Local Government Magazine article

My article 'Localism in a hyper-connected, borderless world' appears in this month's (July 2019) Local Government Magazine. link to article This article draws on research I undertook as part of this year's Rodney Davies Research Symposium. My research paper is on 'digital disruption in the planning profession'. I presented my research findings at the NZPI conference this … Continue reading Local Government Magazine article

Tech Terms: Geofence

A geofence is a virtual perimeter around a real world area. Geofence technology can be used to identify when someone or something enters or leaves the geofenced area. This then triggers some form of action. For example, Countdown supermarkets use geofence technology for their Click and Collect service. A geofence applies to the area within … Continue reading Tech Terms: Geofence

Choosing the right productivity software

Productivity software options have grown significantly in the past few years. If you are not yet incorporating any of these products into your workflows, it is important to give one a try. This post gives you some hints for choosing the right productivity app(s). The key considerations are: Function - what you need it to … Continue reading Choosing the right productivity software

Boost your typing skills

Your typing speed (and accuracy) makes a big difference to your productivity. When was the last time you considered and fine-tuned your typing abilities? There are some great tools online for self-assessment and training, and we check them out in this post. One of the biggest myths is that you can't improve your typing ability … Continue reading Boost your typing skills