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Antonio Santos

Social Media Business Evangelist at Atos

Cork, Ireland

75438 Followers

Innovation broker. Recognizing opportunities that link tech, ideas, and people through networking.

I regularly collaborate with Siemens and I'm a member of their Influencer / Challengers program. Design thinking with a work out loud approach to social media and business networking.

Passionate about Digital Inclusion, Social Media Engagement, Diversity, Future of Work, and Social Business.

Leading social media influencer on Digital Transformation, Accessibility and Digital Inclusion, Future of Work, Augmented Reality, Connected Home, and Security.
Source: Onalytica Reports.
I provide digital consultancy across the different sectors of the organization specializing in Business Intelligence, Customer Experience, Social Business, Social Media Analytics, and Profiles.

Extensive experience with Global Organisations, social enterprise technology, digital transformation, and transition projects, building teams in multicultural work environments around the world, to achieve high levels of performance, customer satisfaction.

Key factors to stay relevant in the modern workplace:
Stay flexible, adapt to change, develop your skills, appreciate diversity, keep up-to-date, brand yourself, make connections, be on the vanguard and follow your passion

Has social entrepreneur, I co-founded six startups. My current projects include the Internet of Things, Coworking, Accessibility, and Digital Inclusion.

LinkedIn Training | Twitter Training | Social Selling Training | Social Media Training | Sales Enablement | Sales Training | Analytics Training |Lead Generation

I will change my profile picture back to color if the LinkedIn iOS App ever becomes fully accessible for people with disabilities by supporting dynamic type.
Enabling text enlargement to enhance readability is a key factor to support the needs of the visually impaired and way to help them to take advantage of social media, to learn, network and find a job.
285 million people in the world with vision impairments.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Cork or Lisbon
Speaking Topics: Future of work, digital Transformation, diversity and inclusion

Speaking Fee $6,000

Antonio SantosPoints
Academic40
Author1035
Influencer877
Speaker12
Entrepreneur5
Total1969

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Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Enterprise
Business Unit: IDM - Digital Transformation
Theatre: UK and Ireland
Media Experience: 30
Last Media Training: 07/01/2019
Last Media Interview: 01/28/2019

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.79
Business Strategy 30.41
Change Management 30.10
Cloud 30.75
CRM
Culture 30.54
Customer Experience 30.24
Cybersecurity 30.64
Design Thinking
Digital Disruption 30.19
Digital Transformation 35.53
Emerging Technology 30.82
Entrepreneurship 31.49
Future of Work 78.04
Govtech
Innovation 34.03
IoT 30.26
Leadership 33.32
Lean Startup
Management 31.95
Marketing 31.64
Mobility 33.50
Open Innovation
Procurement
Social 33.87
Startups 30.17
Sustainability 39.09
Fintech 30.42
Health and Safety 31.67
HR 32.43
Diversity and Inclusion 100
Healthtech 31.71
Legal and IP 31.15
AR/VR 30.88
5G 30.78
COVID19 39.83
Big Data 30.55
Analytics 30.09
Blockchain 30.13
Climate Change 32.99
Health and Wellness 30.50
Renewable Energy 31.12
Autonomous Vehicles 30.78
RPA 30.27
Ecosystems 30.32
Quantum Computing 30.29
Mental Health 30.46
Smart Cities 35.38
Agile 30.05

Industry Experience

Consumer Products
Federal & Public Sector
Healthcare
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Media
Professional Services
Retail
Telecommunications
Travel & Transportation
Utilities

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Publications

220 Article/Blogs
Atos delivers Next-Generation Employee Experience for EY
Antonio Blog
July 23, 2021
Atos today announces that it will provide a Next-Generation Global Employee Experience to EY, one of the largest global professional services organizations. The 7+ year contract will see Atos personalize and improve the IT experience for more than 300,000 EY people through its Proactive Experience Center, a team of dedicated experts, supported by advanced tooling and processes, driving towards the highest levels of proactive, pre-emptive and automated employee experience seen in the sector to date. This new contract reinforces Atos’ position as a leading enabler in the new frontier of work and employee experience.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Change Management

Digital sovereignty: European Commission kick-starts alliances for Semiconductors and industrial cloud technologies
Antonio Blog
July 19, 2021
The European Commission kick-starts today two new Industrial Alliances: the Alliance for Processors and Semiconductor technologies, and the European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

eBus charging solution from Siemens paves way for climate-neutral bus transport in Zurich
Antonio Santos Blog
July 15, 2021
Siemens has been awarded a contract from the Zurich Public Transport Authority (VBZ) to supply, install and commission 45 eBus charging stations, type Sicharge UC. The charging infrastructure will be installed at the Hardau bus garage, where 45 new eBuses will be supplied with power in the future. The installation is scheduled to go into operation in early 2022.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability

Combating Burnout as a Single Working Parent
Antonio Santos Blog
July 08, 2021
It’s up to employers to address the systemic causes of burnout at work. But in the meantime, here are four ways you can help yourself. Source: Combating Burnout as a Single Working Parent

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Mental Health

Brussels will ban diesel cars by 2030 and gasoline cars by 2035
Antonio Santos Blog
July 08, 2021
The regional Brussels government announced on June 25 a new ban on fossil fuel-powered cars in region that will come into effect over the next 14 years. New sales of diesel cars will be prohibited 2030, and new gasoline car sales will be illegal in 2035. The move is in accordance with existing efforts in Brussels to reduce pollution, and the EU goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions 2050.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability, Climate Change

How to Re-Onboard Employees Who Started Remotely
Antonio Santos Blog
July 08, 2021
“While going back to the office will be an adjustment for everyone, it will be an entirely new experience for remote hires. The author offers six strategies to re-onboard employees who started remotely:

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Future of Work

Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak.
Antonio Blog
July 07, 2021
Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak. Order includes first of its kind hybrid battery Venture trains. 73 sustainable, and reliable trains to be delivered starting in 2024. Includes predictive maintenance technology and real-time digital

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Mobility, Sustainability

Yunex Traffic brand launched
Antonio Santos Blog
July 06, 2021


“The start of Yunex Traffic will mark a significant milestone in the journey of Siemens Mobility. In today’s fast changing world, companies must always be able and willing to adapt quickly and effectively to new trends, customer preferences and changing competitive market conditions, and that’s exactly what we are doing here.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Mobility, 5G

Siemens to accelerate high-value growth as a focused technology company.
Antonio Blog
June 30, 2021
As part of its virtual Capital Market Day entitled “Accelerating High Value Growth,” Siemens AG is presenting its new growth strategy today. This strategy is also reflected in ambitious new Financial Framework targets, and it includes a comprehensive sustainability agenda.
“Our customers benefit from our ability to combine the real and digital worlds. This unique capability enables Siemens to support its customers in a way that no other company can,” says Roland Busch, President and CEO of Siemens AG

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Tags: AI, Innovation, Sustainability

Siemens and BioNTech expand their collaboration for global vaccine production
Antonio Blog
June 23, 2021
German biotechnology company BioNTech SE, based in Mainz, and Siemens intend
to expand their strategic cooperation. The companies plan to intensify their
collaboration for the rapid expansion and creation of production capacity for the
Covid-19 vaccine. BioNTech has expressed its aim of establishing new production
sites for Covid-19 vaccine production worldwide based on the Marburg plant and its
technology, starting with a production facility in Singapore. In Marburg, BioNTech
has converted an existing plant into a vaccine production facility with support from
Siemens in just five months

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, COVID19

Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate to transform manufacturing by enabling scaled deployment of artificial intelligence.
Antonio Santos Blog
April 20, 2021
The new cooperation aims to enable the scaled deployment of AI-based solutions for industrial manufacturing.

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Tags: AI, Cloud, Mobility

Wi-Fi 6 for industry: Siemens expands its network portfolio
Antonio Santos Blog
April 09, 2021
•Access Points and the first industrial Wi-Fi 6 Client Module available on the market.
• Reliable and high-performance wireless connectivity with maximum data transmission rates.
• Devices available with high protection class and industry-specific approvals.

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Tags: IoT, Mobility

HARTING cooperates with Porsche, to create a DC charging solution that can transfer very high power to the vehicle’s energy storage system for a short time.
Antonio Blog
April 08, 2021
In this context, the low-loss DC voltage featuring the latest HARTING high-current connectivity charges the battery of the e-vehicle in the shortest possible time. “Over the recent months, e-mobility has picked up tremendous momentum. There’s no denying: high-performance fast charging will further improve acceptance of e-vehicles among drivers,” as Marco Grinblats, Managing Director of HARTING Automotive stated. The breakthrough of e-mobility depends decisively on user-friendly charging infrastructure.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Mobility, Future of Work

TfL and Siemens Mobility unveil detailed design of new Piccadilly line trains
Antonio Santos Blog
March 04, 2021
• Ninety-four new trains will replace the 1970s-built Piccadilly line fleet

• New trains will be state-of-the-art, with more space, air conditioning, walk- through carriages and improved accessibility

• Vital investment will support both London and the wider UK economy – helping to create jobs around the country

Transport for London (TfL) and Siemens Mobility have today unveiled the detailed design of the new generation Tube trains for the Piccadilly line, which will soon be in production to replace the existing 1970s fleet.

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Tags: Innovation, Mobility

ÖBB and Siemens Mobility present exterior design of the new Nightjet Train
Antonio Blog
February 23, 2021
ÖBB and Siemens Mobility presented the first painted car body and exterior design for the new generation of the Nightjet in Vienna today. The new, ultra-modern trains will enter service near the end of 2022 and will first be used on connections from Austria and Germany to Italy. The first 13 trainsets have already been called up by ÖBB from a framework agreement with Siemens Mobility, and a further 20 trains are expected to be called up this year.

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Tags: Innovation, Mobility, Sustainability

Amazon Has Transformed the Geography of Wealth and Power
Antonio Blog
February 17, 2021
This article was published online on February 12, 2021. I n the mid-1990s , when I was in middle school, my family moved to the suburbs of Seattle, where my father had gotten a job at Boeing. My parents would drive my sister and me down I-90 to the Bellevue Square mall on weekends, and I’d sit on the carpet of the B. Dalton bookstore, reading magazines.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Business Strategy

What is Management 3.0 and why you should pay attention to energize your teams
Antonio Blog
February 17, 2021
That leadership has radically changed and will continue to do so is not news. What is new are the forms that are being implemented in uncertain and complex times. Jurgen Appelo is a software engineer, trainer, entrepreneur, author, speaker and traveler, who has been driving agility in companies.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Agile

COVID-19 Speeds Up Change Process In Digital Workplace
Antonio Blog
February 17, 2021
It is generally assumed that the coronavirus and COVID-19 have, and will continue to drastically change the digital workplace. However, this change was already under way, so what is COVID’s real impact and how much of it will persist once we’re beyond the pandemic?

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, COVID19

DB Regio Bayern and Siemens Mobility sign contract for 31 regional trains
Antonio Blog
February 12, 2021
DB Regio Bayern has ordered 31 regional trains from Siemens Mobility. The trains will serve on routes between Munich, Passau and Regensburg. Siemens Mobility will be delivering 25 double-decker Desiro HC trainsets and six single-decker Mireo trainsets. Passenger service with the new trains is planned to begin with the timetable change in December 2024.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability, Management

Atos recognized twice by Springboard Consulting for its excellence in disability inclusion.
LinkedIn
January 14, 2021
Atos has been recognized by Springboard Consulting, an expert in mainstreaming disability in the global workforce, workplace, and marketplace, with two awards, one in the ‘Workplace’ category recognizing the quality of Atos’ internal accessibility policy and the second in the ‘Marketplace’ category, for the comprehensiveness of its offering to help companies incorporate accessibility. Amongst the 8 honorees of the 8th Annual Disability Matters Europe Conference that took place in early December, Atos was the only company to be recognized in two categories.

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Tags: Sustainability, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Nobi smart lamp provides help when older people fall
Antonio Blog
January 13, 2021

Nobi monitors older adults and provides communication between the resident and family members or caregivers. This really provides peace of mind.” First and foremost, Nobi focuses on fall prevention with smart lighting and risk prevention


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Tags: AR/VR, Innovation, Startups

Swiss deep tech company Typewise announce launch of new industry-leading smartphone keyboard at CES
Antonio Blog
January 13, 2021
Zurich, Switzerland, 12 January: Pioneering Swiss deep tech startup, Typewise, is celebrating the launch of their next-generation smartphone keyboard app, announced at this year’s CES. With all-new autocorrection technology, patent pending, Typewise […]

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Tags: AI, Innovation

ICON.AI launches World’s First Smart Healthcare Device to protect your health at CES 2021
Antonio Blog
January 12, 2021
With just One Touch of the Detachable Health Tracker, the Smart Healthcare Device takes comprehensive readings from your fingertips to track heart rate information, blood pressure trends, peripheral oxygen saturation levels and more, all in nearly 60 seconds.

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership

AI gives you a chance to prevent Alzheimer’s Dementia
Antonio Blog
January 08, 2021
iMediSync, a biotech startup launched EEG digital biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer’s dementia on their AI cloud platform, iSyncBrain. With AI analytics and brain mapping techniques, they also serve personalized NIR-LED neuromodulation using their upcoming novel headset, iSyncWave to enhance neuronal activity.

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Tags: AI, Innovation, Mental Health

Atos delivers its first GPU-accelerated Quantum Learning Machine to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing
LinkedIn
December 17, 2020
Atos today announces it will deliver its first GPU-accelerated Atos Quantum Learning Machine Enhanced (Atos QLM E), the world's highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator, to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC).

