The gloves are off: Getting serious with Google Cloud

COMMENTARY

Google opened up its offices in London this week for the Google Cloud EMEA Analyst Summit. Although ostensibly ‘cloud’ in name, it was a chance for the company to show off advances in Android and Chromebooks, though it was the G-Suite (office and productivity tools) and Google Cloud Platform services which were of most interest […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 8: The value of foresight and futures work

The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders. In this 22’16” episode, Neil Ward-Dutton talks to Rob Gear, Futurist and Innovation Lab lead at PA Consulting, about how foresight and futures work provides framing […]

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CXOTalk live: Oracle in Focus

What is Oracle, and how have its database management software products led to digital transformation in cloud technology and big data? Three prominent analysts – Mike Fauscette, chief research officer at G2 Crowd; Liz Forrester, vice president and primary analyst at Forrester; and Neil Ward-Dutton, co-founder and research director at MWD Advisors – talk with […]

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Blockchain for your business: What does it mean, what should you do about it?

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Bitcoin and Ethereum are grabbing all the headlines, but there’s a lot more to blockchain than tokens and coins. There are implications for your business that you need to understand. Permissioned, private blockchains are able to build on existing roles and relationships amongst B2B partners, while smart contracts can help reinvent business processes that cross […]

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MWD Advisors is now a CCS Technology Services 2 framework supplier

We’’re delighted to announce that MWD Advisors has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service’s Technology Services 2 framework for Technology Strategy and Services Design (Lot 1). You can find us listed under our registered company name of Macehiter Ward-Dutton Limited. The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supports the public sector to achieve […]

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Webinar: What should you do about blockchain in your business, and when?

Bitcoin and Ethereum are grabbing all the headlines, but there’s a lot more to blockchain than tokens and coins. There are implications for your business that you need to understand. Permissioned, private blockchains are able to build on existing roles and relationships amongst B2B partners, while smart contracts can help reinvent business processes that cross […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep. 7: Stoking the flames of innovation at Liberty Global

The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders. In this 20’52” episode, Angela Ashenden talks to Roel de Vries, Innovation Programme Manager at TV and broadband provider Liberty Global, about the company’s innovation strategy […]

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The new world of innovation: your path to success

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For decades, most organisations tried to drive innovation in just one way: by building internal R&D teams. This isn’t enough any more. Markets move fast. Barriers to innovation are lower than they’ve ever been. Your competitors are more agile. As Sun Microsystems’ co-founder Bill Joy famously said: Most of the smartest people work for someone else. […]

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