The PCO Association Technology Special Interest Group (PCO Tech SIG)

Technology is massively changing the conference and meeting industry – and faster than ever. The PCO Tech SIG was started in 2014 after leading members of the association said an ongoing program of learning and peer support program was needed to keep up with the technology change. The group will hold monthly online meetings using

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Innovation or Creativity – What’s it to be?

There is a commonly used saying that “Research is about turning money into knowledge” and “Innovation is about turning knowledge into money”.   Governments generally define research as activities that entail technical risk. In other words, there is no guarantee of a useful outcome. Governments the world over provide research funding clear in the knowledge

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Change management is an oxymoron

by Ian Berry.  Copyright. All rights reserved worldwide. Change management in my view, like strategic planning, is an oxymoron. Change initiatives are highly successful when leadership (both as something we do for other people as well as for ourselves) and management, are thought about and acted on in partnership rather than as the one discipline.

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