Over the past fifteen years, technology has seen to the loss of a range of low paid jobs in the UK, with a relatively large increase in higher paying positions. According to projections in a new Deloitte article, there is an upward trend in job creation due to automated technologies. Deloitte claims that this technology-driven shift has already created nearly four times more jobs than have been lost, and has brought considerable additional value to the UK’s economy.
According to a poll – held by the Future Foundation research agency on behalf of Infosys – 45% of young Britons between the age of 16 – 25 believe technology will imminently replace them in the workforce due [...]
CONTENT: What is the construction of an SLA agreement? What are differences between SLA and KPI? How to properly build a service catalogue for outsourcing? – please read our second article of „Back to Basics in outsourcing” series.
The subject of the first part of our series concerned issues, which are commonly regarded as the essence of outsourcing, i.e. a description of the quality of services delivered by an outsourcer – SLA/KPI models. As my experiences revealed, despite the fact that almost each manager associates outsourcing with SLA and KPI terms, barely anyone can properly answer the question about the differences between SLA and KPI. What is more, there [...]
The one thing everyone knows about quantum mechanics is its legendary weirdness, in which the basic tenets of the world it describes seem alien to the world we live in. Superposition, where things can be in two states simultaneously, a switch both on and off, a cat both dead and alive. Or entanglement, what Einstein called “spooky action-at-distance” in which objects are invisibly linked, even when separated by huge distances.
But weird or not, quantum theory is approaching a century old and has found many applications in daily life. As John von Neumann once said: “You don’t understand quantum mechanics, you just get used to it.” Much of electronics is based on quantum [...]
I have never believed chaos would help me to stabilize my company and bring it to a new level, says Denis Gorshkov, CEO of Diatom Enterprises.
Discipline, planning, strict order… probably, those would be the concepts that would come to my mind 10 years ago when thinking of Organization Management. However, after letting the business develop as it might for some time, I have become a happier person and a more successful director. Let me share my thoughts with you.
We live in a world engulfed by chaos. Weather, market, technology, political events and even our own health are for the most part chaotic and unpredictable. In essence, all our lives we try to adapt to [...]