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Thank you for visiting alexroan.com. I’m Alexander Roan, a consultant with over 18 years of exprience in strategy and operations transformation. I created this site to share my experience. You can find articles, a summary of my experiences and a list of services I can provide. I’m always keen to meet new people, if you have any questions or just want to say hi, please get in touch. You can e-mail me or connect with me on LinkedIn.

Recent articles

Blockchain or distributed ledger technology as it is also known is one of the most hyped technologies of recent times. Despite the popularity, it’s quite a specialised solution and only suitable for specific use cases. Understanding the benefits and when to use it is much easier when you understand the underlying technology. This article explains how blockchain works.

‘Digital’ or ‘new / popular technologies’ are often presented with a lack of clarity. In this guide I’ll briefly discuss technologies classifed as ‘digital’ and provide some recommendations on how to approach this space in plain english.

One of the primary aims of finance is to record the financial aspect of everything a business does and then produce summarised information for external bodies and for management, this process is long and complex and beset by problems, in this guide I describe the process and make some suggestions for improvements.