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Cosmic
The Power of Digital Technology
Kate Doodson
@cosmickated
‘We haven’t just flipped
from analogue to digital –
we’ve shifted from a
human-driven world to one
driven by information.’
Setting the scene
• The world is being transformed by a series of
profound technological changes – the second
machine age
...
And the pace of change is unprecedented
Knowledge Doubling Curve
• 1900s, Knowledge doubled every century
• 1940s, knowled...
What’s the impact?
At one end… 3D printing of organs for
surgeons, Artificial Intelligence and robotic
movement with the m...
But at the other end…Digital
impacts on our everyday
activities
• Public transport, pay for
coffee
• Agriculture, farming
...
What is digital doing to the world of work?
• Driving open ecosystems of work, enabling flexible
engagement of outside res...
PwC study Workforce 2022
Millennial workforce
• As generations
collide, workforces
become more
diverse
• Digital natives
• Many of the roles
and jo...
What skills will be needed?
• Digital literacy skills will be required for all, no opt
out?
• Ability to analyse and creat...
Trend: Business disruption
The centre of the Digital
Vortex symbolizes a
“new normal”
characterised by rapid
and constant change as
industries become...
How can we respond?
Gartner’s Digital Dragon
• We need business
leaders to
understand that to
compete in the 21st
Century they need
to tame th...
Bimodal business
Reliability
Planned, high ceremony
Long term suppliers
Conventional projects
IT centric – removed from cu...
Push-me and Pull-me
What about our productivity?
It’s only going to get
worse
Spend 28% of our
time on emails
Ave number of
emails we send per...
Email has become our intray, things to
do list, our CRM, our internal
communication and everything else!
Radicati report 2...
It’s time for action
‘It’s time we focus
on being productive
instead of busy…’
Getting Things Done
Capture
Collect everything
• Be a harvester
• Capture your internet
browsing, your thoughts, your
paperwork
Capture on digital
• Browsing the internet – read
an article – save to Evernote
or Google Keep
• Receive an email with a l...
Capture your paperwork
Scannable, evernote, or take a photo!
• RM – zoho or capsule
Capture your things to do….
• Put ALL new items into
‘the in list’
• Harvest every action - personal,
shopping, business, ...
Clarify the actions
• Review your in list
• Does the action take less
than 2 minutes? Do it
• Can you delegate it?
Delegat...
List creation
• Add that very next action to a list….
• @next actions (or things to do)
• @Project list (lots of things in...
Add Tags (premium)
• Use tags – calls, emails,
presentations
• Tags can indicate an action
• Call
• Email
• Pick up
Review your list weekly
• Delete stuff that doesn’t
matter anymore
• Re-prioritise list
• Daily and Weekly Revisions
Create reminders
• Todoist – reminders – (premium)
Or use
• Google Reminders with Keep– location
and time based and voice ...
Getting Things Done
Paperless working?
• Scan everything – Doxie One
• Incoming, archive, contracts
Meeting notes
• Microsoft OneNote
• Bamboo paper
• Minutes.io
• Beesy.me
Hardware for productivity - Microsoft
Surface
• Tablet with built in
keyboard
• With docking station
• With pen
• £7-800
Other apps to keep you organised
• Trip log
• Harvest
Photomyne
• Photomyne
IFTTT
IF THIS THEN THAT
• Automate processes
• Upload social photos
to Dropbox
• Save stories from
news sites
• When near ...
Take a payment?
• Create invoice with
Xero
• Check on client
payments
• Take payment with
PayPal Here
• Chip and Pin
PayPa...
Conference session?
Periscope
Forms for productivity
Google Forms
• Set up your own
booking forms, enquiry
forms, surveys and
feedback forms
• Forms App...
Streaks
• Struggle to change?
• Make it easy
• Choose 6 tasks you
want to perform every
day
• Mark off for motivation
Thank you
Any Questions?
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  1. 1. Cosmic The Power of Digital Technology Kate Doodson @cosmickated
  2. 2. ‘We haven’t just flipped from analogue to digital – we’ve shifted from a human-driven world to one driven by information.’
  3. 3. Setting the scene • The world is being transformed by a series of profound technological changes – the second machine age • Digital technology is changing all of our lives, the way we work, our society and our politics • Over the the next 20 years, 35% of jobs will become automated
  4. 4. And the pace of change is unprecedented Knowledge Doubling Curve • 1900s, Knowledge doubled every century • 1940s, knowledge doubled every 25 years • Currently, knowledge doubling every 13 months • By 2020, every 12 hours? Source: Buckminster Fuller and IBM, Harvard University Jeff Lichtman http://www.futuristgerd.com/2014/07/16/knowledge-doubling-every-12-months-soon-to- be-every-12-hours-via-industry-tap/
  5. 5. What’s the impact? At one end… 3D printing of organs for surgeons, Artificial Intelligence and robotic movement with the mind
  6. 6. But at the other end…Digital impacts on our everyday activities • Public transport, pay for coffee • Agriculture, farming • Household goods, shopping • Keeping fit, banking • And how we work…..
