I was listening to Brent Hoberman from lastminute.com fame on Radio 4 the other day when he gave some very good advice. He advised businesses not to forget to invest in the “un-sexy” back-end systems. I wouldn’t couch it in the same terms but his advice is very good.
Archive for September, 2011
If you listen to the media at the moment, we are heading for economic collapse that could potentially see the end of the euro and a number of countries – including Greece, Italy and Portugal – go bankrupt! On the other hand, if you are trying to find a 5* hotel for a weekend break in Devon or Cornwall, you’ll struggle to find a vacancy (even at the really expensive hotels in Salcombe, Padstow, Looe and alike). So what is going on and why are the media been so down beat?
Playing around on the new company iPad 2 recently, I have been surprised at the amount of websites that still use Adobe Flash. I don’t mean the odd use of Flash, but entire sites built using it, preventing me from using them. Madness you say!
The internet is an ever changing landscape and it is a constant battle to keep up with the changes without the feeling you are getting left behind. For many businesses, who have better things to do – such as running their businesses – it is often the case that they become targets for some unscrupulous companies / individuals looking to make a fast buck through fear and uncertainty.