Battle of Ideas festival Saturday 15 October, 10:15—11:45, Church House, London For more details and the session and the festival, read about it here. Session Introduction Biometrics is used by a wide range of institutions and organisations – from police forces and building access to bank security and airport customs. Unlocking your smartphone with your face […]Continue Reading
The Great Resignation: a new reality for frontline workers?
Originally published on Blink App. The Covid pandemic highlighted many things – including how unhappy workers are in their jobs. The experience of having to work through the pandemic seems to have been the last straw for many. It was reported that in April, in the US alone, over 4 million have thrown in the […]Continue Reading
Panel debate – The rise and rise of big tech
Partners Depending on your perspective, tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple are either a force for good or a dangerous oligopoly that needs to be reined in. Some complain that these companies provide too much freedom to misinformation and dangerous, even illegal content, while others worry about censorship. From Covid to comedy, it […]Continue Reading
Is tech ethics on your radar? Here’s why it should be.
Published on simplycommunicate. Image © simplycommunicate. Am quoted in this article on tech ethics in the workplace: “Being isolated at home or stuck in a makeshift office doesn’t make work easy for anyone. But what employees need more than ever is real, meaningful relationships with fellow team members, managers, and to feel part of the […]Continue Reading
Don’t Blame Slack for Ruining Your Work, Blame Your Manager
Photo by antonella brugnola on Unsplash Originally published on CMSwire. The saying goes, a bad workman blames his tools. But a more fitting alternative is we get the technology we deserve. Articles continue to roll out about how messaging tools like Slack, Yammer, WhatsApp — not to mention the granddaddy of them all, email — are to blame for […]Continue Reading
Panel debate: Will AI take your job?
Organised by Smile London. Stephen Waddington and Martyn Perks talk to Jenni Field about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the world of internal communication. From robots writing company announcements to algorithms that might block your next promotion the world of IC is not immune to the impact of AI. Will AI be a force […]Continue Reading
Digital detox: Should we put our smartphones away?
Organised by the Battle of Ideas festival, London. Turn off your mobile phone, they say! Resist the next tweet! Stop instagramming, or continually chatting with your mates. Our devices demand constant attention in the form of alerts, vibrations and notifications. As Julia Hobsbawm, author of Fully Connected: Social Health in an Age of Overload, has noted, […]Continue Reading