16 episodes

Interviews and discussions with digital thought leaders, pioneers, industry experts and gravity9 affiliates. Each month hosts Andy Ross and Andy Newman will be delving into proven digital success stories, challenging new digital thinking and understanding the why and the how behind digital innovators.

Digital Matters gravity9

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Interviews and discussions with digital thought leaders, pioneers, industry experts and gravity9 affiliates. Each month hosts Andy Ross and Andy Newman will be delving into proven digital success stories, challenging new digital thinking and understanding the why and the how behind digital innovators.

    Letting our Hair Down with Single View.

    Letting our Hair Down with Single View.

    This episode is a step away from our usual format as we let our hair down discussing Single View with gravity9 Founder Noel Ady. Regular Digital Matters host Andy Newman is joined by gravity9's Application Modernization Lead, Eric Allen as they break down the challenges and approaches of Single View.


    What is single view? - think of everything as an APIRelating to Single View and the Challenges it poses, how can these be overcome?The impact of the last 18 months on how organisations are using and adopting Single ViewWhat is possible and how do you develop a cohesive strategy?The changing expectations of consumers, how these evolve and who is responsible for feeding the consumer connection?The impact of company responsibilities on single view (GDPR, CCPA etc)The decision of build vs buy when it comes to a 360 solution and how it impacts internal teams as well as external consumersExample use cases and making the right decision for your organisationSubscribe to the Digital Matters podcast from gravity9 for monthly discussions with leading digital innovators, thought leaders and industry disruptors who, like us, think differently when it comes to digital. 
    Follow us at LinkedIn for regular blog posts, opinions and to learn more about what we do for organisations.  
    We are gravity9 and we are just getting started! 


     
     

    • 42 min
    The incremental steps to success and how Innovation comes in many forms, with Sara Stephens of Rest Less

    The incremental steps to success and how Innovation comes in many forms, with Sara Stephens of Rest Less

    In this episode of gravity9’s Digital Matters podcast, we welcome Sara Stephens Entrepreneur, Co-Founder and CTO of Rest Less, the digital organisation helping the over 50’s get more out of life. Rest Less offer content, guidance and resources on a range of topics spanning Work and Careers, Volunteering, Learning, Money, Health, Lifestyle and Relationships. Our Hosts Andy Ross and Andy Newman talk to Sara about her rapid rise to CTO, getting more women into digital roles and how the over 50’s are the perfect audience for a digital offering.  
    Females in digital roles, who are the female technology role models and how to drive more women into digital positions. The big differences between working at large corporates and start up’s and how to make the transition, including connecting to the team, innovation, problem-solving and how to wear multiple hats.  The creative thinking and resourcefulness of start-up entrepreneurs and why it's important to have a business support network.  How and why small organisations drive creativity and how large corporations can learn from the agility and creativity of start-ups to deliver business value faster. How innovation comes in many forms and why it doesn’t always have to be the big ideas and why it's important to share this with your team.  Getting your start-up off the ground and knowing when to make the jump. How the over 50’s demographic is changing and why Rest Less is consistently seeking to expand the content offering to their market – don't stop making the small steps. Subscribe to the Digital Matters podcast from gravity9 for monthly discussions with leading digital innovators, thought leaders and industry disruptors who, like us, think differently when it comes to digital. 
    Follow us at LinkedIn for regular blog posts, opinions and to learn more about what we do for organisations.  
    We are gravity9 and we are just getting started! 

    • 51 min
    Human Factors Design with Filip Florek

    Human Factors Design with Filip Florek

    In episode 15 of gravity9’s Digital Matters podcast, we welcome Human Factors Design specialist, Filip Florek. Filip works with internationally well-known brands to help them research, design and develop practical and innovative solutions that are safe, reliable and user friendly. In this episode, Filip discusses the art of Human Factor Design and the science behind it.
    Evolving from UX into Human Factor Design.Successfully uniting psychology, sociology, engineering, biomechanics, industrial design and physiology to create positive user experiences. Evolution of Human Factor Design in a digital world and how it is likely to continue to evolve.How brands such as McLaren (racing)  to Arrival (zero-emissions public transport) are sharing design concepts.How Human Factor Design can increase workplace productivity and motivation. Subscribe to the Digital Matters podcast from gravity9 for monthly discussions with leading digital innovators, thought leaders and industry disruptors who, like us, think differently when it comes to digital. 
    Follow us at LinkedIn for regular blog posts, opinions and to learn more about what we do for organisations.  
    We are gravity9 and we are just getting started! 

