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Top workforce predictions of 2019

The workforce management think tank, Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated has released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in the coming year. 1) AI and machine learning unmask previously hidden workforce data to make people-centric decisions ...

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PPM gets smart

Could data be the key to unlocking value? Stuart Davies, MD M&E, Bellrock, looks at the potential of technology to improve maintenance outcomes  The more optimistic among us were expecting the pressure on the economy to lift, but with uncertainty ...

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Research reveals over half of employees have experienced workplace bullying

Over half (52 per cent) of employees in global organisations have encountered workplace bullying and felt psychologically unsafe at work, according to new research conducted by City & Guilds Group. The study, also revealed that only one in 10 firms ...

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BigChange adds collaboration to award-winning JobWatch system

• Collaboration is the second major JobWatch enhancement of 2018  • 84% of UK companies now deliver core business activities through partners BigChange, the mobile workforce technology company, today announced that it has enhanced JobWatch, its award-winning mobile workforce and ...

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Lost in translation

For FM service providers with large dispersed workforces, staying in contact can be a problem. FM communications specialist Cathy Hayward finds out how different vendors keep in touch with their people The FM sector employs roughly 10 per cent of ...

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Improve Reliability of M2M and IoT Systems with Accurate Cellular Signal Strength Surveys using new SNYPER

Siretta, a leading British designer and manufacturer of wireless connectivity and test products, announces the SNYPER-LTE Graphyte cellular analyser. The latest member of the SNYPER range of advanced cellular signal strength testers, the SNYPER-LTE Graphyte enables users to log cellular ...

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Country connectivity

It can be a challenge doing business in the countryside when your broadband doesn’t work, and it’s a headache for FMs says Mike Surrey, Chief Executive of Gigaclear For most businesses today, being able to operate online – to raise ...

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World leaders in lift innovation expand product portfolio 

Globally recognised leader in lift innovation, Avire, has added two new products to its already extensive range of quality solutions. Avire Hub, a unique connectivity platform, and the Avire SIM card, a no-network bias communication chip. The new products aim ...

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What’s next for the connected workplace?

Trevor Wignall, Digital and Innovation Director for Sodexo UK, discusses the Internet of Things and why sometimes, humans do it better Tech has enabled a seismic shift at home and at work – remember when phones were rudimentary and web ...

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ONS figures show continuation of ‘Productivity Puzzle’

The latest findings on the UK’s productivity released today by the ONS has revealed that productivity growth still lags pre-2008 levels, a decade on from the financial crisis. According to the figures, UK labour productivity in Quarter 2 (Apr to ...

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