Everyone has their own story; a compilation of vivid experiences or abstract moments that make us who we are. But what happens when thousands of stories are compiled into one accessible archive? The creation of one of the largest oral history projects in America has begun.
So the bottle has stopped spinning and you are the one that has been tasked to deliver the collaboration platform. Based on our experiences this can be great for your career but daunting to get started. It’s not like you do this every day right?
It is widely believed that there are neurological limits to the number of personal connections we can maintain as individuals. The number, proposed by British anthropologist Robin Dunbar, is believed to be around 150, although others suggest it could vary from as low as 100 to as high as 230.
I have a love/hate relationship with IKEA. Many times have I been seduced by the super-simple solutions I see in the showroom only to get home and find myself flooded with frustration as I try to decipher the assembly instructions that only a PhD engineer could possibly decode.
Every Monday I have to fight through the huddled masses congregating on Oxford Street in order to get to a class. Whilst the crowd is pretty fervent throughout the year, at Christmas it is especially so.
At IBM Connect, in the Netherlands, I had the change to listen to a presentation by IBM’s Laurent Boes. He should have gotten more time, but that’s just my opinion. His topic; Smarter Workforce. One slide, or more a summary, just made so much sense that I want to share it with you.
Ok, before we get started with this post, I know the word hacking has very techie connotations, but I used it for this post because the tech community have taken this concept on board more than most.
Our homes and workplaces are more 'connected' now than they ever have been thanks to the advent of Wi-Fi, smart devices, conferencing equipment and other technological advancements. But is your home or workplace completely future-proofed?
According to Google’s online video viewership statistics, more than one billion unique users visit YouTube.com each month.
The website as we know it is about to get killed off. What started as an electronic brochure is headed for the trash bin as a relic of the first phase of the Internet.
I’ve written previously about the growth in platforms allowing healthcare professionals to share information and insights. Whilst there is evidence that doctors do value the opportunity to converse with other doctors about medical issues.
Most consumers are likely to ignore business marketing emails sent to their inbox instead of acting on these messages. So, business owners need to find a better way to carry out their marketing techniques in a more interesting and engaging manner.
The environmental factors that contribute to crime have been immensely popular ever since The Tipping Point highlighted the so called broken windows theory popularised by former mayor of New York Rudolph Giuliani.
When it comes to business, we're
ever so much more comfortable with the rational aspect of everything.
It's business, it's not personal ... but at my company, Swiss Re, our
leaders are strongly focusing on emotional commitment.
Back when I began in business, everything was paper based. The yellow pages was a key source of information and card records were held with contact details for clients.