How do organisations prepare themselves for the next technological revolution? The Deloitte Tech Trends 2014 report gives us some pointers about aspects of our IT work that we need to focus on this year.
Notes from a presentation at Oracle Cloud World on 4th March 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
David Rock, author of Your Brain at Work (2009), asked us how we develop good leaders in our teams. Leadership development is one of the most important aspects to consider in the workplace, as most people would prefer to have a better boss than a pay rise. So therefore, developing good leaders is a significant factor in increasing productivity. Yet growing talent is one of the weakest skills of managers, it rates lowest on a list of manager competencies. Read the rest of this entry »
Library future is not about setting the agenda or predicting where we will go, its about enabling and managing the changes that will come. The main aspect that we should encourage is an appetite for curiousity about the future. While structures and traditions may go, we retain vision and opportunity. We start from a point of reading and literacy, and add on inspiration. Read the rest of this entry »