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Tom Phelan
Tom Phelan

After graduating with a Management & Organisational Innovation MSc from Queen Mary University of London, Tom was editor of a music website. He brings his interest in business history and innovation strategies to ITProPortal, along with a love of challenging and creative journalism. He’s a recent iPhone convert and will happily tell you all about the experience.
Away from the multi-coloured décor of the office, Tom teaches English, reviews gigs and chooses his beer wisely.

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Articles by Tom

CEO of Etc Venues to speak at Startup Grind this October

12 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
CEO of Etc Venues to speak at Startup Grind this October
Alastair Stewart, founder and CEO of Etc Venues, is to host the October edition of Startup Grind, offering attendees guidance, advice and a wealth of business knowledge.

Terrorists, paparazzi, poachers: Report flags nefarious use of drones

16 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
Terrorists, paparazzi, poachers: Report flags nefarious use of drones
A report has highlighted the safety, security and privacy issues concerned with the increased use of drones in the UK over the next 20 years.

'The classroom hasn't evolved since the printing press was invented' says top Angry Bird

20 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
'The classroom hasn't evolved since the printing press was invented' says top Angry Bird
Chief marketing officer and "Mighty Eagle" of Rovio Entertainment Ltd., Peter Vesterbacka, joined a panel to discuss the gamification of education at Moscow Open Innovations forum.

Startup of the Week: Going private with Zesty

10 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Startup of the Week: Going private with Zesty
Lloyd Price, co-founder of online healthcare marketplace and bookings service Zesty, chatted to us about demystifying the market, using Uber/Hailo analogies and hiring for passion.

Why Windows 10 will be the best Windows yet

30 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Why Windows 10 will be the best Windows yet
In the build-up to the Microsoft Windows 9 launch, here are a few thoughts on why Windows 9 is going to be really rather good. All based on rumours, hopes and dreams of course.

Smartphones of the future to bypass cell towers

30 Sep 2014  by Tom Phelan
Smartphones of the future to bypass cell towers
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are exploring how smartphones' LTE radio can be used to connect them directly to other devices up to 500 metres.