Posts by Phillip Bailey

I was fortunate to have been recently invited to a talk by Bruce Daisley, Head of Twitter Europe, hosted by York University Alumni Association at Wayra, Telefónica’s incubator. Culture, Technology and the Changing World of Work Drawing from Daniel H. Pink’s book Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us,…

Paul Boag recently asked are your internal systems damaging your business? Having spent almost two years thinking about how we can help staff at reed.co.uk work better, I’m pleased that our team’s core principles are reflected in the press. The issue of shadow IT has been one which has only…

I should probably start with some self-congratulation, given that I’m now a Certified Scrum Product Owner, having spent two days with the excellent Roman Pichler. I’m looking forward to seeing my name on the Scrum Alliance website! Given that the product that I own is business systems, that my development…

I arrived Monday lunchtime. Having met the famous Yvette, who is much more helpful in real life than via email (which Isabella – my voisine – believes is because they distrust it, it’s not the minitel you know), and been introduced to the sanitaryware in my bathroom, I was left…

So, this is France. Jack said, before I left, of France: “Nice country, shame about the people!” I’m not entirely certain that I agree with this sentiment, although since 4am this morning (thank you for the wake-up call maman) I have yet to have an actual conversation with anyone short…