Borderless Future

Why data culture matters

October 16, 2018

Revolutions, it’s been remarked, never go backward. Nor do they advance at a constant rate. Consider the immense transformation unleashed by data analytics. By now, it’s clear the data revolution is changing businesses and industries in profound and unalterable ways. But the changes are neither..

Modern digital workplace: 5 current trends making waves in the office

October 15, 2018

Does your office look different than it used to? Do you have a storage room filed with filing cabinets and external computer equipment? Is half your cubicle taken up by a monitor and a computer tower? Do you even go into a physical office location?..

EPCA ’18: Weighing the impact of increased recycling and circularity on petrochemicals

VIENNA (ICIS)–This graphic (below) helps put the plastics recycling debate into context. Most ethylene, globally, is used to make polyethylene, most polyethylene goes into packaging of some sort, most the reusable type. As the pace of recycling increases, driven by legislation and probably by stronger anti-plastics public..

5 Reasons Why London Is the Ideal City for Business

Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in London. There are many good reasons why the U.K. capital has become one of the world’s most visited cities. This cosmopolitan metropolis is not only beloved by tourists, however. Every year, London plays host to ever..

How the nature of the workplace is changing

September 25, 2018

The workplace is evolving at a much greater pace than ever before. Employees are increasingly having to juggle workplace commitments with busy home lives, balancing the opposing forces of career progression with those of both child and elderly care. At the heart of this rapid..

3 ways your company can integrate multiple generations

September 24, 2018

Generational divides are nothing new. Boomers like myself find Steve Jobs to be iconic. Millennials — also known as Generation Y — idolize Mark Zuckerberg. My generation sources news via print papers and cable television while digital natives see Twitter as their trusted news source…

Gen Z is officially here. How will we manage?

September 18, 2018

We’ve all been there. You’re chatting with a younger colleague about popular music, movies or sports, and you wistfully mention Michael Jordan scoring 55 in his comeback game against the New York Knicks, or the twist ending to The Usual Suspects, or seeing Dave Matthews..

A Boomer’s guide: Four things to know about working with Gen Z

September 13, 2018

As one of the oldest generations in our workforce, Baby Boomers (as well as Generation X) have achieved a lot, and they’ve had to put up with a lot. Boomers have spent the past 15 years or so adjusting to millennials — figuring out why..

How artificial intelligence can improve your health and productivity

September 11, 2018

An unhealthy, dangerous or otherwise toxic workspace is known to deter workers from innovation and damage a company’s reputation. Entrepreneurs have a responsibility to ensure that working environments keep employees safe, satisfied and positive so they can remain productive and innovative on the job. With..

To survive the workplace of the future, pay attention to your attention span

September 5, 2018

I recently finished reading John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood, a gripping true story of greed, lies and hubris in the Silicon Valley. Midway through the book, I found an interesting anecdote. A young mechanical engineer finds a way to manage his overbearing and annoying boss, Sunny…