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How Executive Assistants Can Be Effective Leaders ™

“You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” – Henry Ford, Founder, Ford Motor Company Executive assistants today frequently hear that “EAs are leaders”. Some EAs embrace this wholeheartedly, others are not quite sure. Is every EA a leader? Does every EA think and perform like a leader? Since leadership … Continue reading How Executive Assistants Can Be Effective Leaders ™

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Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

Self-described as “web developer by day, dancer by night”, Aidan Feldman leads technological change across the US Federal Government, including the adoption of DevOps methodologies across the US public sector. Aidan has coded extensively for the US Government in sites including the World Trade Centre, The White House (where he was involved in a hackathon … Continue reading Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

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PuMPing out better Government Outcomes

Is ‘delivering better services’ an outcome or output? Is it a KPI or even something measurable? Performance Management Specialist Mark Hocknell is working with government to achieve clarity in outcomes measurement and erase some of the misconceptions around ‘traditional’ methods of writing KPIs and assessing outputs.  Mark attributes, at least in part, the transition from … Continue reading PuMPing out better Government Outcomes

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Purposeful work: Criterion redefines its ‘why’

Cath Jules started Criterion Conferences with a desk, phone and computer in the corner of a friend’s office. Ten years on, the company is a bustling hub of 70+ people driving social change and solutions to the biggest challenges facing Australian businesses.  Given the evolution of the company, Criterion saw it fit to re-define the … Continue reading Purposeful work: Criterion redefines its ‘why’

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Seven ways to differentiate teaching and learning

Differentiating teaching methods is not necessarily grouping students into classes based on their abilities, nor is it allowing students to choose their own reading books.  Teachers are responsible for an almost incomprehensible array of factors; defining learning objectives, assessing the learner’s needs, constructing lesson plans, providing an environment that facilitates learning, implementing assessment, using time … Continue reading Seven ways to differentiate teaching and learning

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Nov 19

Tech-ortunities in Australian Universities

Educational institutions earn and build their reputation based on their reputation for service delivery, ability to attract a strong market share and elicit the best results from their cohort. Technology is a valuable component in maintaining student engagement from enrolment through to alumni and universities Australia-wide are refining their IT Service Management (ITSM).  IT plays … Continue reading Tech-ortunities in Australian Universities

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Nov 19

‘Dog-eat-dog’ – Regulation in Australia vs the United States

Multi agency collaboration is intrinsically linked with stronger enforcement and investigations outcomes. With the number of professionals in regulatory roles growing each year, resource management is becoming a greater issue. Collaboration can enhance the efficiency of investigations and result in better enforcement outcomes. The advantages of aligning national and international players are widely known, but … Continue reading ‘Dog-eat-dog’ – Regulation in Australia vs the United States

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Nov 19

Cyber Security in Australian Universities

You’ve heard about the recent cyber attacks on Australian Universities stemming from foreign bodies but the statistics are elusive at best. We did the hard work to find the most important facts to know about this new era of cyber espionage. Download the high quality version here: cyber security info (1) The Cyber Security for … Continue reading Cyber Security in Australian Universities

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Nov 19

Fact Sheet: Mental Health in the Workplace

While one in three of us will experience mental illness at some point in our lives, there remains a pervasive stigma in the workplace preventing us from talking openly about our mental health. We compiled a fact sheet about the rates of mental health issues in the workplace, the associated cost and which industries are … Continue reading Fact Sheet: Mental Health in the Workplace

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Nov 19

5 Security Measures For Government When Choosing a Communication Platform

When it comes to deciding what platform or service you want to use, making the right choice can be a hard decision. There are a number of things to consider during the purchasing process such as costs, the reliability of the platform, where your data is held, its features and more. If you work in … Continue reading 5 Security Measures For Government When Choosing a Communication Platform

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Nov 19

Five Tools to Strengthen Investigations & Enforcement

As the regulation and enforcement role continues to evolve, professionals are expected to achieve more with fewer resources on a tighter time frame. Regulators are turning to tools and technology to achieve more effective outcomes. Here are five set to transform the space: Are you looking for other ways you can increase the efficiency of … Continue reading Five Tools to Strengthen Investigations & Enforcement

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Nov 19

From 1919 to 2019 – The Evolution of Classrooms

Education was a different experience in the early 1900s. If you lived in the country at the start of the 20th century, children might have been fortunate enough to have a small, one room schoolhouse on land donated by a local farmer.  Classrooms were church-like in appearance with wooden benches facing the front, reflecting the … Continue reading From 1919 to 2019 – The Evolution of Classrooms