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Quantum Computing

Facebook Introduces Accessibility VR Checks For Inclusivity On Quest And Rift
Antonio Blog
November 30, 2020
The company already used what it calls VR Checks, or VRCs, as a means of enforcing certain technical requirements on apps across a range of Oculus headsets. Unlike those original checks, Accessibility VRCs aren’t mandatory but come with strong recommendation so that developers make games and experiences with as many people as possible in mind.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation

AXSChat Podcast with Matt May - Adobe’s head of inclusive design
AXSChat
November 16, 2020
Matt May is Adobe’s head of inclusive design. His work includes integrating more equitable design practices across every aspect of the Adobe user experience, training and mentoring the Adobe Design team, and advocating principles of accessibility and inclusive design to the public at large. He lives in Seattle.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Atos joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association to bring more security, more simplicity to customers
Antonio Blog
November 12, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced it joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) to provide Atos’ customers with increased security combining its expertise in managed security services with Azure Security Center and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. MISA is an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their solutions to better defend against a world of increasing threats.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Cybersecurity

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Antonio Blog
November 12, 2020
The new set-up will allow Cambridge’s world-renowned technology community to undertake cutting edge new digital research and application in key areas such as autonomous vehicles, clean energy and remote surgery.

The 5G testbed will go live in January next year and kicks off a three-year partnership between Cambridge Wireless and Huawei, which will involve digital training, business support and joint events.

The aim is to explore how advanced wireless technology can have a far-reaching impact on both society and the economy.

“We are constantly working to provide value to CW members,” said Simon Mead, CEO of CW. “As home to one of the world’s most advanced R&D ecosystems, Cambridge is perfectly positioned for the rollout of next-generation wireless technology and we’re delighted to be driving this initiative with our partners. We hope to bring something unique to the Science Park to accelerate use cases and development of this technology. We invite ambitious businesses to get involved and through this exciting 3-year partnership with Huawei, we will support their 5G innovation journey.”

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Tags: Innovation, Autonomous Vehicles, 5G

Siemens enables industrialization of additive manufacturing
Antonio Blog
November 10, 2020
Siemens’ Digital Enterprise portfolio consists of software and automation solutions that optimize process steps along the entire value chain of additive manufacturing. This holistic approach is unique in the field of the industrialization of additive manufacturing. “The automated chain of coordinated production steps from all suppliers, from design and printing to post-processing, as well as end-to-end IT integration, is crucial for high productivity and maximum flexibility. This applies to series parts as well as to a highly flexible lot-size-1 production for individualized products or spare parts,” explains Dr. Karsten Heuser, Vice President Additive Manufacturing at Siemens Digital Industries.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability

Future-proof power, data and signal transmission
Antonio Blog
November 09, 2020
Modularisation in mechanical engineering entails many advantages, not only for manufacturers but also for users. Thanks to modularisation, they benefit from cost-optimised products that are precisely tailored to their requirements, while transparently designed at the same time. HARTING’s Han-Modular series is providing expedient solutions for all interfaces required in modern control, drive, HMI and communication technology for production systems. They are making power, data and signal transmission future-proof. Thanks to such solutions, modularisation can be further advanced without functional restrictions.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation

Motorola is Back with New Top-of-the-line Smartphones | TechPorn
Antonio Blog
October 30, 2020
With global tech and innovation leader Lenovo at the helm, the beloved motorola brand is returning to the mobile phone market in the Philippines with two new smartphone offerings — the motorola razr 5G and moto g 5G plus.

Both devices come with many firsts as well as classic features that long-time motorola fans know and love, including the iconic clamshell design of the early 2000s, now powered by the blazing-fast connection of 5G

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Tags: AI, 5G

Google Assistant now more accessible for people with disabilities
Telengana Today
October 26, 2020
New Delhi: Google has brought new updates to its Assistant that will help people with disabilities gain more independence in controlling smart devices and appliances around their homes.

For International Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month, Google has brought Assistant to US company Tobii Dynavox’s applications and services.

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Tags: Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

With Siemens Industrial Edge, Siemens closes the gap between conventional local data processing and Cloud-based data processing.
Antonio Blog
October 14, 2020
With Siemens Industrial Edge, Siemens offers a digitalization solution that adds machine-level data processing to automation devices, by taking the intelligence of Edge computing and thus, sophisticated analytics securely to manufacturing level. Siemens Industrial Edge offers users the opportunity to execute a wide range of intelligent analytics applications. Cloud connectivity is used in conjunction with Edge applications in an integrated hardware and software ecosystem for automation components.

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Tags: Cloud, Management, Ecosystems

Atos to support Willis Towers Watson’s cloud and digital workplace modernization
Antonio Blog
September 10, 2020
Atos will help reimagine the end-user experience through the use of chatbots, digital lockers and virtual technology bars to help reduce failures and increase automation.

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Tags: Management, Business Strategy, RPA

The Spanish Ministry of Health and AENA choose Atos to manage the health control form process for all passengers flying to Spain
Antonio Blog
August 25, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been chosen by the Spanish Ministry of Health and the Spanish airport operator AENA to manage the key health and travel information of all passengers flying to Spain. The digital solution, developed and managed by Atos, is called “Spain Travel Health” (SpTH). It gives travelers digital access to the mandatory health control form and provides them with a personal QR Code that will be scanned at the airport upon arrival in Spain. This solution puts Spain at the technological forefront of health and safety control and protection of passengers and citizens worldwide. Atos’ solution provides the Ministry of Health with the contact details of each passenger, as well as specific information about their flight and travel, in order to improve tracking capabilities, establish individual or group contact if necessary and perform statistical analysis targeted at improving health protection.

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Tags: Management, COVID19, Health and Wellness

AXSChat Podcast with Gareth Ford Williams, David Bailey & Bruno Maag
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August 24, 2020
In 2005 Gareth founded the BBC’s Digital Accessibility Team. Over the course of the first 3 years, the Accessibility Team worked as an integral part of iPlayer’s core Product Team ensuring BBC iPlayer V1.0 launched as an accessible product. The team was joined the UX when the UX Design was found

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Susan Mazrui – Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services, Inc.
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August 14, 2020
  Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken. Susan Mazrui began work in Communications in 1994 at Pacific Bell in Disability Marketing. In 1998, she moved to the wireless field, where she developed corporate strategies for state and federal legal and regulatory compliance. Unde

Tags: Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion, Future of Work

As telcos go cloud-native with 5G, HPE sees opportunity from core to edge
Antonio Blog
August 08, 2020
In previous generations of cellular, HPE has largely focused its telco core network efforts on subscriber data management. But with 5G designed as a cloud-native network from core to edge, the company sees a much bigger opportunity that leverages its expertise in enterprise IT.

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Tags: 5G

AXSChat Podcas with Sophie Morgan, TV Presenter, Disability Rights Campaigner and Board member for Ofcom.
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August 08, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Sophie is an award-winning disability advocate & social entrepreneur who was paralysed in a car crash when she was 18 years old. Determined to channel her adversity into opportunity, she sees her challenges as a unique chance for creativity.S

Tags: Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion, Future of Work

AXSChat Podcast with Wendy Mandell Geller the DisabledCEO
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August 03, 2020
6 years ago, at age 35, Wendy became the Queen of Social Distancing when she became a disabled chronic Lyme disease fighter. Feeling exhaustion, pain and like daily flu with autoimmunity issues that makes Wendy catch what sicknesses others have when in groups — meant she couldn’t travel on a pla

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Tags: Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

In Their Own Words: How The Americans With Disabilities Act Changed People’s Lives
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July 30, 2020
Judy Heumann I was born in 1947. And in 1949, there was another polio epidemic and I had polio. When I was 5 years old, my mother took me to school to […]

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The Valuable 500: Over a Third of Companies Pledge to Accelerate Disability Inclusion in the Wake of COVID-19
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July 28, 2020
LONDON, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, The Valuable 500 –  the global movement working to get 500 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to placing disability inclusion on their business leadership agendas […]

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Tags: Sustainability, Digital Transformation

There’s a lot of ignorance regarding people with disabilities.
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July 27, 2020
This ignorance, this lack of information promotes negative stereotypes. Interview with Lorena Julio, human rights advocate and Co-Founder of Comparlante. Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken. Lorena Julio is a human […]

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Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Lorena Julio, human rights advocate and Co-Founder of Comparlante
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July 25, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Lorena Julio is a human rights advocate with a Master in Compared Public Policies and a degree in Social Communication. She worked for more than 14 years in the promotion and protection of human rights in Latin America and the United States.She p

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Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion

Here’s how artificial intelligence designers take cues from neuroscience to build machines that learn more like humans.
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July 23, 2020
Yann LeCun, the chief AI scientist at Facebook, helped develop the deep learning algorithms that power many artificial intelligence systems today.

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Tags: AI

Humans arrived in North America at least 15,000 years earlier than we thought, discoveries show — which suggests they came by boat
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July 22, 2020
Mads Thomsen Archaeologists have long debated when and how the first people made it to North America from Asia. Researchers previously thought early humans crossed the Bering land bridge from Siberia to […]

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World’s most sustainable furniture factory proposed for Norway
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July 20, 2020
Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled the design for The Plus, a furniture factory for Norwegian urban furniture manufacturer Vestre. The project is expected to become the most sustainable of its kind in the world.

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change

New hydrogen production tech could reduce CO2 pollution
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July 20, 2020
A recent publication in the journal Angewandte Chemie brings attention to an improved way of generating clean hydrogen. For many years, hydrogen production has proven costly to the environment, as industrial hydrogen production […]

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Tags: Sustainability

Cargo bike boom in Europe: Industry survey expects over 50 percent market growth in 2020
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July 18, 2020
ICYMI: Today, the EU-funded CityChangerCargoBike project released key results of the first European Cargo Bike Industry Survey. These results are based on anonymised sales data provided by 38 cargo bike brands. After […]

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Cleaning the smart city during the pandemic and beyond
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July 17, 2020
ICYMI: With the spotlight now on hygiene, I talk to Andrea Basilova, co-founder of Slovakian firm Sensoneo, about how smart waste management fits into the […] – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/Rbr5yn

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Tags: Smart Cities

What’s behind the hype about Customer Data Platforms?
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July 15, 2020
The global market for customer data platforms is expected to rise dramatically over the next few years. The CDP Institute pegged industry revenue for 2019 at $1 billion and it expects the sector to reach at least $1.3 billion in 2020.

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Commission loses out in Apple-Ireland tax battle, announces tax abuse clampdown
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July 15, 2020
US technology giant Apple did not unlawfully benefit from state aid as part of corporate tax rulings in Ireland, the general court of the EU said on Wednesday (15 July). The decision annuls the European Commission’s bid to claim €13 billion back in unlawful tax advantages.

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Microsoft has finally fixed three of Windows 10’s biggest problems
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July 15, 2020
Windows 10 patches for July resolve some of the major bugs which have recently hit the operating system. The issues in question are serious problems with OneDrive, along with printer functionality being […]

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation

Deutsche Bahn invests one billion euros in new ICE Trains.
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July 15, 2020
Deutsche Bahn invests one billion euros in new ICE Trains.Order goes to Siemens Mobility• Future investment in strong rail system • New ICE trains to initially run between NRW and Munich • DB mainline fleet to grow 20 percent in coming years.

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Tags: Mobility, Sustainability

Going ‘Deep Green,’ Office Buildings Give Back to the Planet
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July 15, 2020
As technology costs have declined, more developers are creating buildings that can benefit the Earth by tackling pollution and save money by producing their own power.

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Tags: Sustainability

Why marketing communicators need to see through greenwashing and how to start
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July 15, 2020
This post is by Belinda Noble, co-founder of Communicators Declare and founder of BeNoble Communications. She has a Masters in Leadership and experience spanning journalism, PR and communications. One of the things […]

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change

Transportation’s Evolution, From Electric Buses to Hyperloop
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July 15, 2020
Planes, trains, cargo ships and autos are getting high-tech help in easing off the fuel pedal. It’s been 12 years since a Popular Science magazine cover asked the question we’d all been […]

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Tags: Mobility

The Equity-Diversity-Inclusion Industrial Complex Gets a Makeover
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July 15, 2020
So diversity training doesn’t have a great track record of boosting Black employees into the executive suite. “I would advise companies to spend the money on something else,” says sociologist Frank Dobbin […]

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Using UX Design to Build a Sustainable Future
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July 15, 2020
  Note: The following article was inspired by several sources, including the excellent book, ‘Designing for Sustainability, by Tim Frick, the SustainableUX conference, and ClimateAction.tech. I urge you to check them out. […]

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Tags: Sustainability

Why Sharing Good News Matters
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July 15, 2020
Research shows us that even in normal times, constant exposure to negative news can have a heavy impact on our mental health . In the midst of an unprecedented health and humanitarian […]

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Transforming Workplaces To Compete In The Digital Age.
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July 14, 2020
Past Preset and Future Wednesday July 22, 2020 1300-1400 GMT  Webinar to be faciliated Facilitated by Gráinne Bagnall. JUly 22 nds 1 pm Dublin. Digital transformation is transforming workplaces and is essentially […]

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Atos named a Leader in Advanced Digital Workplace Services by Global Analyst firm NelsonHall
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July 13, 2020
Atos provides a comprehensive and modular approach to digital workplace transformation. We engage people, and enable places and platforms to address workforce challenges across all digital touchpoints and change management processes

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Tags: Digital Transformation, HR, Change Management

AXSChat Podcast with Mike Gifford Susanna Laurin & Timo Stollenwerk
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July 10, 2020
This Week’s chat is about authoring tools. When we produce content for the web we use authoring tools to publish. How these tools can help produce accessible content can have a profound impact on the overall inclusiveness of the internet.Mike Gifford is the founder of OpenConcept Consulting Inc, w

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Tags: Innovation, Management, Marketing, Diversity and Inclusion

Huawei Releases 2019 Sustainability Report
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July 09, 2020
Huawei has released its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report explains the progress that Huawei made in supporting network stability and security, reducing emissions, responding to climate change, implementing its TECH4ALL digital inclusion action plan, and supporting the UN's Sustainable Developme

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Farmers in Honduras and Costa Rica learn alternative to slashing and burning rainforests.
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July 09, 2020
Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are being destroyed on a massive scale. In the tropics, farmers often slash and burn forests to clear fertile land for crops.

