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Timely No. 2
Posted: 19 January 2012

Timing is everything - this came in as I work off my last few tasks to end a 20 year big corporate consulting career. Right up to the end I was stunned by how the old guard are incapable of seeing how the world is changing around them, and most importantly their employees. They run the busiensses like they did 30 years ago - but the edges are fraying and the platforms are smoking. Within the next decade I would bet that there will only be three of the big 4 professional service firms ...

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Have a look at this
Posted: 26 January 2011

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/lifestyle/article-23914855-were-all-killing-off-email.do

Its interesting how many of these articles are appearing almost daily in the mainstream media - the future is always closer than many people would like to imagine! ...

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Changes in the way we organise our lives
Posted: 11 February 2010

I like this, but I had one thought. It seems to me that as the use of comms has increased the battleground that results is one between the traditional ways of organizing work - 9-5, central work locations and Victorian approaches and new ways where people conduct work and personal lives on a 23-hour basis and switch seamlessly between then as well as lines between work and non-work life ...

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MindBullet logo REVOLT AGAINST 'THE INTERNET BEAST'
Resistance to digital media spreads
Dateline: 3 November 2015
With every new interactive innovation, with each new communications device, so interconnectedness grows - leaving very little time for face-to-face relationships. It is estimated that in first-world countries people now spend an average of more than ten hours a day connected to the internet; working, being educated or entertained, or playing games. No one's quite sure how we got to this ...

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