Demystifying market-making

Demystifying market-making

At eCo we’re primarily concerned with software that supports generic processes. It is not our aim to chase source-available sales for business activities in which participants seek an edge by having better ideas or superior mathematics or more advanced...
How to score your next promotion

How to score your next promotion

I’ve met with a few people recently who have studied our website but tell me that they only really came to understand eCo after discussing it face to face. The website has quite a lot of information about how eCo works, they say, but it doesn’t explain why...
Where can technology take you?

Where can technology take you?

In 1972, I watched Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt walk on the moon (the third astronaut of the Apollo 17 crew, Ron Evans, remained in orbit around the moon in the command module).  It’s a lasting memory, as you’d expect for a boy with nerdish tendencies. There were...
Platform Thinking

Platform Thinking

What is Business Platform Thinking? Inspired by studies done by Annabelle Gawer from Imperial College in business platform thinking I discovered a very useful model of how businesses can become more agile, more innovative and can adapt faster than their competition.  ...
A Greater Place to Work – Part 2

A Greater Place to Work – Part 2

Last week’s column showed that banks hold several powerful attractions as potential employers for technologists but they face deep structural challenges and are currently losing the battle for motivational appeal. On the other hand, a crisis can, through necessity,...
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