Tagged with communication

What did the Firefox say….

What did the Firefox say….

Do you wonder about how to get staff reading boring IT announcements? This is the title of the note about our latest Firefox browser update. No, I didn’t get it either; my new IT service comms person had to explain it to me – click on the picture for an explanation – 489 million youtube hits! … Continue reading

What makes good leadership.

I’ve been in leadership roles for much of my career and thinking about how to improve all the time. I’ve had the benefit of working for some great leaders and seen what they do, and also had the privilege of being coached by a professional external coach. So what have I learnt? Here are my … Continue reading

Social Media, Risk or Opportunity?

A couple of days out of the office with IT Support Staff from other Higher Education IT Service teams and also delivering a session for our HR Team on use of social media and technology to aid communication has prompted me to reflect on the power of social media. I’d be interested in what you think? Whether we … Continue reading

View from Crewe – Reflections

After the excitement of live daily blogs last week from the UCISA conference, this blog is a few thoughts and reflections. For those that missed them, here are “A View from Crewe” blog 1 and blog 2. I’ve been thinking about where the OU is relative to other universities. We are ahead in some ways – many universities are still grappling with centralising … Continue reading