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change

The BMW Group aspires to be the most successful and sustainable premium producer for individual mobility.
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July 09, 2020
The BMW Group aspires to be the most successful and sustainable premium producer for individual mobility.

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Tags: Sustainability, Mobility

Remote panel of “oldest old” finds virtual life amid pandemic
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July 09, 2020
AgeLab research and outreach program for individuals 85 and older reveals surprising outcomes and extends MIT’s reach.

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Cargo bike boom in Europe: Industry survey expects over 50 percent market growth in 2020
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July 09, 2020
Today, the EU-funded CityChangerCargoBike project released key results of the first European Cargo Bike Industry Survey. These results are based on anonymised sales data provided by 38 cargo bike brands. After selling […]

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To reach climate neutrality by 2050, we need to fundamentally transform our energy system.
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July 08, 2020
Clean hydrogen will have a key role to play, as it has great potential to decarbonise sectors where electrification is impossible or too costly.

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Mercedes opts for more screens and fewer buttons in the 2021 S-Class
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July 08, 2020
Mercedes opts for more screens and fewer buttons in the 2021 S-Class

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Cleaning the smart city during the pandemic and beyond
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July 08, 2020
With the spotlight now on hygiene, I talk to Andrea Basilova, co-founder of Slovakian firm Sensoneo, about how smart waste management fits into the […] – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RbD49h

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Tags: COVID19, Health and Wellness, Smart Cities

What a sustainable circular economy would look like
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July 08, 2020
More than 100 billion tonnes of materials entered the global economy in 2017 to generate power, build infrastructure and homes, produce food, and provide consumer goods such as clothes and phones.

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Inclusion and Education. Global Education Monitoring Report
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July 08, 2020
In line with its mandate, the 2020 GEM Report assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. The Report also addresses inclusion in education, drawing attention to all those excluded fro

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The case for smart building investments amid economic resurgence
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July 08, 2020
Healthy buildings are now the catapult for a rapid market adoption of IoT-driven solutions as businesses weigh strategies to support employees’ return to work. http://dlvr.it/RbCBfb

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Powering a climate-neutral economy: Commission sets out plans for the energy system of the future and clean hydrogen
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July 08, 2020
To become climate-neutral by 2050, Europe needs to transform its energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.  The EU strategies for energy system integration and hydrogen, adopted […]

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Virus vs. voting: Behind the high-risk presidential primary elections
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July 08, 2020
As November’s election showdown looms, officials nationwide are scrambling to preserve voter rights while minimizing coronavirus transmission.http://dlvr.it/RbBV36

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To build a resilient world, we must go circular. Here’s how
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July 08, 2020
The best way to build resilience against future pandemics and the impact of climate change is to move to a circular economy.

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Boston is second-largest US city to ban facial recognition
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July 08, 2020
Mayor Marty Walsh signed the ban amid a national debate around police reform, which has included a reckoning on the potential inequities of facial recognition tech.http://dlvr.it/Rb9qW5

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AXSChat interview with Thea Kurdi, VP at DesignABLE Environments.
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July 03, 2020
#AXSChat interview with Thea Kurdi, VP at DesignABLE Environments. From the human rights code to evidence-based design and increased marketability, Kurdi shares her passion for how accessibility is fundamental to successful architecture.

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How to Curate Your Digital Persona
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July 03, 2020
Your public data tells a story. Is it telling the right one? Philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists – not to mention poets and artists — have been trying to answer this question for centuries. The good news […]

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Mentors, Stop Saying “I Understand”
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July 03, 2020
Bottomline: managers cannot provide proper support for their employees if they don’t really understand what those employees need from them. Asking questions and listening actively is the best way to identify that need. #worktrends

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Tags: Leadership

Austria’s trains take over the short-haul flight route.
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July 03, 2020
Austrian Airlines will cease operating its Vienna-Salzburg route, the flag-carrier announced on Thursday (2 July). Instead, the service will be replaced by more direct trains

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12 Essential Strategy Insights
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July 03, 2020
A winning strategy for an organization is not based on an individual choice but an expansive, countless number of decisions happening every day across all parts of a business — product, customers, technology capabilities, and more. #Strategy

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Tisa selects Atos for MiFID II blockchain utility for asset management industry
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July 03, 2020
TISA to develop and operate the bespoke and highly innovative MiFID II #blockchain utility which will provide a revolutionary and secure data exchange solution for the asset management industry.

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Police infiltrated Encrochat, an encrypted phone network used by organized crime, and read millions of messages for months, leading to international arrests (Joseph Cox/VICE)
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July 02, 2020
Joseph Cox / VICE : Police infiltrated Encrochat, an encrypted phone network used by organized crime, and read millions of messages for months, leading to international arrests — Police monitored a hundred […]

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To curb party houses, Airbnb says users younger than 25 will not be able to book entire houses in their area if they have fewer than three positive reviews (Catie Keck/Gizmodo)
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July 02, 2020
Catie Keck / Gizmodo : To curb party houses, Airbnb says users younger than 25 will not be able to book entire houses in their area if they have fewer than three […]

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‘Influencer deals are being paused’: As Facebook boycott begins in earnest, influencer marketing feels a sting. #B2C
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July 02, 2020
The latest move to pause influencer marketing comes as marketers are not only reconsidering where their ads appear and the kind of content they appear next to, but as they work to […]

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Bolt launches electric bike-sharing service in Paris
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July 01, 2020
Like other ride-hailing companies, Bolt has been suffering from the coronavirus-related lockdown and economic downturn around the world. But the company is trying to find another revenue stream by launching electric bikes […]

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German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land
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June 28, 2020
Extremists exploit rural nostalgia and farmers’ anger at globalisation to smuggle in ideology The poster advertising the evening of debate and organic canapés in Halle’s university district looked familiar to environmentally conscious Germans: a rugged pair of hands, cupping fertile brown soil,

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Non-tobacco plant identified in ancient pipe for first time
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June 28, 2020
People in what is now Washington State were smoking Rhus glabra, a plant commonly known as smooth sumac, more than 1,400 years ago. The discovery marks the first-time scientists have identified residue from a non-tobacco plant in an archeological pipe. Source: Non-tobacco plant identified in ancient

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AXSChat Twitter chat with Vernon Sankey & Katey Lockwood.
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June 27, 2020
In 2018 Vernon published a book called The Stairway to Happiness which includes many of the techniques and lessons of Cognitive Psychology and, in 2019, he co-authored, with Ms Katey Lockwood, a second book called: The Way; Finding Peace in Turbulent Times.

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How Can HR Become More Data-Driven and Digital? | myHRfuture
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June 23, 2020
ICYMI: By continuing to use our website you will be agreeing to our Privacy Policy and the use of cookies. … More

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Questioning More Than Just Office Space in the New Reality of Work
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June 23, 2020
ICYMI: 4-minute read Over the past decade, many of the “future of work” discussions have centered around proactive opportunities for … More

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Unlocking the wider potential of employee advocacy
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June 18, 2020
ICYMI: Your people are your most powerful weapon – but are you mobilising them effectively? – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYvnjN

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Twitter deleted a network of 170,000 Chinese state-backed accounts pushing propaganda
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June 18, 2020
Reuters Twitter disclosed three major state-backed networks pushing propaganda for China, Russia, and Turkey. The Chinese network was by far … More

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Managers, Encourage Your Team to Take Time Off
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June 18, 2020
ICYMI: The current crisis is creating more urgency and more work. Teams are feeling exhausted, work demands are on the … More

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Tracking the remote work trend
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June 18, 2020
ICYMI: Facebook and Twitter aren’t alone in the shift to remote work. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Over the last … More

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The impact of demographic change in Europe
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June 17, 2020
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic changed Europe and the world within the blink of an eye. It will leave … More

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How employers can prepare for the future of work – Antonio Blog
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June 17, 2020
ICYMI: ICYMI: Employers across the country have been tasked with reworking their physical workplaces, rethinking their customer experience and ramping … More

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Google Maps Will Now Show Wheelchair Accessible Places
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June 15, 2020
ICYMI: Google Maps will now show places that are wheelchair accessible, and users will be able to find such places … More

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Top Changes Coworking Spaces are Making to Reopen Safely
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June 15, 2020
ICYMI: As coworking spaces look to reopen their doors, many are making significant changes to their layout, operations, and services … More

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Pandemic makes evident ‘grotesque’ gender inequality in household work
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June 12, 2020
ICYMI: With more people staying home due to COVID-19, journalist Brigid Schulte says it’s impossible to ignore “the fact that women bear so much more of the burden of child care and housework.” – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYVrvD

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Audrey Gelman steps down as CEO of The Wing as employees stage a digital walkout criticizing the company for failing to ‘practice the intersectional feminism that it preaches’
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June 12, 2020
Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images Audrey Gelman, founder and CEO of The Wing, is stepping down from her position at the company. Gelman reportedly sent an email to Wing members that said she decided to step down “to bring The Wing along into a long-overdue era of change

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So how are your remote working tools shaping up? • The Register
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June 12, 2020
ICYMI: Breaking free from the office – without breaking the office – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYV9kx

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The Struggle of Work – Simon Terry
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June 12, 2020
ICYMI: In ancient Greek myth, Sisyphus was condemned by Hades to the eternal task of rolling a boulder to the top of a hill each day for it to roll down each time it neared the top. Oddly, the boulder is often represented in art as round. If you were a god asigning this dailyContinue reading "The St

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COVID-19: 3 post-pandemic positives for HR to harness HRD
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June 11, 2020
ICYMI: With the end of lockdown on the horizon in many parts of the world, we looked past the crisis and spotted 3 potential workplace benefits a result of covid. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYS2gh

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NTIA Finds Digital Divide Disproportionately Effects Blacks, Hispanics, Asian-Americans
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June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020 — A survey from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, conducted in November 2019, is a crucial snapshot of internet usage in America prior to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, revealing a continued gap in bandwidth access.  The report is the 15th edit

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Woods Bagot devises office layouts for workplaces post-coronavirus
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June 11, 2020
Woods Bagot has created four proposals for workplace design following coronavirus that merge working from home and office life to “strengthen performance”.       Source: Woods Bagot devises office layouts for workplaces post-coronavirus

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Digital Divide During a Pandemic: How to Work Toward Inclusion for Your Nonprofit Community
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June 11, 2020
ICYMI: If your nonprofit events and meetings haven’t been canceled, it’s likely you’ve moved them online instead. But with around 60 million Americans currently lacking access to the internet, the transition to online disproportionately impacts vulnerable communities, often the ones that we se

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Here’s How Texas’ Schools For The Deaf And Blind Stay Connected To Students During The Pandemic
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June 11, 2020
ICYMI: High school senior Rey Garza knows a lot about adapting to “new normals.” He was 9 when he lost vision in his right eye, and when he entered his freshman – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYQVTB

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This library’s drone deliveries sound like science fiction
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June 11, 2020
Kelly Passek has thought up a way to get kids to read this summer: deliver library books by drone. Passek, a middle-school librarian, was one of the first customers of a drone delivery service launched in Christiansburg, Va., last year by Wing, a company owned by Google parent Alphabet. After seeing

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Managers, Encourage Your Team to Take Time Off
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June 09, 2020
The current crisis is creating more urgency and more work. Teams are feeling exhausted, work demands are on the rise, and more and more time is devoted to work instead of ourselves. Yet, few employees feel comfortable taking the time off they need, especially as travel plans and other vacations are

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Tracking the remote work trend
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June 09, 2020
Facebook and Twitter aren’t alone in the shift to remote work. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Over the last few months, about one-third of the U.S. workforce has been in a grand HR experiment to see if what employees have long been saying is true: More autonomy and flexibility in how, when

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June 09, 2020
ICYMI: Kai Grunwitz is an innovative and established executive with a high impact career in conceptualizing, developing and driving business strategies on behalf of dynamic enterprises. A key driver of business performance with 25 years experience in developing and managing a solution, consulting an

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AXSChat Podcast with Marcie Roth – Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the World Institute on Disability
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June 08, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Marcie Roth is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the World Institute on Disability (WID), WID is a highly regarded global public policy centre WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabi

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5 Gaps To Be Filled With AI
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Helen Yu talks about the 5 gaps that companies face while bringing products to market and scaling up that can be filled with AI. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RYDqFX

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Leveraging the cloud for remote work
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Jo Peterson, the Vice President of the Cloud & Security Services practice at Clarify360, talks with Mark Lynd, Netsync’s Head of Digital Business, about the rapid move to the cloud as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As organizations are racing to the cloud, Jo and Mark talk about how

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Why disability inclusion is everyone’s business – Microsoft News Centre Europe
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Microsoft News Centre Europe Why disability inclusion is everyone’s business By Hector Minto 20 May, 2020 Senior Accessibility Evangelist, Microsoft Now more than ever, businesses are seeking ways to boost innovation and productivity in a sustainable way. But many business leaders overlook

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May 2020’s Top 50 Digital Influencers
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Sam Hurley Power Score: 66 The Guy Who Went From ‘Nobody’ to #1 Marketing Influencer in 15 Months (Without a Website) Simon Porter Power Score: 66 Leading influencer in #cloud, #bigdata & #IOT. Enabling business to adapt to disruption with agile #HR. WW VP #DigitalHR @ NGA Human Resou

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How employers can prepare for the future of work – Antonio Blog
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June 08, 2020
ICYMI: Employers across the country have been tasked with reworking their physical workplaces, rethinking their customer experience and ramping up their digital capabilities for a future that’s still mired in question marks. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RY0Kff – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/

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Coronagrifting: A Design Phenomenon
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June 07, 2020
ICYMI: Coronagrifting: A Design Phenomenon We now interrupt our regularly scheduled content to bring you a critical essay on the design world. I promise you that this will also be funny. This morning, the… – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RY9QyF

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Enterprise hubs to open doors to multinationals
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June 07, 2020
ICYMI: Enterprise centres could open their doors to remote workers from multinational firms to give them access to key facilities. – via @akwyzhttp://dlvr.it/RY8qzw

