There are few people (if that’s the right word) you’d want in a crisis more than Lieutenant Commander Data, the android logician from Star Trek: The Next Generation. Lucky Charles Russell then, because that’s just who it appears to have at its helm. Masquerading as managing partner Grant Howell, the intergalactic stellar explorer and all-round clever clogs has had more than his fair share of hairy situations to navigate. April’s round of job cuts could have taken the firm (or The Enterprise, as it’s known internally) into a meteor storm of trouble, but not with Data on board. Rumours that Howell, or Data, plans to sacrifice himself for the greater good of the firm are unconfirmed.