“Cheaper, Better, Faster,” A child explains why needs statements are not fit for purpose.

Whenever you interview people about needs statements or how they would improve a product or service at least one person says something akin  to "Cheaper, Better, Faster". Such a statement is rarely possible to turn into any meaningful action because you have to interpret what each of the three words means. You are likely to... Continue Reading →

Brexit and Burnt Bread: The need to interpret the data responsibly

"Opinion is half way between knowledge and ignorance" Plato There are a number of ways to deal with fake news or alternative facts but the best way is to appreciate real "experts" in journalism and other areas of life.  The problem is arguably a bigger problem in the UK than in the US as we... Continue Reading →

Improving start up support

Recent research from Crowdfunders shows that in some sense nothing has changed when you are looking to start a business – it is either to put your hand in your own pocket or rely on the banks.  This gives the impression to people looking to become a entrepreneur need to be rich or well-connected. Before... Continue Reading →

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