End of Week Roundup [Issue #16]

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End of Week Roundup [Issue #16]

Happy Friday everyone!

Before we jump into this week’s Beem roundup issue, don’t forget, if you have a story of innovation, culture, leadership or HR & communications, let us know and we’ll feature your content in an upcoming issue. Say hey – edoardo@wearebeem.com

Right, we’re back again with this week’s most important and interesting news from the Tech, HR and the Startup world. Check out what’s making waves, new innovation, and join the discussion below!

Enjoy!

 

Why Big Data demands new technology

 

 

Big data analytics looks at large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns and other insights to help improve business performance. The concept of big data has been around for years and most organisations now understand that if they capture all the data that streams into their businesses, they can apply analytics and get significant value from it. There’s no question that data is changing the way businesses work.

Perhaps the most significant advantage of data analysis is the opportunity for cost reduction because data can help identify more efficient ways of doing business. Faster, better decision making is another advantage. The speed of some technologies, combined with the ability to analyse data in real time, allows businesses to make immediate decisions based on what they’ve learned. But how is this exactly going to work out for business organisations, and what will be long term results?

 

 

Internal Communications Balancing Old Methods with Millennial Generation

 

 

Office communications used to happen largely via one channel — email. But nowadays, email has many helping hands to spread information. Whether it’s an internal messaging app or a private message board, new ways of communicating to diverse employee populations — and finding which platforms work — are growing, especially due to the tech-savvy millennial presence.

With more millennials entering the industry as baby boomers retire, more and more communication tools to are emerging and changing the internal communication landscape forever. For a company here, it’s a matter of having a variety of vehicles that will resonate with different generations and choosing the one that best fits in: with more mobile usage, more remote workers and new tech platforms popping up to better serve internal communications, companies need to balance the speed of change with personal connection.

 

 

What can HR learn from Wimbledon?

 

 

The iconic Wimbledon Championships exports traditional British values to a mass modern global audience. Identifying and protecting values is at the heart of a brand’s success – and embedding them consistently from top to bottom throughout the organisation so that they are reflected in the conduct and performance of all. Wimbledon is emblematic of a brand in which the values are lived and breathed.

But that is just the tip of the iceberg, beneath which sits a complex structure of non-permanent and permanent staff and volunteers, as well as everyone from broadcasters to debenture holders and fans camping overnight for tickets, expected to participate in requisite conduct. What can an HR team learn from Wimbledon’s unfaltering appeal?

 

 

Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments section below and we’ll feature your article into next week’s Roundup!

the Beem Team

 

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