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Assessing our digital work environments

The pandemic has probably meant most of us now understand that digital working is a clear part of professional life. We spend the majority of our working days in Zoom meetings, checking email or dealing with various types of digital support systems. For many people the physical, social and organisational work environment has perhaps become … Continue reading “Assessing our digital work environments”

Digitalisation is business development

In the 1990s, the word computerisation was commonly used to describe developments that were happening in the workplace. In retrospect, you could say that computerisation meant adding computers and other technology to a business in the belief that this would make it more efficient, but without affecting the business in itself. Developing a business was … Continue reading “Digitalisation is business development”

From digital meetings to digital space

Over the last few years, the Christmas present of the year has often been a digital device – headphones, fitness bracelets, VR headsets or robot vacuum cleaners. More recently however, when it comes to Christmas, there has been something of a protest against all things digital. In 2018, apparel from recycled materials won the accolade, … Continue reading “From digital meetings to digital space”

An accessible website – a human right

According to new legislation, effective from 23 September, all public services (i.e. public sector organisation websites) must be fully accessible. It can seem self-evident that everyone, irrespective of their specific requirements, should be able to enjoy equal access to digital information and services, however, there is no magic wand to achieve this. Even though digitalisation … Continue reading “An accessible website – a human right”