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Predictions…What is likely to occur in our lifetime

Futurists predict that our future is going to change very quickly this century and assuming they are correct our world is going to be exciting and fascinating for generations to come.   Going by “The Future of the Internet – 7 Big Predictions of 2020”, the following 7 internet driven predictions might happen: 1. Over 5 billion people will […] Read more

Sep, 28, 2016

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The Jobs we will lose to machines

    Starting on a positive note first; “Machines cannot compete with us when it comes to tackling novel situations”. At the other end, it is predicted that “Machines will replace 1 in every 2 jobs”. Have you noticed a number of articles have emerged in the last few weeks about the future of work? I have […] Read more

Aug, 26, 2016

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It’s not paranoia: Hackers can use your webcam to spy on you

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook does it. So does FBI Director James Comey. Should you?   Hackers can access your laptop via the video and audio portals, or the wireless dongle on your mouse. What they do, is cover up their laptop webcams – sometimes with just a piece of opaque tape – blocking scuzzball computer hackers […] Read more

Aug, 22, 2016

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Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work?

Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work? By Padraig Belton Technology of Business reporter BBC.COM – 13 June 2016   We are the distracted generations, wasting hours a day checking irrelevant emails and intrusive social media accounts. And this “always on” culture – exacerbated by the smartphone – is actually making us […] Read more

Aug, 17, 2016

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5 exciting technologies for the Building and Construction industry

5 exciting technologies for the Building and Construction industry Digital and Information Technologies have changed the way business is done across the entire economy. The building and construction sector is not alone and new technologies that can give them a productivity advantage.  These 5 new technologies show promise and would be worth the attention of any […] Read more

Mar, 30, 2016

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The rise of the chief information officer – A fantastic shift is occurring in IT Management

The rise of the chief information officer In July 2012 (3 years ago) I wrote the article below about the “fantastic shift occurring in IT Management. I reckon I was right on the mark! I just read a new and similar article published in the Washington Post (edited below) which basically confirms and stress further […] Read more

Oct, 08, 2015

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Productivity and the impact of the digital revolution – who is right who is wrong?

Much has been said about the power of technology to improve productivity. It appears obvious to most that when a new technological innovation, system or fancy gadget is introduced some positive impact on productivity is expected. I wrote in May this year how you can achieve productivity using Predictive Analytics. In January 2012 I wrote […] Read more

Aug, 18, 2015

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Productivity improvements using Predictive Analytics

Improving productivity is the holy grail of most strategist and business executives. In order to sustain a high standard of living, productivity must be constantly improved. There are numerous ways to increase productivity, ranging from basic use of modern IT systems such as smart phones, iPads, CRM systems, etc. A new and more sophisticated way […] Read more

May, 26, 2015

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Motion: Social media addiction is a productivity killer

 A – For the motion John Boitnott (inc.com) goes to say: “Social media updates are similar to eating French fries. If you’re like most people, you can’t have just one.” Furthermore he says: “social media addiction is a productivity Killer”. An extract of his full article follows (Full article here:  http://www.inc.com/john-boitnott/social-media-addiction-the-productivity-killer.html) “Social media can be […] Read more

May, 18, 2015

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Are we getting poorer? Our productivity numbers indicate so.

I began to study and write about Productivity back in 2011 at the pick of the mining boom in Australia. Although our national wealth increased during that time, our productivity has been declining from even earlier than that. This is a significant concern to the business community and the country. The main reason why this […] Read more

May, 12, 2015

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