Nudge Theory and the Workplace

In 2008 Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein published their book, Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness.  'Nudge' is a concept in behavioural science, political theory and behavioural economics which proposes positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions as ways to influence the behaviour and decision making of groups or individuals. Nudging contrasts with other ways to … Continue reading Nudge Theory and the Workplace

Drive Change and Innovate

Mike Kelly, Library Space Development Manager at The University of Manchester Library, attended our Design & Management of Learning Environments Conference in London and subsequently published this blog post on the event. Here's the first few paragraphs: read the post in full on the University's Library Services Blog.  "I recently attended the Design and Management of … Continue reading Drive Change and Innovate

Machine Learning: The Heart of Seismic Productivity and Savings

Online TV and video platform Netflix has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, to the point where its name is synonymous with binge-watching and great U.S. dramas. What many don’t know, however, is that according to McKinsey, the pioneering management consultancy, Netflix saved almost $1 billion in lost revenue by using machine learning … Continue reading Machine Learning: The Heart of Seismic Productivity and Savings

Live Blog – Design & Management of Learning Environments, 16 May 2019

We're blogging the day's action from our Learning Environments Conference live, here, on Thursday 16 May 2019! Bookmark this page and follow the Live Blog from 9.45am! Join in with #LearnEnvConf Come along in person! You can register to attend anytime up until 9am on 16 May on this page. (If you have trouble viewing … Continue reading Live Blog – Design & Management of Learning Environments, 16 May 2019