Category Archives: Rural

Using Coca Cola’s Distribution Muscle

Photo credits: Right: Nick Gripton Left: Marie-II Today, via a tweet, I was invited by Number 10 to join a live blog of the Business Call To Action event. As the commentary scrolled by, Coca Cola made a statement and … Continue reading

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Calling Jack Thurston

This is an experiment in online social networking. If you are Jack Thurston of ‘The Bike Show from Resonance FM‘ fame please leave a comment. It’s also an interesting case study, particularly for those who are struggling to figure this … Continue reading

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Co-design process gathers pace

Thanks to the generosity of many, the ruralnet|online co-design exercise is gathering steam over here. Please join in if you can, just visit to pick up insights for your own projects. Here are some recent exchanges The feature list! What … Continue reading

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Co-design process gathers pace

Thanks to the generosity of many, the ruralnet|online co-design exercise is gathering steam over here. Please join in if you can, just visit to pick up insights for your own projects. Here are some recent exchanges The feature list! What … Continue reading

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ruralnet|online co-design process launched!

Following a lot of frantic activity over the last week, yesterday saw the launch of the first step towards the re-design of ruralnet|online – a mechanism to involve our users, past, present and potential, in the whole re-design process. Please … Continue reading

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ruralnet | online co-design process launched!

Following a lot of frantic activity over the last week, yesterday saw the launch of the first step towards the re-design of ruralnet|online – a mechanism to involve our users, past, present and potential, in the whole re-design process. Please … Continue reading

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Planning for the next generation ruralnet|online

The planning for the development and launch of the next generation of ruralnet|online got off to a solid start this week using flipchart paper and post-it notes. Not a bit of IT in sight! Our objective is to involve users, … Continue reading

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Planning for the next generation ruralnet | online

The planning for the development and launch of the next generation of ruralnet|online got off to a solid start this week using flipchart paper and post-it notes. Not a bit of IT in sight! Our objective is to involve users, … Continue reading

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ruralnet|online will soon be 10

About this time 10 years ago I was loading £8,000-worth of IBM RAID server into the car to take it back to work after the Christmas break. The server had FirstClass installed on it and had been set up on … Continue reading

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ruralnet | online will soon be 10

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