The remarkable story of Starling Bank, a new generation of bank founded by Anne Boden (MDE267)

Anne Boden is the founder and CEO of Starling Bank, a brand new online bank in the UK, that she started in 2014 and got licensed in 2016. Anne who comes with a heavyweight executive experience in the banking world (ex-COO … Continue reading

How to transform the police and how to futureproof your career with Justin Insalaco (MDE266)

Before founding Innovation 4.0 with Will Donovan, Justin Insalaco spent nearly ten years as a police officer. With Justin’s verve and need to provide IMPACT, he created a mobile app, Guidant Systems, as a side project, to help officers do … Continue reading

How To Analyze Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods – Check Their Missionary Position

Will Amazon transform Whole Foods or vice versa? As this WSJ article posits, so far the impact seems to be the former. Naturally, the whole reason Whole Foods had to be acquired was because they were lacking in the results … Continue reading

To Dictate Or Collaborate – Is It Better To Have Vision Or Listen Intently…?

In a recent conversation I had with a CEO of an online site, we exchanged on the almost conflicting nature of giving bold direction and vision versus empathic collaboration and listening skills. On the one hand, if we adhere to the … Continue reading

The Workforce of the Future and Inspiring Collaboration with Roger Gorman, CEO of Profinda (MDE224)

Minter Dialogue with Roger GormanRoger Gorman is Founder and CEO of ProFinda, an innovative employee-centric collaboration platform that intelligently organises people around work; it’s “a next generation knowledge exchange matching people to work.” Roger is at the cutting edge of … Continue reading

The Big Data Play in Journalism is Data Journalism

Having attended the Global Editors Network Summit 2016 in Vienna and hosted the 2016 Data Journalism Awards (DJA), I was impressed by how much data journalism is evolving. In this year’s DJA competition, there were 471 entries coming from over 50 countries … Continue reading

Web Summit 2015 – What You Missed At The Last #WebSummit In Dublin

The Web Summit 2015 was held in Dublin under an air of change, dare I say, disruption. The three-day event featured 21 different streams or “summits” as they are called, along with 700 speakers, over 2,100 startups (spanning 17 categories) and … Continue reading