Collaboration Technology 2.0

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  • When is a Network a Notwork - Part 3

    Ian White 15 Jun 2009
  • When I was interviewing people for jobs in my department in a UK public sector organisation one of the questions that HR wouldn't let me ask was "Who do you know in the industry?" They thought it ...

  • When is a Network a Notwork - Part 2

    Ian White 15 Jun 2009
  • I was debating with a headhunter over the weekend the benefits of one's professional network in times of trouble i.e. when you're looking for work or help. The headhunter's view is - work your ...

  • When is a Network a Notwork - part 1

    Ian White 13 Jun 2009
  • Here are 3 multimedia YouTube ditties that I penned about the ongoing political scandal.If you have time, please take a look. They're only a couple of minutes long. I've put these up here as they a ...

  • No - I have not died

    Michael Pincher 08 Jun 2009
  • Just been a bit preoccupied - however the political shambles that our country has descended into has help me find my blogging mojo.I think a great starting point is the use of Youtube as a instant ...

  • Leaders 10 Worst Mistakes

    Ian White 04 Jun 2009
  • Apologies for not blogging but have had a funeral to deal with. Harvard Business Review (HBR) have listed The 10 Most Common Failures of Bad Leaders The Worst Leaders: 1. Lack energy and ...

  • Pity the Project Manager

    Ian White 21 May 2009
  • Just spoke to a 'flesh eating' project manager used to running big and complex projects. His work's dried up. "There's plenty of money and projects out there - just no willingness to commit or ...

  • MPs IT Expense Claims

    Ian White 21 May 2009
  • Poor old MPs - what fools they've been - again! I have just received an unverified but plausible spreadsheet of all their expenses MPs_expenses_07-08(1).xls. Under the heading of IT, the average ...

  • Does it add up to more than a hill of beans?

    Ian White 18 May 2009
  • I've just sat in front of Wolfram - the new computational knowledge engine. It took twenty minutes to find a reasonable use for me. I'm a Scrabble nut - it's got a good anagram finder for a ...

  • Hot Brain v Cool Brain

    Ian White 15 May 2009
  • Our brains are wired to process information in a certain way but reacting to the input is where we differ. There are many grades of brain - From genius to dunce. Obviously readers of this blog only ...

  • UK's 4th Work Wise Week

    Ian White 11 May 2009
  • This is the fourth year that Work Wise Week has been run by Work Wise UK, an initiative led by the TUC, CBI and British Chambers of Commerce, which promotes smarter working practices, such as ...

  • Stretching rules till they break

    Ian White 11 May 2009
  • Mt Olympus, own goal,

  • Collaborating with Government

    Ian White 06 May 2009
  • Are Government Departments still resistant to change and sluggish at making innovative ideas a reality? Our public officials are under pressure to be accountable to their constituents by engaging ...

  • FT goes to the Car Boot

    Ian White 05 May 2009
  • I was at a car boot selling my goods and chattels over the weekend. I ended up being photographed for an article in the FT on how people are coping with the credit crunch. Told him I worked in IT ...

  • It's life as we now know it Jim!

    Ian White 29 Apr 2009
  • Jim Moffat - an evangelist for collaboration was one of the two UK musicians in the YouTube Orchestra. His account of the process and the use of on-line tools is an inspiration. Read it and improve ...

  • Time to go Veggie

    Ian White 27 Apr 2009
  • The outbreak of Swine Fever will test the metal of the medical profession. Fortunately, they seem to be up to speed on collaboration. Let's hope so! In the UK there is a stockpile of anti-viral ...