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Rob England
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Attended Victoria University of Wellington
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They need four months notice of a new election so they can get all the bribes paid
Sepp Blatter has stunned the world of football, resigning as Fifa president just four days after being re-elected to a fifth term. The 79-year-old, who has held office since 1998, announced the decision in Zurich on Tuesday (NZT Wednesday), six days after Swiss police, acting on a request from ...
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The glass floor...?
AT FIRST glance the patriarchy appears to be thriving. More than 90% of presidents and prime ministers are male, as are nearly all big corporate bosses. Men dominate...
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I would say the problem is one of culture. Men are not inherently incapable, but they need to change their strategy.
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THIS IS REALLY IMPORTANT
Or, Can books save us from what digital does to our brains?
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Yes indeed.  Thanks.
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PC running riot in the USA. . 
Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, has been brought up on Title IX charges that appear to infringe on her First Amendment rights. She published an account of her experience yesterday.
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We need new methods for managing supply chain complexity.
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Interesting article - nice illustration of the difference between book theory and complex practice
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I'm loving Amy Schumer...
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Kangaroos are not cute little animals. They will f*** you over.
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An adult red or grey roo is really intimidating. They can disembowel you in a second. Luckily they usually can't be bothered. Being Aussies they are laid back
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It is so good that Blatter is not going down quietly. This invests the chances that the whole thing will collapse and he'll get nailed.
Sepp Blatter went on the offensive over accusations that he has presided over a regime of rampant corruption during his 17 years in charge.
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"it’s real easy to mess things up if you give developers the keys to the kingdom, but don’t develop in them the extra sense of responsibility that comes with that"
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The 21st century mind, Beijing says, accepts Chinese power as a simple fact of geopolitics. 
Once in a while the question changes. Not so long ago western policy makers asked whether a rising China would sign up as a “responsible stakeholder” in the postwar global system. Now amid controversy over the Beijing-inspired Asian Infrastructure
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Loving this. ..
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Education
  • Victoria University of Wellington
    Operations Research
  • Massey University
    Adult Education
  • University of Canterbury
    Electrical Engineering
  • University of Otago
    Engineering intermediate
  • Bayfield High School
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Other names
Robin England
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IT commentator, consultant, author, "The IT Skeptic"
Introduction
I'm an independent IT management consultant and commentator based in Wellington, New Zealand. I'm an internationally-recognised thought leader in IT Service Management (ITSM). I'm a published author of several books and many articles, best known for my controversial blog and alter-ego, the IT Skeptic (blog, Google+). 

Awarded itSMF New Zealand's inaugural ITSM Champion for 2011. 
Best speaker  itSMF New Zealand national conference 2011. 
Credited in the acknowledgments as a contributor to the 2011 edition of the ITIL core book Service Strategy.  
The IT Skeptic won the popular vote for best "IT consultant and analyst" blog in the UK Computer Weekly IT Blog Awards 2010

I'm an IT Certified Professional (ITCP).  

I'm a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the IT Service Management Forum, the NZ Institute of IT Professionals (an accredited Member), and the NZ Skeptics.

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I buy and sell books, toys, cars & houses online. My business, mail, docs & photos are in the cloud. My virtual friends outnumber the real. I G+ and email my son in the next room. I don't use Facebook.  I've had more houses in Minecraft and Second Life than I have in the real world.  OMG I'm a 21stC digital boy
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IT consultant and commentator, author
Skills
Writer, Speaker, Consultant. Content creation, provocateur, advice, improvement, behavioural change, process design, training.
Employment
  • Two Hills Ltd
    IT consultant, commentator, author, 2006 - present
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Porirua, New Zealand
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Melbourne, Australia - Christchurch, New Zealand - Hong Kong - Sydney, Australia - Dunedin, New Zealand - Invercargill, New Zealand - Waitomo, New Zealand - Waitangi, New Zealand - Wellington, New Zealand
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