A dozen more Brilliant Minds join the channel

Last week, the teams from yBC and Harvey Thorneycroft Limited came together once again for two days of concentrated filming in London.  Over a dozen new people joined as interviewees/commentators on the rapidly expanding Brilliant Minds channel. Amongst them, Lord Seb Coe, well known British politician and former track and field athlete. As a middle-distance
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Brace yourself for the mind-smash that is “deepfake”

If you’re not already thinking about deepfake and how it might impact your industry, it’s time to do so. The phenomenon describes the situation where new technology including AI allows people to quickly and easily create videos which appear real (but aren’t) and make it look like a well known person has said something on
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Another election won (and lost) via digital strategies

We’ve seen it before. First with Barack Obama, when his team leaned heavily on social media and digital platforms to create a surge of support which got him elected, and again for his second term in 2012. Then in subsequent campaigns both in the US and the UK in particular, including the Brexit referendum. And
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Bad news for sales & marketing professionals

Just when you thought it couldn’t get much more difficult to get attention online, a new study reveals that global attention spans are narrowing.   The research, conducted by the Technical University of Denmark, finds that due to the amount of information that is presented to the public, people have more to focus on, and
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A Formula One double whammy for yBC

At Tuesday’s Brilliant Minds Showcase at Lords Cricket Ground in London, the yBC team filmed an interview with Formula One’s David Coulthard MBE.  David is well known as one of Britain’s most successful Formula One racing drivers, turned presenter, commentator and journalist.  He has driven with Williams F1, McLaren and Red Bull, retiring in 2008. However, the
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yBC team returns to Lords

It’s not very often you can ask over 200 business leaders to give up a day of their time, sit still, and thank you enthusiastically for it.  Yet, Harvey Thorneycroft and his team achieved just that once again, yesterday, and with very good reason. The Brilliant Minds Showcase took place at Lords Cricket Ground yesterday.
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yBC launches significant training platform for AXA

The yBC team (under the FinPix brand) has this year delivered a world class, cloud based, fully bespoke training platform which is now being used by AXA IM (part of the AXA group). The platform enables key stakeholders to deliver accredited CPD training to independent financial advisers across the UK and Italy, with the ability
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Core yBC team hits 18 people globally

With significant growth throughout 2017 and 2018, yBC heads into 2019 with a core team of 18 people. This is the largest the core team has been since yBC was founded in 2005. Team members are based throughout the UK and New Zealand, and also in Budapest, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Singapore and much further afield.
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Content Clever briefings shepherd in 2019

Mark Sinclair has presented to senior Asset Management leaders in Hong Kong and Singapore as part of the annual Content Clever briefings held in conjunction with Last Word Media. The briefings, which took place late November/early December, are a change for the team to update the industry on new developments in the worlds of content
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Mark Sinclair joins board of Hospitality People Group

Hospitality People Group yesterday announced that Mark Sinclair had joined the board of directors as a Non Executive Director. The London, UK based company comprises three thriving businesses specialising in human capital for the global hospitality industry. HPG Advisory Services offers unrivalled executive search services to companies looking to fill board, c-suite or executive level
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