Recovery and Resurgence Communications: What Tech Sector Pros Need to Do Now
June 24, 2020
Research, insight and thinking about responsible messaging in 2020 and beyond Today our president and CEO, John Saunders, is speaking at Collision, termed by Politico as “the Olympics of tech”, on the topic of ‘responsible messaging in a pandemic’. And frankly, never has the concept of responsible messaging been more important to tech companies –...
After the Lockdown: Health Data Privacy and Reputational Risk
May 26, 2020
Any kind of crisis demands a swift and decisive response, and often that response involves some type of change. Rarely has a crisis rolled across the globe as quickly or comprehensively as the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the changes that come in its wake will be temporary, some may be permanent. But a number of...
Reimagining the Future of Work Requires Leadership and Chutzpah
May 11, 2020
We’re now months into a fundamentally changed economy and society where the nature, quality and structure of work has had to rapidly change with facts on the ground. But in truth, COVID-19 is simply accelerating the evolution of work, which was well underway already. What would have taken years to digitally transform industry, writ large,...
Health Comes First, But There Are Also COVID-19 Data Security Concerns
April 7, 2020
Most of us are rightly focused on some of the larger and more pressing elements of the COVID-19 response in terms of staying healthy and helping those who aren’t. That said, there are others amongst us taking advantage of the confusion caused by the rapidly changing situation, and we all need to be extra vigilant...
Darlings to Damaged, and Back Again
April 3, 2020
Might COVID-19 change perceptions of Tech for the long-term? It’s up to Tech to decide In the past couple of weeks, a new conversation within the tech sector has started to emerge. The overall theme is that the Coronavirus pandemic might be a cure to the so-called techlash. This leaves Tech at a crossroads. There...
Effective Communications in a Virtual Environment
March 18, 2020
Tips for how to get your message across while employees, customers and partners work through the COVID-19 pandemic Against the background of the global COVID-19 pandemic, all communicators understand the need for clear, concise, consistent communications. This is critical with all audiences, be it employees, customers, partners or third parties. There is a need to...
Navigating the Impact of Coronavirus on the 2020 Tech Industry Event Landscape
March 10, 2020
The biggest global story of the moment is undoubtedly novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and as more cases are confirmed globally, concerns are increasing that efforts to contain the virus may not be enough to prevent a worldwide pandemic. Against this background, we have seen the disruption of international travel and normal business operations around the world....
Don’t Let Data Become a Dirty Word
January 8, 2020
Technology, and the vast scores of data underpinning our every interaction and transaction, has unquestionably made our lives better, more efficient and more fulfilled. Yet in recent years, the drawbacks have become glaringly evident, too. Privacy invasions. Misuse or outright theft of personal information. Security breaches. Our own data used to meddle in political and...
Forward We Have Gone
July 18, 2019
Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot, spent 21 and a half hours alone in space – watching, waiting and trusting that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin would safely complete the first manned landing on the moon. He believed the hard work of the men and women on earth would ensure their success –...
From darlings to damaged? Managing the technology sector’s reputation in an age of heightened scrutiny
June 13, 2019
Technology has unquestionably lived up to its promise of making everyday life better and more efficient in many wonderful ways. But in the last few years, the drawbacks have become glaringly evident. Privacy invasions. Misuse or outright theft of personal information. Workforce disruptions from AI. And, in some cases, the pursuit of corporate growth at...
The Fads, the Fear, the Future – What Can We Expect From Tech in 2019?
December 18, 2018
Technology innovation and adoption is faster today than ever before. Developments that seem radical at first – and let’s face it, sometimes even scary – soon quickly become something we cannot imagine ever living without. Simply put, as tech continues to evolve, the way people talk, think and feel about it evolves as well. To...
AI: The Technology We Love to Hyperbolise
July 17, 2018
The beginning of the end of life as we know it, or an unheralded force for good? The AI debate frequently swings across both extremes. One thing’s for sure. It’s a topic that’s impacting all of our clients, across all industries and sectors, in all markets and in all organisations, whatever their size or scale....
Happy 25th Birthday, Web: What Would We Do Without You?
April 30, 2018
On April 30, 1993, "Informer" by Snow topped the Billboard charts, "Indecent Proposal" led the box office, and President Bill Clinton celebrated his 100th day in office. However, it also marked a different type of cultural phenomena that quietly changed the way we live and work today. On this day in 1993, CERN put the...