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CIPD plumbs the depths

Today, I received an email which said: ‘Dear Mr Little, Join Europe's largest HR and development professional body and receive a £20 Marks & Spencer voucher with our thanks. Simply download and return the Affiliate membership form to us by 26 February 2010… Kind regards, Christine Williams, Chartered FCIPD, Membership Manager. P.S. Know a colleague [...]

By | January 26th, 2010|Categories: Business, Public Relations, Marketing and Sales|Tags: , |0 Comments

PR embarrassment

Oh dear! Poor James Warnette and Phil Corfan of Octopus Communications have had to do something that those of us in the PR world hate having to do: send out a correction to a press release. Their statement reads:   ‘In the news release, "Alexander Mann Solutions Founder Named 2010 HRO Superstar" issued on 12 [...]

By | January 14th, 2010|Categories: Public Relations, Marketing and Sales|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bob Little’s top ten e-learning movers and shakers

This is an excellent time of year to review the previous 12 months (not the easiest time for any business) and to offer predictions for the next 12 (maybe more of the same) – and then forget all of that in order to be swept away on the rising tide of optimism that accompanies the [...]

By | January 8th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Helping government officials get it right

Last year, there were lots of stories about embarrassing data loss – mostly involving the Government. These stories led to government reviews including the Poynter Review, the Cabinet Office Data Handling Review and a cross-government review of data handling procedures. These highlighted ‘systemic, rather than individual failures’, due to ‘woefully inadequate systems’ and that ‘data [...]

By | January 8th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: |0 Comments