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01 Oct How to get better at collaboration

What exactly does it mean when someone says 'you need to get better at collaboration'? The definition of collaboration is the action of working with someone to produce something, but then it also means traitorous cooperation with the enemy, so what we have to think about is...

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31 Aug One-hit wonder or sustained success?

Wherever You Will Go (The Calling 2001), Who Let the Dogs Out (Baha Men 2000), Mambo No. 5 (Lou Bega 1999), Kung Fu Fighting (Carl Douglas 1974). An eclectic mix by anyone’s standards, but what all these songs have in common is they were one-hit wonders...

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28 Jul Don’t leave user adoption to chance

Schools may have broken up for the holidays, but for many, the task of upgrading equipment has just begun. The long summer holiday provides the ideal time for schools to install snazzy new equipment ready for the new term. No classrooms out of use. No lessons...

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14 Jul The secret to inspiring meeting spaces

360 writable walls, circular meeting pods, train carriages, a state-of-the-art tech hub. These are some of the creative ideas deployed by London-based workplace designers and fitters Morgan Lovell, who have created workspaces for the likes of eBay, Superdrug, Lindt, Autodesk, TalkTalk and Xchanging. This is not being...

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09 Jun Managing the 5G workplace

There are often five generations working side-by-side in any workplace today. That means you could have school leavers working with colleagues of their parents', grandparents' or even great-grandparents' generation. While each person is an individual, not a stereotype, each generation is generally regarded as having a collective...

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02 Jun Understanding the emotional side of user adoption

Successful deployments of new technology focus on people, not technology. That can be easy to say but difficult to do. Any organisation from a big corporate to a small business, a charity or a school is likely to have a diverse mixture of people in it. These...

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