Smart contracts – set to transform the professional services?  

Contracts and regular people What do we know about contracts? First of all, what happened to you physically when you read that question? Did you, perhaps, wince slightly, tense-up? Maybe not a physical response: a slight switching-off in the brain, maybe even a desire to cry? Well, that’s all perfectly normal because, let’s face it, for a lot of people contracts are a notorious pain in the neck.

May 6, 2018

A novices guide to Ethereum  

Trying to explain exactly what Ethereum is and how it works is hard. It’s pretty much the same as trying to explain how TV works – how does the image arrive at the screen? How are the channels arranged? Where does it go when it’s switched off?

April 30, 2018

EduTech Feature: How technology is set to disrupt education as we know it  

Technology in education is arguably one of the most exciting areas of tech development – and you can’t avoid thinking of it if you, like me, have children in school. AI, AR and m-learning have the potential to fundamentally change both who education can reach and how impactful learning can be in the experience.

April 13, 2018

The UK Digital Charter and Why We Love It  

At mad4digital we want to democratise business and do what we can to ensure that businesses big and small have equal access to making the most of being online. We championed the idea of helping to make businesses self-sufficient online. Transparency and accessibility for our clients is our core value.

March 29, 2018

Why Fintech is a Millennial no-brainer  

Millennials don’t queue For the purposes of this article Blomfield’s words might form the basis of what it is that those born into the digital age find infuriating: seemingly archaic processes that get in the way of progress and #lifegoals.

March 22, 2018

Embracing Tech can rejuvenate your Professional Services Business  

How can technology disrupt a sector that relies on individuals who have received rigorous, usually academic training over extended periods of time, who had to work their way up through the ranks in order to attain the gravitas needed to do the jobs they do? Legal services, medical services, financial and accountancy services – surely human intelligence must prevail here.

March 13, 2018

Blockchain A to Z – 2018  

A - Altcoin: Any alternative to Bitcoin, i.e. the name given to any cryptocurrency that isn’t Bitcoin. Note: many claim to be alternative because they are also better than bitcoin (cheaper, more efficient)

February 9, 2018

Re-imagining your Brand in a Blockchain World  

Think supply chain As a consumer it’s not easy to verify the claims made by brands. How many times have consumers been surprised, even shocked, to find that their favourite brands weren’t in fact abiding by Fair Trade rules as they claimed to be; that, in fact, only certain lines of their clothing labels were child-labour free.

January 29, 2018

It takes more than a great idea to launch an ICO – you need the right agency to run with you  

Discovery - total immersion into your business to understand your initial coin offering objectives and challenges. Design - go-to-market plan that takes care of all possible engagement pre-ICO, during and post the token sale.

January 27, 2018

Opinion Piece – Picking Cryptocurrency winners!  

At the same time JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, has only recently retracted the statement he made in  September 2017, that bitcoin ‘is a fraud’ and ‘worse than tulip bulbs’ going so far as to threaten to fire any trader who bought or sold them for being “stupid.

January 5, 2018

Client-Agency Relationships – It takes two to tango!  

Romance Stage: If either party is not feeling that personal chemistry, then it’s best not to engage. The criteria you apply to choose your agency should be more than the competitiveness or value of the proposal. The right chemistry and culture can play a crucial role in the relationship and ultimate success of the project.  Take time to include and evaluate what personal characteristics are important to you and your business.

September 8, 2017

mad4digital’s Workplace Secrets: Millennials Matter  


Developing and maintaining a happy, empowered, inspired and creative workforce can be a challenge for any business. Having an ‘off the wall’ boss, who gives us fun perks and challenges to work towards, really adds to the work hard play hard culture Every day has something new in store to jump start our creative minds. Today’s theme is funky t-shirt day (one of us looking like a banana milkshake, another looking like a garden flower patch), which has sparked some–let’s say ‘curious’–looks and cheerful conversations with neighbouring workers.

August 24, 2017