Powerpoint Hacks – Easy Ways to Add Images

The difference between planners and our colleagues in the design professions is never more evident than when it comes time to give a presentation. Architects and designers have presentations filled with inspiring images, whereas planners tend to ... shall we say ... over use the text. Adding some images to your presentations is not too … Continue reading Powerpoint Hacks – Easy Ways to Add Images

Working Alongside the Bots

Today I am presenting at the Environmental Compliance Conference in Auckland. My presentation introduces chatbot technology and looks at how this technology could assist our work as resource management practitioners. The details are here. Unfortunately I can't be there for the whole conference, but hope to see you this morning. If you have any follow … Continue reading Working Alongside the Bots

Drones avoid and mitigate effects

For May my posts are on specific technologies. NZ’s TechWeekNZ event starts 19 May, so I am also aiming to mention some Kiwi firms leading the way in the featured technology.  Drones,  are technically UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicle). The drone term comes from the early application in military work. Terms which include the vehicle plus the supporting … Continue reading Drones avoid and mitigate effects

How is a digital assistant different to a digital worker?

For May my posts are on specific technologies. NZ’s TechWeekNZ event is on later in the month, so I am also aiming to mention some Kiwi firms leading the way in the featured technology.  This week the tech news has featured an announcement on the next capability for Google's Assistant. It will soon be able to make … Continue reading How is a digital assistant different to a digital worker?