Today, the term Entrepreneur is used freely by a lot people, typically to describe someone who has started their own business or launched multiple new ventures. Since being a part of the Shoreditch tech scene, I’m now starting to understand the unique characteristics of people that can best be described as “entrepreneurial” — and then letting my mind wander back into my own life experiences.
So we are finally on the verge of launching the BIG Awards after months of hard work by the BIG team and partners. Powered by Cisco i-Prize, this competition will be crucial to discovering and nurturing technology-based startup businesses in the UK.
Cisco UKI Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Ian Foddering interview before and after a Cisco Twitter Chat.
Focused on technology innovation in the workplace and how these breeds a new kind of business/entrepreneur and London 2012.
I have written before about the proliferation of Video and how this has arrived in a big way; people everywhere are watching more video online. They can choose when they watch their favourite TV shows, whether that is through their set-top box or web based players, such as the BBC iPlayer.
Consumers are producers as well – they’re making videos and sharing them faster than we can watch them. Video applications are also being adopted in the business world at an accelerated rate.
As an example, employee training is being conducted via VoD (Video on Demand) and company-wide communications can be easily recorded and distributed for team members to watch when they are able.
In a survey of senior leaders and hiring managers of Fortune 500 companies with at least 5,000 employees, more than half believe the virtual workforce will steadily or greatly increase at their company (see more amazing stats on this Teleworking infographic). If you are part of the teleworkforce, there are things you need to know to succeed. The free webinar is called Three Secrets to Turning Your Office into The Anywhere Office.
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Business as usual no longer involves working in a centralized office at set times. Whether you’re a freelancer, entrepreneur, telecommuter or remote worker, modern workflow is far more dynamic and individual. There are Read More »