Monday, 25 August 2014

European Explanations 101

Being a born European and a pro-europeist people tend to talk with me about Europe and European issues. However in many situations there are still questions and mistakes being made.
What is the difference between Europe, EU, Eurozone, Schengen states, CERN, ESA and EBU? - These are some European explanations.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Using Strategy and Organization Design to create a Boyband

The other day someone asked me, "Can you actually apply strategy in everything?". This was part of an interesting conversation inside a music store, at the same time there were a couple of young girls screaming of joy because they got the latest CD of their favourite boyband. "Well, look at them... do you think they can tell that boybands have clear demarcated strategies?"

This article is a follow up of that discussion as it investigates the success and failure factors of creating a boyband in terms of strategy and organization design.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Contribution Day: "Who defines beauty?" by Sergio Neyra

 Who defines beauty?

A few days ago I was on my class of history of photography and we were talking about this famous movement that is Dadaism.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Should You Be An Entrepreneur? Take This Test

Some of your friends or ex-colleagues are doing it. People who do it are in the newspapers and web almost every day. So should you do it? Should you join the millions of people that take the plunge and start their first businesses?

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Linux Mint 17 Qiana

Some time ago I suggested Linux Mint 16, but I am now here to say that Linux 17 Qiana is out there and it is better than never.

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Check the routes of airline companies

With the help of some websites, passengers can check the paths of airline companies.

Friday, 18 July 2014

The Tale of the Jersey #7 at Sporting Clube de Portugal

For many, the "seven" is related to the wonders of the world, with the days of the week or the mortal sins, but in Sporting Clube de Portugal a multi-sports club based in Portugal's capital city of Lisbon, the number has been associated with a football (or soccer for our American friends!) curse.