Digital Currency: The Next Fintech Challenge?

With the likes of Dorthy Perkins and Topshop on the brink of collapse, what can governments do to stimulate spending in the areas which need it the most? One country may have already found the solution. Having a considerable percentage of the population (800 million) already using cashless payments (annually breaching the $500 trillion threshold), […]

5 Tips for Setting up Remote Agile Teams

During the recent Maxwell Bond Webinar (kindly organised by Riana Butler) on “Agile Project Delivery” I sat as a panellist. There was an impressive turnout and some outstanding questions posed by the attendees. One of the queries revolved around any “gotchas” for setting up agile teams remotely. This piqued my interested as agile and remote […]

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 […]

Grammarly and Linkedin, a Perfect Partnership?

This weekend I was told by a beautiful girl in a library how to bring my “A” game when writing Linkedin articles. Or at least I was watching her on a YouTube advert promoting Grammarly – “The World’s Most Accurate Online Grammar Checker” (from their meta description). With Microsoft’s Word having dominated the writing sphere […]