Category Archives: Society

So you want to be a leader!

David Ben-Gurion once said, and I paraphrase, that he understood what it was to be a leader the day he realised there was nobody left but him to lead the way. With the wealth of modern-day examples, so often highlighted … Continue reading

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Globalization and the Fifth Estate.

Not a day goes by at the moment without hearing from some antagonist or another (Orange is the new Red) about the struggle between Populism versus Elitism; Isolationism versus Interventionism, Sovereignty versus Accord, Treaty, Alignment, Convention, Entente… Entente Cordiale, and … Continue reading

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Finding your place as a writer, author, chronicler…

(This post has been edited) Hot off the press! Entrepreneur and LinkedIn Influencer James Caan CBE was recently called out by someone in the comments section of his Aug 10 post. The keen-sighted “commentard” spotted a first line blooper, a … Continue reading

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Tales from Bishkek: Far from the madding crowd

Fleeing the turmoil and nonsensicality of recent events in Europe (the UK’s utterly shambolic and farcical Brexit referendum, the ensuing political meltdown and the tragic terror attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport, through which my wife and I had transited, not … Continue reading

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Digital Hydras

Have you ever felt that something not quite tangible is happening and you can’t quite put your finger on it? Well, I have that feeling at the moment about what’s happening today in the digital world. It’s happening and if … Continue reading

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Opinions

Opinions! Everyone has one and you know what? We all love sharing an opinion. Opinionating and gossiping, it’s hard-wired in our DNA and has been ever since Lucy walked the plains down in Africa. And what an era we live in. … Continue reading

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The wonderful world of IoT

When talking IoT and digital connectivity to a data management professional, especially the sales variety just watch the body language. For them it means data centres, hybrid cloud, virtual machines, hyper-converged systems, in short, revenue. For most consumers, though, Internet of … Continue reading

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