Thomas Frame

161 Flips | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 160 Followers | @ThomasFrame | Owns Hybrid ageny - www.etchuk.com originally from SA and sails a lot.

How to embed agency teams in client companies

Many agencies are discovering new ways of working by embedding teams within client offices, but picking and prepping the right people is key<p>Modern companies change so quickly that it’s becoming difficult for agencies to properly service them if they aren’t close to the action.<p>It’s why agencies such …

Creativity

An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption

Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognize the crucial thresholds in their life cycle, and act in time.<p><b>A decade ago,</b> Norwegian …

Space between consulting firms and creative agencies is converging

<i>The past years have seen a growing convergence between the worlds of consulting and creatives. At the one side of the table management consulting</i> …

The benefits and challenges of running a slow-growing business

It’s understandable why we’re all so interested in fast-growing businesses, thanks to the drama involved. Will the company in question be able to …

10 Service Design Innovation Trends for 2018

Despite peaking fears for Service Design, it’s the design discipline that’s gone large to reach global critical mass and underpin digital …

Why Growth Is Killing Digital Agencies

The brave new world of digital is prompting agencies to be more things to clients. They have to, because marketing is so much more than advertising …

Apple's brilliant assault on advertising -- and Google

Google kept heating up the water until they accidentally boiled the frog. And the frog is us.<p>Apple knows it and they’re assaulting Google on every …

Apple

Motor Trend to Launch Magazine Based on YouTube Series

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Drive from Kruger to Mozambique, Chobe and Livingstone - Kruger National Park Forum

Save Topic<p>Drive from Kruger to Mozambique, Chobe and Livingstone<p>Nov 22, 2010, 1:26 AM<p>We are considering going to Barra near Inhambane for some top …

South Africa

The secret perk that helps build trust with employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

12 reasons why newspapers are losing the online battle

Most newspapers found its online form in 1998, and stayed there. Now that the alternatives are good and many, one would think that the newspapers …

My Company Adopted a Holacracy. It Kind of Sucked

My first holacracy meeting made me want to quit my job. One year later, in spite of its shortcomings, I can’t imagine going back to our old way of …

Lessons From Converting To A No-Management Company–In Just Two Days

By April Joyner6 minute Read<p>A growing number of tech companies like GitHub, Medium, and Zappos have adopted “open allocation” management structures …

Holacracy at Undercurrent

I was fascinated to see a Tweet from Clay Parker Jones talking about how they had implemented Holacracy at Undercurrent. Holacracy intrigues me since …

Why publishers struggle to monetize their paywall data

Publishers launch paywalls with the primary goal of getting more revenue from consumers. But the consumer information they’re gathering through the …

Mail Online growth fails to offset print decline

Website boosts income by 20% to £36m in six months, but DMGT reports 4% drop in total revenue across its Mail businesses<p>Mail Online’s revenues increased by 20% to £36m in the six months to the end of March, a sharp slowdown compared with last year and not enough to offset the advertising and sales …

UK magazines rank above all other media channels as a source of inspiration, says Magnetic consultant

Insight from the UK’s marketing agency for magazine media, Magnetic, is championing the vitality of the medium and demonstrating how valuable “legacy …

Digital drives culture change at Condé Nast

Changes are afoot at Condé Nast. While still a magazine company through and through, it’s now pushing further into digital and making a big bet on …

Lean Doesn’t Always Create the Best Products

Our current silver bullet is Lean. The Lean movement began in manufacturing, then took the startup world by storm, and now the methodology has crept into companies of all kinds and sizes, both in practice and in jargon. Plenty has been said and written praising the benefits of the Lean approach. …

How asking why can solve your design problems

We usually perceive design problems as obstacles standing between us and our goal. But that’s just one way of seeing them. Viewed through another …

UX Design

How To Become A UX Leader

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UX Design

The Time For Digital Transformation Of Magazines Is Now

Magazines May Not Be Dead – But The Need For Digital Transformation Is Now<p>Towards the end of last year, cloud services provider Cloudsense conducted …

Regenerative Thinking for Social Change

<i>“Look well to the growing edge. All around us worlds are dying and new worlds are being born; all around us life is dying and life is being born. The</i> …

Who did it best? Data coverage of the 2013 local elections

Yesterday the final results were in for Thursday’s 2013 council elections, and true to form some of the biggest media publications were not content …

Hack the vote: how open data is giving elections back to the voters

This is the year of elections, across the world. How is open data changing the process? This was the subject of a recent Strata live webcast. Here's what we talked about<p>As the world's economies move from crisis to crisis, governments are falling all over the globe. This has been a year of elections …