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Sales vs Marketing

Currently reading Seth Godin’s Meatball Sundae. In a section – “what does marketing do?” he answers “we close the sale”. Love to see a sales director’s response to that…

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What is it about web developers

From the BBC News article on the last night before the alcohol ban on the London public transport system “I spoke to an accountant, a demolition worker, a student, and several web developers.” Why several web developers?!?

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Dinner with Headshift and SocialText

Had a great evening last night at a dinner in London organised by Headshift and SocialText. ¬†Was great to meet everyone and some great discussions around social software (and other topics…!)

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Off topic – New IBM Power Systems

Not exactly Web 2.0 put a great post by my former colleague Mandy Shaw of Logicalis on what IBM’s new Power Systems announcement means to customers.

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Godless – a vampire novel by Oliver Mell

Off topic – but my brother has just finished Masters in creative writing and has published the first chapter of his first novel. It’s a little macabre and maybe not to everyone’s tast but if you like Vampire novels based … Continue reading

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Blogroll!

I have finally got round to adding a blogroll. Enjoy!

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Fancy a holiday in a VW Campervan?

Shameless plug here for a friend’s website, they hire new VW Campervans for holidays, weekend breaks, festivals, days out, weddings etc. Check them out if you ever have a need for VW campervan hire

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Next generation video conferencing

Wow. This clip below from Cisco is truly unbelievable. I have never really given Cisco a huge amount of credit for developing interesting products (switches & routers??) – but this clip below showing their Star Trek like video conferencing solution … Continue reading

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Medicine 2.0

I was reading an editorial in the recent Junior Doctor magazine (my fiance is a doctor…) and was struck by the similarities of how the web is changing medicine and how it is changing business. The editorial noted the tendency … Continue reading

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How important are computer skills in the workplace?

There is an article on the BBC News website about how IT skills are valued in the boardroom. A study by Microsoft shows that IT skills were seen as the seventh most important skill, behind skills such as team working, … Continue reading

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