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Human Skills Will Be Most Important In The Digital Future Of Work

As many of us have moved to working from home and many companies will keep remote working permanently, the future of jobs looks like it will be increasingly digital but also increasingly focused on wellbeing and self-management. I analyze a . . .

Read articleposted 11th January 2021
Manufacturing Leaders Turn To As-A-Service Business Models Post-Covid


With reduced numbers of employees physically available, and factory shut-downs in many sectors, the manufacturing industry is turning to Equipment-as-a-service business models to try and pivot into a new way of working.

Read articleposted 16th September 2020
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UK Exam Results U-Turn: Algorithms Alone Can’t Solve Complex Human Problems


Taking exams is never easy, but getting an algorithm to decide results is far more difficult. The UK government have learnt the hard way that a badly constructed algorithm does more harm than good – the question now is if . . .

Read articleposted 4th September 2020
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Is Facebook Doing Enough To Stop Racial Bias In AI?


After recently announcing Equity and Inclusion teams to investigate racial bias across their platforms, and undergoing a global advertising boycott over alleged racial discrimination, is Facebook doing enough to tackle racial bias?

Read articleposted 28th August 2020
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Trust Is A Keystone Of Digital Transformation


Reputable and trustworthy authentication is a keystone of any digital transformation project. But for businesses to really make progress and successfully move towards remote working, passwords need to be made a thing of the past.

Read articleposted 29th July 2020
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It’s Not Rocket Science: Making Automation Accessible Key To Digital Transformation


Automation can save the job market, if put into the right hands. Digitally transformative technologies have become widely accepted by business leaders as a means of giving us a productivity boost akin to the industrial revolution. But as AI and . . .

Read articleposted 24th July 2020
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How To Rebuild A More Sustainable Economy Post-Covid


The conversation around climate change has understandably taken a back seat in recent months, but as reports emerge that we have only six months to avert climate catastrophe, it is clear that the world’s pandemic recovery plan must also include drastically . . .

Read articleposted 9th July 2020
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Should Location Decide Salary? Why Decentralized Pay Scales Are The Future Of Wages


Historically speaking, where an employee is based has almost always been a prevailing factor in their remuneration. Be it individuals working for the same multinational company, or workers from the same industry operating in different geographies, conventionally, pay has very . . .

Read articleposted 2nd July 2020
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Is Contact Tracing A Public Or Private Concern?


Technology will play a huge role in the post-Covid-19 world, especially if we are to return to normality as quickly as some hope. Contact tracing and social distancing apps are already rushing to market, with many being touted as the . . .

Read articleposted 30th June 2020
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The 4 Types Of Future Companies As A Result Of Automation And AI


Covid-19 has forced business leaders to accept that automation will arrive earlier than expected. It is therefore timely, albeit in less-than-positive circumstances, to look at which type of companies will, and will not, thrive in the future.

Read articleposted 26th June 2020
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Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

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