The importance of exporting education to other countries

Some will blame Margaret Thatcher, others will give her credit – her government triggered a major success story in the UK export sector: the export of education. It is now almost a quarter of a century since full cost fees were introduced for international (later modified to non-EU) students studying in the UK, whilst at the same time drastically cutting back on public funding for domestic students.

What’s so bad about email anyway: Part 3

The idea of harnessing the success of social networks such as Twitter and Facebook and applying these techniques to business communication is not new. For several years, many thought leaders and vendors have been describing enterprise social networks (ESNs) as a solution to many of email’s failings, particularly in the areas of group discussions and capturing collective knowledge.