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A quiet little word

  • Media Production and Blockchain
    The take-up of blockchain (or more accurately Distributed Ledger Technology) in the TV/film industry has been relatively slow to date, while other industries seem to be jumping at the opportunity. It may be the toxic image of crypto, and let’s face it money is often a dirty word at the sharp end of creativity, but… Continue reading Media Production and Blockchain
  • A look back at 2021
    With the dust truly settled on 2021, I’ve had the chance to take a breather and have a good look back at Shwsh’s journey over the last year. What could have been a first hard year in business was actually a pleasure thanks to our excellent clients and a constant flow of interesting R&D challenges.… Continue reading A look back at 2021
  • Reverse Innovation: a Squid Game
    Most Innovation strategy research focuses on products and multinational business. It is rarely applied to the media sector, perhaps because innovation isn’t seen as separate from the day to day business of making new programmes. But are the same strategies at play here, are there any lessons we can learn from other industries? Glocalisation of… Continue reading Reverse Innovation: a Squid Game
  • Fearless Innovation
    You are the hero of this story, about to start on the epic quest of R&D to discover a new magic solution to vanquish a belligerent old enemy. Like any hero you need to be fearless. Here are the five reasons why: Fearless of Change It is all too easy to be too precious about… Continue reading Fearless Innovation
  • Interactive Video Tools
    When Black Mirror did their interactive episode Bandersnatch on Netflix in 2018, everyone in broadcasting suddenly got very excited about interactive video. It wasn’t really the first time though and interactive video had been doing the rounds since in FMV games in the 90’s. I’ve been lucky enough to work alongside teams that have done… Continue reading Interactive Video Tools
  • The Innovation Green Cross Code
    So you’ve got an idea. You think it is really amazing, original and innovative and everyone you talk to is like, ‘Yeh that’s so cool, makes you wonder why no one has thought to do that before. You ROCK!‘ Spoiler alert – Maybe you do rock, but someone has thought of doing it before! With… Continue reading The Innovation Green Cross Code