Outlook Training (and a video of me!)

We’re great fans of the Outlook series of courses and although they are hard to explain I would recommend them to anyone. So much so that we encourage everyone at work to do at least the first. Outlook have just updated their web site which features a segment...

Clay Shirky’s rant on women (in the workplace)

We employ a lot of women – it wasn’t deliberate, although if I am allowed to generalise a bit I suspect the work we do means that qualities associated with the female of the species are particularly useful in our line of work. In addition, through sensible...

Social Transparency and being a parent

Twitter, FaceBook, LinkedIn – and many others to come, I am sure. They allow us to share fragments of our lives. For myself, and my social “network” the sharing is mainly amongst our peers. My children are still learning to read, although as they do...

Why play is vital at work

This is a really interesting talk from TED on why play is important – just as sleeping, dreaming etc. are. We play a lot at work, sometimes what you might view as rather “Immature” games, sometimes more seriously with technology or tools. I believe...