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AXSChat Podcast with James Partridge is the Director of Face Equality International
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May 23, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.James Partridge is the Director of Face Equality International, a Guernsey charity which he launched in November 2018. Face Equality International is an alliance of NGOs and charities around the world — already 35-strong — which work together
How artificial intelligence can save journalism
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May 11, 2020
Patrick White, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in journalism that could decimate media organizations around the world. The future of journalism — and its survival — could lie in artificial intelligence

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Europe’s Cities Are Making Less Room for Cars After Coronavirus
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May 08, 2020
How will cities carefully emerge from their coronavirus quarantines once lockdown measures are relaxed? That question might seem premature in the U.S., but in places where the virus struck earlier, cities are working out strategies for a return to something approaching normal urban life. Source: Eur

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What We Can Learn From Coziness Culture About the Art of Staying Home
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May 07, 2020
Winters in Calgary, Canada, can be long, lasting anywhere between six to eight months. They can be brutal, too, with extreme storms and temperatures that can shut down entire parts of the city. So in mid-March, when local artists Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett voluntarily quarantined themselves fo

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The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older Adults Is on the Internet
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May 07, 2020
The last real disaster Bonnie Weiss lived through was San Francisco’s 1989 earthquake. Even watching a piece of chimney break through her living room window didn’t prepare her to live alone during a global pandemic, she says. Weiss is nearing 80 years old and has no children. Source: The ‘New

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Indigenous Solutions to Climate Crisis Could Lie in Archaeology, Experts Say
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May 07, 2020
By Ian Morse For the first time last August, indigenous groups felt the global community was taking seriously their potential contributions to climate crisis policy. Indigenous peoples have long been labeled among the “most vulnerable” to climate impacts, but considering the local knowle

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London cycling could increase tenfold after lockdown, says TfL
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May 06, 2020
Mayor and agency planning fast-track new cycle routes and wider pavements Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Cycling in London could increase tenfold and pavements could be widened to allow for physical distancing and queueing outside shops, under plans to overhaul the c

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Barclays makes first investment under new Sustainable Impact Capital initiative in SaveMoneyCutCarbon
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May 06, 2020
Barclays has today announced a significant equity investment in SaveMoneyCutCarbon, the digital aggregator that provides a unique marketplace focused on sustainability, offering cost-effective products and solutions to businesses and consumers seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and be mor

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This is climate tech
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May 06, 2020
Heather Clancy Wed, 04/22/2020 – 01:50 Since mid-March, as the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic infected certain sectors of the U.S. economy, more than 200 U.S. startups have cut thousands of jobs . While they’re not immune to the forthcoming fiscal challenges, entrepreneurs devel

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USDOT Launches Challenge to Design Accessible AV Solutions
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May 05, 2020
The Inclusive Design Challenge is seeking automated vehicle (AV) solutions that are designed to be more accessible to people with disabilities. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has opened Stage I of the Inclusive Design Challenge, a national prize competition seeking design solutions to

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How is Disney going to imagineer itself out of this one?
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May 05, 2020
The Walt Disney Company just shared how much it thinks the coronavirus pandemic has cost its business so far. Today the Walt Disney Company reported $18.01 billion in revenue and earnings of 60 cents per share for its fiscal second quarter of 2020, missing analysts’ profit estimates. Source: How i

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‘Having One Is Not Progress’: Janet Mock on Netflix’s Hollywood and Industry Gatekeepers Celebrating Diversity
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May 01, 2020
Hollywood has the best publicist in the game. For years, it has taken on the identity of a city with “streets paved with gold,” when the actual streets are paved with the dust of unrealized dreams, unbridled tourism, and, you know, rampant poverty. Source: ‘Having One Is Not Progress’

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Non-accessible period for rail replacement vehicles gets extension
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May 01, 2020
A Department for Transport letter explained how buses and coaches performing rail replacement duties can apply for exemption from accessibility requirements until December 31. Source: Non-accessible period for rail replacement vehicles gets extension

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Plastics pile up as coronavirus hits Asia recyclers
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May 01, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic starting to threaten the entire Asian recycling sector Source: Plastics pile up as coronavirus hits Asia recyclers

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Forces of nature
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April 30, 2020
Understanding how ecosystems grow, thrive, and regenerate can help leaders steer their organization in the future. Source: Forces of nature

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Coronavirus: Why the fashion industry faces an ‘existential crisis’
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April 30, 2020
“No-one wants to buy clothes to sit at home in,” as Next’s chief executive Simon Wolfson puts it. Source: Coronavirus: Why the fashion industry faces an ‘existential crisis’

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Fighting Climate Change Requires a New Capitalism
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April 30, 2020
Tackling one of the biggest crises of our time—climate change—requires leaders to embrace a new vision of business, argues Rebecca Henderson. Source: Fighting Climate Change Requires a New Capitalism

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7 ways to make your groceries last longer
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April 30, 2020
Here’s how to reduce food waste during the coronavirus outbreak. Source: 7 ways to make your groceries last longer

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40 Unexpected Ways You Can Help the Environment Right Now
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April 30, 2020
Fun fact: Writing a shopping list, learning to pickle, and visiting used bookstores are all great ways to help the planet. Here, we rounded up some relatively unconventional but hugely impactful ways to make your daily routine more eco-friendly Source: 40 Unexpected Ways You Can Help the Environment

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While Fashion Struggles for Survival, Will Sustainability Pledges Stick?
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April 30, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has dealt the fashion industry a body blow. Could sustainability efforts and initiatives be on the chopping block? Source: While Fashion Struggles for Survival, Will Sustainability Pledges Stick?

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Siemens Managing Board sets up COVID-19 aid fund
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April 15, 2020
Munich Germanyhttps://medium.com/media/766a6d05fcac7cd0fe0b1151c6ae330f/href• Siemens Managing Board decides to form worldwide aid fund to help relieve and combat the coronavirus pandemic.• Siemens to match all funds donated by employees.• Fund to supplement numerous aid programs already in pl

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European Parliament to become the first European institution live on SAP S/4HANA
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April 01, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces the completion of the first successful implementation of SAP S/4HANA® for a European institution, the European Parliament. The project started at the end of 2016, replaced its legacy financial systems with SAP S/4HANA in order to mode

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Portugal to treat migrants as residents during coronavirus crisis
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March 28, 2020
https://medium.com/media/2097c920ed16d8b4a3fd1f1ddc5c32f9/hrefLISBON (Reuters) — All foreigners in Portugal with pending applications will be treated as permanent residents from Monday until at least July 1, authorities said on Saturday, to ensure migrants have access to public services during

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#WorkTrends: How to Make Your Work Culture Rock https://qoo
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March 27, 2020
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Ten Ideas While Working From Home.
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March 16, 2020
body[data-twttr-rendered="true"] {background-color: transparent;}.twitter-tweet {margin: auto !important;}Working from home? Let me share a few ideas. @pierrepinna @JohnNosta @GiselaSagromski @verovallieres @titamendessilva @romana_ibrahim @MeghanMBiro @jblefevre60 @dinisguarda @thomaspower @evankir

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Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract.
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March 12, 2020
https://medium.com/media/460dc586d0cbd6ee68de03f42650c882/hrefAtos, a global leader in digital transformation, has signed a four-year contract worth £12 million with Network Rail to design, deliver and manage a new digital private cloud platform that will underpin the operations of Britain’s rail

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The importance of flexible work
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"If we are all clear about our purpose and priorities and have been given the full ownership and accountability in our own areas, we can work anywhere anytime ensuring that we contribute to the end result." Ozlem Yavuz

Yesterday I recorded this video with my colleague Ozlem Yavuz. Both of us work remotely from different countries and collaborate via Atos Circuit Conversations and Spaces.
Remote work can help us to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation on the road to decarbonization.

I couldn't close this post without quoting Jan Krans
"An intelligent workforce must not be restricted by technology but must be supported, empowered, so they become more productive and have more headspace for creativity and innovation."
Tools are useful, but we need to create a culture that fosters diversity and flexibility.

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Atos Positioned as a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services in both…
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March 10, 2020
Atos Positioned as a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services in both Europe and North Americahttps://medium.com/media/fa02b1f56c89bdeb945ae105666a9876/hrefWith its Atos Digital Workplace offering, Atos proposes a comprehensive set of products and services to accelerate,

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Vodafone, TIM to Win Conditional EU Approval for Tower Deal: Sources
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March 06, 2020
By ReutersBRUSSELS/MILAN — Vodafone and Telecom Italia (TIM) are set to secure conditional EU antitrust approval to create Europe’s biggest mobile towers company, part of a strategy to roll out lucrative 5G services, sources said on Thursday.telco towerThe companies announced a plan last Jul

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Creating a better world to support individuals with a disability.
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March 05, 2020
10 Women to follow on Accessibility and InclusionSarah LewthwaiteSarah LewthwaiteSarah Lewthwaite (PhD, FRSA) is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton’s Centre for Research in Inclusion where she leads a major new UK Research and Innovation study ‘Teaching Accessibility’ as

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Green 5G
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February 21, 2020
Huawei #5BringNewValue Conference- London.After the cancellation of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei opted to launch their new portfolio in London at an event for industry analysts and Media.The event revealed a company obsessed with technology and engineering with a Corporate culture

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The world is 100 years away from gender parity but these countries are speeding things up.
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January 23, 2020
https://www.weforum.org/our-impact/gender-gap-acceleratorsGlobal Top Countries — Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Ireland, Spain, Rwanda, Germany

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Working Well: Building a Future-Proof Employee Experience
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December 17, 2019
Next Gen employees. Greater flexibility. Increased global collaborations. Quicksilver turnarounds. Remote teams. Expectations of transparency around process and purpose. An engaging, consistent experience that provides employees with the means to achieve more and stay with you longer. A clear purpos

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Paul Stevenson
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December 11, 2019
Paul is a 56 yr old married father of four young children and an award winning photographer, who has late onset Full Blown Tourette Syndrome plus, which started out of the blue 10 years ago. Paul has severe motor Tic’s and vocal tic’s inc coprolalia (swearing & cursing ) accompanied

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Anna Dixon – the Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better
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December 11, 2019
Anna Dixon is the Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better, an independent charitable foundation that brings about change for people in later life today and for future generations. Anna joined Ageing Better from the Department of Health where she was Director of Strategy and Chief Analyst. As

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Security by design: the new cybersecurity paradigm — Atos
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December 10, 2019
Security by design: the new cybersecurity paradigm — Atoshttps://medium.com/media/6ebb9c18119fbc87c832d930388a8d18/hrefPosted on: December 4, 2019, by Zeina ZakhourWe are living in remarkable times as ongoing digitalisation transforms the world in which we live. It is estimated that by 2025,

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Pedro Omedas
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December 03, 2019
Pedro Omedas studied computer engineering at Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela (2002) and moved to Barcelona, Spain in 2004 to study a Master in Digital Audiovisual Communication and Production at Universidad La Salle – Ramón Llul (2004) and a postgraduate course in Videogames cre

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Measuring the Business Benefits of Flexibility: A Win for All Sides
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December 02, 2019
As always, I’ve been following the trends that are really going to change the way we work. Among them: the need to continue evolving our concept of the workforce and the tools changing how, where, and when we work. Generation after generation is moving closer to a completely digitally-enabled form

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“Future of Work” conference – 21-22 November 2019
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November 27, 2019
This week on AXSChat we were focusing on the International labour organisation global business disability network conference on making the future of work inclusive of persons with disabilities in Geneva. We have recorded a number of short interviews with some of the amazing participants at the confe

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Abi James
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November 20, 2019
Abi James is a researcher of assistive technology and digital accessibility and senior accessibility consultant at AbilityNet.  Diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of nine, Abi has used computers and technology to help her succeed throughout her education and in employment. Her work at AbilityNet fo

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Juan Rico Fernandez
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November 15, 2019
Juan Rico holds a degree in Telecommunication Degree (2006) and a Master degree in Communication in Mobile Networks and ICT (2009), he started his career as researcher at the Network Planning and Mobile Communication Laboratory at University of Cantabria working on M2M and wireless communication. He

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Jonathan Attenborough
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November 06, 2019
My name is Jonathan Attenborough I am registered blind from Scotland. I am a very active disability campaigner and activist who has ran very successful campaigns, one of which resulted in changing a local councils policy on street design. I am an access technology expert and enthusiast with a partic

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The biggest rail investment in Norway since 1962.
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October 31, 2019
https://medium.com/media/d0f0dc272710521dd4cf0c99bb0126ce/hrefThe railway has truly entered the digital age.Bane NOR and Siemens Mobility celebrate a milestone in the digitalization of Norway’s rail network.• Campus Nyland test, training and signalling simulation center opens.• European Rail

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Adrián Bolonio
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October 30, 2019
Adrián Bolonio is an experienced Spanish Frontend Developer and Web Team Lead, focused in Web Accessibility. Since 2012 living in Vienna (Austria), and currently work as Web Team Lead at willhaben, Austria’s largest classified advertising marketplace. When he is not at the office he enjoys a good

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Clare Kennelly
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October 23, 2019
Clare Kennelly is the founder and principal consultant at Inclusive Cork.  A graduate of UCC with a BA in Spanish and Sociology and Higher Diploma in Education. She worked for 26 years in varying teaching roles: TEFL, post primary, further and third level education. In all these roles she worked w

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Atos Female FinTech Competition 2019 — vote for your ‘ favourite finalist.
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October 20, 2019
Atos Female FinTech Competition 2019 — vote for your ‘ favourite finalist.https://medium.com/media/a1c103ad1c27bba399a0675346cc482c/hrefLoaneyWe are pleased to introduce Silvia from Loaney, one of the 6 founders who will participate in our #Female #Fintechs Competition on October 22nd, prese

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5 Small-Business Tips for Attracting and Hiring Top Talent — TalentCulture
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October 17, 2019
5 Small-Business Tips for Attracting and Hiring Top Talent — TalentCulturehttps://medium.com/media/a8ab641d2ca9390d632b2588ff0160e9/hrefEvery business, small or large, needs great employees to thrive. The problem is that every business wants the best people, which makes the competition fierce.

