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Adopting new technologies, reimagining business processes, and embracing a digital-first mindset enables you to stay competitive in the ever-evolving business landscape.

NHS England has overhauled digital change management with Change Awards as Jooli Atkins, change management lead for digital partnering at NHS England, developing product implementation and relationship management (PIRM) as the NHS moves towards human-led technology change.

The world of work is always changing. What does 2024 have in store? Four experts offer their views, starting with Serkan Ibrahim, VP of Europe, Kore.ai, below.

The partnership met with praise from industry peers. Margo Waldorf, CEO of Change Awards, applauded the effort. She said, “The safety and ethics of using AI are critical subjects across the industry, so it is great to see Google and the University of Cambridge pioneer the research in the responsible use of the technology.”

Margo Waldorf CEO of Change Awards commented: “The safety and ethics of using AI are critical subjects across the industry, so it is great to see Google and the University of Cambridge pioneer the research in the responsible use of the technology. These changemakers are paving the way for others to discuss ethics and safety and promote the application of technology for the greater good of humankind.”

Change management: Digital transformation and AI implementation

Margo Waldorf at Change Awards explains why change and employee resilience is key topics at all levels of management and how digital transformation and AI is raising their importance even further.

Not the only players on the pitch: misconceptions in change management

‘I have done everything I possibly could: I communicated, gamified, workshopped, patted on shoulders, explained and even begged… And you know what? Still nothing. I just do not know what else can I do to make this change stick’

HOW STARTUPS ARE INCREASING EFFICIENCY WITH AI

In the dynamic world of startups, efficiency is not just a goal; it’s a critical survival tactic. AI has emerged as a formidable ally in this quest, allowing growing businesses to scale operations, personalise customer experiences, and make data-driven decisions with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Change Awards bring together academia and practice

Change Awards recognises the individuals, teams and organisations that are contributing to change management, a new and evolving but often misunderstood and underappreciated, career path that now plays a crucial role within organisations.

BAE Systems Partners With Change Awards To Promote Career Progression In Change Management

BAE Systems has partnered with Change Awards to help promote change management as a key discipline across all business areas and sectors, supporting career progression while recognizing its vital role in delivering successful organizational change.

HOW STARTUPS ARE INCREASING EFFICIENCY WITH AI

In the dynamic world of startups, efficiency is not just a goal; it’s a critical survival tactic. AI has emerged as a formidable ally in this quest, allowing growing businesses to scale operations, personalise customer experiences, and make data-driven decisions with unprecedented speed and accuracy.

Parliamentary skills summit (November 2023)

UK’s skills crisis in Parliament

UK tech chiefs gathered in Parliament last night to discuss the country’s chronic skills crisis with MPs, business leaders and government policy makers.

Tech leaders debate UK’s skills crisis at Parliament Street think tank

UK tech chiefs gathered in Parliament last night to discuss the country’s chronic skills crisis with MPs, business leaders and government policy makers.

Why the Digital Skills Crisis Could Derail UK's Tech Innovation Drive

As the UK’s chronic skills gap widens, the deluge of digital talent could hinder innovation for tech companies across the country.

Tech leaders debate UK’s skills crisis in Parliament

Speaking at the Parliament Street think tank’s Digital Skills Summit on Monday night, hosted by Dean Russell MP for Watford and chaired by Steven George-Hilley of Centropy PR, the panel of experts debated the role businesses should play plugging the skills gap and encouraging more young people to enter the world of tech.

UK’s skills crisis at Parliament Street think tank

The discussion occurred during the Parliament Street think tank’s Digital Skills Summit, an event hosted by Dean Russell MP for Watford and chaired by Steven George-Hilley.

Digital skills crisis at Parliament Street Summit

The expert panel contemplated the role businesses should undertake in addressing the skills gap and pushed for schemes to persuade more young people to delve into the tech sphere. 

Digital skills crisis at Parliament Street Summit

UK tech leaders have recently met in Parliament to dissect the country’s chronic skills crisis. MPs, business leaders, and policy makers were all in attendance.

Tech leaders tackle chronic digital skills crisis at Parliament summit

The discussion occurred during the Parliament Street think tank’s Digital Skills Summit, an event hosted by Dean Russell MP for Watford and chaired by Steven George-Hilley.

Digital skills training package (govt announcement)

Government unveils £200m digital skills training package

The Government has announced a £200m digital skills training package to help people across the UK launch careers in growing sectors such as digital, green energy and construction.

£200 million investment in digital skills training

This funding will focus on specific regional skills, shaped by local businesses and their skills improvement plans. The goal is to develop regionally tailored digitally skilled workforces to drive local economic growth.

New skills training package aimed at preparing the next generation for careers

The investment will be targeted at specific skills for each region, driven by local businesses in their local skills improvement plans, to create digitally skilled workforces.

Creating digitally skilled workforces that can lead growth in local economies

Training will be delivered through universities and government schemes, backed by this investment, and will support hundreds and thousands of new jobs.

UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package

The sizeable investment is to be targeted at specific skill sets relevant to each region, influenced by local businesses through their local skills improvement plans. 

£200 million digital skills training package

The government claim that the investment in local areas is part of its wider skills training initiative, alongside T-level programmes, free courses for jobs and skills bootcamps. 

Government unveils £200m digital skills training package

The Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training package to help people across the UK launch careers in growing sectors such as digital, green energy and construction.

UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package

THE UK Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training package to help people across the UK launch careers in growing sectors such as digital, green energy and construction.

£200 million digital skills training package

The sizeable investment is to be targeted at specific skill sets relevant to each region, influenced by local businesses through their local skills improvement plans. 

