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Posts by Barry Wakelin:

Siloes of One

Here we go again… lockdown mk2.

Successful remote working is so much more than just Zoom or MS Teams

So, like everyone else, you’ve been forced into adopting Teams, Zoom or some other collaboration platform to enable your business to survive and thrive in 2020 and beyond.

Is the intranet dead?

‘Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated’ wrote Mark Twain back in 1897. Much the same could probably be said of the intranet. 

Brave New World

“How beauteous mankind is!

O brave new world

That has such people in't!”

Some thoughts on working from home

It’s an oft-repeated comment, but we really are having to learn to live our lives in ways that are as novel as Covid-19 itself. How long we’ll have to do so remains something of a mystery but with no vaccine in sight, we can assume that it’s going to be for longer than we might perhaps like. So, how am I managing my self-isolation and what might be the upsides?

Predictions for 2019

Well they never said this job would be easy! Looking back on my predictions for 2018 I can see that they fell into two camps – the rise of AI and the rise of employee power. I’d say that AI has made significant strides in 2018 but that, as yet, it’s not increased its reach in the business world as fast as I’d predicted. So that makes the 2019 predictions very straightforward – AI will become a dominant force in the business world next year. Or will it?

The role of Microsoft Teams within Project Management

Project management teams within a company often need to collaborate and communicate with many others across the organisation. Because of this, it is important that they have the right tools to be able to work effectively. Microsoft Teams provides a channel of communication that contributes to the Project Management’s team success.