Podcast Episode 6: The Internet Of Things

The Internet Of Things In this episode, I talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) or ‘smart devices’, and have they have finally found their voice through Alexa, the Amazon Echo and Google Home. This changes everything because ‘ease of use’ is now solved. At least until I hack the devices…. Listen now (running time […]

Podcast Episode 4: The Future of Robotics

The Future of Robotics In this episode I explore the future of robots with robotics specialist Luke Hickton who is studying a Doctor of Philosophy on the interactions between robots and humans. Images: Above is a Scamperbot robot built using a 3D printer with onboard servos and arduino processor. Below is Scamperbot inventor and developer […]

Podcast Episode 3: Innovation in Hackathons

Innovations in Hackathons Hackathons are an excellent way of helping colleagues think up great ideas to solve problems (or ‘make things better’) and this episode takes you behind the scenes at the 2015 Retail Week House of Fraser Hackathon in association with Infosys. I designed the methodology behind this hackathon, so in this episode I […]

Podcast Episode 2: Innovation in Data

Innovation in Data We live in the ‘Information Age’ where the creation and use of data is prolific. Data drives business operations, social media and more. Data is important, but my passion is for open data. That’s data that is freely available in data files that you can download and import into a spreadsheet or […]

Podcast Episode 1: The Culture of Innovation

Welcome to this first full episode of Innovation Lab! If a company describes itself as ‘innovative’, what are its employees actually doing differently? How does a company with a known culture of innovation actually work? To tackle these questions, Nick’s inaugural guest is Audun Clark, the former Head of innovation Culture and Communications at Tesco […]

Innovation Lab – Episode 0: Introduction

Welcome to the very first show from Innovation Lab, entitled ” “Innovation Lab – Episode 0: Introduction”. The purpose of this first episode is for me to work out how to record, produce and distribute a podcast, and for you to work out how to listen to it, make sure it is what you are […]

Innovation Lab Podcast now airing!

I’m delighted to announce that the Innovation Lab show is now airing as a podcast. It will appear on iTunes shortly (fingers crossed) but you can this feed manually to your podcast ‘receiver’ application to get listening immediately. Show notes and a direct link the audio file will also appear in entries on this blog […]

Listen to my interview in the New Media Age podcast!

Words words words! Sometimes you have to say them as well as write them. So when Ronan Shields from New Media Age handed a microphone to me at a recent conference I spoke to him about our mobile strategy. I don’t have a butch voice and I talk too fast but hey don’t hold that […]