Somnai – An original immersive experience with a purpose

Thanks to the recommendation of a friend’s daughter, I got plugged into an original multi-reality immersive experience in London, called SOMNAI, created by a London-based company, DotDotDot. It’s an ambitious new form of entertainment. Much of the press that I … Continue reading

Data Velocity vs Data Volume — When Data Is Billed According To Its Speed?

Has this ever happened to you: you overuse (probably by mistake) the data plan on your mobile such that you get an extra fee tacked on to your monthly charge. When you travel a lot, the risk of data roaming always … Continue reading

The world of news editors – recap from Global Editors Network Summit 2015 #GENSummit

I had the chance to attend the Global Editors Network Summit (2015), held in Barcelona. Founded and run by Bertrand Pecquerie, the GEN is now in its 5th edition and goes from strength to strength. [Full Disclosure: I also emceed the … Continue reading

Promises, Promises… A Connected Taxi? Building Trust Through Technology

The sector of transportation is just another in a long hit parade of sectors massively disrupted by technology. Looking at the taxi industry, in particular, the entrenched taxi base has been combating the Uber effect with various tactics and techniques and with … Continue reading

Making sense of your digitally connected world

In this digitally connected world, I often hear about how people feel blindsided by how fast each day goes by. Without having been brought up or schooled on the new digital world, most executives still don’t even know how to type … Continue reading

Internet Retailing Recap 2014 – Here are the big aha’s

The Internet Retailing Conference 2014, held in Hammersmith and run by Ian Jindal (Editor-in-chief and co-founder with Mark Pigou), was a great event. Now in its 9th edition, it is clearly one of the capital moments in the eBusiness/eCommerce space … Continue reading

2-step verification and the perils of a poor user experience (on Google)

How important is your privacy? Typically, it’s supremely important, right? And, if you were asked about the importance of your security, you would inevitably also put a high value on your protection, right? If you are like me (and the majority … Continue reading

How’s your MX? 8 steps to get the mobile experience right

As organizations continue to zero in on their digital strategy and to build a digital transformation plan, top executives need to make sure that their own Digital IQ is satisfactory in order to make the best decisions. Taking a cue from … Continue reading

Creating a mobile etiquette standard

We are all, inexorably, becoming dependent on the mobile. It’s a personal device, loaded with personal information, linking us to a digital world, all our data (in the cloud) and a click away from our friends and family. The smartphone is a … Continue reading