Are we failing our profession?

Every year we discuss hot trends and the latest fads, but are we failing our profession by always chasing the shiny and new?

On this week's GoodPractice Podcast, Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson are joined by HMRC's Andrew Jacobs to discuss.

Andrew blogs at lostanddesperate.com.

For more on why people love horoscopes so much, check out the 'Barnum Effect' on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnum_effect 

The Innovators Dilemma is available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Innovators-Dilemma-Technologies-Management-Innovation/dp/142219602X 

The book Ross referenced was Chess by Stefan Zweig: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Chess-Modern-Classics-Stefan-Zweig/dp/0141196300 

Andrew told us all about the word 'procrastiworking': https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Procrastiworking 

The Lexus ad, written by AI, is covered here: https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/lexus-creates-the-worlds-first-filmed-advert-entirely-scripted-by-ai 

If you were wondering what Ross' 'electric sheep' comment was about, it's a reference to the Philip K. Dick book that was filmed as Blade Runner.

Finally, the Sourtoe Cocktail was covered by Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/sourtoe-cocktail 

Sleigh bells used courtesy of GowlerMusic (https://freesound.org/people/GowlerMusic/sounds/265458/) / CC BY3.0

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