Interview with with Carl Jones, MD at Technically Compatible

September 23, 2013

Cross-posted from Lean North East. Interview by Emma Robinson. Lean Startup 101: Interview with Carl Jones, Managing Director at Sunderland startup Technically Compatible. After the recent Lean Startup 101 course we caught up with Carl Jones, Managing Director at Technically Compatible, to chat about his interest in Lean Startup and how his company is applying […]

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Write up: Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day

September 19, 2013

Intro This post is a rapid reflection of Saturday’s proceeding, delivered by Tendayi Viki. Please cross-refer to my earlier post Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day for more info. Slidedeck Lean Startup 101 – One Day Workshop from Tendayi Viki Links The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less Stumbling on Happiness […]

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Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day

August 29, 2013

Cross-posted from the Lean North East website. Lean North East, ignite100 and Gateshead College are teaming up to bring ‘Lean Startup 101 – Lean Startup in a Day’ to Newcastle on Saturday 14th September. Financial support from the ignite100 community fund means that we can offer heavily discounted tickets to the 24 course participants, so waste no time in […]

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My excellent new role – Programme Manager, Searchcamp

April 18, 2013

Introduction As many of you will know, I am a consultant by background, with a passion for coaching and advising others to succeed through spotting opportunities, and acting on them. Originally working as a business consultant at an IT outsourcer, latterly I have been active in the startup sector, both working in startups, and advising […]

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Join us at Minimal Viable Wednesdays

March 26, 2013

Cross-posted from Lean North East. Hello folks – I’m a big fan of the wisdom of Brad Feld and his insight into the Boulder startup scene. A number of us have been meeting since this New Year on Wednesdays at 5pm — in Central Bean in Newcastle — to chat through Lean Startup, Customer Development, and Business […]

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Contract to let – database development and support

March 11, 2013

Intro I’m working on an assignment where we have a requirement for database development and support skills. Please see below and get in touch by COB 20th March. Role spec Contact Justin Souter Description The awarding authority is seeking a supplier who can provide the following services: Support and development of bespoke Line of Business […]

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NCFE at NUBS for LNE

March 11, 2013

Crossed-posted from NCFE at NUBS for LNE. Introduction We recently held our third event, after the Rob Fitz talk, and our Lean Tapas social. This is a brief recap of our third event. Speakers On January 14th we were be joined by Lindsey Gibson, IT Services Manager at NCFE and David Grailey, Chief Executive. They […]

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Some reflections on Big Data – IBM Analytics reports

December 5, 2012

Introduction As part of my on-going interest in data, and the power of insight to generate business benefits, my third reflection. Other posts are “Some reflections on Big Data – Strata Europe”, and “Some reflections on Big Data – London meetups”. Three documents This post looks at three recent IBM docs: CMOs and CIOs: Acquaintances […]

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Some reflections on Big Data – London meetups

November 19, 2012

Introduction The second of my reflections on big data – this time, recounting my experiences attending some great meetups, especially Londata (and featuring Stewart Townsend). Meetup – Londata VI: Using Data to Delight and Excite I mentioned this event in passing, however I really enjoyed Pete Laflin’s presentation, who has blogged about the event, and […]

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Some reflections on Big Data – Strata Europe

November 16, 2012

Introduction I’ve recently been to several meetings in London, and had the opportunity to learn more about data, analytics, and developments in this area – especially around ‘big data’. It follows on from my interests in Cloud computing, business & web analytics, data and data visualisation, innovation: I think you get the idea. Hopefully these […]

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