FIR 192: The latest employee revolt

The February episode of “The Hobson & Holtz Report” features Neville and Shel discussing these topics: The Houston Astros’ owner hosts a clinic on how not to deliver an organizational apology Oracle workers are the latest to engage in employee activism Facebook has way more users than Instagram but Instagram is number one in some important metrics An IPO filing lists the company’s influencers as a potential threat How brands should handle communications during the coronavirus epidemic Twitter has changed…

SDF 32: When Henry VIII met Dr Strangelove

Updated on February 19, 2020 If historical analogies provide the measure of a man, then Downing Street henchman-in-chief, lead iconoclast and perpetual ideas recyclist “Classic Dom” Cummings is doing a spectacularly good job, writes Thomas Stoeckele introducing the show notes for episode 32 of our Small Data Forum podcast. In this episode that Thomas, Sam Knowles and I recorded just a week after Boris got Brexit done, we disagree with such a wild claim mostly in a reasonable way (although…

I am always European

And so, we’ve left. I didn’t consider Brexit Day on Friday 31 January 2020 as a day to celebrate anything. I didn’t watch the TV. I didn’t contribute any comments, likes, retweets. In fact, nothing at all to say on any social network. I was mostly absent. The only thing I did on Friday was update my profile pic on Facebook. This morning, I caught up a bit on what’s being said and who’s saying it across the broad spectrum…

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