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Billy Gregory & Oskar Westin
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October 15, 2019
Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Billy Gregory is the Director of Training with The Paciello Group. Before joining TPG, and after failing to realize his dream of becoming a rock star, Billy focused his attention on front-end development working at small agencies, and at large corporations. It was durin

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4 Ways to Increase Gender Equality in the Workplace
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September 24, 2019
The narrative around gender equality has largely shifted in the past few years, and organizations are beginning to recognize that gender equality in the workplace isn’t just an admirable goal — it can also drive profitability. However, we’ve got a long way to go until there is true gender equa

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The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals
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September 17, 2019
Wouldn’t it be great if managers and employees could understand each other’s hot buttons and preferences from day one? Jason Treu suggests a way to do so, by creating “How to Work with Me” manuals.
The post The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals appeared first on TalentCultu

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Creating an Environment That Encourages Women in Leadership
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September 10, 2019
Tracy Lawrence discusses the many benefits of truly embracing gender diversity and women in leadership within your workplace culture.
The post Creating an Environment That Encourages Women in Leadership appeared first on TalentCulture.

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How to Make Company Events Valuable for Employees
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August 19, 2019
When Memorial Day has come and gone, school’s out, the grill is fired up and the neighborhood pool has opened for the summer, there’s usually one more milestone coming: The company picnic is just around the corner. Countless people groan when they hear those words. For many employees, “company

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Vaping: When, How and What to Include in Your HR Policies
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August 14, 2019
“Vaping” is on the rise, with 10.8 million U.S. adults using e-cigarettes; usage is highest among adults ages 18-24. Vaping devices often are small and discreet, which has helped them make their way into workplaces mostly undetected. Some employees may be using them out in the open, which raises

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Many of the points are more related with implementation than with Teams.
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August 12, 2019
Many of the points are more related with implementation than with Teams.External users and organisation federation is something that is part of on Teams and Slack only realized the need for that really late.The comments you made on Teams could easily be made in relation to the clunky Slack UX.30

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Any space for accessibility?
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August 08, 2019
Any space for accessibility?

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7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce
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July 24, 2019
Diversity! It’s an important topic we’re talking about a lot lately. Here’s something to think about: We often talk about diversity and inclusion within the confines of training and programs. But what about the day-to-day challenges and best practices of managing a diverse workforce? Here are

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GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR ANNOUNCES BIGGEST MOVE TO DATE TO TACKLE EXCLUSION OF DISABLED…
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July 22, 2019
GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR ANNOUNCES BIGGEST MOVE TO DATE TO TACKLE EXCLUSION OF DISABLED PEOPLEhttps://medium.com/media/67ef883001a1ee1c18eb1edb66efe337/hrefSeven of the world’s largest financial institutions, including the Bank of England, Lloyds Banking Group, RBS and HSBC UK, have signe

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4 Ways HR Leaders Can Establish a Reputation as a Service Leader
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July 11, 2019
Your reputation is everything as an HR leader, and it’s composed of a variety of inputs from your colleagues, clients and partners. These inputs include elements such as the quality of your work, timeliness to meetings and your ability to work well with others. But one major aspect of reputation t

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Interesting move from Google.
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June 28, 2019
Interesting move from Google.

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Need to Ramp Up Innovation? Hire a Diverse Workforce
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June 12, 2019
Do you need to ramp up company innovation? Need to boost ingenuity? According to research, the solution is simple: Hire a diverse workforce. In a study, researchers at North Carolina State’s Poole College of Management considered this question: Do companies that foster diversity perform better in

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Interview with Ileana Rodriguez
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May 28, 2019
Ileana Rodriguezhttps://medium.com/media/4ea4914f0b04ac77396688d04a867725/hrefBIOGRAPHYIleana was born and raised in Matanzas, Cuba where she was diagnosed at the age of 13 with a malformation of the spine that left her paralyzed from the waist down. In the year 2000, she moved to the United States

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Atos and Google Cloud create AI-powered chatbot for T-Mobile NL to increase customer satisfaction —…
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February 25, 2019
Atos and Google Cloud create AI-powered chatbot for T-Mobile NL to increase customer satisfactionhttps://medium.com/media/254e1de4f2d40245d4ba881faebfb628/hrefAtos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces, together with its partner Google Cloud, a contract with T-Mobile Netherland

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Alanis Morissette updated ‘Ironic’ for today’s problems and it’s hilarious.
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February 04, 2019
Video from November 2015.

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Bukhara. Located on the Silk Road, the city has long served as a center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion.
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January 27, 2019
Bukhara is an ancient city in the central Asian country of Uzbekistan. It was a prominent stop on the Silk Road trade route between the East and the West, and a major medieval center for Islamic theology and culture. It still contains hundreds of well-preserved mosques, madrassas, bazaars and carava

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Palmela Castle
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January 27, 2019
At the south of Lisbon, the small town of Palmela is one the most beautiful places to observe the river Tagus and Sado, from the top of its beautiful castle.

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Frances West
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December 18, 2018
Frances West is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, strategy advisor, and women-intechnology trailblazer known for her work in innovation, technology, and business transformation. She is the founder of FrancesWestCo, a global s t r a t e g y a d v i s o r y c omp a n y f o…

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Roy Lilley
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December 12, 2018
Roy Lilley built up his first enterprise from scratch, turning it into a multi-million pound turnover business. Roy’s position as a former chair of the NHS Trust and a commentator and analyst of healthcare policy has contributed to his unparalleled reach over social media in the NHS. He has been v

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Robert Neuhauser
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December 10, 2018
Robert Neuhauser about himself… I’m deeply rooted in a strong science background – however I am captured by responsibly shaping powerful technologies, leading complex organizations, developing successful global businesses and enabling exceptional talent to grow. And while doing this, I

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Gareth Ford Williams
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November 21, 2018
In 2005 Gareth joined the bbc.co.uk management team and founded the BBC’s Digital Accessibility Team. This team was tasked with ensuring all future services delivered by IP would be fully accessible and the service that would later become known as BBC iPlayer would lead by example. The delivery

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Alastair Campbell
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November 15, 2018
With a background in psychology and an expert in human–computer interaction, Alastair Campbell is a leading light in the understanding of where man meets machines. He is driven by a desire to make the digital world accessible through the best possible user experience. The result is that those he w

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Robert McLaren – Head of Industry Technology and Innovation at Policy Connect
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November 06, 2018
Robert McLaren is Head of Industry Technology and Innovation at Policy Connect, a cross-party think tank. He specialises in assistive and accessible technology policy, including managing the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology. Before joining Policy Connect in 2017, Robert worked

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Nicolaas Matthijs
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November 06, 2018
Nicolaas Matthijs is an entrepreneur and product creator with over 10 years of experience in Educational Technology. Nicolaas has worked at several leading R1 institutions such as Cambridge University, UC Berkeley and Georgia Tech, where he developed Learning Management Systems, Academic Collaborati

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Piers Wilkinson
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November 06, 2018
Piers Wilkinson is a disabled representative, activist, and access consultant, who has worked with national and international organisations to promote disability inclusivity and disabled people’s rights. Current Piers sits on the National Union of Students (NUS) National Executive Council, the

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Mike Tholfsen
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October 31, 2018
Mike Tholfsen is a Principal Product Manager on the Microsoft Education team focusing on Inclusive Classroom, Learning Tools and OneNote Class/Staff Notebooks.  He is passionate about education and has been regularly working with students and teachers around the world over the past ten years to cre

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Mike Gifford
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October 26, 2018
Mike Gifford is the President and founder of OpenConcept Consulting Inc. For almost 20 years he has worked to shape open source software and the communities around them. Before adopting to Drupal, Mike was the lead developer of another open source Content Management System. In 2008, Mike began build

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Judge Ginger Lerner Wren – County Court Judge, 17th Judicial Circuit – 2nd Appearance
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March 26, 2018
Awaiting Quality Captions Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren graduated from The University of Miami, B.A. Politics and Public Affairs (1980) and Nova Southeastern University College of Law (1983). In 1996, Judge Lerner-Wren was elected to the County Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.  Judge Lerne

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Paul Smyth – Founder & CEO Digital Accessibility team at Barclays
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March 14, 2018
Awaiting Quality Captioning Paul Smyth is the founder and leader of the Digital Accessibility team at Barclays, setting the enterprise-wide accessibility strategy, standards and programmes that support their ambition of becoming the most accessible and inclusive FTSE company. “We want to leverage

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Florence Chapman – CEO at SenseAbility
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March 06, 2018
Awaiting Quality Captioning Florence Chapman’s career path led her to Canadian Business SenseAbility in 2016. As CEO, Florence is committed to advancing the employment outcomes for people with disabilities through actionable strategies, including cultural transformation of private and public-se

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Sminu Jindal
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February 26, 2018
Ms. Sminu Jindal                                          MD, Jindal SAW Ltd. Founder & Chairperson, Svayam Chairperson- ASSOCHAM National Council on Iron & Steel, India An indefatigable accessibility crusader, Ms. Sminu Jindal has made a historic and

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Fleur Bothwick – Director of Diversity and Inclusive Leadership, EMEIA Region at EY
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February 09, 2018
This Video Is Captioned Fleur is the Director of Diversity and Inclusive Leadership (D&I) for the EMEIA Region at EY which is made up of Europe, Middle East, India and Africa with ninety nine countries and 105,000 people.  Her role entails developing, driving and embedding an integrated diversi

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Vint Cerf & David Bray
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February 05, 2018
People Centred Internet Initiative People-Centered Internet (PCI) believes in putting humanity – people and their needs and aspirations – at the center of the Internet. They are committed to using the power of the Internet to improve the lives of the global poor by collecting data that can be us

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Kate Nicholson
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December 31, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions Kate Nicholson served in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice for more than 20 years, practicing health-related civil rights law and securing powerful victories including in the U.S. Supreme Court.  She is currently writing a book about her personal

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Aine Healy & Piers Gooding- 19 Stories
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December 18, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions The 19 Stories Project tells the story of 19 individual Australians living full lives in their communities. The project explored what it means for people with disabilities to be “socially included”, and what it means to exercise the right to live independently and be in

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Sharron Rush & Olivia Hawkins – Knowbility
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December 11, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions   Since 1998, Sharron has been a leader in raising awareness and skills around the issue of access to technology for people with disabilities. Her work at Knowbility includes policy review, performance analysis, technical consultation, and training development for priv

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Rob Price & Christopher Joynson
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December 04, 2017
Awaiting quality captions Rob Price  is COO for Worldline UK&I, the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. He was previously Head of Digital for Atos UK&I, is a member of the Atos Scientific Community and was a founder of the award winning CIO/CTO Atos blog, the

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Colin Browning – Director of Social Media for Mass Mutual & Edmund Asiedu
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November 27, 2017
Awaiting  Quality Captions Colin leads the social business team at MassMutual where he oversees the influencer, advocacy, paid social, and customer service programming. Prior to MassMutual, Colin led the social team at IDG’s Strategic Marketing Services where he was responsible for the develo

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Dr Gregg Vanderheiden
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November 20, 2017
Awaiting quality captions Dr. Vanderheiden has been active in the area of Technology and Disability for over 45 years.  His early work was in Augmentative Communication, a term taken from his writings in the late 70’s.  Starting in 1979, his focus shifted to personal computers and he worked insi

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Caroline Casey
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November 13, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions Caroline Casey is an award-winning social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow and Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She was diagnosed with ocular albinism as a child, which makes her registered blind. Caroline was not aware of the severity of her condition until her

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Steve Anderson
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November 06, 2017
Awaiting Quality Captions Prime Candidate was founded by Steve Anderson. Frustrated with the inequity of employment opportunities for the more mature worker, Steve brought together a senior team to formulate an approach that would create a more level playing field for mature job seekers – the resu

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Users driving conversations about accessibility on Twitter
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October 31, 2017
Users driving conversations about accessibility on Twitter

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Léonie Watson & Patrick Lauke
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October 30, 2017
Léonie Watson, Communications Director and Principal Engineer at The Paciello Group and Patrick Lauke, Accessibility Consultant at The Paciello Group. Awaiting Quality Captions Léonie Watson Léonie (AKA Tink) began using the internet in 1993, turned it into a web design career in 1997, and (despi

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Stephen J Wampler
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October 25, 2017
Steve was born on August 22nd 1968 in Evanston, Illinois. Steve has cerebral palsy resulting from an accident during birth and today uses an electric wheelchair for mobility. The oldest of five children, Steve was mainstreamed into public schools at Spring Hill Elementary in Lafayette, California at

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The man with cerebral palsy who climbed El Capitan “El Cap” in Yosemite National Park.
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October 25, 2017
Yesterday on #axschat Twitter chat our guest was Stephen J. Wampler.

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AXSChat Interview with Stephen Fry.
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August 21, 2017
Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Stephen Fry with Debra Ruh & Neil Milliken for #AXSChat the topics ranged from Social Media to Mental Health Advocacy. You can watch the interview and join in the discussion on twitter.Check the hashtag #axschat on Twitter and join the conversation, Tuesd

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Age at Work: Advocating Baby Boomers
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July 25, 2017
We recognise that people are the most significant asset. Many organisations claim the same but fail on their promise. We take great care to develop close, long-term people relationships that are underpinned with a mutual trust and understanding.

