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The Grand Bore

The room erupted in laughter when my colleague accidentally had a double typo in a sprint meeting and wrote “twat” instead of “test”… “I blame the ergonomic keyboard”, was her response. At least the team were paying attention to what she was writing and not mindlessly looking at Instagram on their phones. Worryingly though, none […]

Using Clouds to Help the Homeless

The tech ops guys were banging on about CloudFlare again, and I had no idea why. Did Cloudflare sponsor them? Surely it couldn’t be that good, right? And anyway it would be super technical and a little bit out of reach for a mere Product Manager? While hurrying to the rain swept carpark after work, I […]

Digital Disappointment

Frustration increased as my colleague prodded her greasy index finger on my Macbook Pro’s screen and tried to swipe the web page we were looking at to the right. “It’s not a touchscreen”, I pointed out. The look of surprise and bewilderment which crossed her face made a couple of neurons fire in my agitated […]

When Zero Talent Counts

Getting a highly qualified candidate with the most in-depth knowledge about your company’s chosen technology is the most valuable potential employee right? From experience, this turns out not to be true. When I first started my own business, I got two valuable lessons by the Marketing whizz Felix Clarke and the POS guru Graham Atherton: […]

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Ben Maffin is a professional project manager with a passion for technology and photography.

quote of the moment

“Elinor agreed to it all, for she did not think he deserved the compliment of rational opposition”, Sense and Sensibility.