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Who’s Talented Now ?

14th February 2017

Coming back from a long weekend in the car last night I listened to a BBC Radio 4 programme called “Is talent a thing?” which discussed the concept of talent being so ill defined that it may be useless. It featured interviews by several psychologists and progressive HR leaders who were sharing their perspectives on what makes people successful at work.

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Why brands should be bothered about (voice)bots

19th April 2017

Let me start off with a disclaimer.
I am not a voice technology expert, conversational designer or even adept in the area of Alexa skills. This piece is written from a marketing perspective and will I hope, have relevance for marketeers wanting to know more about opportunities in this area.

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Stories from SXSW 2017: ad blocking, content distribution, and Joe Biden

24th March 2017

Although there will be plenty of summaries coming out of SxSW Interactive 2017, many of these will address broad trends and themes, without digging into the detail of specific sessions.

Because of this, I thought it would be interesting to provide a summary of some of the interesting debates I attended last week.

These looked at the areas of ad blockinginfluencer marketing, social video, content distribution, and the thoughts of Joe Biden, former Vice-President of the USA.

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