    • 36 min
    The fan experience and engaging an ever increasing digital audience with Daragh Persse of The Brand Fans

    The fan experience and engaging an ever increasing digital audience with Daragh Persse of The Brand Fans

    In episode 14 of gravity9’s Digital Matters podcast, we welcome Daragh Persse, Founder of The Brand Fans, the independent creative sponsorship and fan engagement consultancy. Now ten years old, The Brand Fans create emotional brand experiences through sponsorship delivering long term connections across sport, music, entertainment, arts and culture. Andy and Andy will be looking into the sponsorship market and what it looks like in an increasingly digital world.  
    How you can digitise an organisation and transform for the digital world How big brands such as F1 are recreating the fan experience at home for an ever-increasing digital audience The importance of building an emotional connection with brands and how Netflix, The Premier League and F1 have achieved this How brands are packaging their content to appeal to the different levels of audience to engage and interact with them The rise of e-sports and the pros and cons of sponsorship The importance of data and content and the role it plays in reaching out to the different levels of audience and the fan experience What the Olympics are doing to engage the audiences around the world and what brands are going to be doing this year at a very different Olympics.  How AI has the opportunity to open up the world of sport and sports sponsorship.  Subscribe to the Digital Matters podcast from gravity9 for monthly discussions with leading digital innovators, thought leaders and industry disruptors who, like us, think differently when it comes to digital. 
    Follow us at LinkedIn for regular blog posts, opinions and to learn more about what we do for organisations.  
    We are gravity9 and we are just getting started! 
    IBM, Formula1, The Premier League, Heineken, Guinness, Netflix, Coca Cola, Old El Paso

    • 53 min
    Jim Duffy talks about the evolution of Blockchain and where it will go next.

    Jim Duffy talks about the evolution of Blockchain and where it will go next.

    In episode twelve of gravity9’s Digital Matters podcast Andy Ross and Andy Newman talk with technology pioneer and entrepreneur Jim Duffy who has been transforming industries using the latest digital technology since the Internet began, Recently Jim held the role of CEO at Tracr™, an innovative, industry-focused blockchain traceability platform developed for the diamond industry by market leader De Beers. In this episode of Digital Matters Jim talks about Blockchain, and its evolution.  
    The maturity of Blockchain, where it sits in the evolution of the internet and how organisations can adapt Blockchain as a service. How the big tech companies are offering Blockchain as a service and how this offering is likely to develop over time The speed at which start-ups are able to develop blockchain solutions and the impact this is having on large enterprises How blockchain is being used in the battle against Coronavirus in both the supply chain and as far as citizen tracking The journey of MongoDB from unicorn status to large enterprise and how they are likely to continue to evolve.  Subscribe to the Digital Matters podcast from gravity9 for monthly discussions with leading digital innovators, thought leaders and industry disruptors who, like us, think differently when it comes to digital. 
    Follow us at LinkedIn for regular blog posts, opinions and to learn more about what we do for organisations.  
    We are gravity9 and we are just getting started! 

    • 31 min
    When will the NFT bubble burst? gravity9's Andy Newman and Majid Malik share their thoughts

    When will the NFT bubble burst? gravity9's Andy Newman and Majid Malik share their thoughts

    With NFT's,  (non fungible token) such a hot topic at the moment they have been somewhat of a discussion topic amongst our digitally-minded team here at gravity9. So much so that Experience Practice Director, Andy Newman and Senior Consultant Majid Malik have come together to share their perspective on the NFT market and where it is going in our latest Digital Matters podcast. 

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    • 35 min

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