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Tuesday, May 30th on #AXSChat Twitter Chat – Jake Abma – Accessibility Lead for ING Netherlands and Ambassador of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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May 27, 2017
Accessibility Lead for ING Netherlands For the last four years, Jake has set up a raft of initiatives to make sure products and services are accessible to people with the widest range of capabilities. He’s a passionate promoter of accessibility both inside and outside the Bank. Product Owner ING h

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May 23rd – #axschat Twitter chat with Rosemary Musachio.Chief Accessibility Officer at Ruh Global Communications.
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May 21, 2017
Rosemary Musachio When Rosemary was born on September 13, 1966, at an American naval hospital in Pozzuoli, Italy, the doctor asked her parents, “What will you do with her?”  Her parents looked at each other and thought he was crazy.  The ignorant physician asked because she had brain damage, w

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1 Executive Director
Expert Series June 2020 - Digital Transformation: What's Next?
DT Lab
June 22, 2020
The DigitalTransformation Lab is a network for you to join us at the frontlines of digital innovation and discovery.
Digital Transformation (DT) is the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of enterprises.
The DT-Lab@UCC focus on digital innovation, entrepreneurship and technology in various enterprises both within the private and public sector. DT-Lab aims to provide leadership in digiotal strategy, innovation and execution.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Innovation

1 Industry Award
Best digital campaign
Irish Tech News
May 24, 2018
Axschat won the award for Best digital campaign for its Advocating about inclusion by building a community campaign, which promoted social inclusion via social networks. The finalists in the category were NBC for its Digital Revolution campaign on behalf of Syfy.com and Asus, for its campaign entitled In search of your best you: Technology ready for new year’s challenges.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Social

1 Keynote
Forget the robots: The Future Of Work is about inclusion.
Campus Party
July 11, 2020
There is a place for empathy and a place for technology.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion, Future of Work

2 Media Interviews
CES 2020 Interview with Barbara Humpton - CEO Siemens US.
Twitter
January 08, 2020
At CES 2020 I did an interview with the Siemens CEO for the United States - Barbara Humpton about leadership and business to society.

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Podcast
AXSChat Podcast
December 06, 2019
Podcast with Anna Dixon- CEO of the Center for Ageing Better

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Social, Future of Work

2 Panels
he world comes together across countries & functions to talk of change with COVID-19
peopleHum
July 28, 2020
Aishwarya Jain from peopleHum talks to global leaders- Debra Ruh, Reeta Nathwani, Neil Milliken, Antonio Santos, Himanshu Saxena, David Perez, and Lamondre Pough to discuss the impact of Covid-19. Watch the world come together to discuss various initiatives taken by the different governments to tackle the global health crisis.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion, Future of Work

Future of Automation
Siemens- Hannover Messe
April 11, 2019
Future of Automation – modular production with autonomous systems, Antonio Santos, Influencer Karthik Sundaram, Frost and Sullivan
Juan Aparicio Ojea, Siemens Moderation: Chris Brow

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

270 Podcasts
AXSChat Podcast with June Lowery, Head of Unit and Deputy to the Director at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology
AXSChat
September 14, 2021
June Lowery is Head of Unit and Deputy to the Director at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CNECT). She has worked for the EU institutions in Luxembourg for the past 25 years in a wide variety of fields including publications, finance, logistics, and digital inclusion. Her current responsibilities include web accessibility, language technology and online safety for children. She is also the CNECT equality coordinator. She is passionate about her job, and about making the digital world safer for children, and more accessible, inclusive and multilingual for all.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Debra, Ruh, Neil Milliken and Antonio Santos
AXSChat
September 07, 2021
Antonio Santos is a Social Media Business Evangelist and Senior Data Intelligence Expert, at Atos, focusing on Digital Inclusion, Social Media Engagement, and Social Business. He is a Sociologist with expertise on Applied Research; he previously worked in the Media, Military, Public Sector and Telecom before joining Siemens IT in 2006 in Cork and Atos in 2011. According to Onalytica who measures online presence and influence, Antonio is the 3rd most influential employee in the world, in Consulting based on data from Twitter and LinkedIn and number one on Sustainability amongst employees of the 48 most important consulting companies globally.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Social, Diversity and Inclusion

#AXSChat Podcast with Gregg Vanderheiden, Professor and Director of Trace R&D Center at the University of Maryland
AXSChat
August 30, 2021
Gregg Vanderheiden is Professor and Director of Trace R&D Center at the University of Maryland. He has been in the field of technology and disability for 50 years, authored the first computer and the first web accessibility guidelines, was an author and chair of the WCAG guidelines working group, and his accessibility techniques and technologies are built into every copy of Windows, macOS, and iOS. His accessibility work is also found in kiosks, voting machines, airline terminals, ticket machines, and automated postal machines across the country.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Christine Hemphill, Founder and Managing Director of Open Inclusion
AXSChat
August 21, 2021
Christine is the Founder and Managing Director of Open Inclusion. She’s an economist by trade, a disability inclusive researcher, designer and innovator by practice, and practical problem solver by nature. She helps organizations better understand and improve experiences across all brand touchpoints (digital, physical, customer service and communications) through a deeper understanding of the needs of consumers or employees who sense, move, think or feel differently. This is provided by conducting high quality inclusive user research engaging Open’s diverse insight community

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AXSChat Podcast with Matt Gibson & Ramon Lapenta from Cyber-Duck, a user-centred digital transformation agency
AXSChat
August 16, 2021
He helps oversee all aspects of the production lifecycle, including research, design, and delivery of products and services, for organisations like Sport England, Compare the Market, and the Bank of England.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Meghan McLean, Senior VP of Sports for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.
AXSChat
August 09, 2021
Meghan McLean is the Senior Vice President of Sports for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. She is responsible for planning and executing a sport competition in 19 Olympic type sports for 4300 Special Olympics participants across North America. Meghan is leading the charge to increase participation by 50% regard to both the number of participants and the number of sports offered at USA Games. With a specific focus on increasing the athlete experience Meghan has identified and negotiated 10 sport venue contracts at state-of-the- art sport facilities across central Florida. Meghan and her team are responsible for planning and executing every aspect of the athletes’ competition experience to ensure athletes have the platform to compete and succeed.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management, Future of Work

AXSChat Podcast with Richard Morton, Head of Accessibility at the UK Central Digital and Data Office.
AXSChat
August 02, 2021
Richard is Head of Accessibility at CDDO (Central Digital and Data Office). He focuses on building accessibility capability and culture in central government and the wider public sector through Accessibility Empathy Lab sessions, clinics, training, talks and webinars, and manages the cross government accessibility communities.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Debra Ruh, Neil Milliken and Antonio Santos
AXSChat
July 27, 2021
Debra Ruh is a seasoned entrepreneur that focuses on Global Disability Inclusion, ICT Accessibility, EmployAbility, Marketing and Communications Strategies and Digital Media. She has provided global leadership to governments, corporations, NGOs and DPO’s (Disability Persons Organizations) all over the world supporting research, outreach, marketing strategies, policy and standards initiatives with public- and private-sector. Policy, Legislative and Technical Experience includes the United Nations Convention of Rights for People with Disabilities (CRPD), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503, 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, W3C, WCAG 2.0 and ISO. Debra is also a seasoned Entrepreneur (founder of three firms): Ruh Global Communications, TecAccess, Strategic Performance Solutions.

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Tags: Marketing, Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Jourdan Saunders, Speech Language Pathologist and CEO & Founder of The Resource Key
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July 19, 2021
Jourdan Saunders, MS, CCC-SLP, has been a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for over 10 years using her expertise as the CEO & Founder of The Resource Key which focuses on Inclusive Branding to ensure People with Disabilities are included, and making meaningful connections with brands.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Future of Work

AXSChat Podcast with Mark Wilcock, Accessibility Specialist at Atos
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July 12, 2021
Mark Wilcock is an Accessibility Specialist at Atos, CPWA Certified, an ex-contributing member of the W3C WCAG Working Group for WCAG 2.1 in the W3C Cognitive Accessibility Taskforce and an Atos Expert for Immersive Experiences.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Dr. Anthony Giannoumis, Associate Professor of Universal Design of ICT at the Department of Computer Science at Oslo Metropolitan University
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July 02, 2021
Anthony’s work focuses on technology policy and practice. He is an internationally recognized expert in universal design of information and communication technology (ICT). He leads several large-scale research and innovation projects based in over 27 countries.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Ryan Graham, CTO of Texthelp
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June 29, 2021
As CTO, Ryan is responsible for leading and directing Texthelp’s team of engineers to deliver assistive technology and accessibility products that are used by tens of millions of people every day around the world. With a customer base that spans educational institutions and corporates alike, he ensures that Texthelp’s products are safe, secure and easy to use.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Yuval Wagner & Michal Rimon from Access Israel
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June 22, 2021
Access Israel, established in Israel in 1999, is the first non-profit organization in Israel whose main mission is to promote accessibility and inclusion to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities and the elderly

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Culture, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Neil Barnfather, one of Britain’s most accomplished entrepreneurs
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June 11, 2021
Neil has been recognised as one of Britain’s most accomplished entrepreneurs. Alongside his business successes he is well known on the international disability stage, himself being blind.​

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Heather Dowdy - Senior Program Manager, AI & Accessibility at Microsoft
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June 08, 2021
With more than a decade of experience developing and demonstrating accessible technology in mobile, web and artificial intelligence, Heather Dowdy is passionate about connecting the dots across disability, race, and tech. She currently manages Accessibility Skilling at Microsoft, with a focus on making the future of work more inclusive. Heather is responsible for the global partnership strategy to scale skilling opportunities that lead to employment for people with disabilities.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

AXSChat Podcast with Dr. LaMondre Pough CEO of Billion Strong.
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May 31, 2021
LaMondre is a passionate speaker, mentor, and a recognized leader for the community of People with Disabilities.

As CEO of Billion Strong, he brings to the position his natural ability to empower audiences to embrace diversity and create environments where people genuinely belong.

Diagnosed before his second birthday with spinal muscular atrophy, Pough challenges people to find purpose and ways to improve themselves in every circumstance.

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Tags: Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion, COVID19

AXSChat Podcast with Orla Pearson & Dan Dexter from AccessLoop
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May 25, 2021
Orla has been involved with live captioning delivery for nearly 30 years. 15 years with the BBC as part of the team managing 5%-100% subtitled content across the BBC. Orla was responsible for managing captioners and researchers, delivery and project management looking at the varied broadcast content on the channel: drama, game shows, political chat shows, 24-hour news, music festivals, sports coverage, children’s programmes and writing protocols, that are still in use today, for successful live captioning of each genre. Moving on from the BBC into events and direct to client delivery, Orla set up MyClearText with Elaine McCarthy to support clients and captioners to deliver high standards of live captioning and technical expertise in the delivery to ensure the best end product to end users. Working with Dan Dexter for many years to remove and overcome barriers to adding captioning accessibility to livestreams for MyClearText, AccessLOOP was created to simplify the delivery of captioning, sign language and language caption translation.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Cigdem Knebel - Founder of Simple Words Books.
AXSChat
May 14, 2021
When Cigdem Knebel struggled to find decodable “big-kid” chapter books a young dyslexic could painlessly read, she began to write one herself for her son. Cigdem is the founder of Simple Words Books. Her mission is to help young dyslexics and early readers with fluency, comprehension, but most importantly, reading-confidence.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Social, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Rosemary Musachio Chief Accessibility Officer for Ruh Global
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May 07, 2021
Rosemary Musachio’s life has been based on miracles and dreams. Like any other birth, Rosemary’s was a miracle but with a twist. Since she developed cerebral palsy at birth due to brain damage, Rosemary was presumed a vegetable by the doctor who delivered her.

Yet, another miracle happened when Rosemary proved that doctor dead wrong. For every limitation she has, she has been able to overcome it in one way or another. Although she cannot walk, she dances in her wheelchair to music. Although she cannot talk, she uses a word board to communicate quite eloquently. Although she cannot use her hands to perform daily tasks, she uses a head pointer to type on a keyboard.

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AXSChat Podcast with Elaine Katz, Senior VP of Grants and Communications at the Kessler Foundation
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May 03, 2021
Elaine Katz oversees Kessler Foundation’s comprehensive grant making program and its communications department. During her tenure, the Foundation has awarded $49 million for national and community-based employment programs. Katz works with non-profit organizations in board development, fundraising, marketing, and business development. She serves on the boards of JESPY House, New Jersey Association of People Supporting Employment First, Essex/Newark Disabilities Issues Committee, and program committee of the Council of NJ Grantmakers. She is an appointed member of Empower NYC Advisory Board, Workforce Matters National Steering Committee, ReelAbilities NY Advisory & Council, ReelAbilities 2020 Selection Committee and the NJ Veterans and Community Collaborative Network (VCCN).

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AXSChat Podcast with Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup, from the Health Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum.
AXSChat
April 23, 2021
Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup is a health scientist and Health Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. Dr. Hendricks-Sturrup’s work involves exploring and addressing ethical, legal, and social issues and implementation barriers at the forefront of health policy and innovation. Her research centers on generating best practices for the use and processing of health and genetics data across the patient-consumer spectrum.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Future of Work

AXSChat Podcast with Michael Fembek, Zero Project Director, Essl Foundation
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April 16, 2021
After graduating from the Vienna University of Economics, Michael Fembek (born 1961) joined GEWINN, an Austrian business magazine, serving between 2000 and 2007 as editor-in-chief.

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#AXSChat Podcast with Kate Nicholson, from the U.S. National Pain Advocacy Center
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April 09, 2021
Kate Nicholson, JD, is a health policy and civil rights attorney and a nationally-recognized expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act .

She served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil rights division for 18 years, where she litigated and managed cases, coordinated federal disability policy, and drafted the current ADA regulations.

Kate developed intractable pain after a surgical mishap left her unable to sit or stand and severely limited in walking for many years. During those years, she used opioid pain medication integrated with adjunctive therapies in order to continue to work and function

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AXSChat Podcast with Anthony Ruck, co-founder and CEO of Aventido
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March 29, 2021
Antony has been part of the AT industry since 1999, working with manufacturers, publishers, standards organisations and service providers to deliver first class products and customer experience.

In addition to being the co-founder and CEO of Aventido Limited, he has also provided volunteer support for the British Standards Institute, co-created ATEC (the Assistive Technology Exhibition and Conference), been Chair of BATA, and is the first co-Chair of the newly formed DATEurope.

