Author Archives: Mike Parsons
Mike Parsons: “I have been a UK based manufacturer and product innovator all my life and after a recent April 2013 visit to China I have come to the conclusion that :“reshoring is no longer in question, its a necessity”. Continue reading
UNDERSTANDING INNOVATION, Apple case study. Its a buzz word but still for most people a mystery and something that only either the genius’s or the high techies of this world can can do? Here is an overview intended to make … Continue reading
The power of platforms: a blog around the Google Android platform. This covers Google engineer, Steve Yegge’s G+ posting of Oct 2011, my personal experience, origins of platforms, use in IT hardware and reflections and my findings on the Android … Continue reading
Dave Brailsford, is son of John Brailsford, ( a mountain guide and bike racer; innovator of the MOAC nut and designer of the Curver ice axe) was brought up in Deiniolen North Wales and speaks Welsh and French. He … Continue reading
BLACKS - the definitive 160 year history. On Friday 6th January 2012, Blacks Leisure Group plc went into receivership and the viable assets ( several brands, amongst which Blacks, Peter Storm, Eurohike are the key ones) were purchased by JD Sports … Continue reading
Mike’s Mountain Marathon blog. Keeping dry #1 KEEPING DRY on the TGO-Challenge 2011 KEEPING DRY – backpacking across Scotland – TGOC #1 report on protecting pack and contents. Here is a short gallery of our first 4 days pictures There … Continue reading
This video presentation by a UK based and world renowned retailer, surprised many by the depth and breadth of their actions. view slides below alternately.