgently needed.

November 2016 round up

This month was dominated by starting the new job. In the first half of the month, it was all about wrapping up various matters, saying good-byes, and the emptying the office at the previous job. Then, the second half, was about settling in at the new place. Amid all these changes, there were the following … Continue reading November 2016 round up

Marketers should think more like engineers, says @AndrewTStephen

At his inaugural lecture at Said Business School, Professor Andrew Stephen talked about the shiny new toy syndrome in marketing – whereby marketers rush after a new technology, or platform, or trend, in the hope that it will generate new business, or solve their marketing challenges.   We saw this with Pokemon Go, last summer, … Continue reading Marketers should think more like engineers, says @AndrewTStephen