Jake's Blog

To Be a Tech Leader, Kill the Tech Talk

When I moved from startups to big business I used to get frustrated that my technical know-how wasn’t immediately understood and valued — what was the point of having to explain myself when we could just be getting on with work?

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5 Ways to Stay Strategic on Your Way to the C-Suite

I remember they day it happened. At first all I felt was shame and disappointment; it was the day my software developers said to me, “We’re not letting you write code anymore.”

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Don’t be an idiot — encapsulate unique business knowledge in your digital twinss

For me the title says it all but if you still need to be convinced, first of all catch up on Eight Ways Digital Twins Can Action Real Change and Why you need to invest in heroes to build Digital Twins, then read on.

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Why you need to invest in heroes to build Digital Twins

Successful Digital Twins should be enablers within your organisation, increasing safety/productivity and encapsulating unique business knowledge.

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5 Ways Digital Twins Can Action Real Change

In the buzzword heavy industry that is technology Digital Twins have reached unicorn status; used within organisations and dropped into conversations to show street cred and innovation in an era laden with version numbers: Industry 4.0, Digital 4.0, etc.

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2 tips to avoid Siri’s fate in your digital transformation

I’ve spoken previously about a passion to be the best and why it is important to set big hairy, audacious goals when it comes to digital teams and measuring success.

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3 Keys to Successful Digital Transformation

The knowledge data brings is a key foundation to Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0/X.0.

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Work on a shire horse not a unicorn startup

Life is too short to spend time on something you don’t love so concentrate on making your startup a shire horse, not a unicorn (although you might get that too!).

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10 reasons an Enterprise Architect is like being a new parent

I have been a first time father for almost 3 weeks. Whilst chatting to one of my mates we had a laugh about some of the similarities between parenthood and being an EA:

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