Disruption

Wasn't The Internet Meant To Make The World Flatter?

Nick Lambert | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech
Nick Lambert

When Thomas Friedman wrote his book The World Is Flat in 2005, it was heralded as a seminal work on the impact that globalisation would have on us all. The Internet was supposed to play a huge part in this and with Facebook a year old we began to believe in a very different future.

What Uber, Airbnb & Co Need To Do To Earn (And Keep) Our Trust

Ollie Boesen | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK
Ollie Boesen

Most of us are in agreement that the sharing economy is a good thing, for business and for society. Having trust in the people around us is usually a decent sign that things are going well, and the economic and environmental benefits are clear, too.

What does Digital R&D Mean in the Arts? What's The Value in the Arts Economy?

Leila Johnston | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

But there's another economy which does reward work which is exploratory in and of itself. "R&D in the arts" seems to be quite a new thing, inspired by the digital model, but not motivated by financial revenue. I worry about the arts taking on the mantle, because R&D and innovation are terms with such an overwhelming direction built in to them

Storming Corbyn - Why We Desperately Need Disruptive Leaders Like Jeremy Corbyn

Neil Gibb | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Neil Gibb

Jeremy Corby may not last long as leader. But then neither did the Apple II, Palm Pilot, or Black Berry. A far more interesting question is what will his passion, energy and radical ideas unleash, not just in his supporters and natural allies, but in a generation who have now been woken up to the idea that change is possible?

Protecting Your Licence to Operate in the Future

Sara Benwell | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK
Sara Benwell

Normally, when people talk about reputation management they immediately think of crisis communications and the importance of protecting a company's br...

Spectrum Sharing: Ushering in the Third Age of Mobile

Charlie Morris | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Tech
Charlie Morris

The recent UK radio spectrum auctions raised less money for the Treasury than anticipated. Some commentators have put this down to the structure of the auction; bidders were able to somehow beat the system and pay less than anticipated for valuable spectrum.

Why the Comms Agency Model Is Ripe for Disruption

Drew Benvie | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK
Drew Benvie

So some PR firms ring fence their social media gurus and build dedicated teams around them. This protects them and fosters excellent work. These teams however don't scale well inside an agency. There's too much demand, and the skills don't permeate to other teams easily-enough.

Embracing Disruption in the Banking World

Tony Virdi | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

There are many considerations banks need to have front of mind but there are three key ones in my opinion. These are: whether to invest in building capabilities to support a strong mobile strategy, creating an interface between their legacy banking systems and mobile operations, and which partnerships to form.

An Interview with Marillion's Steve Hogarth

Phil Simon | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Phil Simon

The 1970s represented the halcyon days for progressive rock. Back then, bands like Genesis, Rush, ELP, Pink Floyd, Yes, and others regularly churned out ambitious concept albums rife with 20-minute songs, superior musicianship, and a dizzying array of time signatures.

'Anonymous' Warn of Attack on F1 in Canada

Todd McCandless | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

If you've been following our stories regarding the protests in Canada, here and here, then you may be interested to know that the group 'Anonymous' has once again targeted Formula One as the center of their next attack on June 10th according to the group's statement:

Holiday Hell? 1500 Passengers Diverted After Fog Shrouds Gatwick Airport

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Fog shrouding Gatwick Airport caused disruption for around 1,500 airline passengers overnight after they were diverted away from Gatwick Airport due t...