A Six-Year-Old’s Advice on Life & Overcoming Fear, Turned into a Heartwarming Movie

A Six-Year-Old’s Advice on Life & Overcoming Fear, Turned into a Heartwarming Movie

A film maker asked a six-year-old to write a film with her, and the result is amazing. They took a wondrous journey to the center of the imaginative, semi-sensical, immensely insightful consciousness of the child, which yields a profound piece of wisdom on overcoming fear and self-doubt. Source: A Six-Year-Old’s Advice on Life and Overcoming Fear,… Continue Reading

Latest iPhones transforming the smartphone market

Latest iPhones transforming the smartphone market

We’ve heard a great deal recently about Apple’s  success with its latest model iPhone. In their most recent quarter at the end of 2014 they sold an astounding 74.5 million phones. The iPhone 6 was the best-selling smartphone in the US, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S5. Some IT shops are keen to move to Microsoft’s Windows phones because of their manageability and… Continue Reading

More engaging presentations: 3 contrary techniques

More engaging presentations: 3 contrary techniques

Recently my presentation skills were put to the test in a rather unusual way. I was asked to present some of the insights I have gained since establishing FurleyDigital. I would be addressing a small group, on a subject very few of the audience knew much about. I knew I needed to make the ideas clear and memorable and… Continue Reading

New IT Function Map highlights changing demands for IT

New IT Function Map highlights changing demands for IT

We are thrilled to announce the release of version 4.0 of FurleyDigital’s IT Function Map, a powerful tool for improving communication and thinking about IT. The new version highlights how IT is evolving and introduces new areas of focus to help IT leaders.  The IT Function Map comprises Service Portfolios, each of which includes a group of Service… Continue Reading

How to use Social Media Tools to Manage Your Projects

How to use Social Media Tools to Manage Your Projects

Featured guest article – thanks to Richard L. Alexander (Yourseatatthetable.com) Ask a project manager whether social media could benefit her project, and you’ll likely get an instinctive “yes” in reply. Ask her, though, how to do it, and she might say (as one of my project managers recently said to me) “Gee, I’d have to give… Continue Reading

Conversation with WordPress founder beats Awards night

Conversation with WordPress founder beats Awards night

I was in a dilemma – which event do I attend? An opportunity to hear WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg speak versus attending the Social Media Club Awards night? A low-key talk in a school hall versus a corporate-sponsored red carpet event of self-congratulations? I chose the WordPress event, and I’m very pleased to report I made the right… Continue Reading