Tim Cook Tweets Story of User’s Apple Watch Detecting Atrial Fibrillation

So this isn't the only story of its kind ... but this time, Apple CEO Tim Cook actually replied to a tweet from a lady whose husband's life may have pre-emptively been saved by his Apple Watch! The watch detected his atrial fibrillation, alerted him, and this led to him getting medical attention. Medical professionals apparently discovered … Continue reading Tim Cook Tweets Story of User’s Apple Watch Detecting Atrial Fibrillation

Screw Down Crown: Changed the Blog Name

I recently had a chat with a good friend of mine, Hassan; we talked about the refreshed blog, and my plans for it... he was pretty supportive and loved the idea. He also suggested that the name "WatchProductivity" was quite literal, but not particularly memorable or catchy. I didn't think it mattered but he urged … Continue reading Screw Down Crown: Changed the Blog Name

10 Ways the Apple Watch Can Keep You Productive

  I was wondering what to post first... in many ways a 'first' blog post is fairly easy - you just start, explain why you started, and introduce yourself and your plans... its a blank slate. What comes next seems to matter more - folks will start judging, deciding whether they want to come back … Continue reading 10 Ways the Apple Watch Can Keep You Productive

Imagine There’s No Excel

With the rise of analytics and Big Data, replacements for Excel are proliferating and CFOs of companies large and small are beginning to pay attention. Even the people selling business analytics (BA), business intelligence (BI), and financial planning and analysis (FP&A) software — jobs traditionally performed through Excel — sing Excel’s praises. And why not? … Continue reading Imagine There’s No Excel

The Case Against the All-Male Start-up

Is your start-up starting to feel like a frat house? New research suggests that having more women at your company, and increasing diversity in general, can improve your chances of success. Women own about 40 percent of the private businesses in the United States, according to the Center for Women's Business Research. But according to … Continue reading The Case Against the All-Male Start-up

Help For Business Is Written In The Cloud

Dee Ashurst talks about cloud computing, its significance in business and some pros and cons of being in the cloud Why The Cloud Based Industry Is Significant It is estimated that the value to the U.S. economy of the cloud based industry is currently in the region of about $1.25 trillion per annum. As the … Continue reading Help For Business Is Written In The Cloud