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Organising and working from your home office

Many years ago, it must have been 1989, I started a job as a freelance researcher, working remotely from my home office. The technology was a lot different from now, but I had a boss that invested heavily in it and had eighty per cent of his staff working from their homes. Here are some points I found to have been essential to keep remote working up for such a length of time. Office and family Have a space for your office where you can work without being disturbed. Have the discipline to work the agreed amount of time within [...]

Social Distancing in a production environment

In this podcast: ‘How to keep our workforce safe while satisfying our clients, suppliers and shareholders.’ We examine the potential impact of social distancing in our production facilities and how to be sure our organisations can turn the challenges they face into some kind of competitive advantage. To help him explore this topic, our host Harley Lovegrove is joined by: Koen Libbrecht, Director Technical Services at Aleris Bérénice Crabs, Secretary General at Synergrid and ARGB Paul Bennington, Associate at The Bayard Partnership, with over 27 years experience in production in the automotive sector Oliver Tullet, [...]

Remote Project Management – part 3 : Planning, Reporting and keeping your projects on track

In this third episode Harley Lovegrove and his podcast guests discuss how best to plan, report and keep track on progress in a remotely managed project or program. Podcast series on Managing Projects Remotely In this series Harley Lovegrove and his guests are exploring the topic of remote project management and all the challenges and benefits it brings. With so many people having to switch to running their entire project remotely it might be reassuring to know that for some this has been their way of life for a long time now. Click here to listen [...]

Remote Project Management – part 2 : Data Security and GDPR

In this second episode Harley Lovegrove and his podcast guests will discuss how working remotely can impact data security. What is needed to keep our data safe and GDPR compliant? Podcast series on Managing Projects Remotely In this series Harley Lovegrove and his guests are exploring the topic of remote project management and all the challenges and benefits it brings. With so many people having to switch to running their entire project remotely it might be reassuring to know that for some this has been their way of life for a long time now. Click here [...]

Remote Project Management – part 1 : Can it work?

In this first episode Harley Lovegrove and his podcast guests will discuss the ins and outs of remote project management. How experienced managers keep social contact and unity within their teams and which tools they use to keep their projects alive and on track. Podcast series on Managing Project Remotely In this series Harley Lovegrove and his guests are exploring the topic of remote project management and all the challenges and benefits it brings. With so many people having to switch to running their entire project remotely it might be reassuring to know that for some [...]