Saturday, June 27, 2009

Free Hugs

Had to include Free Hugs Campaign on my blog.. a real life story of Juan Mann, whos mission was to reach out and hug a stranger to brighten up their lives.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Carolyn Porco: Saturn moon Enceladus

Icy geysers hint that an ocean on Enceladus could harbor life

Below is a really excellent but older (March 2007) video talk by Carolyn Porco on TED about the Cassini voyage to Saturn, standing ovation much deserved.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

I was asked to summarise where my skills are best suited

--- Typical Project Start:

Client brief and requirements gathering - I enjoy client interaction and being social; this is me on youtube

Brainstorming and ideas generation - I’ve written a book on inventions, I blog about cutting edge services and products ( I definitely have a passion for innovation. I also Project Managed an online platform that automatically creates and runs hundreds of sites with zero day-to-day management.

Delivery – Project planning and documentation skills to cover Accessibility, Agendas, Budgets, Contact reports, Design briefs, Functional Specifications, Information architecture, Issue / Risk logs, Meeting notes, Pitch Proposal writing, Project resource management, Task assignment, Task tracking, Project timelines, Search engine optimisation, Social media trends / capabilities and direction, Social networks widget gadget and defining app interaction, Testing / UAT, Web Analytics and Insight measurability evaluation, Workshops and Client meetings.

--- Typical Project End:

In that process I’m normally version controlling all files, sticking to a naming convention, making sure everything is trackable and within the scope, budget, ensuring quality, providing highlight reports to stakeholders and account teams, looking to mitigate risks, assigning ownership... updating project briefs and plans.