My Musings

sxsw-plan1
March 13, 2011
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Five Preconceptions Prior to SXSW (and how they played out)

Every year, for ten days in March, Austin Tx is invaded by an eclectic bunch of geeks and musos. 2011 was my…

sxs2
March 12, 2011
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SXSW – Day 1: Lovepod & Liver Damage

Day one of the SXSW adventure. Learning how to make meetings better, living life in the closet, and thinking up the next big, location aware, gamified, mobile payment app!

bankofmelbourne
March 10, 2011
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Bank of Melbourne – *Is* better banking closer?

(Re)Starting life as a fresh, unencumbered-by-legacy brand provides Bank of Melbourne the opportunity to attempt some cool – and hopefully radical – approaches to the traditional way of doing things.

sxsw_bank
March 1, 2011
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SXSW Day 2 – Banks: Innovate or Die (or just shout at your audience)

The Banks: Innovate or Die panel discussed whether the major players in the banking space had become to big to do anything cool or innovative for their customers, and what new banking startups were doing to disrupt the incumbents and deliver the next wave of financial products and services.