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Collaboration is key to Derry’s economic growth

Collaboration is key to Derry’s economic growth

| September 14, 2018

Strong collaboration is fuelling Derry’s economic growth and will play a critical role in the future prosperity of the North West region, according to Jennifer McKeever, President of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce. The benefit of key stakeholders working closely together was showcased perfectly at the city’s first Regional Economic Summit which took place in […]

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How the public sector is keeping UK citizens safe from cyber-attacks

How the public sector is keeping UK citizens safe from cyber-attacks

| August 17, 2018

Experts at the World Economic Forum classified the threat of a cyber-attack as one of the top three most probable global risks of 2018, along with extreme weather events and natural disasters. For the public sector, the cyber-attack threat is even more acute – hacking into a government body by digital means can be done remotely by […]

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We live in an age of populism – but who are ‘the people’?

We live in an age of populism – but who are ‘the people’?

| August 10, 2018

Populism is seemingly sweeping the globe, threatening the established status quo. Optimistically, it promises to bring about much needed change to what appears to be a corrupt political and economic order. More ominously, it is dangerously promoting racism, sexism, xenophobia, jingoism, and attacking basic human rights around the world, says Peter Bloom, The Open University It […]

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Fujitsu World Tour 2018: bringing the creation in ‘co-creation’ to life

Fujitsu World Tour 2018: bringing the creation in ‘co-creation’ to life

| August 8, 2018

Often when we talk about co-creation, we tend to focus on the ‘co’ element – the collaboration, the co-operation, the co-ordination; in other words the mechanics that make the co-creation engine work, says Martin Russell, Fujitsu. On more than one occasion at this year’s Fujitsu World Tour, however, the focus of discussions around co-creation switched to […]

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Bridging employee wellbeing health and productivity: Willis Employment Services

Bridging employee wellbeing health and productivity: Willis Employment Services

| August 2, 2018

Colin Willis, Employee Benefits Director Willis Employment Services, explains the importance of closing the gap between the wellbeing of employees and organisational productivity. Bridging health and productivity within an organisation is essential in ensuring a healthy and successful workforce. Therefore, many companies are working to create and implement wellbeing programmes to help their employees maintain […]

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Why do buses come in threes – and which one you should get on?

Why do buses come in threes – and which one you should get on?

| July 31, 2018

It’s typical – you’re waiting at a bus stop for ages, then three buses come along at once. Should you just hop on the first one, or skip to the second or third?Various tech companies are trying to produce apps to help commuters plan for this type of event.But until those are up and running, […]

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£100m available for joint North-South projects though the Horizon 2020 programme

£100m available for joint North-South projects though the Horizon 2020 programme

| July 16, 2018

Henry Ford said; “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success,” and that is one of the principles of Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s seven-year, €80 billion Research and Innovation programme. Designed to boost job creation and economic growth across Europe between 2014 and 2020, the target is that […]

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Bulletproof your organisation’s security with Cyber Threat Intelligence

Bulletproof your organisation’s security with Cyber Threat Intelligence

| July 11, 2018

As seen in recent years, all organisations in the public or private sector, no matter what shape or size, are vulnerable to a cyberattack. Hence the need for Cyber Threat Intelligence, says Dave Markham of Fujitsu. Companies need not only be concerned with protecting their data but the entire operation of a company itself. If data is […]

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Busting the 5 most common AdWords myths

Busting the 5 most common AdWords myths

| July 4, 2018

Andrew McParland, Ecommerce specialist from Flint Studios, exposes the misconceptions surrounding Google AdWords For some, advertising online using methods such as pay-per-click (PPC) ads can seem rather daunting. The thought of bidding for keywords can be a scary process for many, particularly when the internet is rife with incorrect information. Misconceptions surrounding Google AdWords are widespread […]

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5 Ways to implement learning at work

5 Ways to implement learning at work

| June 27, 2018

To show up every day being the best version of yourself is a journey of ongoing improvement, marginal gains which you achieve every day, says Royston Guest. Asking the questions; what have I learnt new today? Or more specifically, what have I learnt new today which is going to help me to be even better […]

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