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Will The Four-Day Week Have Its Day Post-Pandemic?

For many, Covid-19 has put life-work balance into perspective, with wellbeing now high on the priority list. Will a four-day week help to jump-start productivity, and maintain this focus on wellbeing post-pandemic? I spoke with Anastasia Leng of CreativeX about . . .

Read articleposted 7th July 2021
Why Data Sharing Can Make Organizations Worldwide Smarter Together

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While the value of sharing data has been proven multiple times over in the consumer sphere, businesses are less keen to share their piece of the puzzle – but with everyone facing unprecedented hardships, that could soon change.

Read articleposted 20th October 2020
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Do Algorithms Dream Of Electric Speech? What Virtual Philip K. Dick Can Teach Us About AI

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“It seems to me that it is really impossible that it could be me.” What can a conversation between a virtual Philip K Dick and Dr. Ben Goertzel, one of the world’s leading AI researchers, teach us about the playful . . .

Read articleposted 2nd October 2020
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Does The Office Still Have A Purpose?

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Is the modern office redundant in the age of Covid? Lawrence Mohiuddine, MD of EMEA and The Americas at Unispace, thinks not. Office space offers more than just proximity, but can it keep pace with the remote work revolution?

Read articleposted 18th September 2020
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Manufacturing Leaders Turn To As-A-Service Business Models Post-Covid

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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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The WEIRD Book

The WEIRD CEO

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.

The WEIRD CEO explains how and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

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