That is the question isn’t it? My job title is Head of Digital Transformation. Yep I don’t know what that means either. Probably not what you think it does. The reality is my job title should have probably been Head of Beta.ONS for this year - because it has been pretty much all consuming. Where … Continue reading What do you [really] do?
I was recently accused (in the nicest possible way) of being a 'digital leader'. This is a kind of catch all senior role/position that has grown in currency in the last year or so, particularly in and around the civil service. Shortly before the GDS exodus Mike Bracken wrote a post about if you 'Hire … Continue reading Balls, bibs and cones
Here are a few links to things that have sparked my interest recently. More and more I find myself drawn to ideas and technologies that are about making data truly human-readable - but in some kind of of automated, artificially (not very) intelligent way. I've written about the 'robo-reporting' and my thoughts on 'conversational interfaces' … Continue reading Interesting elsewhere: Bring on the Bots
There was a time when it seemed like this was a staple of every interview anyone attended. It seems to have, thankfully, gone out of style now but once upon a time it was the go-to question. My standard answer back then was that I wanted to be Head of Web/Online/Digital for a major university. … Continue reading Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Yesterday I watched the pilot for the new TV series based on the Minority Report movie (don't ask how). It has some nice sci-fi touches and is nicely tied to the movie but on the whole was pretty much just another future cop procedural not unlike 'Almost Human' - can't see it lasting to be … Continue reading Extrovert vs Introvert User Interfaces