Digital strategy for the world we live in

Snapchat Ghost Mode – and how to protect your child from snap stalkers

Snapchat Ghost Mode – and how to protect your child from snap stalkers

Jul 4, 2017

Technology shifts and changes so quickly that it can be hard to keep up. Almost every day there are updates to your computers, “patches” to fix software, improvements to the apps on your phone and more. If you are like me, you’ll have automatic updates on so that these changes take place in the background – often overnight – so that when you turn on...

When the App is Free, You are the Product. Swipe Buster Brings a New Level of Reality

When the App is Free, You are the Product. Swipe Buster Brings a New Level of Reality

Apr 5, 2016

How often to we blithely click “ACCEPT” on the terms and conditions of a new website or app, hungry to explore the digital domain before us? How often do we happily hand over personal information without a second thought? In the world of social media, it is claimed that we have come to a grudging acceptance that the utility of platforms like Facebook or Twitter...

How to Make a Privacy Complaint

How to Make a Privacy Complaint

Jul 30, 2015

When Disruptor’s Handbook and Constellation Research hosted an evening meetup recently for the Australian launch of Ray Wang’s Disrupting Digital Business book, we were hoping to get some conversation going amongst the audience. We talked all manner of disruption – from innovation to technology, big data to marketing – and everywhere in between. But it wasn’t...

How to Remember Passwords Like Sherlock Holmes

How to Remember Passwords Like Sherlock Holmes

Feb 10, 2015

One of the greatest challenges of the internet age has nothing to do with technology and everything to do with being human. It is the act of remembering passwords. There was a time – and yes it was a simpler time – when we really only needed to remember one or two passwords. There was a personal identification number (PIN) for our ATM cards and then a password...

Time for Parents to Step Up as Digital Role Models

Time for Parents to Step Up as Digital Role Models

Jan 28, 2015

Working in digital and social media means you are often drawn into quite personal conversations with people. And by “conversations” I don’t just mean “discussions” or “chats” – but one way broadcasts where your only interaction may be to virtually “nod” (via a “Like”), acknowledge or amplify a situation (via sharing or a retweet). For while social media allows...

Who Needs Another Day in Password Land?

Who Needs Another Day in Password Land?

Nov 6, 2014

I have a sneaking suspicion that the most successful call to action in the world is Forgot Password?. That small link that sits below a password field is my friend. After all, I have passwords for every blog, social media site, news sites, business sites, bank, retailer and online tool or cloud provider that I use. The use of passwords is, in itself, a personal...