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An Overlander for the day on a Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer with Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)

June 23rd, 2013 by Richard Stowey

HUBB UK VFR1200X Crosstourer

I got the chance to take Honda’s new VFR1200X Crosstourer out for a couple of days, and decided to head on up to the HUBB UK 2013 event at Donnington Park on the 1st June, to step into the world of Overlanding for a day. I love my Honda CB600F Hornet, but given the chance to take an adventure, why not have something fit for purpose?

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Staying Organised as an Agency Project Manager

February 9th, 2013 by Richard Stowey

Batemans bottles

A project manager has the job of keeping multiple projects organised so that they run on time, on budget and to an agreed deadline. Harder than keeping one project on track is keeping an understanding of all projects which are in progress or upcoming at any one time. Here are some tools and methods which I use at different levels, in order to manage projects:

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Categories: Project Management

Employee Driven Company Culture #producttank

November 1st, 2012 by Richard Stowey

producttankoctober

ProductTank generally delivers top quality meetups about Product Management. The October meetup didn’t fail to deliver on it’s history with three speakers on company culture, behavior and team work.

The three speakers included Barry O’Reilly, Dharmesh Raithatha and Will McInnes. Each had their own view on company culture and motivation within and their own personal take on it.

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Categories: Product Management

Effective Web Content Management

December 8th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Tate Modern Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seeds Unilever Series

During my web experience I have worked with content in a number of different ways. Agency to client, client to client or simply creating content for and by myself (both the best and worst idea!!). There are so many different approaches to content management in it’s simplest form, that I wanted to document some of my thoughts on how to make content management run smoothly.

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Categories: Content Management

Online Project and Web Tools for Efficient Work

November 28th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Computer toolkit

Daily working life is far more complicated than ever before with many simultaneous projects and work going on all at the same time. Thankfully there are a couple of online project and work web tools which can be used to enhance your productiveness, increase efficiency and help tackle daily workload.

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Love Cappuccino

November 22nd, 2011 by Richard Stowey



Love Cappuccino, originally uploaded by Richard Stowey.

Love Cappuccino

Categories: Uncategorised

Agile Product Management Meetup at ProductTank

November 13th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

ProductTank - Agile Product Management

Agile Product Management was the subject for October’s ProductTank, with talks from Roman Pichler, Harvey Wheaton and Tom Loosemore. Agile management is an iterative method of determining requirements for projects in a highly flexible and interactive manner, and on client side projects working to budgetary requirements, rather than fixed scopes and specifications, it is being adopted by many organisations.

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Saab 900 Mosaic

November 3rd, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Saab have just reached a mammoth 100,000 likes on their Facebook page and released a couple of images on Flickr made up with images from a lot of fan pictures.

Pretty impressive. And a good choice in the Saab 900.

Saab 900 Mosaic – small, originally uploaded by Saab Cars Official.

Categories: Facebook, Social Media

Kriega R25 Motorcycle Backpack Review

October 24th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Kriega R25 Logo

It only takes a moment on the 8.21 Southwest Trains service from Clapham Junction to Teddington for me to realise just how much I use the Kriega R25 backpack. For the past five months, the Kriega R25 has carried my camera, laptop, books, holiday gear, badminton stuff and general work related paraphernalia with me pretty much on a daily basis.

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You are Your Brand

October 4th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Unevolved Brand #93

It’s beginning to make perfect sense.

The power of the individual, the importance of personal brand and the ability for an individual to control what they do and how they do it has never been clearer and easier. All this, even though thanks to the internet, the personal brand has more facets to control, manipulate and keep track of.

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Categories: Branding, Culture
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