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…

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…

Startup Disruption in Telco

On March 8, 2014, Posted by , In Frontpage Slideshow, By ,,, , With No Comments

Last July I wrote a post and deck called ‘The Effect of Software People on Telco’. It was pretty well received, getting some 4,200 views on Slideshare over the past 7 months. I needed to update it to reflect the constantly moving landscape and add new data, however I found…

Write up of MUSIC Tech Pitch 4.5

On March 28, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,,, , With 2 Comments

Last night I had the pleasure of being asked to sit on the judging panel for MUSIC Tech Pitch 4.5 held at EMI’s London office. This was the second music focused pitching event organised by 2Pears.  The evening was opened by Andria Vidler, CEO of EMI Music UK & Ireland….

Options to monetise Mobile Apps

On March 22, 2012, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

On Thursday I participated in openMIC13, which was part of the awesome Bath Digital Festival. Congrats to Mike Ellis and the team for pulling together such a comprehensive and successful series of events. A highlight from the morning session was a talk by Kieran Gutteridge of Intohand who provided a…

Google to start monetising analytics, but good luck searching for a price #google #yam

On September 30, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Following on from Google recently announcing they will charge developers to use their translation API, Google announced yesterday that they are now introducing a premium version of Google Analytics. Interestingly I found it impossible to find any pricing information. In fact it seems you have to talk to someone to…

15 most valuable new startups 2011

On September 25, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

via businessinsider.com

Developer Economics 2011 Infographic #mobile #developers

On August 21, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

The infographic below is a handy pictorial summary of the industry leading Developer Economics 2011 Report, available as a free download here, thanks to BlueVia’s support.  

Who is suing who in the mobile patent wars [INFOGRAPHIC] #mobile #patents #yam

On August 21, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Infographic from Thomson Reuters 

Google Will Take Only 5% Of In-Game Sales

On August 12, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With No Comments

via businessinsider.com According to a Business Insider article yesterday Google will offer a 25% lower commission rate compared to Facebook for in game transactions. Whilst this sounds like great news for developers, in comes with a huge asterisk and slug of small print – the 5% rate is only a…