As someone who has long advocated for remote working and has worked on distance learning programmes (in various formats) for a while it feels like a hollow victory that the world has finally come to terms with these concepts only through forced circumstances. So knowing what we know about remote learning and working, what problems… Continue reading Some of the problems we can anticipate post COVID (for learning and working)
Well we’ve reached the year that many an organisation had set as the future – the year for ‘visions’ and forward planning – yep, it’s 2020 time. So with our ‘2020 vision’ hindsight here is a look back at the last decade – the 2010s: My own decade Looking back at 2010 it does make… Continue reading The obligatory end of decade post
Jumping on the data bandwagon (where ‘analytics’ seems to be the new ‘big’) Microsoft’s offering – MyAnalytics – was made available to me in my organisation this week (having previously been part of the ‘Delve’ branding). Here’s Microsoft’s own introduction: This data basically shows what you’ve been up to in Office365 – such as time… Continue reading MyAnalytics in Microsoft365: first impressions
I recently received my “10th #twitterversary” email from Twitter and it made me reflect on my use of the platform. I’ve never been a big tweeter, tending to use it share at events and also retweet/like things that I would later blog about from those same events. Otherwise my use has been fairly limited. Going… Continue reading 10 years of Twitter
On many metrics the UK has flat-lined since the 2008 financial crisis, with arguably worse to come. This week London and other cities have seen major protests from environmentalists. So, do we have to accept that with climate change and other socio-economic crisis there is simply no return to the optimism of the millennium? As… Continue reading Do we just have to accept there is no going back ‘to the good old days’?