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What I Learned From Talking to my Customers

I have just finished reading Competing Against Luck, a book that outlines the latest thinking in Jobs Theory. That theory is built on a simple premise which, according to Clay Christensen, is: “When we buy a product, we essentially ‘hire’ something to get a job done. If it does the job well, when we are confronted with the… Continue reading What I Learned From Talking to my Customers

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RNZ Browser and OS Stats for October 2016

Over the last few years I have been releasing browser and OS stats for http://www.radionz.co.nz and The Wireless. I left RNZ today (Friday), so this will be the last of these posts, based on data from October 2016. I hope you’ve found them useful. In October 2016 we can see that the Chrome browser use has fallen and has been… Continue reading RNZ Browser and OS Stats for October 2016

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I’m looking for a new challenge!

Early in November I’ll be leaving RNZ where, for the last 11 years, I’ve led the development of its award-winning digital platforms. Now, as they say, I’m open to opportunities. (richard@hulse.nz)  I’m looking for a position as a product lead, digital strategist, or CTO. My strategic capabilities are backed by a boatload of tactical skills.… Continue reading I’m looking for a new challenge!

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“Lab-Grown Meat” – The Stories Around What We Eat

The lab-grown meat industry has come up a with new campaign to market their product as Clean Meat. (HT @HoneyBeeGeek) It got me thinking about the way the stories we hear about how our food is produced influences what we choose to buy (and eat). An easy example first, free range eggs. Pictures of battery hens in appalling… Continue reading “Lab-Grown Meat” – The Stories Around What We Eat