What follows are some of my ‘best bits’ selected from a wide variety of themes and publications I’ve written for over the years. Themes include design, usability, innovation, productivity and more recently, a number of pieces concerned with unpicking the hype surrounding artificial intelligence. I also include many pieces specifically written as part of my consultancy in the emerging digital workplace space.


Panel debate – The rise and rise of big tech

Partners Depending on your perspective, tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple are either a force for good or a dangerous oligopoly that needs to be reined in. Some complain that these companies provide too much freedom to misinformation and dangerous, even illegal content, while others worry about censorship. From Covid to comedy, it Continue Reading

Before You Hand Human Resources Over to AI …

Originally published on CMSwire. As the business world grapples with the potential of AI and machine learning, new ethical challenges arise on a regular basis related to its use.  One area where tensions are being played out is in talent management: between relying on human expertise or in deferring decisions to machines so as to Continue Reading

Panel debate – The rise and rise of big tech

Partners Depending on your perspective, tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple are either a force for good or a dangerous oligopoly that needs to be reined in. Some complain that these companies provide too much freedom to misinformation and dangerous, even illegal content, while others worry about censorship. From Covid to comedy, it Continue Reading

Artificial intelligence: Do not fear the robot revolution

Originally published in International Business Times. Humans, broadcast earlier this year, became UK broadcaster Channel 4’s most popular drama series of all time. It followed a group of highly intelligent ‘Synths’ (androids) who live with, and form relationships with their human family owners.

A work in progress… much more to come…