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How to Build a Shared Vision & Successfully Collaborate On A Project

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 1, 2014 2:31:07 PM / by Eddie posted in Collaboration, Guest Blogs

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It's no secret that good project management is one of the cornerstones of any business. Meeting objectives depends on seeing myriad projects of varying complexity through from beginning to end. What's just as important as project management though is project collaboration: getting the different members of every team to work together towards defined goals.

So with that in mind, we spoke with Dr Jane Lugea, editorial assistant at language magazine, Babel, to hear about how she approaches workplace collaboration projects, the importance of shared goals and building cohesion.

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DisplayNote Improves Learning For Visually Impaired Students

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 1, 2014 12:09:35 PM / by Ed Morgan - Head of Marketing & Communications posted in Case Studies, DisplayNote Education, Guest Blogs, Presentation Tips

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Matthew Carr, Training Director at
Blindability uses DisplayNote to improve teaching and learning for students with visual impairments. 

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3 Ways To Enhance Your Interactive Whiteboard

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 31, 2013 11:34:52 AM / by Eddie posted in Collaboration, Guest Blogs, workplace collaboration tools

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Ever found yourself thinking: "that interactive whiteboard of ours was a pretty significant investment, if only we could use alongside our iPads and mobile devices?"

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Presentation Tips: Transforming Presentations into an Emotional Journey

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 26, 2013 3:24:50 PM / by Eddie posted in Engaging Audiences, Guest Blogs, Presentation Tips

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Think academic presentations and you'll probably not think of storytelling techniques used in great cinema. Think again. We caught up with Dr Jane Lugea, Research Fellow at the
Stylistics Research Centre, University of Huddersfield and Assistant Editor at
Babel Magazine to hear how she uses empathy, captivating content and story arcs to transform her presentations into an emotional journey.

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Make Training Engaging:Think Sniper Rifles Not Shotguns of Information

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 17, 2013 9:27:52 AM / by Ed Morgan - Head of Marketing & Communications posted in Collaboration, Engaging Audiences, Guest Blogs, audience polling, workplace collaboration

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Aidan Simpson, Senior Learning and Development Advisor for Allstate Insurance Company’s Technology Support Centre chats to DisplayNote about ways to make training engaging, the importance of sharing information across departments, knowledge-centred support, how to check and measure levels of understanding and how transactional memory plays a part in the training process.
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How to Enhance Collaboration in a Small, Distributed Team

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 17, 2013 2:37:41 PM / by Ed Morgan - Head of Marketing & Communications posted in Collaboration, Guest Blogs, workplace collaboration, workplace collaboration tools

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Collaboration within small groups is something that, on the face of it, should be easy to do, the thinking being that in a group of 2 or 3, communication, to-dos and organisation is easy to manage. However, small group collaboration still needs a lot of thought when it comes to things like roles, goals and tools for the job. 

To help us understand how collaboration works in small, distributed teams, we caught up with Matt Johnston, a web designer based in California but working on the designing of a website and discussion forum with 2 other team members, one based in Ireland and the other in Europe.  

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