Yesterday the GWR train into Paddington stopped at Southall; the train driver said we would be there for an "unforeseen time". Uber to the rescue showing driver and passenger where each other was and into central London in time for meeting- just. This is how the "pay-as-you-go" technology revolution is changing the world. Whatever the business ethics of Uber v traditional "cabbies" it was a must have benefit yesterday.

SMEs are better able to exploit this than many large enterprises and like Uber create shock waves. The insurance industry will be stood on its head and some large, traditional, legacy IT centric insurance companies will rue the day they lacked leaders who anticipated these changes