Getting Digital Transformation Through Your Organisation with Tiffany St James (MDE236)

Minter Dialogue with Tiffany St JamesTiffany St James , digital transformation strategist and international speaker. Tiffany is the former Head of Public Participation for the UK Government and an Executive Director of the British Interactive Media Association. In this podcast, we … Continue reading

Government as Guarantor of Privacy?

(Update July 28) With the massive leak of over 91,000 documents from the US Army operations in Afghanistan to wikileaks, the notions of security, confidentiality, privacy and piracy have hit the front pages of mass media around the world.  The role … Continue reading

The Deal With Transparency: The Parent Generation Meets The Trans-Parent Generation (Part I In A Series Of 4 Posts)

Transparency is one of the important buzzwords that has surged into new management and leadership vocabulary and, surely, rightly so. It has, in fact, become such a buzzword that the University of Michigan has put it tops of its 2010 … Continue reading

Mixing it up in the French Government – Model of diversity?

In a democratic sense, the Government is the representation of the people.  As such, you might expect the notion of “fair” representation to be more heralded by the latest Sarkozy government, ushered in the last week of June 2009.  The … Continue reading

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Educational Systems

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Teachers – How to get rid of the bad apples? As much as I would love to continue praising the great teachers in my life, it occurs to me that many countries feel … Continue reading

Norway quota for women on corporate boards

I read with interest about Norway’s legislated quota for women’s presence on publicly traded private limited liability (“ASA”) corporate boards. The improvements in equality on boards in Norway were not coming fast enough*, so, in 2005, the government put in … Continue reading

Motorcycle Helmet Day: Visit to Hanoi Vietnam – Part 3

Visit to Hanoi Vietnam – Part 3 of a 3-part recount…Today is December 15th, an important day for motorcyclists in Vietnam: Based on a personal survey, I would say that, up until a week ago (when I left), less than … Continue reading

Rice: Climate change a problem

Was quite interested to see that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has openly stated that “climate change is a real problem.” A statement that has taken a long time to come. At a meeting, held in DC, of the 16 … Continue reading