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What’s in a job title?

Am I alone in struggling to give a concise answer when asked what I do? My job title is often misleading. I’ve rarely had a job title that matches my actual role or responsibilities for more than 5 minutes. I don’t think I’m alone in noticing this. So why this might be?

Why solving complex problems is so complicated?

Typically, we think we’re better at solving problems than we are. Our efforts are sabotaged by our own cognitive biases. These can be overcome if we follow a disciplined method. But how might we do that? What tools can we use to be better at solving problems?

The power of Digital desire paths and Shadow IT

Why do IT users ignore or bypass the rules and carve their own Digital desire paths? What can we learn from these users? How can we harness the power of Shadow IT?

A plea for plain English

Today I’m advocating that we stop with the jargon. Start using simpler words. Try making our sentences shorter. Let’s use more plain English.

Road sign for sucess or failure

A 7-step checklist for project failure

Today I’m advocating that we stop with the jargon. Start using simpler words. Try making our sentences shorter. Let’s use more plain English.

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Vision Conference Bristol 2016

Over the 11th-12 May almost 350 people attended Vision 2016
in May. With 25 talks from leading creatives and innovators over the 2
days. Here were some of my personal highlights.

Making responsive web design work

Designing for a responsive site can leave you feeling like you are trying to nail jelly to a wall. Fortunately, this new set of challenges just needs a new set of tools and processes to help us solve them.