Today’s workplace is a very collaborative affair. Globalisation, employee mobility and the digital transformation have hugely changed how workplaces operate. Team working, collaboration, social networks and tools are now at the heart of most organisa
Mark Beaston - Chief Economist at CIPD states:
"The CIPD's strategic purpose is to champion better work and working lives and th
In this report published in October 2014 by AtAsk you can see the results of a large study in to Enterprise Work.
The report covers some interesting topic areas that are summarised in the fantastic infographic below
Take a look and see if the result
As more and more organisations integrate technology and social tools in to the workflow, HR and Learning & Development are starting to use these technologies as ways to transform what they do and how they do it.
However many organisations struggle to
On the 16th October 2014 the first ever Social HR Conference took place at the rather splendid Old Trafford cricket ground. Manchester CIPD branch did a fantastic job of organising what was a unique blend of conference / unconference formats that I f
Liked this artical on remote collaboration...lots of hints and tips on different technologies for bridging the communication gap! I use Yammer at work and also Dropbox at home which I've found great for doing CIPD work as it doesn't matter wether I
Last month I stepped out. Way out. Like many people the thought of public speaking to a large group of your peers is daunting. Yet, I did that. A few weeks ago Mike Collins, DPG’s Community Manager asked me to come along and be the sprinkles and top
In 6 days, the DPG Community will be officially one year old. Where has the time gone? It feels like only yesterday I left the corporate world of RBS to join DPG. I've been reflecting a lot over the last few weeks about the reasons why I joined DPG a
In my last blog, I talked about my personal introduction to the world of evaluation with the New World Kirkpatrick Model. Having learnt all about the Four Levels Model and how to effectively apply this theory to display return on expectations, I was
I consider myself, above all things, a learner. A recent graduate, I’ve spent the majority of my adult life in an educational environment, to the point where I feel, rightly or wrongly, somewhat of an expert in learning as a process on the participa
Another new experience under the belt. This time a short talk at the PPMA conference (not the Processing and Packaging Machinery Association) rather the Public Sector People Manager’s conference – you can check the #ppmahr13 hashtag for tweets from t
In my first post "On the road to becoming a Google Guru" I described the journey I’d been on that led me to become a Google Technology Advocate. I also detailed experiences from my previous role that allowed me to ‘see the light’ in terms of working
I’m currently on secondment as part of the Change Management team at United Biscuits. My job title is Google Technologies Advocate and I am currently part of a team rolling out Google Applications across our business. It feels a long way from who I
On the 10th December, Training Journal held their Winter Conference on Using Social Media in Learning. It was a great event with lots of varied talks and nowhere was as busy as the twitter backchannel using the #TJ12 hashtag. With @StirTheSource and
It's a very exciting time for DPG as we start to use our online community to support our CIPD programmes from September. This network is a community of practice (CoP) for Learning & HR Professionals, but what exactly is a CoP?
A Community of Pract
It's a collaborative and social space that suppor
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