Transforming to Digital – Without the Drama

“I have one word of advice for you, Benjamin.  One word.  Are you listening?  ‘Digital.’”

Whereas “plastics” (the one word of advice for Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate) may have defined the future in the 1960s, “digital” is defining the future in the 2010s.  In a nutshell, digital can mean the reliance on technology and online capabilities to shorten and/or simplify processes, reduce costs, and reconfigure services.  It can mean the transformation of what we buy, how we buy, and how we interact with businesses.  Think online transactions, internet-driven automated services, remote call centres, and individualized marketing driven by personal data.  It’s a big deal. Continue reading “Transforming to Digital – Without the Drama”

Kim Kardashian for President

Why she’s as qualified as Trump

On the cusp of a new Presidential era in what columnist Alan Fotheringham used to refer to as the “Excited States of America,” I’m going to start off my new blog by weighing in on the US presidential election.  After all, there’s a dearth of commentary on the two main candidates – the internet is just crying out for another take on the election and the candidates. So, I’m prepared to enter the fray and then propose an alternative.  There are only a few weeks to go , after all. Continue reading “Kim Kardashian for President”

Getting Started

This is a repository for comments, essays, articles and other miscellany that may address the following topics of interest:

  • Management (especially as it relates to a new digital economy and the people employed within it
  • Technology and its role in society (a sceptic’s perspective)
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Politics (especially the circus that is U.S. national politics)
  • Personal financial management
  • Communication
  • Football (i.e. soccer)

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