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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

Tips on how to be a good Manager

Its a while since I last posted. At the OU we are doing alot of work on Agile Working and the technology to underpin and support that. At a recent event, the traits of a good manager as seen by Google were presented. They clearly are getting many things right, so I thought I would … Continue reading