Archive for the ‘Remote working’ Category

Create a “Virtual Presence” at Work

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Marieke Guy of UKOLN was delighted to receive a guest post on her blog Ramblings of a Remote Worker from Jonathon Wilson, a software engineer in Austin, Texas, who has created his own virtual presence in his workplace and has written up his approach of using Skype and VNC.

Panopto: Introducing Lecture Capture at the University of Bath

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Nitin Parmar, Learning Technologist in the e-Learning Team, Learning and Teaching Enhancement Office at the University of Bath, has written a guest post for the Ramblings of a Remote Worker blog on the University’s use of Panopto. The University of Bath has recently gone live with the software, an institutional lecture capture service, and Nitin is happy to share its findings.

UKOLN Presentations at Online Information Conference 2010

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Two presentations will be given by UKOLN staff at Online Information Conference 2010 external link to be held from 30 November to 2 December 2010 at Olympia, London. Brian Kelly will be talking on Moving from Personal to Organisational Use of the Social Web and Marieke Guy will give a presentation entitled Home, Work, Work, Home!? How Information Professionals Can Exploit Blurred Boundaries.

Event Amplification Using Social Media

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Brian Kelly will give a talk Event Amplification Using Social Media at a JISC Services Marketing and Communications meeting. The meetingexternal link will be held from 10.00-15.00 on Thursday 20 October 2010 at the JISC offices, Brettenham House, London.

Review of What Can We Learn from Amplified Events?

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Marieke Guy of UKOLN has written a blog post about the amplification of Brian Kelly’s talk entitled What Can We Learn from Amplified Events? presented recently at the University of Girona. Discussions on Twitter can use the #udgamp10 event hashtag.

Live Video Stream of “What Can We Learn from Amplified Events?”

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Brian Kelly will be giving a talk entitled What Can We Learn from Amplified Events? on Friday 3 September at the University of Girona. A live video stream of the talk will be available starting at 11.30 BST. Discussions about the talk will take place on Twitter using the #udgamp10 event hashtag.

UKOLN Research Officer Wins Remote Worker Award 2009

Monday, September 14th, 2009

UKOLN staff were delighted to learn that their colleague Marieke Guy has won the Remote Worker 2009 award from the Remote Employment Web site in association with BT Business against serious competition for the prize.

Shortlisted for the Remote Worker Awards

Monday, August 24th, 2009

UKOLN research officer Marieke Guy has been shortlisted as a winner in the Remote Employment and BT Business Remote Worker Awards external link. Marieke is one of 5 shortlisted winners in the ‘remote worker award’ category. The winner will be announced on 10 September during a ceremony at Cliveden House, Berkshire.

Connecting Remote Workers for UCISA

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Marieke Guy will be facilitating a workshop entitled Connecting Remote Workers at UCISA’s Advisory and Support Staff Symposium 2009 DEMOS external link. The symposium will take place from 7 – 8 July at the Aston Business School Conference Centre, Birmingham. The theme for this year is “It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it”, so flexible ways of working will feature significantly.

Improving Services and Reducing Costs through Flexible Working

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Marieke Guy, UKOLN Remote Worker Champion, will be presenting at a one-day workshop Improving Services and Reducing Costs through Flexible Working. The event organised by Public Sector Forums external link will take place at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham on Tuesday 23 June 2009. Marieke, who was invited to speak as a consequence of her work on the Ramblings of a Remote Worker blog, will give a talk entitled How to Be a Connected Remote Worker in 10 Easy Steps. Resources from the day and follow-up blog posts will be published on her blog after the event.