Government unveils £200m digital skills training package

The Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training package to help people across the UK launch careers in growing sectors such as digital, green energy and construction.

The UK Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training

Margo Waldorf, Founder at Change Awards, commented: “Digital skills are essential in the modern workplace as organisations take control of fast-moving technologies such as AI, so it is great to see the Government’s investment in this area.

Government unveils £200m digital skills training package

Training will be delivered through universities and government schemes, backed by this investment, and will support hundreds and thousands of new jobs such as environmental consultancy and electric vehicle manufacturing in line with government growth plans.

Government unveils £200m digital skills training package

The Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training package to help people across the UK launch careers in growing sectors such as digital, green energy and construction.

The UK Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training

Margo Waldorf, Founder at Change Awards, commented: “Digital skills are essential in the modern workplace as organisations take control of fast-moving technologies such as AI, so it is great to see the Government’s investment in this area.

Government unveils £200m digital skills training package

Training will be delivered through universities and government schemes, backed by this investment, and will support hundreds and thousands of new jobs such as environmental consultancy and electric vehicle manufacturing in line with government growth plans.

UK Govt announces £200m digital skills training package

The Government has announced a £200 million digital skills training package to help people across the UK launch careers in growing sectors such as digital, green energy and construction.

£200m digital skills training package

Margo Waldorf, Founder at Change Awards, commented: “Digital skills are essential in the modern workplace as organisations take control of fast-moving technologies such as AI, so it is great to see the Government’s investment in this area.

UK Government commits £200m to digital skills training

In a move designed to stimulate economic growth, the Government has unveiled a new skills training package aimed at preparing the next generation for careers in burgeoning industries, such as AI, green energy, and construction.

Change Awards

Home Office's Louisa Corbett wins 'Best Change Influencer' at Change Awards

The Home Office has seen a significant revamp of its change and transformation network under the guidance of Louisa Corbett, Business Change and Engagement Lead for Digital, Data and Technology. 

Louisa Corbett wins 'Best Change Influencer' at Change Awards

Louisa, who spearheaded the internal change and transformation across the department, implemented innovative policies and networks. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed, as she was honoured as the ‘Best Change Influencer’ for the Public Sector at the Change Awards.

Talking change: five key takeaways from the first Change Talks webinar

The IN Group, together with Change Awards, recently hosted the first ever Change Talks webinar in our London office. Change Talks is a series where we bring together winners and judges of the 2023 Change Awards as well as other influential figures from industry to share experiences and insights.

The future of Change Management for business growth

As part of the CHANGE Talks event, Karen Gregson, Head of Business Change Management and Improvement at BAE Systems, hosted a panel with winners of the CHANGE Awards unpacking their success stories and providing a shining example within industry.

The IN Group Partners with the Change Awards to celebrate

The IN Group, a collection of specialist talent brands, has partnered with the Change Awards to highlight the value of the change management profession.

Interviews

Interview with Change Awards founder Margo Waldorf

Margo Waldorf has long felt that change managers don’t always get the recognition they deserve for redefining an organisation’s processes, systems and ways of working. Then one day, she decided to change that.

Leading and Managing Change

Nick was joined by Margo Waldorf, self-confessed change specialist and change addict, to explore all things Change Management.  They consider why, given change has always been present, is there an ever growing interest in change management and what advantages change managers can bring to an organisation

AI summit

AI Safety Summit 2023: A mixed welcome to the Bletchley Declaration

The AI Safety Summit, and the subsequent Rishi Sunak x Elon Musk event, garnered as much coverage in the mainstream press about the politics behind them as the topics discussed.

BLETCHLEY PARK OUTCOMES: AI BIGGEST THREAT TO HUMANITY

The global AI safety summit unveiled huge concerns highlighting that the technology poses a potentially catastrophic risk to humanity as worries around highly advanced forms of AI, with as-yet unknown capabilities, are put forward under a landmark declaration from countries including the UK, US, EU and China

The global AI safety summit

Discussions addressed the apprehension that, for the first time ever, AI presents itself as something that is far smarter than humans and how we are able to control this emerging piece of technology to ensure it is used in a safe and ethical way is unclear.

AI remains the biggest threat

Potential risks that were discussed included breaches to privacy, cyberattacks and the displacement of jobs while investing more in AI risk management was highlighted to be a priority by the UK government.

AI SUMMIT A ‘MOMENT OF CRITICAL IMPORTANCE’ FOR UK

Tech Nation and a group of tech leaders have labelled the AI Safety Summit on November 1st and 2nd a ‘moment of critical importance’ for the UK in an open letter addressed to Rishi Sunak.

Game Changers in Business: Celebrating Unsung Heroes of Industry Transformation

Change management, a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of organizational growth and success, is finally gaining its deserved recognition through the Change Awards. 

INDUSTRY LEADERS ROADMAP THE FUTURE OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Industry leaders from Change Awards and The IN Group have road mapped the future of change management and how it can revolutionise business growth at the CHANGE Talks.

Bletchley park outcomes: AI biggest threat to humanity

Potential risks that were discussed included breaches to privacy, cyberattacks and the displacement of jobs while investing more in AI risk management was highlighted to be a priority by the UK government. 

Bletchley Park outcomes: what the experts have said

The global AI safety summit unveiled huge concerns highlighting that the technology poses a potentially catastrophic risk to humanity as worries around highly advanced forms of AI.

Biggest threat to humanity

Margo Waldorf, Founder at Change Awards, commented:“Road mapping the future of AI is essential for people and businesses, and it is essential that world leaders collaborate on the best route forward to both maximise AI’s potential while encouraging its safe development. 

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