Berkshire NHS Mobile Working – 4G for home visits

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Nurses across Berkshire are beginning to take advantage of faster mobile connectivity in a new project supported by EE.

The Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust employs 4,000 members of staff, and provides specialist mental health and community health services to a population of around 900,000 within the South East county.

Under the umbrella of the trust sits over 100 sites, including Prospect Park Hospital, community hospitals, GP surgeries and clinics, with 263 mental health inpatient beds and almost 200 community hospital beds ...

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Mobile Smart Wearable Devices

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Mobile Smart Wearable Devices to be worth $19 Billion by 2018, Juniper Research finds

Retail Revenues will be driven by Multi-functional Smart Watches & Glasses

New findings from leading hi-tech analysts, Juniper Research, has revealed that the retail revenue from smart wearable devices, including smart watches and glasses, will reach $19 billion by 2018 compared with $1.4 billion this year. Revenues will be driven by high price points for these devices allied to their anticipated strong market demand.

In its latest report, Juniper ...

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Upwardly Mobile

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Mobile Technology Changing the Way We Live Our Lives

Deloitte’s ‘upwardly mobile’ report commissioned by EE highlights the state of mobile working in the UK today, and outlines the missed opportunity that has resulted in lost productivity and cost savings worth millions of pounds.

According to the report, 56% of Generation Y* respondents believe mobile improves their productivity, yet only 21% of employees in large organisations are equipped to work away from their desks.

In addition to this, 39% of employees said they would ...

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Disruptive Revolutions

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The Industrial Revolution marked a transition in manufacturing. An age of advancement characterised by coal, steel and steam that marked a major turning point in history (from about 1760 to 1840). Almost every aspect of daily life was influenced in some way, with new technologies having many disruptive effects e.g. railways rapidly replacing canals.

In 150 years time will Wikipedia describe a Digital Revolution? A period of rapid advancement and disruptive change occurring from the start of the space race, the ...

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Mobile Local Government Events

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Digital Nomads ran two Mobile Local Government Events over the summer with the Public Sector Nomads membership community and our friends at Public Networks (Leeds, 19 July and London, 20 September).

Both workshops were a mix of presentation and discussion and the feedback from delegates was excellent. The days began with a scene setter, considering the disruptive impact of digital technologies and the changes taking place in society that could prove to be as significant as the industrial revolution of the ...

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Mobile Local Government 2012 Leeds

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On Thursday 19 July we hosted our first Local Government Goes Mobile 2012 Event in partnership with Public Networks, at the Rose Bowl, Leeds Metropolitan University.  Despite the downturn in public spending, we had 35 delegates registered to attend from 16 different organisations, which made for a good quality set of round table discussions and question and answer sessions.

The main points I learned from the event were:-

1.    Mobile and Flexible works, and what’s more, there are hidden benefits!

Successful implementations are really ...

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