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on 06-Dec-2017 15:52:45 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
  The Data and Infrastructure Dinner took place at Searcys at The Gherkin on 5 December 2017. It was a chance for members to network, and discuss data infrastructure challenges and solutions.
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The GDPR Compliance Dinner

on 27-Nov-2017 10:04:08 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | event reports
  The GDPR compliance dinner took place on the 22nd November at the South Place Hotel, in partnership with DocuSign. DocuSign are the answer to the question of how signatures go digital; they have also brought out tools to help businesses demonstrate compliance with GDPR.
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The Digital Factory Dinner

on 17-Nov-2017 16:43:19 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Activities & Updates Thought Leadership
  The digital factory dinner took place at Rosewood, London, on the 16th November. It was a chance for executives from brands including consumer goods, high street banks, and software companies, to talk over dinner and drinks about the challenges they faced and some of the solutions they might implement.
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on 14-Nov-2017 17:18:30 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
This interactive dinner took place at Searcys at The Gherkin on the 8th November. It was a dinner for industry leaders from backgrounds such as finance, retail, media and the public sector. The dinner was conducted in partnership with Optimizely.
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on 14-Nov-2017 16:08:31 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
Christmas approaches: Amazon Echo was Amazon’s most bought product over the 2016 Christmas period, and stakeholders will be watching anxiously to see if they’re still selling as the novelty wears off. Creative Strategies found that 22% of early adopters used their Amazon Echo less over time.[1] But businesses should also watch. Just as screen-based computers and mobiles have changed how they must present themselves, voice, in its infancy, could too. 
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Event Report: Army HQ Innovation Panel

on 27-Oct-2017 16:58:13 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | event reports
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on 20-Oct-2017 11:10:21 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
The collapse of distance is perhaps the most politicised technological trend. Travel is now brief; communication, instant. Economic globalisation has too many consequences for wealth and its distribution to list; and over the 1990s, immigration to the UK increased substantially.1 Technologies such as real-time translate earphones, or global freelance marketplaces enabled by smart contracts, will soon be implemented.
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on 19-Oct-2017 16:09:02 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
Leadership was on the news as I went to meet Julian Tranter, the MD of Environmental Services at Kier Group. There are few companies less like his than Uber, the flashy and scandal-prone private hire company. Uber has had a bad year: the CEO resigned in June.1
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on 12-Oct-2017 12:33:05 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
The forthcoming ‘right to be forgotten’ aims to change a world in which everything is remembered. Currently, clicking through the internet is like wading through deep snow. It is visible exactly where you have been.
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on 06-Oct-2017 11:13:59 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
Although the democratisation of information is a net positive, it is worth examining the negative consequences. The media is possibly the industry which has been most substantially changed by a disruptive technology – the internet. Those changes are still unfolding. But since the press has specific duties in the context of a democracy, it follows that politics, for better or worse, has been disrupted too.
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