Dots 2014


Highlights, speaker decks and notes from the Dots 2014 conference.

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: commerce and the internet of things

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: commerce and the internet of things

Alexandra is an interaction designer, product designer, entrepreneur and international speaker based in London.

Anjali Ramachandran

Looking beyond the familiar

Anjali Ramachandran

Looking beyond the familiar

Anjali Ramachandran is the head of innovation at PHD UK, a media agency built on a culture of thought leadership.

Eamon Fitzgerald

How not to be a dinosaur – from a blank sheet of paper to £35m turnover in five years

Eamon Fitzgerald

How not to be a dinosaur – from a blank sheet of paper to £35m turnover in five years

Eamon Fitzgerald is managing director at Naked Wines, the fastest-growing wine business in the UK.

Hugh Garry

Ideas, serendipity and the joy of staring out of windows

Hugh Garry

Ideas, serendipity and the joy of staring out of windows

Hugh Garry is the Director of Storythings, a company set up to experiment with new and innovative ways of telling stories.

Ian Crocombe

How to get your innovation initiative supported

Ian Crocombe

How to get your innovation initiative supported

Ian Crocombe is an industry leading digital strategist with years of experience in digital startups and traditional agencies.

James Haycock

Will banks become the next dumb pipes?

James Haycock

Will banks become the next dumb pipes?

James Haycock is the founder and MD of Adaptive Lab, an innovation agency that partners with ambitious entrepreneurs to help them compete, innovate and grow in a landscape experiencing ever increasing change.

Joanna Choukeir

Applying user experience design online to change behaviours offline

Joanna Choukeir

Applying user experience design online to change behaviours offline

Joanna Choukeir is a social design practitioner, researcher, speaker and lecturer with a decade of experience in the UK and Lebanon.

John Willshire

Relativity: connections in time and space

John Willshire

Relativity: connections in time and space

John Willshire is the founder of innovation studio Smithery and the inventor of Artefact Cards.

Mark Earls

Copy, copy, copy

Mark Earls

Copy, copy, copy

Mark Earls is a leading thinker and actor in changing how we behave as a group.

Nathan Guerra

The changing face of (digital) fame

Nathan Guerra

The changing face of (digital) fame

Nathan Guerra joined the Google Creative Agency Team at the end of 2012, and spends his time liaising with the UK creative industry.

Professor Martin Elliott

What does Formula One have to do with intensive care?

Professor Martin Elliott

What does Formula One have to do with intensive care?

Martin Elliott is a paediatric heart and lung surgeon and Medical Director at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for children in London.

Rosie Yakob

Collective genius

Rosie Yakob

Collective genius

Rosie is a co-founder and CEO of strategy and innovation consultancy Genius Steals.

Russell Davies

The strategy is delivery

Russell Davies

The strategy is delivery

Russell Davies is Creative Director at the Government Digital Service, and a contributing editor at both Wired and Campaign magazines.

Connected dots

Key takeaways from Dots 2014

Connected dots

Key takeaways from Dots 2014

We asked everyone to write down one memorable or important thing they would take away from Dots 2014 and turned them into a crowd-sourced set of notes.

Dots 2015

Connecting ideas

Dots 2015

Connecting ideas

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