DigiEnable Podcast - December 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Online Video Call Options

Zoom might be the obvious one, but also think about the technical competance that's needed to access some of these platforms.

Consider Skype, MS Teams, Houseparty or Jumpin.chat 

 

2. Automatic Quizzes to Distract Your Family, Anyone?

www.crowdpurr.com is the answer! 

 

3. Buy Charitable Gifts

If you don't know what ...

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DigiEnable Podcast - October 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Youtube brings back humans to moderate content

Our top story for our past two podcasts has been all about Microsoft replacing journalists with AI and how it didn’t take long for it to go wrong, now we see Youtube reverting it’s similar decisions. Much more ahead of the game that Microsoft were.

https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/human-youtube-content-moderators-return/  

 

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DigiEnable Podcast - August 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Microsoft's robot editor confuses mixed-race Little Mix singers

Our top story last time, was about Microsoft replacing it’s contract journalists with automated systems, well it didn’t take longs to see a report of how it can all go wrong…

Microsoft Network’s artificial intelligence illustrated a story about the Little Mix singer Jade Thirlwall (left) with a picture of her bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock (right).

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DigiEnable Podcast - June 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

1. Microsoft is to replace dozens of contract journalists on its MSN website and use automated systems to select news stories, US and UK media report.

But it employs journalists to decide which stories to display and how they are presented.

Around 50 contract news producers will lose their jobs at the end of June, the Seattle Times reports, but a team of full-time journalists will remain.

Some sacked journalists warned that artificial intelligence may not be fully familiar with strict editorial guideli...

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How Inbox Zero Can Help With Business Productivity

Email is a great tool for staying updated on a lot of things, but the problem is that it behaves like that inflatable thingy that you punch and then pops back up again. Knock it down once, and it comes back with a vengeance. Like, if I respond to, say, three emails, after a short period of time, you can bet there’ll be four new emails (or more) for me to read and send replies to.

Emails can literally take over our lives; we can spend so much time reading and then replying to all of them. When we’re working, doing our whole routine, it prevents us from getting to what we truly ...

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Technology to Organise & Optimise Your Remote Working Teams

If you weren’t used to having to work with your team remotely before 2020, you’ve probably got a better idea of how it all works now we’re guessing.

We feel things are starting to settle down a bit now, and we believe it’s time to be in the learning zone, and that’s where DigiEnable fits in.

You might have heard recently of the “Change Curve” by Kubler-Ross

But th...

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Boost Your Productivity with Processes and Apps

Are you the organised type, or are you one of those people who says a messy desk means you're more "creative"? Well whatever type of person you are here's some of our tips for being more productive with your time.
There's lots of suggestions, so just take what you need. Let us know how you get on! We love trying to squeeze as much good stuff out of our time as possible, and with loads of inspiration online, and books filling the shelves with productivity and ways of working, we've blogged and talked at events a fair bit about how amazing being productive can be!...

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DigiEnable Podcast - April 2020

DigiEnable Podcast Show Notes:

 

1. April – the new January

Great time to reboot your marketing strategy – new tax year, new budgets, new quarts time.

https://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy/how-to-restart-your-2020-marketing-strategy-on-the-right-foot/

 

2. Tips for Staying Productive when working from home (DigiEnable Blog)

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Pomodoro Productivity Online Module

If you're a remote worker, or work from home, you'll be familiar with the range of distractions that can try and pull you away from your work. Even if you work in an office, you might find you're not being as productive as you could be. 

We regualrly see our clients striving to be more productive, work less hours, optimise their work-life balance and feel more "on it" when at work or on projects. Our time is our one very fixed comodity that we can never get any more of, so we need to learn how to make the most of it. 

With tips, techniques and technologies we c...

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Tips to Stay Productive When Working from Home

A home-based business or job seems ideal, but it definitely comes with its own challenges. Managing time, according to those who work from home, can be incredibly difficult, especially with all the distractions present. If you have a family, it can be hard to ignore their pleas for time with you. Meanwhile, if you live alone, leisure activities such as watching TV or playing computer games so close to your workstation, can easily lure you away from the job you’re supposed to do.

Ensuring productivity when working from home requires intense discipline so that a work-life ...

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