Peter Owen, the founder of Lights-On Consulting is going to be spending his birthday (4th October) sleeping rough to raise money for charity as part of the annual Byte Night fundraising campaign. So far nearly 50 people and companies who have sponsored him and raised a fabulous £1,880 (£2,205 including gift aid) for Action for the Children charity. Peter adds “If everyone sleeping out manages to raise similar amounts it would be over £3.2 million for the cause! Hopefully that’s a few less children sleeping rough, trying to take their lives and being abused.
Consultant Peter Owen of Lights-On Consulting and Insider editor Charles Christian did a reprise of their futurist double act at last week’s Alternative Legal IT Conference. Starting with a review of the predictions they made the last time they were on stage together two years ago (Pete Owen gave himself a modest 85% success rate, whereas Christian went all Simon Cowellesqe claiming he was 115% accurate on his predictions) they then went on to look at the “next big things” in law firm technology they thought would be making waves over the next couple of years.