Unlocking the next 10 years of healthcare innovation

Tech is from Mars, pharma is from Venus? The next big innovations in healthcare are as likely to come from smartphones and smart devices, as they are than from laboratories.  Call it medtech, healthtech, digital health, or digiceuticals, big developments are at hand. Interest has peaked most recently thanks to the announcement by Amazon, JP

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Why the future of robots is human

Last year was the year of the robots, you couldn’t get away from the headlines declaring robots are going to replace our jobs and speculation on the future of automation and artificial intelligence (AI). This year the robots continued to show us humans what they are made of, with Chrissy Teigen’s public “shading” of Sophia

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Top ten tips for better note taking

Good note-taking can really make a difference to your ability to keep on top of work. But effective note-taking can take time to master, as different methods work better for different people. After going on a note-taking training course, I learnt that there are numerous ways in which people take notes. Some people may prefer

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Driving the future: Are you preparing yourself for a world where you are always the passenger?

The car. Where to begin. Can you imagine trying to explain a car to a seventeenth century man? “Basically, Sir. You know your horse and carriage – imagine that without the horse, and the carriage has this new-fangled thing called an ‘engine’ in that powers it… just like a horse. But not a horse.” Preposterous, he’d probably

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It’s time for change, but it won’t be in your pocket!

It was announced earlier on this week that fast food supremo Burger King has launched its own crypto-currency in Russia. WhopperCoin, aptly named after the brand’s famous Whopper burger, is a new Blockchain loyalty program which will allow customers to claim a coin for every rouble (1.3p) they spend on the Whopper sandwich. However, this

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Chip on your shoulder? Actually, it’s in your hand!

Anyone who owns an animal will know, the importance of microchipping your pet is a message constantly drilled into your psyche by your Vet. They’ll tell you need to be able to find the little monster in case they get lost on their walk about town, or run away out of the back gate one

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Now hiring: Single White Males need only apply

A friend of mine once went for an interview with a hedge fund – she got the job – and between her interview and starting, got engaged. On her first day, one of the people who had interviewed her said: “You didn’t have that ring on in your interview”. It wasn’t a congratulatory remark and

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Fashion designed with healthcare in mind

Fashion and practicality do not always go hand-in-hand. While the high street now accommodates for curvy, tall and petite shapes, some argue that retailers still do not cater for everyone. Women that require multiple injections throughout the day, such as type 1 diabetics, are a good example of a group of people who feel their

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Keep Employees Engaged with Continuous Development: Learning at Work Week

It’s Learning at Work Week this week, proving everyday really is a school day. Now in its 18th year, the Campaign for Learning has launched the event with a ‘Curious & Creative’ theme, shining a spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development at work. Curiosity and creativity come in many different forms

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