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Corporate Social Media and Networks

I just found this list of the best Corporate Social Media and Networks today.  Amazingly long list that is short of bank examples.  Here are the few financial links which includes both the good, the bad and the ugly: Accuquote: Blogging:  Life Insurance blog. Podcasting:  Life Insurance podcast. American Express.  Blogging:  OPEN Forum. Bank of…

Corporate Social Media and Networks

I just found this list of the best Corporate Social Media and Networks today.  Amazingly long list that is short of bank examples.  Here are the few financial links which includes both the good, the bad and the ugly: Accuquote: Blogging:  Life Insurance blog. Podcasting:  Life Insurance podcast. American Express.  Blogging:  OPEN Forum. Bank of…

Sometimes it’s better to be slow

I chaired a dinner this week on speeds, feeds and latency in the City’s Capital Markets. Fascinating stuff all about the latest Multilateral Trade Facilities (MTFs) and how Chi-X and Turquoise claim to be ripping up the old exchange models by processing trades in 2 milliseconds. During the course of the conversation, I found something…

Sometimes it’s better to be slow

I chaired a dinner this week on speeds, feeds and latency in the City’s Capital Markets. Fascinating stuff all about the latest Multilateral Trade Facilities (MTFs) and how Chi-X and Turquoise claim to be ripping up the old exchange models by processing trades in 2 milliseconds. During the course of the conversation, I found something…

Tech: it’s an age thing

Someone commented on my last blog that it’s just me getting older.  Looking at the latest E*TRADE ad, I see what they mean …

Tech: it’s an age thing

Someone commented on my last blog that it’s just me getting older.  Looking at the latest E*TRADE ad, I see what they mean …

Why is today’s technology so rubbish?

Having spent the last month virtually non-stop talking about the doom and gloom of the stock markets and the financial industry, I thought I’d be much more positive today and talk about technology. I grew up in the technology industry and love technology. For years, I’ve been an avid fan and user of PC’s, mobiles…

Apple have a real go at Microsoft’s Vista

For all those who have kept up with my rants about Microsoft and Vista, I’ve stopped. I stopped because it was getting boring and, although I still have problems, there are a lot less since Service Packs and Updates by the day have settled the system down. Anyway, if you want to find out my …

Is the media making the crisis worse?

My friend at WaMu told me that, when they reached crisis point, just before JP Morgan picked them up for a song, the internet bloggers, media and chatroom pundits made it ten times worse. Certainly, the connected world means that news travels fast, both good and bad news, so it intrigued me to pick up…

I’m a borrower, get me out of here!

It’s been a while since I blogged about the stuff that’s really interesting.  No, not banking.  Technology! But Technology is coming into its own right now, thanks to the credit crisis. Think about it. You’re stuck at home, with only beans on toast and a cup of tea to live on. The TV is your…

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