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Why Air New Zealand is not only the best Airline in the World, but how they Implicitly Understand Social Media too… (and a shout out for Southwest Airlines as well)

Why Air New Zealand is not only the best Airline in the World, but how they Implicitly Understand Social Media too… (and a shout out for Southwest Airlines as well)

I talk a lot about Air New Zealand. After flying around 200000 kilometers with them last year, and being well on my way to doing more than that this year, I speak from experience. So.. here’s a couple of examples why. Take a flight within New Zealand on AirNZ and you’re not greeted by a […]

On Design at Apple

On Design at Apple

Whether you love or hate the way they do business, there are not many people who would argue that Apple creates product of deep thought and beauty. In this video, Apple chief designer Jonathan Ive, he who is credited with ideating every Apple device since the first iMac, talks about purposeful design in particular in […]

ClearBooks Ups the Ante

ClearBooks Ups the Ante

Interesting to read that ClearBooks , the UK based privately held online accounting application, has just secured a new financing deal for an undisclosed sum. Their press release announcing the deal is a marketing message – calling out Sage and Intuit, and specifically pitching itself as a “more UK focused service than online international competitors […]

Appirio Guest Post

Over on the Appirio blog they’re running a series getting cloud perspectives from a bunch of different industry players. Appirio approached me with a bunch of questions to answer, I thought I’d repost those questions (and my answers) here. It was a general overview of current cloud trends and barriers/problems. All good stuff and I […]