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Falconbury Blog & Industry Comment

Getting September off to a cracking start…

Falconbury’s team of professionals are kicking off the first couple of weeks of the new Autumn season in September, with two premiership-worthy webinars using a carefully selected online platform and presented by leading experts.

The first is Negotiating and Drafting IT contracts – Mark Weston is the presenter and is as equally at home on what you could call the artificial pitch of online...

Order, Counter-order, Disorder

Every so often, interesting aspects of leadership come through in books or films. I’m thinking, for example, of Apollo 13, or earlier films like 12 Angry Men, or Twelve ‘O Clock High. These three (and others) are often used on leadership training courses.

Thanks now, to Tom Hanks and his latest film Greyhound, I can wax lyrical, not just about the film, but also about the book on...

The ability to adapt

As we contemplate our Autumn 2020 training programmes, we know very well – as you all do – that being prepared to face constant challenges requires an open mind, a creative response to change, and a skills set that includes expertise in the latest advances in your area of endeavour.

Companies are being urged left, right and centre (basically everywhere in the media) to ensure that they look...

Trends in HR

Ever vigilant, your blogger is discerning various strands in the ever-evolving role of HR.

Corporate purpose is now apparently top priority, with ethical considerations driving that change in the pecking order, making sure that making money for shareholders and maximising profits is no longer dominant. Organisations are being urged care about the ‘how’ as much as the ‘what’ aspect of...

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in the world of Marketing

Machine learning is where technology platforms learn by themselves to do something rather than being instructed. It can be used for applications like data-mining that is, examining large amounts of data to try and find previously undiscovered relationships within it. It can also be used for the recognition of images, language processing and advanced systems. Gaming is also a popular...

 

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