Big Data Innovation Summit – London

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I attended the two day conference this week, run by IE – Innovation Enterprise. Excellent speakers, and lots of food for thought. It wasn’t just tech stuff – though that side was very leading edge. The conference also covered Ethics, Privacy, Leadership, Journalism and Change. The picture above shows Steve Finlay giving an excellent talk on dealing with the ethical challenges …

Get out and learn

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I just spent a fascinating few days in “Silicon Valley”, on a business trip. Exciting to see all the ideas, enthusiasm and desire to change things. Oh, and of course the  goal of being the next web billionaire 😉 On the other hand, I remain bemused by how so many senior business leaders seem to treat the new technologies (especially social networks) …