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Tags: Customer Experience, HR, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Nataliya Kosmyna, Ph.D in Computer Science. Working on Brain Computer Interfaces
AXSChat
March 19, 2021
Nataliya is passionate about an idea of creating a partnership between AI and human intelligence, fusion of a machine and a human brain. She obtained her Ph.D in 2015 in the domain of non-invasive Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) as a part of EHCI team of Université Grenoble-Alpes, France. Most of her projects are focused around EEG-based BCIs in the context of consumer grade applications. Before joining MIT Media Lab – Fluid Interfaces group in 2017, she was a post-doc at Hybrid team (VR/AR), Inria Rennes, France. Nataliya has published and served as a program committee member in conferences and journals such as Nature Scientific Reports, CHI, ACM IDC, Ubicomp, INTERACT, TOCHI, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Plos ONE, IEEE EMBC and ACM AutomotiveUI. She gave 2 TEDx talks. Nataliya worked for the past 12 years on designing solutions to control drones, rolling robots, home appliances using brain activity. These projects were presented to general public and were tested by more than 4000 people in 2015-2019. Nataliya won multiple awards for her work, among which is L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science award she received in 2016. Nataliya was also named as one of 10 Top French Talent 2017 from MIT Innovators Under 35.

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Tags: AI, HR, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Kate Nash, CEO of PurpleSpace
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March 15, 2021
Kate is the world’s leading authority in ‘Networkology’.

The science behind the growth of workplace networks and resource groups.

In April 2014 her book ‘Secrets & Big News’ was published tackling the issue of ‘disclosure’ of disability and what employers can do to help people be themselves at work.

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AXSChat Podcast with Matthew Ney founder of Kakana
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March 05, 2021
Matt is the founder of Kakana, a ground-breaking streaming fitness platform for people of all abilities. Matt previously founded Fitbound and Nvision. He is also the founder of Fitbound for All, a non-profit that’s mission is to impact the health and well-being of individuals with and without disabilities and make sure all individuals have the opportunity to be included in the health and wellness conversations. Matt is an experienced entrepreneur with a history of creating cutting-edge fitness content, having founded four companies over the past decade.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Health and Wellness

AXSChat Podcast with Joan Bohan from Disney, Aspen First Movers Fellow and Dyslexia Advocate
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February 26, 2021
Originally from the Los Angeles area, Joan started her career with KPMG before relocating to Paris, France where she embarked on a 25+ year international career with Disney. A seasoned commercial finance executive, with a CPA, she has held leadership roles across a wide range of businesses – from Film Distribution & Acquisitions to Consumer Products & Retail – at both the Regional and local office Market level, working in Paris, London, Amsterdam & Brussels.

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AXSChat Podcast with Michael Holden founder of AccessoLoo
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February 26, 2021
Married to Jennifer and father of two children Georgia & Noah, and as a family, Michael enjoys travelling, going to the theatre and cinema, as well as live music and scouting events. He first became interested passionately in health service provision when his son was diagnosed with Autism in 2009.

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AXSChat Podcast with Simon Minty, Disability Consultancy, Abnormally Funny People
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February 13, 2021
Simon Minty has delivered consultancy, training and public speaking in the field of diversity, specialising in disability, since early 2000s. Based in London, his work is international. He works with many clients from a small NGO to a multinational corporation. This international work has helped Simon develop a broader under-standing of different cultural approaches to disability. He also has a creative side, helping im-prove the portrayal of disabled people in media and has worked with BBC, Channel 4, Endemol Shine, All Three Media, Warner and Sky. He’s produced numerous videos and co-produced and performed in the sell out Edinburgh Fringe comedy show Ab-normally Funny People in 2005 and 2015. Abnormally Funny People performed virtually for London’s Southbank Centre in 2021 via Zoom. He co-hosts two podcasts, BBC Ouch! and The Way We Roll. His client list is substanAal and includes BBC, Barclays, BriAsh Council, Buckingham Palace, Google, Lloyds Banking and Open Society FoundaAon. In addiAon, Simon is a Non-execuAve director of Motability Opera>ons. He is on the board of The National Theatre and is a trustee of Improbable Theatre and of StopGap Dance. He is an Ambassador to the Business Disability Forum and Busi-ness Disability Interna>onal. He also helped establish the Disability Media Alli-ance Project in California. Simon has a Post Graduate diploma in Dis-ability Management at Work and a BSc (Joint Hons) in Philosophy and Sociology, both from City University in London. A keen traveller, he won the Travel X Travel Writer of the Year 1999 – Best Television Feature for his Channel 4 travel pro-gramme in China. In 2016 GQ named him as one of the 100 best connected men in the UK. He has fea-tured on the Power 100 List of disabled people for many years. He has personal experience of disability being of short stature and limited mobility. He uses a mobility scooter for distance.

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AXSChat Podcast with Sarah Stites, Development Officer for Caritas Aregak Foundation
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February 08, 2021

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AXSChat Podcast with Paul Carter, a journalist who works as senior producer and technology reporter for the BBC.
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February 01, 2021
Paul Carter is a journalist who works as senior producer and technology reporter for the BBC.

He was born without lower arms or legs. He has produced BBC Newsnight, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Travel Show and is a regular member of the team at BBCCLick the flagship technology show for the corporation.

Click has a worldwide audience of around 80 million and is shown on BBC News and BBC Worldwide. The show regularly covers accessibility and inclusive technology and has a yearly special on accessibility.

Paul cares about technology, diversity and accessibility but is keen to point out that his role is reporting on all technology not just disability specific tech. He was involved in the BBC Leadership Development Programme 2020

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AXSChat Podcast with Andy Imparato, Eric Harris and Tho Vinh from Disability Rights California
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January 22, 2021
Andy Imparato began work in February as the Executive Director of Disability Rights California (DRC) after a high impact career in Washington, DC in disability advocacy and policy. DRC is the federally funded legal services agency that serves Californians with all disabilities across the age spectrum. While in DC, Imparato served as the Disability Policy Director for Chairman Tom Harkin on the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and as President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities, among other roles. Since joining DRC, Imparato has worked in coalition to protect vital programs and services for people with disabilities and older adults and to prevent discrimination on the basis of disability and age as the State develops crisis care guidelines for rationing ventilators and other limited resources in response to the pandemic. He grew up in Southern California and is a graduate of Stanford Law School. His perspective is informed by his lived experience with bipolar disorder.

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AXSChat Podcast with Tara Moss UNICEF - Australia’s National Ambassador for Child Survival
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January 18, 2021
Tara Moss is a Canadian-Australian author of 13 books of fiction and non-fiction, a documentary maker, and an outspoken advocate for human rights and the rights of women, children and people with disabilities. She is an Edna Ryan Award winner and UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Child Survival, and has visited hospitals, maternity wards, refuges and schools as well as Syrian refugee camps in her UNICEF role. In 2014 she was recognised for Outstanding Advocacy for her blog Manus Island: An insider’s report, which helped to break information to the public about the alleged murder of Reza Barati inside the Manus Island Immigration Detention Centre.

As a disabled woman and ambulatory wheelchair user diagnosed with CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) after a hip injury in 2016, Tara has used her public profile to help de-stigmatize disability, chronic illness and chronic pain. In 2020 she accepted the honorary role of Pain Champion with Pain Australia. In the media and through her page ‘Tara and Wolfie’ (named for one of her first mobility aids), she brings advocacy and visibility to issues of disability and chronic illness, and the need to normalize mobility aids.

Her latest book is the internationally best-selling novel The War Widow, featuring feminist 1940s PI Billie Walker and her disabled war vet assistant, Sam Baker.

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AXSChat Podcast with Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken
AXSChat
December 21, 2020
On this episode of axschat, Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken do a short review of 2020 and changes occurred in relation to accessibility and future of work

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AXSChat Podcast with Abigail James from the Digital Accessibility team at Barclays
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December 14, 2020
Diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of nine, Abi has used computers and technology to help her succeed throughout her education and in employment. Driven by her own experiences Abi has spent the past 2 decades working to make technology accessible and inclusive for everyone including leading R&D projects into assistive technology innovation and supporting organisations in the public, private and education sector to meet digital accessibility standards and embed inclusive design. She also collaborates with researchers and policymakers to identify best practices for developing assistive technology, improve accessibility standards and regulations.

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Tags: Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, COVID19

AXSChat Podcast with Bianca Prins - Global Head of Accessibility at ING Bank
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December 04, 2020
"I’m Bianca Prins, Global Head of Accessibility at ING Bank. I’m working on disability inclusion and an accessible ING for all. Ever since 2010 I’ve been working as an activist for disability rights in The Netherlands. My role was political advice impacting new disability legislation. In 2015 the UN CRPD was signed by The Netherlands, that year I started my journey at ING. I started with the disability hiring program ‘Unknown Talent’ as Environment and Social Risk Advisor within Global Risk.

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AXSChat Podcast with Aya Abdullah Jibreal – Inclusion and Accessibility Consultant
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November 27, 2020
An Inclusive Design and Accessibility Consultant/Trainer with 7 years of experience in inclusion and accessibility.

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AXSChat Podcast with Tony Ellis - Inventor
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November 23, 2020
Tony Ellis: I am a semi-retired award winning professional Inventor and have licensed 65 products/inventions Worldwide some selling in multi-millions across the Globe like Cube World that I licensed to Mattel.

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AXSChat Podcast with Mei-Yee Man Oram from the Access and Inclusive Environments team in Arup
AXSChat
November 06, 2020
Mei leads the Access and Inclusive Environments team in Arup, specializing in accessibility and inclusion within the built environment. Mei assesses the compatibility of the design in relation to relevant design guidance, regulations and best practice. This includes looking at trends and changing demographics, to consider the impact of current design on future populations, accommodating good design with regard to the lifespan of the building and futureproofing for changes in need.

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AXSChat Podcast with Megan Lawrence is the Sr. Accessibility Technical Evangelist at Microsoft
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November 02, 2020
Megan Lawrence is the Sr. Accessibility Technical Evangelist at Microsoft with 15 years of experience working with the disability community. Dr. Lawrence builds trusted relationships with customers, NGOs, and Assistive Technology partners to further Microsoft’s mission of empowering every person and organization to achieve more through the lens of inclusion. Megan works deeply with customers and the disability community to keep them up-to-date on the latest at Microsoft Accessibility including how we can partner with organizations to help build cultures of digital inclusion and how accessibility is the path to innovation.

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AXSChat Podcast with Rene Perkins from CityMaaS
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October 23, 2020
Rene Perkins is a serial entrepreneur dedicated to using technology for the good of society and the environment.
She holds an M.Sc. in Finance and investment, and she is a qualified chartered accountant with E&Y and has 8 years’ investment banking experience with HSBC.
Since 2013, she established two start-ups around sustainable transportation solutions in smart cities.

She is now focusing on CityMaaS, using innovative technology to achieve digital inclusion and inclusive travel for people with disabilities and their friends and families.

She has been invited to speak in a number of big conferences across the globe.
In her spare time, she has numerous volunteering, mentoring and advisory positions across the charity and the start-up world.
She enjoys painting, travelling and is a keen foodie especially when it comes to seafood.
Most importantly she is a mum of two young girls who keep her grounded!

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Tags: Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, Smart Cities

AXSChat Podcast with Darryl Adams from Intel
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October 19, 2020
Darryl is an Assistive Technology Innovation Program Manager in the Accessibility Office at Intel.​

He works at the intersection of technology and human experience helping discover new ways for people with disabilities to work, interact, and thrive.​

Darryl’s mission is to connect his passion for AT innovation with Intel’s product development pipeline to make accessible computing experiences available to everyone, regardless of ability.​

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Candi Castleberry Singleton & Andrew Hayward
AXSChat
October 09, 2020
AXSChat Podcast
Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh, Neil Milliken
Podcast by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh, Neil Milliken.We’re an open online community of individuals dedicated to creating an inclusive world; we believe that accessibility is for everyone.Social media has great power to connect people and we hope to accomplish and encourage in-depth discussion and spread knowledge about the work people are doing to enable greater access and inclusion through whatever means.We host weekly interviews and twitter chats with people who are contributing to making the world a more inclusive place through technology or innovating to enable wider participation in society for people with disabilities.

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AXSChat Podcast with Debra, Ruh, Neil Milliken and Antonio Santos
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October 06, 2020
Antonio Santos is a Social Media Business Evangelist and Senior Data Intelligence Expert, at Atos, focusing on Digital Inclusion, Social Media Engagement, and Social Business. He is a Sociologist with expertise on Applied Research; he previously worked in the Media, Military, Public Sector and Telecom before joining Siemens IT in 2006 in Cork and Atos in 2011. According to Onalytica who measures online presence and influence, Antonio is the 3rd most influential employee in the world, in Consulting based on data from Twitter and LinkedIn and number one on Sustainability amongst employees of the 48 most important consulting companies globally.

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AXSChat Podcast with Esther Dakin-Poole
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September 25, 2020
Esther Dakin-Poole is a Council member and Coordinator of the current UK Assistive Products List (UK APL) initiative for The British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) and WHO-GATE Programme, designed to establish which are the most essential assistive products in the UK today. Esther is a Director and Secretary of GAATO, The Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations based in Geneva, Switzerland. She is also Head of Education & Development at Smile Smart Technology, her family’s enterprise who innovate and provide assistive technology to children and adults with complex disabilities and specialise in neuro disability switching, controls and linkages between digital access and mobility training. She has grown up as a carer for her younger sister who has Downs Syndrome and sees her as one of the most enlightening people in her life. Esther’s alma mater is SOAS, University of London where she most recently studied international diplomacy and she has historic regional focus on East and Southern Africa and South-East Asia.

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AXSChat Podcast with Andy Black - Tech Accessibility Evangelist
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September 18, 2020
Andy Black has over 30 years’ experience in tech for learning and inclusion. Renowned in the Noughties for his forty gadgets in forty minutes live demonstration and being digitally resident in most things he should be and some he thinks he now possibly should not have been. He floated the idea of the mobile device (phone) as Lord of the ring’s device or as a tech swiss army knife in the 90’s. He worked as a part of a team horizon scanning emerging technologies in the commercial space with potential uses in education.

