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

Tech Companies Keeping The Apprenticeship Dream Alive

Despite the UK government setting a target of recruiting 3 million new apprentices by 2020, companies have failed to secure new applicants. Since 2015, apprenticeships have been given a legal status equal to university degrees in a bid to encourage more school leavers to take the vocational route. However, throughout 2016 and 2017, the number of students … Continue reading Tech Companies Keeping The Apprenticeship Dream Alive

Biomimicry: Not Just Sharkskins and Honeycombs

In our series of guest blogs by speakers and supporters of our up-coming Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, conference manager Maggie Procopi discusses biomimicry and biophilia, which have been engaging topics of discussion at recent conferences. Over recent years at our Workplace Trends Conferences we’ve been lucky enough to welcome Michael Pawlyn and later … Continue reading Biomimicry: Not Just Sharkskins and Honeycombs

Team Building Beyond Time Zones: Building Better Relationships With Your Remote Workers

Today, 4 million UK citizens are choosing to work from home. For most remote workers, bonding online is a great way to bring the team closer together despite the distance. However, many Fortune 1000 companies are revamping the way they run their virtual teams. The lack of interaction between remote teams is one of the biggest disadvantages as … Continue reading Team Building Beyond Time Zones: Building Better Relationships With Your Remote Workers