Nightmares of tech past

Every time I think a proper job would be nice again… I remember a grey slab I was issued by the tech quartermasters when I started my last proper job, packed with software designed to process ideas and thoughts into…

Where corporate innovation dies

Why big companies can’t innovate: Big companies have plenty of great ideas, but they do not innovate because they need a whole hierarchy of people to agree that a new idea is good in order to pursue it. If…

The cold war with IT

Reasons I love being self-employed #7: For reasons we don’t fully understand, IT Vs the rest of the company is a bitter cold war of control. The only way to work in a modern office is to bring your…