Tag Archive > information

Dropbox – helping you manage your information on the move

I have revolutionised my working life! My fellow Digital mentors at Cosmic have introduced me to Dropbox – perfect for those of you who work on the move, as a digital nomad. Dropbox is an application which allows you to host your files on its servers ‘out in the cloud’ with local copies downloaded onto [...]

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Weight not, want not

Here’s a great example of a company using the information you give it to customise its products to suit you better. I wanted to share this link with you primarily because I love the product, the company website and am impressed with how they are using information from their customers to personalise their product and [...]

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Banks lose interest when you close an account

It’s January and time to do my tax return.  Now that I am banking online with e-statements I realised I’m missing the tax certificates which used to get sent out each April/May.  I had a good look online at my e-statements but this information seems to be missing – bank customer service advisors, please take [...]

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Dentists have their own flossify on sharing patient records…

‘Scuse the bad pun but something about this post needed to be lighthearted. The good news is that I have managed to get registered with an NHS dentist in Crewkerne.  However my joy was short-lived when I discovered that NHS dentists do not transfer patient records. I’m still trying to work out why this is [...]

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Online Information 09

emmersons visited the Online Information Exhibition at Olympia from 1 – 3 December 2009.  It was the first visit to this annual show, and very worthwhile!  As well as browsing the stands and picking up a few stocking filler freebies (well it was that time of year), there was ample opportunity to meet and chat [...]

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‘Have I got Information News for You!’ – Video

‘Have I got Information News for You!’  This is a 25 minute presentation which emmersons was asked to give to the Digital Entrepreneurs as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.  It is an interactive introduction explaining the importance of good information management in helping to prevent business disasters.  The audience was mixed creative and digital businesses [...]

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Welcome to Crewkerne Train Station – don’t break your neck!

I always wonder what people think of their welcome to Crewkerne station, Somerset.  They roll through the beautiful south west countryside and pull into the Victorian station halt. Here they descend from the train to be greeted with this in prime position on the platform wall: Compare this with the much less professionally produced noticeboard [...]

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Looking for laughs in Auld Reekie

Princes’ Street, Edinburgh, Saturday 15th August 2009. We’re surrounded by a throng of people – all ages, nationalities, some dressed up in random outfits or carrying outlandish props, others clutching their Starbucks coffee observing the jugglers and street performers entertaining people all along the street.  We’re first timers at the Edinburgh Festival, and have done [...]

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‘Information Is Like Water’ – why information needs to flow

At one of their early networking events 2 July 2009) I did a short presentation to introduce emmersons and the importance of information management to my fellow Digital Entrepreneurs. The presentation was adapted from one by Oscar Berg.  It’s a short and visually stunning introduction to the importance of information flow for your business. Watch [...]

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