How To Improve Mobile Manners — A Guide For All Users

When will we learn that when and how we use our mobile at home is not when and how we should use it in public? Just as we don’t walk around in our skivvies outside, we need to dress our … 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

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

You have sent mail’ – How to get your personal settings right

Incoming! This battle cry could also sound appropriate for the barrage of ads and communications we receive.  Our lives are polluted by the ‘incoming’ comms.  Pretty much everywhere we go, we are under attack of some or other sollicitation.  This … Continue reading

What’s the best iPhone case?

I wonder how many times an iphone is dropped on average? How often do they fall on their sides, front, corner?  How frequently do they break (broken down by sex, age…)? Speaking for myself, I drop my iphone roughly twice … Continue reading