What coronavirus will do to our offices and homes post-pandemic is a question that prompts multiple answers on a daily basis. If there are ten questions, you'll find ten different answers. About the only thing that's consistently equal in opinion is that there will be change and it will be profound. It's a big topic that exercised Shel and I in the August 2020 episode of The Hobson and Holtz Report aka FIR 198. We anchored the discussion with a broad-brush picture painted by the BBC that … [Read more...] about FIR 198: Is #WFH the post-pandemic future?
In the midst of coronavirus lockdowns just about everywhere, I suppose it's natural for some people to wonder if the Internet can hold up and not collapse under the strain of millions of people suddenly working at home, schooling at home and playing at home, all during the so-called working day and beyond, for an extended period of continuous months. As someone who works for an organisation that's all about the resilience of the Internet, I also suppose it's inevitable that I'd be the one to … [Read more...] about SDF 34: “If broadband goes down, we’re all screwed”
The March episode of “The Hobson & Holtz Report,” aka FIR 193, is a coronavirus communications special with Neville and Shel discussing these topics: How Shel and Neville’s respective organizations are communicating during the outbreakA study finds employers are the most credible source of coronavirus information for employeesSnapchat, AI, VR, and LinkedIn are all playing their partShelter-in-place orders could make work-from-home the new normalHow brands are navigating marketing and … [Read more...] about FIR 193: Zoombombing and other Coronavirus Tales
Report: Just days after the UK's ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars was brought forward to 2035 from 2040, there has now been a suggestion that it could be brought forward even further to 2032 – just 12 years from now. ...The move would also ban the sale of hybrid vehicles, which sold more than 13,000 units last month. All-electric cars meanwhile accounted for 4,054 UK sales in the first month of 2020.InsideEVs https://insideevs.com/news/399114/uk-ban-gas-diesel/ Including … [Read more...] about Hybrid stepping stone
The February episode of “The Hobson & Holtz Report” features Neville and Shel discussing these topics: The Houston Astros’ owner hosts a clinic on how not to deliver an organizational apologyOracle workers are the latest to engage in employee activismFacebook has way more users than Instagram but Instagram is number one in some important metricsAn IPO filing lists the company’s influencers as a potential threatHow brands should handle communications during the coronavirus epidemicTwitter … [Read more...] about FIR 192: The latest employee revolt