Posted on June 29, 2015
eCommerce has really come on over a relatively short period of time. It first started with being able to see products online for mail order, then we added payment gateways so that you could order them online. Fast forward and we have multi channel r/etailers who have a complex need for their one product to reach a variety of different audiences in a variety of different ways. The one thing that stays constant in this is, of course, your product. Read More
I read an interesting article in the guardian where we are warned of going towards needing the above recently quoted by Sir Tim Berners Lee just now about digital privacy that popped up in my feed in the wake of the news that Chrome has been downloading audio recordings taken without users permission through their mic. Essentially, we have all been bugged by Google. Scary, huh? Read More
I read an interesting update about eBay today (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/06/22/ebay_magento_vulnerabilties/) about how they have released yet another security patch for Magento in the last month to deal with several different security problems that including XSS, CSRF and input vulnerabilities, three in total. Three is a huge number for a framework/platform that is being used by seriously significant companies around the globe! Read More
PERMA – an acronym that was devised by Martin Seligman (Wiki entry on Martin), a published psychologist who has spent much of his life determining the tools required for a ‘good life’ as he describes. During a lecture given to the Royal Society of Arts, he presented a positive psychology model based under the acronym of PERMA. This idea has since been adopted across many management teams as well as many other disciplines as a model for building positive, productive and people oriented teams. My three favourite Ps!