  7. 7. What is digital doing to the world of work? • Driving open ecosystems of work, enabling flexible engagement of outside resources, greater portability of skills and the formation of digital talent hubs. • Creating fluidity in the delivery of education and training. Alternative models are emerging from traditional education • Disrupting traditional ways of organising work, leading to the collapse of siloes and hierarchies as well as new leadership and management styles. • Demanding (and enabling) a different workforce – favouring different work skills and mind-sets. Accenture: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/surviving-future-job-market-how-lose-your-computer-lee-naik?trk=hp-feed-article-title- publish
  8. 8. PwC study Workforce 2022
  9. 9. Millennial workforce • As generations collide, workforces become more diverse • Digital natives • Many of the roles and job titles will be ones we’ve not Michael Rendell Head of Human Capital Consulting, PwC
  10. 10. What skills will be needed? • Digital literacy skills will be required for all, no opt out? • Ability to analyse and create insights from data without sinking • Collaborate & influence, market ideas and tell stories, lead at all levels, be creative • Build just-in-time skills • Creative people, think-out-of-the-box types • Cultivate the opposite of a precious mind-set, if you’re competing against an informally contracted,
  11. 11. Trend: Business disruption
  12. 12. The centre of the Digital Vortex symbolizes a “new normal” characterised by rapid and constant change as industries become increasingly digital The Global Centre for Digital Business Transformation 2015 - ranking of industries by potential for digital disruption is based on quantitative analysis of market data and responses from 941 business leaders across 13 countries.
  13. 13. How can we respond?
  14. 14. Gartner’s Digital Dragon • We need business leaders to understand that to compete in the 21st Century they need to tame the digital dragon. • They need to respond to ongoing needs for efficiency
  15. 15. Bimodal business Reliability Planned, high ceremony Long term suppliers Conventional projects IT centric – removed from customers Long cycles of procurement Agility Agile, low ceremony Small new vendors New and uncertain projects Business centric, close to customer Short cycles of procurement
  16. 16. Push-me and Pull-me
  17. 17. What about our productivity? It’s only going to get worse Spend 28% of our time on emails Ave number of emails we send per day? 125 And receive?
  18. 18. Email has become our intray, things to do list, our CRM, our internal communication and everything else! Radicati report 2015
  19. 19. It’s time for action ‘It’s time we focus on being productive instead of busy…’
  20. 20. Getting Things Done
  21. 21. Capture Collect everything • Be a harvester • Capture your internet browsing, your thoughts, your paperwork
  22. 22. Capture on digital • Browsing the internet – read an article – save to Evernote or Google Keep • Receive an email with a link to a publication? Save to Evernote • On phone and browsing internet • Take a photo – save to https://evernote.com/
  23. 23. Capture your paperwork Scannable, evernote, or take a photo! • RM – zoho or capsule
  24. 24. Capture your things to do…. • Put ALL new items into ‘the in list’ • Harvest every action - personal, shopping, business, ideas, questions to ask colleagues
  25. 25. Clarify the actions • Review your in list • Does the action take less than 2 minutes? Do it • Can you delegate it? Delegate • Or Defer the action. Create the very next action….. And move to a new list (with date and time) DO DELEGATE DEFER
  26. 26. List creation • Add that very next action to a list…. • @next actions (or things to do) • @Project list (lots of things in projects) • @Waiting for.. • @Someday maybe list • @For the Boss List • @Personal list • @Shopping list
  27. 27. Add Tags (premium) • Use tags – calls, emails, presentations • Tags can indicate an action • Call • Email • Pick up
  28. 28. Review your list weekly • Delete stuff that doesn’t matter anymore • Re-prioritise list • Daily and Weekly Revisions
  29. 29. Create reminders • Todoist – reminders – (premium) Or use • Google Reminders with Keep– location and time based and voice control • OK Google, ‘remind me to call Jan when I’m at work’
  30. 30. Getting Things Done
  31. 31. Paperless working? • Scan everything – Doxie One • Incoming, archive, contracts
  32. 32. Meeting notes • Microsoft OneNote • Bamboo paper • Minutes.io • Beesy.me
  33. 33. Hardware for productivity - Microsoft Surface • Tablet with built in keyboard • With docking station • With pen • £7-800
  34. 34. Other apps to keep you organised • Trip log • Harvest
  35. 35. Photomyne • Photomyne
  36. 36. IFTTT IF THIS THEN THAT • Automate processes • Upload social photos to Dropbox • Save stories from news sites • When near home – text contact
  37. 37. Take a payment? • Create invoice with Xero • Check on client payments • Take payment with PayPal Here • Chip and Pin PayPal Here Apple Android £69 + PayPal charges Xero - COST
  38. 38. Conference session? Periscope
  39. 39. Forms for productivity Google Forms • Set up your own booking forms, enquiry forms, surveys and feedback forms • Forms App (In Google Drive) • Forms you create on your PC can be viewed and completed in the browser of your phone
  40. 40. Streaks • Struggle to change? • Make it easy • Choose 6 tasks you want to perform every day • Mark off for motivation
  41. 41. Thank you Any Questions?

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