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Sean McAndrew
Works at Tarmac
Attended Loughborough University
Lives in Moseley, UK
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Tarmac's central Marketing Team have received a Gold Digital Media Animation Award, for its ‘Paper City’ corporate film, in the Cream 2015 Awards. The awards recognise creative talent and skills in the Midlands.
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There are no reports that it tracks emissions
Despite reports that Android Auto collects critical car data, Google claims it does not.
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Tarmac Leadership Team Conference at Birmingham Town Hall. Great couple of days that happened to showcase some of the best interactive offerings of cloud-computing.

#Tarmac   #CRH  
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USB-C to DisplayPort cable. Perfect condition - one careful owner.
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DIY SOS ‘Homes for Veterans’ (Episode 1 of 2) is showing on BBC ONE tonight at 8pm, which Tarmac's Contracting team at Agecroft helped out with earlier this month.
Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team are back for a two-part special with their most ambitious build ever, and this time they are joined by two special royal helpers. The team are taking on a whole street in Manchester and turning run-down empty properties into homes for veterans. The team rally the local community to get stuck in and are also helped by Prince William and Prince Harry, who volunteer on site. In this show, the trades come together to...
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A superb effort from the team and a great show to watch. Cant wait for the 2nd part.
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Sage observations from +Geoffrey Fowler. Real-time collaboration isn't where it needs to be.

How could Microsoft miss so many details?

• When you’re live-editing a Word doc, there’s occasionally a delay that can lead to not-so-hilarious “Who’s on First?” scenarios with your colleagues. You also can’t both edit the same paragraph, like you can in Google Docs.

• You can’t collaborate in real time yet in Excel and PowerPoint—or the Word apps for Mac, phones or tablets.

• The Save As screen presents the option to place files in a recent collaborator’s OneDrive account. Sounds handy, but clicking on it made the whole app crash every time I tried.

• If you’re using a laptop somewhere without Internet access, there’s no quick way to save a document to make sure it will go online later. (To do it, you have to menu hunt.)
Office 2016 arrives with enough issues to raise the question: Why do we need it at all?
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Question is - will Accenture and Cloud Sherpas unify their email and collaboration platform?
Accenture will acquire Cloud Sherpas, a leader in cloud advisory and technology services specializing in Google, Salesforce and ServiceNow.
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Well yes, ah hem missed that one well and truly!  Yup, 'unfortunately' it does.
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Senior Cloud Consultant
Employment
  • Tarmac
    Digital Transformation Programme Manager, 2015 - present
  • SPIE
    Consultant, 2014 - 2015
  • Value Retail
    Consultant, 2013 - 2014
  • White Stratus
    Senior Cloud Consultant, 2013 - 2013
  • Jaguar Land Rover
    Google Enterprise Programme Manager, 2010 - 2013
  • Taylor Woodrow
    IT Project Manager & Lead Business Analyst, 2004 - 2008
  • BT Exact
    Research Engineer, 2000 - 2004
  • Severn Trent Water
    Assistant Engineer, 1997 - 2000
  • Electrolux
    Sales
  • Steria
    Senior Consultant, 2009 - 2009
  • Arqiva
    Business Analyst, 2009 - 2010
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Moseley, UK
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Birmingham, UK - Belfast, Northern Ireland - Suffolk, England - Stockholm, Sweden - Balz Zimmermann-Strasse 7, 8302 Kloten
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IT professional with experience in Enterprise Google and broader collaboration technologies.

Engineering Doctorate (EngD) graduate of Loughborough University with particular interest in cloud computing service solutions.

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I've met the Pope
Education
  • Loughborough University
    Doctor of Engineering (EngD), 2000 - 2009
  • The University of Birmingham
    Construction Management (MSc), 1996 - 1997
  • The University of Sheffield
    Civil & Structural Engineering (BEng (Hons)), 1993 - 1996
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MacAindriu
My favourite haunt for Indian cuisine in the Birmingham locale.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
For starters I went for the Mirza Ghasemi (Baked, crushed aubergine, slow cooked with tomatoes, garlic and eggs) with Persian bread. Main course Bakhteari (lamb and chicken kebab) with saffron rice. Washed down with saffron lager. Service was good, and the restaurant pretty smart. In words of Peter Kay, I should have asked "Has tha nowt moist?". Bit dry for my palate.
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
When one door closes, another one opens. A fragile soul may have been deterred after a knock-back from the favourably reviewed Ah-Hua II. However, a man must eat, so I continued back towards Wiedikon and thought I would go for my second choice, the unimaginably named, 'Five Spices'. I was made immediately welcome, and the second waitress in attendance had already gone to get an English version of the menu when she heard me speaking to the first. The steamed Dim Sum for starters, at 15 CHF, was excellent, complimented by a zesty dipping sauce. For the main course, I chose the 'Nua Pad Prig Khing'. The four-word dish carried a three chilli heat rating, and the mature waitress tried to discourage me from ordering it. She cited many locals finding it too spicy to their taste. This little lady was unaware that I lived a stones-throw from the Balti Triangle of Birmingham, and so my palate was well conditioned. Although slightly too salty, the Beef curry dish was spot on, and fragrant rice a reassuring accompaniment, as comforting as a Yorkshire pudding with a Sunday roast. To show my sophistication to the locals, I asked for chop-sticks to chomp through the 27 CHF dish. Chop-sticks - in the hands of a Westerner - add a few additional minutes to any meal. To top a great meal, the Thai lady asked me is I was here for 'long time'? Unfortunately no, but the memories will.
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Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Worst Indian dining experience. Ever. I chose to make the longish walk, in the cold rain, to Swaad this Thursday night because Thursday nights at Swaad are buffet nights. Right? Apparently not. Read on. I arrive circa 8pm. One couple with a baby are leaving, another couple are close to finishing. I am given a welcome as sparse as the customer roll-call in the event of a fire drill. Five minutes later, I am the only customer in there. A young fellow saunters over and drops two menus before me. He makes a recommendation. A drinks recommendation of sparkling wine, topped off with mango juice. All for only 10 CHF. "No, thank you, my good man. I'll settle for a large beer at half the price". I then picked up the other menu and enquired "Not buffet?". No. Not buffet. Menu. I chose the 'Hajari Kebab' (13.50 CHF) for starters, and safe-bet, 'Swaad Thali' (33.50 CHF) for main. It turns out that my trip to Swaad has taught me some new Hindi words. I now know that Hajari translate to 'plain chicken', and 'Swaad' means 'premium price for no discernible added premium'. Here's the rub. At 9 o'clock a coach-load (I have a photo of the coach) of about 30 Indian folk rolled into the restaurant and immediately started helping themselves to the bain-marie's of food I had passed on my entrance. Turns out Thursday *was* buffet night, just not buffet night for me. My thali contained a curry dish with fish that was cooked on one half only, and a small blob of creamy chicken curry with 3 chicken cubes languishing. I couldn't work out what to do with the bowel of plain yoghurt. I ate my rice, dipped my naan, and exited - never to return.
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Food: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
The Old Crown is a firm favourite of ours for family Sunday lunch.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago