August 4, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Universal basic income  (UBI) Free money to every citizen is simpler than complex welfare benefits + tax credits. But the cost would be enormous and why bother working? Guessed the Word?    Series 6 (4/5)     [photo: peter-facebook]

August 2, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Retention £1 billion! deducted by UK top 12 main contractors, from payments due to their supply chain, as security for performance.  Not held in ring-fenced account, so small firms lose when retention-taker goes bust. And tied-up sums don’t help construction sector productivity & improvement Guessed the Word?     Series 6 (2/5)      [photo: Meditations]…

July 31, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Algorithm Divide and conquer – the machine-learning system to bring order to an avalanche of data.  Iconic 1963 ‘bubble sort’ divides data into pairs repeatedly; the largest unsorted object rises to the top Guessed the Word?       Series 6 (3/5)     [photo: zjazjazoie]

July 26, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Feedback “If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would’ve said, “a faster horse”. ~ Henry Ford 1863-1947, Ford Motor Co. Do customers always know best? Guessed the Word?   Series 6 (1/5)   [photo: f4me0]

July 24, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Dunkirk spirit Courage in adversity.  Being strong when in difficulty.  Refusing to accept defeat. People in a bad situation helping each other. Lessons for business from May 1940 Guess the Word?   Series 6 (5/5)   [photo: Pavlofox]

July 17, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!   Series 6 starts soon. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word  (which may be spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up or as anagrams).  Previous answers: Series 5 spelt  A-D-A-T   (DATA) Series 4 spelt  F-I-T-P-R-O   (PROFIT) Series 3 spelt  A-L-D-I-G-T-I   (DIGITAL) Series 2 spelt  N-O-I-T-P-Y-R-C-N-E…

July 7, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 6 starts soon. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word  (which may be spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up or as anagrams).  Previous answers: Series 5 spelt  A-D-A-T   (DATA) Series 4 spelt  F-I-T-P-R-O   (PROFIT) Series 3 spelt  A-L-D-I-G-T-I   (DIGITAL) Series 2 spelt  N-O-I-T-P-Y-R-C-N-E…

July 5, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Trend 2017 mobile ad expenditure will hit £7bn (1/3 of UK advertising).  But this most dramatic industry shift of the past 5 years is blighted by ad fraud (“bots” impersonating humans), and is now 2nd only in value to drug crime world-wide Guess the Word?  Series 5 (3/4)  [photo: rami al-zayat]

July 3, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Ad blocking Google, world’s biggest online advertiser, to fight fire with fire and add Ad Blocking to its Chrome browser, to block ‘bad ads’; so users won’t install 3rd party Ad Blockers Guessed the Word?   Series 5 (4/4)   [photo: geralt]

June 30, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Design Objects that appear simple, but solve key problems beautifully are the mark of great design – Apple Design Chief says we still don’t have a good soap dispenser Guessed the word?  Series 5 (1/4)  [photo: stevepb]