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The end of the beginning of a totally new financial system

Volumes have been written about bitcoin, blockchain and cybercurrencies, in particular recently given the hype and immense fluctuations in the value of bitcoin. Last week, Bebo White held a popular keynote with observations on cybercurrency and blockchain. Bebo is Departmental Associate (Emeritus) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in San Francisco and was on the team who … Continue reading The end of the beginning of a totally new financial system

5 questions to ask before selecting a Web CMS

As content management systems largely remain the de-facto digital platform for most large and complex organisations, selecting the right one for your organisation is a critical decision. The new system should ideally last for several years to come, but how do you find the best one? Analysts crown vendors as winners and losers in the … Continue reading 5 questions to ask before selecting a Web CMS

5 things about the web that we need to future-prove

The World Wide Web has been around for just some 25 years. And we are still struggling to find answers to basic yet fundamental questions regarding digital records management, says Steven Pemberton, a WWW pioneer, chair of several W3C working groups and researcher at The Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam.   Will we for example … Continue reading 5 things about the web that we need to future-prove

Improve UX with these 3 questions

Investment in digital solutions is growing rapidly both in the public and private domains. These investments are made with the dual ambitions of reducing costs and increasing customer satisfaction as a result of improved digital solutions. But frequently the investments do not deliver the anticipated returns. A shift of focus from technology to user experience … Continue reading Improve UX with these 3 questions

How to measure the value of your digital workplace

The intranet has long been about internal enterprise collaboration. However, this is only a part of the story. According to Martin White, UK-based intranet expert and founder of Intranet Focus, the value of an organization’s digital workplace is dependent on the extent to which the organization can work with suppliers and customers in an overall delivery of … Continue reading How to measure the value of your digital workplace

3 steps to effectively implementing a social intranet

Social intranets are not a mystery any more. The vast majority of intranets today have social at their core, and the social mindset isn’t something new. Still many organisations and companies struggle with effectively implementing and breaking down the often overwhelming complexity of social intranets. I’ve previously written that social intranets make the job harder … Continue reading 3 steps to effectively implementing a social intranet