Killing off your emails, aiming at project transparency

Just wanted to share, recently I read this article… https://netguru.co/blog/cc-all-the-emails-tips-from-a It talks a lot about transparency which I totally agree with. A more transparent team is a more efficient and better team. Proper transparency means the team’s (including the client) expectations are managed and less confused. However I totally disagree with emails as the best tool for transparency. […]

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Nudge

Autofill a decision that is slightly good. So you are “nudging” them to a good choice. There, we’ve read it. Jobs in Whitehall await. [http://www.hive.co.uk/book/nudge-improving-decisions-about-health-wealth-and-happiness/5744112/?gclid=CKvZie2wn70CFQkUwwod_IcA5g]

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The Bristol Mayor’s Ideas Lab! Submit how much you hate car/bikes etc…

Here’s a welcome addition to George Ferguson’s aim to make Bristol a “Laboratory for change“. He’s taking the digital upper hand and released the “Bristol Idea’s Lab”, a Bristol Home brew delib product (http://www.delib.net/dblog/tag/online-consultation/) http://georgesideaslab.dialogue-app.com/ It’ll be interesting to see what starts getting shared on there, I imagine there’ll be the usual car vs. bike debacle. […]

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NHS I.T revolution… as in “here I.T goes again”?

Ha ha, what a pun, the daily hate mail would be proud, anyway. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/1-billion-to-help-aes-and-nhs-staff-access-medical-records-in-hi-tech-hospital-revolution Our government is intending to spend £1 billion in a hi tech re-vamp of the NHS. That’s great news, super efficiencies, better tools and a hi tech hospital… But we’ve been here before, yes. [photo from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8677275/NHS-should-consider-abandoning-7bn-IT-project.html] Let’s ask, what have people […]

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“Think with your tummy” Paddington Bear would say, migration is not a crime

There aren’t many stories of positive immigration to the UK. Will someone show them off please. Somehow the popular talk is mediated by the Daily hate Mail, silly statistics based on less than 1% of the population and news channels which all talk of the EDL, benefit issues and “them”… “coming over here and stealing our jobs”. We see immigrants […]

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