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AXSChat Podcast with Robert Scoble
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September 14, 2020
Robert Scoble works with companies that are implementing Spatial Computing technologies, though he is taking time off after finishing “The Infinite Retina” to spend time with his young kids. He is a futurist and technology strategist and the author of three books about technology trends, being the first to report on technologies from autonomous vehicles to Siri. Previous positions include being a strategist at Microsoft, a futurist at Rackspace, Chief Strategy Officer at Infinite Retina, and the producer and host of a video show about technology at Fast Company.

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AXSChat Podcast with Tim Sutton is a 31 year veteran Law Enforcement Officer
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September 05, 2020
Tim Sutton is a 31 year veteran Law Enforcement Officer. After spending 4 years as a patrolman for the Chesterfield County Police Department VA, he was hired by a Sheriff’s Office in the Richmond Metro area of Virginia. Tim then worked as a patrol deputy for two years and then spent four years as a Street Crimes Investigator. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1999 and has been a patrol Sergeant ever since. In 2003, he implemented his agencies Project Lifesaver Program to address the issue of individuals wandering or eloping due to cognitive impairment. He continues to run the program. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from James Madison University.

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AXSChat Podcast with Darren Rowan Global Program manager and Accessibility Lead at Lilly UK
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August 28, 2020
Darren works at Lilly UK (Pharmaceuticals) as a Global Program Manager and Accessibility Lead

He leads a program called Access Lilly, focused on improving accessibility across the globe, in both physical and digital environments

He also leads the Enable Employee Resource Group for the International region, which covers almost every country outside of the US

Passionate about learning and sharing best practices, Darren has sat on various external taskforces with BDF and PurpleSpace.

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#WorkTrends: AI-Powered Financial Planning for Employees
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August 21, 2020
HR is navigating endless changes right now, including how to best advise and equip employees with the savings and financial planning they need. What’s different: we’re not face to face. The tools and information need to be online — and in a platform that makes sense, offers simple and clear na

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Aligning Around Performance Management: New Findings
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August 14, 2020
Reflektive’s new report on performance management shows like every other aspect of how we work, there are major changes afoot. The 2020 Performance Management Benchmark Report, as it’s called, is hot off the presses.It surveyed over  1,000+ HR professionals, business leaders and employees, on t

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Navigating the Obstacles of Remote Work
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August 07, 2020
The pandemic has thrown a curve ball to many people in the workplace. What was once normal is now the old way of doing things. The new normal came quickly and it didn’t give people a chance to catch up. Many employees were faced with working from home or someplace else that is not optimal for many

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Building Trust in Uncertain Times
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July 31, 2020
You’ve worked hard to create an engaged, loyal workforce. Then 2020 hits. Overnight we are sent to at-home workspaces working in physical isolation. We balance the stresses of health and wellbeing with maintaining performance in our jobs. Civil unrest has quickly heightened emotions and anxiety. A

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Going Gig: Freelancing in HR
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July 24, 2020
Before COVID-19 one of the most popular ongoing discussions at #WorkTrends was about the gig economy — which was already breaking open the traditional 9-5 model of working and shifting the perspective from payroll to project. Coworking, freelancing, independent contractors — we were looking at g

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Incorporating New Hires into Work Cultures
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July 20, 2020
There’s so much uncertainty about what will happen to the workplace — whether we will wind up staying remote or mixing it up, or be able to return to a physical workspace. Will it be safe, will it be a best practice? There are a lot of questions facing us and we’re not going to have the answe

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AXSChat Podcast with Sulaiman Khan
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July 17, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Disabled/Wild/Hot AF Exploratory Storyteller and Adventurer. Creating relationships, stories, and magic. A Continual WIP.Sulaiman is an independent consultant, speaker, and writer on Divergent Leadership, Creativity, and Equitability (characteris

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The Bigot in Your Mental Boardroom
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July 10, 2020
The Supreme Court recently handed down a landmark Federal civil rights law that protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers from workplace discrimination based on sex, including gender identity and sexual orientation. The ruling extends protections to millions of workers nationwide, and it’s an

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Leading Organizations to Resilience and Diversity
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July 03, 2020
Leaders today are grappling with very real and pressing challenges: keeping their workforce safe, balancing the need for business results with the need for compassion, staying ahead of new laws and regulations, grappling with whether or not to reopen and how to do it safely. As they put their hearts

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AXSChat Podcast with Thea Kurdi, Vice President at DesignABLE Environments
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July 03, 2020
Thea Kurdi has nineteen years of experience consulting and teaching accessible architecture with a specialization in universal design. In her role as an accessibility consultant at one of Canada’s oldest and leading specialty firms, Thea has assisted design teams to realize the benefits of univers

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AXSChat Podcast with Vernon Sankey & Katey Lockwood
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June 26, 2020
Vernon Sankey is a Leadership Coach and Author.

He has been in business for many years during which time he has been the CEO, Chairman and Board member of major international corporations including Reckitt & Colman plc (now Reckitt Benckiser), Pearson plc, Zurich AG, Taylor Woodrow (now Taylor Wimpey), Cofra AG, Firmenich SA, Gala Group plc and Atos SE, where he is a Board member, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Board Member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

Katey Lockwood is a Personal Transformation Coach and Teacher.

Katey’s personal development skills together with her NLP practitioner background and her knowledge of cognitive psychology and philosophy creates a unique platform for supporting businesses and helping individuals...

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Tags: Management, Leadership, HR, Business Strategy

AXSChat Podcast with David Perez, a Political Scientist from Costa Rica.
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June 22, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.David is a Costa Rican Political Scientist with his MBA and masters in diplomacy.  He is also a leader, advocate, social media specialist, and communication strategist.  David has experience in public policy implementation, development,

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Tags: Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion

Getting Real About ATS
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June 19, 2020
As hiring kicks back into gear with companies rebuilding workforces, adding new employees, and shifting gears to meet the needs of reopening and ramping up business, here’s the question. Are you getting the results you need to get from your hiring technology? And: Are you getting lots of leads fro

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Tags: Future of Work

Leading Through Uncertainty
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June 12, 2020
Leading through a crisis used to be part of the conversation but now, in these times, it is the conversation. We’re in a health crisis, an economic crisis, and also a social crisis — and all are having a heavy impact on our workforces. And these strategies apply to any crisis — hopefully they

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AXSChat Podcast with E.A. Draffan trained as a Speech and Language Therapist
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June 12, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.E.A. Draffan trained as a Speech and Language Therapist working with those who have complex communication needs and disabilities, before specialising in the use of assistive technologies and issues of digital accessibility. Recent research at the

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Assessing Digital Skills for Hiring Now
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June 05, 2020
What’s happening today has thrown lives and work into turmoil, but we’ve never adapted more quickly. What’s enabling some businesses to pivot in record time is being grounded in the technology needed to keep the workflow going, and the people who possess the digital skills to make it happen. 

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AXSChat Podcast with Rajen Nair semi deaf freelance photojournalist and writer from Mumbai.
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May 31, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Rajen Nair about himself:I am semi deaf freelance photojournalist cum writer from Mumbai. I had contributed to Guardian UK and many Indian newspapers. Past 11 years teaching Photography to deaf, disabled and from 7 yrs to cancer kids. Imparted ph

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Tags: Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

Improving Work Culture with VR
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May 29, 2020
On a granular level, work cultures are made of relationships, and relationships are made of interactions. Every interaction we make has the opportunity to benefit our relationships or potentially cause damage. In work, where relationships are the backbone of collaboration, productivity, engagement a

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AXSChat Podcast with Zara Gemmell – Accessibility Director HeX Productions
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May 15, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Zara is proud to be Accessibility Director at HeX Productions and Influencer of Accessibility Nottingham. Living the dream and trying to make the world a better place.Nurturing businesses in best practice use of the internet through strong founda

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Tags: Big Data, Marketing

Innovating a Culture of Wellness
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May 15, 2020
What is wellness? The definition has been thrust into high contrast by COVID-19 and our changing work landscape. Working remotely or not, employers tending to employee well-being are finding themselves at the cutting edge of employee experience when their wellness offerings fit the needs and lives o

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AXSChat Podcast with Sarah Simcoe. Founder of EMBED
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May 08, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil MillikenSarah Simcoe is an experienced business leader who held several positions within the private sector before embarking on her own business, DMS (Wirral) Ltd, early in 2018; and Sarah may be familiar to you for having previously worked at Fujitsu whe

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion

Managing Down, Up and Across: Best Practices
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May 08, 2020
Work is all about relationships — you and your boss, you and your managers, you and your teammates, you and your direct reports, and everyone else. Every single one of the relationships we have at work (as well as everywhere) has to be carefully managed, or it can go south fast. At work, compound

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AXSChat Podcast with Chris Grant AbilityNet’s Area Coordinator in Scotland
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May 01, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil MillikenChris Grant is AbilityNet’s Area Coordinator in Scotland, or “King of Scotland” as he is affectionately known by the central team. Since starting in May 2018, he has completely transformed their free services in Scotland, generating huge gro

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Tags: Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

Outsourcing HR: Why and How
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May 01, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered intense economic and social disruption and it’s far from over. And our work landscape has changed and will continue to evolve. For businesses, steering through COVID-19 and navigating this new work landscape requires savvy and careful strategizing. More than eve

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Culture That Counts Right Now
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April 24, 2020
Right now organizations are seeing their mettle tested and one thing that’s helping them keep their workforces aligned, engaged and supported is a great company culture. We’re going to talk with organizational culture expert Josh Levine about what makes a company culture matter now — such as h

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AXSChat Podcast with Cordelia McGee-Tubb, Principal Accessibility Engineer at Salesforce
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April 24, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil MillikenCordelia McGee-Tubb (@cordeliadillon) is a web accessibility specialist and cartoonist. She is a Principal Accessibility Engineer at Salesforce and previously led Dropbox’s accessibility program. She’s passionate about making technology access

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Tags: HR, Diversity and Inclusion

Remote Working: Craving Knowledge and Skills
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April 17, 2020
The world of work is in the midst of a reckoning. From finance to retail to hospitals to energy to technology, there’s not one sector that has not felt an impact of the COVID-19 pandemic of its toll on the economy . But we’re evolving, and quickly. Weeks in, many organizations are past that sudd

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AXSChat Podcast with Kate M. Sonka & Larry Goldberg
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April 17, 2020
#AXSChat – 21st of April – Kate M. Sonka & Larry GoldbergHosted by Antonio Vieira Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.Kate M. Sonka is the Executive Director of Teach Access and the Assistant Director of Academic Technology at the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. S

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion

AXSChat Podcast with Nabil Eid - Author, Speaker and Specialist in Disability-Inclusive Development Strategies
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April 13, 2020
Nabil has held several positions and worked with numerous INGOs, civil society networks, UN agencies, governments, private sector, and grassroots organizations to successfully create positive change at global, regional, and national levels.20+ years of experience in disability inclusion strategies.

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Mapping the Future of Workforce Skills
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April 10, 2020
On today’s #WorkTrends podcast we’re talking about the skills our workforce will need for the future — and why we need them now. The skills we’re going to need to achieve in the workplace of the future have everything to do with attributes, behaviors, habits and mindset that support collabor

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AXSChat Podcast with Mark Bullock – Inclusive Sports Development Advisor
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April 03, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil MillikenMark Bullock – Inclusive Sports Development AdvisorDelivering workshops, seminars and guidance to a wide range of stakeholders in inclusive sport & physical activity utilising more than 25 years of experience in Paralympic/disability sport,

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Tags: Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

The AI-Powered Leadership Coach
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April 03, 2020
As younger-gen (I’m not saying young gen intentionally) and Next Gen hires come into organizations and show their incredible aptitude and promise, we’re certainly justified in wanting to reward them and promote them. Continuity is on our minds right now as we search for the light at the end of t

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AXSChat Podcast recorded in 2019 with Judith (Judy) Heumann, a former Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the US Department of State from 2010-2017
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March 30, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Vieira Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken Judith Ellen Heumann "Judy" (born December 18, 1947) is an American disability rights activist. She is recognized internationally as a leader in the disability community. Heumann is a lifelong civil rights advocate for people with disabili

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AXSChat Podcast with Mindy Scheier from Gamut Talent Management
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March 27, 2020
Before starting the Runway of Dreams Foundation (RoDF) in 2014, Mindy Scheier spent 20 years working in fashion on the design team for the INC collection and as a stylist for Saks Fifth Avenue.   Mindy was inspired to start RoDF after her son Oliver, who has Muscular Dystrophy, dreamed of

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Tags: Entrepreneurship

How to Make Your Work Culture Rock
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March 27, 2020
Even right now, even with everything, we need to amp up our workplaces like never before. Culture keeps us together — but you can’t create a great culture if you’re not leading like a rockstar, and treating your employees like MVPs. So many organizations are morphing right now into remote and

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AXSChat Podcast with Martyn Sibley from Disability Horizons.
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March 20, 2020
A podcast hosted by Antonio Santos, Neil Milliken and Debra Ruh.Martyn Sibley Envisioning an inclusive world through digital influence, Martyn leverages his unique story of disability along with the Disability Horizons community he Co-founded, all to support brands with inclusive influencer mar

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Tags: Leadership, Marketing, Diversity and Inclusion

The Power of Business Readiness
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March 20, 2020
Business readiness has taken on a whole new meaning right now as we grapple with an absolutely massive upheaval facing our lives as well as our work. Even a month ago we were discussing the importance of digital workspaces and remote capabilities as a key item on the wish list. Today it’s a necess

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AXSChat Podcast with David Bara founder WeCanAccess
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March 13, 2020
Hosted by Antonio Santos, Debra Ruh and Neil Milliken.David Bara has a degree in BA Business Technology and a Master’s in Education. He is a former special needs teacher and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Special Education. David has spoken at international conferences, published articles and w

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AI, VR, and the Internal Communication Revolution
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March 13, 2020
Today internal communication is transforming right before our eyes and ears. It’s getting a powerful boost from new technologies such as AI, augmented and virtual realities, and changing not only what we say but how we say it. The future of communication — even how we reach out to each other —