Moving the boat forward

This week’s update I found myself sitting down this week to write an update, but blocked from knowing what to write about. It wasn’t a case of having nothing to encapsulate in a post, but instead a case of FreeUP having numerous positive internal developments that would be unwise to make public. I considered eluding Read more about Moving the boat forward[…]

Different Size Engagements

A summary of obvious points When dealing with third-party companies, smaller companies can move faster and larger companies can generate more value. As startups are pressed for mostly every resource they have, picking different size engagements to tailor how the world interacts with you can be quite a powerful tool. The portfolio approach Typically when Read more about Different Size Engagements[…]

Lone Worker Safety (LWS) app

Prelude Given the number of products/solutions available and the rigour of health & safety, I was almost appalled by the gap still present in many people’s lone working setup. This gap affected a large number of people, was a known issue with serious ramifications, and could be vastly mitigated if not solved by simple tech, Read more about Lone Worker Safety (LWS) app[…]

Abstract structure

Structures from nothing

Starting a company is a privilege. As summarised in Zero to One it’s not an incremental improvment, but going from zero to one, making something where there wasn’t anything before. When making structures from nothing, I found it important to note how the overarching structure of the company would be built from its numerous subsystems Read more about Structures from nothing[…]

Abstract graphene structure

Edge modification of pristine graphene

Graphene? The discovery of graphene was one that caught the public’s imagination. Graphene, is a form of carbon where the carbon atoms are bound to each other in such a way that they make a series of hexagons. These hexagons all lye in a plane such that the material (graphene) ends up being a flat Read more about Edge modification of pristine graphene[…]

T-Shirt meetings

The Formality Of Work Formalities are great as they give people a common starting point from which to collaborate and build upon. Without formalities, everything would need to be understood and agreed upon every time a new relationship was made. This is possibly one of the reasons that international agreements are harder. They have more Read more about T-Shirt meetings[…]


Stakeholder lead development

A solution without a problem Developments are often tasked with improving something, or fixing a problem. They expend resources to generate more resources or to make an overall saving by creating efficiency. A stakeholder lead development is the logical method of asking the individuals that have direct experience of the problem you are trying to Read more about Stakeholder lead development[…]