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Articles | Innovation | Scaleup
Why design thinking needs to be in the mainstream of business
May 28, 2020
“Companies that outperform don’t dabble in innovation at the edges”: customers are hopping from one digital service to another with increased frequency. Great design is a way to keep them loyal.
Articles | Future of Work | People & Culture | Remote-working
The future of work will be more remote, digital, healthier and safer
May 27, 2020
Dan Schawbel is an expert on the future of work and virtual workplaces and author of Back to Human. As the managing partner at Workplace Intelligence, an HR research and consulting firm, he discusses the best practices to lead and manage virtual teams.
Articles | Artificial Intelligence | Covid-19 | Tech
Covid-19 Will Accelerate the AI Health Care Revolution
May 26, 2020
Disease diagnosis, drug discovery, robot delivery—artificial intelligence is already powering change in the pandemic’s wake. That’s only the beginning. Health care systems around the world—even the most advanced ones—are some of the most complicated, hierarchical, and static institutions in society. This time around, AI has been able to help in only pockets of excellence. The reasons for this are simple: Before Covid-19 struck, we did not understand the importance of these areas and act accordingly, and, crucially as far as
Articles | Future of Work | Leadership | People & Culture | Reports
The future of work calls for human-centric leadership
May 25, 2020
A study on the future of work identifies the new human-centric leadership capabilities and priorities required for success in the 2028 workplace.
Covid-19 | How To | People & Culture | Remote-working
Managing remote teams
May 22, 2020
With a massive proportion of the workforce now working from home, thousands of companies have now been forced to pivot from flexible working to fully remote overnight. The learning curve has been steep and can be stressful for managers and employees alike, especially when you throw caring for family members, young children being at home and a global pandemic into the mix. So what is the best way to manage remote teams? Fully remote teams existed before coronavirus, so there
Covid-19 | Data
Covid-19 response at The Data Lab
May 21, 2020
The Data Lab wants to help in the fight against Covid-19 by using their connections with industry, public sector, third sector and academia across Scotland and internationally to encourage collaboration and innovation to find solutions to the current outbreak. Get in touch if you have any projects that you would like to see on that page, or if you would like to call for help with your project from the data science community.
Books | People & Culture | Purpose-Driven Business
📚 The Happy Hero by Solitaire Townsend
May 20, 2020
Solitaire has been trying to make the world a better place for nearly 30 years. As co-founder of the change agency Futerra, she advises governments, charities and big brands on ways to solve social and environmental problems. The Happy Hero reveals the secret of enjoying a better life and sets out the principles of how to feel good by doing good. Sounds simple, but where do you start? Everyday we are bombarded with fear and negativity from the media and
Articles | Fashion | Future of Work | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
How Could Coronavirus Radically Reshape the British Fashion Industry?
May 19, 2020
According to a snap survey by Fashion Roundtable, 61% of the fashion industry said they have already lost work due to COVID-19. Founder and CEO Tamara Cincik looks at how the government should be supporting workers, as well as the ways in which the international industry can radically reshape how it operates.
Articles | Covid-19 | Economy | Future of Work
How the Covid-19 crisis has created opportunity
May 18, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has closed shops, banks and offices. Employees are working at home. Stock markets are falling. Aeroplanes are grounded. It seems the corporate hamster wheel is slowly grinding to a halt. Yet, scratch below the surface, and these outcomes are not the full story. We’re witnessing a surge of innovation that, previously, was hard to imagine.
People & Culture | Videos
Build a tower, build a team
May 15, 2020
Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the “marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average?
Articles | Covid-19 | Economy | Future of Work | Inclusivity
Why coronavirus might just create a more equal society in Britain
May 14, 2020
Since the 1980s, inequality has risen. But the pandemic has forced the government to put wellbeing before growth. This time, despite the stark differences in people’s experience, there is a strong feeling that we really are in it together. As with other great challenges, most notably the second world war, the present crisis has given rise to more neighbourliness, sociability and a desire to take care of each other.
Articles | Artificial Intelligence | Diversity | Entrepreneurship | Tech
30 tips from 30 women in tech
May 13, 2020
From how to ace your interview through to how to find a solution to a new challenge, there are tips in here to help you with a wide range of questions and situations.
Articles | Covid-19 | Economy | Entrepreneurship | Future of Work | Tech
How big business is joining the fight against Covid-19
May 12, 2020
As the number of confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases continues to rise, exceeding 350,000 on 23 March, something else is starting to happen around the world – entrepreneurs, businesses and multimillionaire philanthropists are pledging their support.
Economy | How To | People & Culture | Remote-working
A quick start guide to creating a successful online course
May 11, 2020
After 2 years of running workshops on the value of data, The Data Lab wanted to scale their capability to help more people across the globe. After exploring different options, they decided that a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) was the best way to achieve that goal. With an existing course and years of experience, how hard could it be? The short answer is, “harder than it looked”.