See things clearly
Marketer Seth Godin:
“Without a doubt, the ability to connect the dots is rare, prized and valuable. Connecting dots, solving the problem that hasn't been solved before, seeing the pattern before it is made obvious, is more essential than ever before.”
Back in 1854, Daniel McCallum must have had a similar perspective.
During that year McCallum had been promoted to become General Superintendant of the New York & Erie Railroad. In his…Continue
Posted on April 25, 2014 at 2:23
Here at OBASHI a point made regularly is that,
Today as governments, businesses, and individuals we are increasingly reliant on flows of data, in nearly all aspects of our daily lives. Which means it is becoming ever more essential that standards for these flows of data are agreed and regulated.
Why would standards for data flows be a good…Continue
Posted on February 27, 2014 at 15:57
When large businesses suffer major problems related to information technology, the bad news often hits the headlines, usually because a lot of money has been spent.
One example in the past few weeks is the cancellation of the BBC’s £100 million Digital Media Initiative, which was intended to transform the way staff developed, used and shared…Continue
Posted on June 27, 2013 at 4:29
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the finance industry is working on a number of regulatory initiatives, including Solvency II, Basel III and Dodd-Frank.
Fundamentally, the aim of these various initiatives is to reduce risk, be it insolvency risk in the EU insurance companies, liquidity risk in banking, or systemic risk across the U.S / global financial sector.
One of the…Continue
Posted on March 27, 2013 at 6:35