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The API Economy

On July 6, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

I have been on the circuit a little this year talking about the API Economy (again). The pitch is aimed pretty high, with me attemptingĀ to describe the disruptive revolution that is happening across all business verticals right now. This month I had a byline article published in Cloud Computing World…

This Weeks London Tech News – Land and Expand #24

On June 23, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Well, what an eventful week. The UK will decide if it is in or out. Don’t worry, I won’t turn this into a political post, so will keep my personal opinion to myself šŸ˜‰ This week was also London Tech Week. You have to tip your hat to the organisational…

Announcing the Land and Expand newsletter

On January 7, 2016, Posted by , In Frontpage Slideshow,News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Photo credit: Daniel Chapman New year, new projects. There is no question that I fell out of the blogging habit in 2015. One post in the entire year is a pretty poor showing. Sorry about that. Ideas have however been percolating in the background. One of the biggest challenges of…

A new podcast interview and a post on the impact of mobile in retail.

On June 24, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

Firstly I can not believe it’s been a year since I last posted here. If there is anyone left following the blog, then I saluteĀ you. A combination of head down graft getting the Twilio machine humming in Europe, and frankly writers block, just got me out of the habit. Well…

And the winner of the World Cup is…England. No really!

On June 21, 2014, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

After 63 matches and 210 goals I’m proud to announce the winner of the 2014 World Cup is ENGLAND! Well that fantasy is certainly true in the world of EA’s FIFA World Cup 14. My son and I have just played the ENTIRE competition on the Xbox One and, mostly…

The Effect of Software People on Telco – Updated

On June 18, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

This is a long overdue follow up to a presentation I gave back in March looking at the Startup Disruption in Telco. That talk was from the perspective of the startup / entrepreneur. This talk is from the perspective of the Telco. Some of the content is reused from the…

KPCB Internet Trends Report

On May 30, 2014, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

This report has gained legendary status. The 2014 edition is out, and is a must read.

My Foursquare History

On May 13, 2014, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

I’m a huge fan of the quantified self. I’ve been checking in regularly on FourSquare for the past 4 years, and thanks toĀ their Time Machine, below is a visualisation of my travels. For the stat fans out there I’ve visited 1,092 individualĀ places (2,794 check ins) travelling 218,393 miles in the…

TechCity Insider – Crossing The Pond

On March 11, 2014, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

I had the pleasure of recently participating in a podcast for TechCity Insider, hosted by Julian Blake. Take a listen here: The panel was made up of four startup execs who have made the leap to London on behalf of their US-based tech companies to share some of the lessons…

The Effect of Software People on Telco

On July 3, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Ok this is a longer than normal post. Much longer. 3,000+ words in fact. Grab yourself a cup of coffee before tackling. This is the narrative to the embedded presentation, The Effect of Software On Telco. Reading this post is a kind of substitute for seeing it delivered live. Iā€™ve…