July 30, 2015

Why Apple is the world’s most valuable company

The way we’re running the company, the product design, the advertising, it all comes down to this: Let’s make it simple. Really simple – Steve Jobs. […]
July 23, 2015

“Corporate” CIO? Reinvent yourself here…

We’re getting a lot of “cries for help” lately at from CTOs/CIOs who are finding themselves at the wrong end of the digital disruption imperative. Their […]
June 28, 2015

Is it time for a new manifesto for Software Development?

The publication of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development in September 2001 changed software development forever. The nineteen engineers present asserted that there was a better […]
June 18, 2015

How To Lead Digital Transformation

“Digital Transformation” is a term very commonly bandied around but what does it mean, and how do you lead it successfully? There’s doesn’t seem to be […]
June 11, 2015

Join us at the new London Interim Meetup

London Interim Consultant Meetup London, GB 60 Interim Consultants A friendly and informal mutual support group for inveterate senior interim consultants to co-create alcohol based coping […]
June 2, 2015

How To Find Developers

In a previous post I talked about How To Interview Developers but how do you find great developers to interview in the first place? In order of […]
May 16, 2015

Cloud Migration Readiness Healthcheck

We have run systems in (and migrated systems to) all the major cloud providers; Amazon Web Services (AWS). Google Cloud Engine (GCE) Microsoft Azure. RackSpace Ask […]
May 16, 2015

Case Study: Talent Tune Up

A european online company was struggling to cope with the growth in demand for its’ service and mature its team capability. It had kicked off a re-architecture […]
May 16, 2015

Case Study: CTO Jump Start

Despite huge time and effort a successful comparison site had not been able to find the “perfect” CTO. They couldn’t wait any longer so they brought a […]
May 16, 2015

Case Study: Creating a pan european IT convergence strategy

A private equity company bought a successful european technology company and wanted to converge and significantly enhance its technology capabilities.   Working with the new Group […]
May 16, 2015

Case Study: Creating a new IT team and capability

A London based start up had attracted significant Series A funding and needed to take things to the next level.   Their web site had been […]
May 15, 2015

How To Select New Technologies

So…we have to do a 2.0 project and re-architect/re-platform how do you go about selecting new technologies? The finish line and intermediate goals are clear..the team is […]