Adi Gaskell

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Adi GaskellAdi Gaskell is an old school liberal with a love of self organising systems. He holds a masters degree in IT, specializing in artificial intelligence and is an experienced community builder who is currently online marketing manager for IQPC.

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  • Data
    5 ways to drive innovation through measurement Before I start, I should state for the record that I don't believe innovation is the be all and end all. Indeed last month I wrote on this blog about the virtue of copying the ideas of others....
  • PayScale Infographic
    What do employers really think about social media? I'm a pretty staunch defender of the benefits of social media in the workplace, and research from Gartner has revealed that more companies are now allowing employees to access social media at work....
  • Innovation
    Why it’s better to copy than innovate Barely a week goes by where companies are not implored to unleash the innovative potential of their employees. Companies such as Apple are held up as exemplars of what can be achieved by being innovative and creative....
  • knowledgeShare
    Can your colleagues improve how you think? For decades knowledge management has aimed to take the knowledge we each have and spreading it throughout the organisation....
  • Know Your Customer
    Lessons from PEX Week – the customer is king Process improvement professionals often have a transient relationship with the customer. ...
  • facebook
    Using social media to improve your business For the past few days I've been covering the latest Process Excellence Week at the London Film Museum. ...
  • Bike Performance
    Personal process improvement As a fond cyclist in my spare time the concept of measuring personal progress is far from alien....
  • sleeping
    What causes you to waste time on social media Research conducted last year suggested that the average manager in Britain has nearly 50 'weak days' per year....
  • a suit being tailored
    Do clothes maketh the manager? Polonius famously remarked that the apparel oft proclaims the man in Hamlet...
  • crossPurposes
    The great networking hoax Most networking gurus will tell you that the activity is essential to widen your horizons, expose yourself to fresh ideas and generally be a better and more productive professional....
  • This is an image of a jigsaw puzzle
    Why you need to give employees something to belong to I’m currently reading The Language of Leaders by Kevin Murray. In the book he talks about the need to have both a strong purpose to your organisation, and good enough leadership skills to communicate that purpose to staff. This purpose should be...
  • Future work
    Why the way we work has to change Authors of Future Work, Alison Maitland & Peter Thomson discuss with CMI's Adrian Gaskell How businesses can adapt and thrive in the new world of work....
  • Diversity
    How diverse is your website? You may think that a strange question to ask, after all a website is but an inanimate object. New research suggests however that the perceived diversity of your website has a big impact on the diversity of the candidates you...
  • Julian Birkinshaw
    Employee-centred management Last Friday I attended the launch of a white paper written by acclaimed academic Julian Birkinshaw (Pictured left). The paper was sponsored by Indian IT company HCL, who are famous for their Employees First, Customers Second policy. Employee engagement is arguably...

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