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Flat to Rent – London, Brixton

FLAT FOR RENT: 1 bed flat, 5 minutes walk from Brixton station and the market/shops and restaurants. Available for about 14 months from next March/April. Good size double bedroom with built in wardrobes and lounge/dining area with separate kitchen and bathroom and access to communal outdoor space. My daughter is letting her lovely little flat … Continue reading

Learning from the Chief Marketing Officers

In IT we often struggle with communication and engagement. At a CIO event recently, I decided for a change to see what I could learn from the experts and moved rooms to attend a number of presentations from a Chief Marketing officer (CMO) event running in parallel. Looking at the world from someone else’s perspective always … Continue reading

Attributes of a Social media savvy IT Leader

A great post in Harvard Business Review shared by Tony Wood @xfactorcomms on the attributes of CEOs who get social media got me thinking about what are the equivalent for those in senior IT leadership roles. We live in a world where the power of online tools to enable genuine 2 way communication can be seen … Continue reading

Farewell to the OU

After two great years at the Open University, I’m moving on. I was brought in to transform the IT Service Delivery function and have delivered Substantial jump in staff satisfaction scores Significant improvements in customer satisfaction scores (c95% satisfied) A project to standardise 7000 desktop PCs and eliminate Microsoft XP Significant reductions in incident and service … Continue reading