End of Week Roundup! [Issue #72]

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End of Week Roundup! [Issue #72]

Happy Friday from Beem!

Another week, another Roundup here for you: let’s see what’s been shaking the Tech, Comms and HR world this week! But before we dive in: don’t forget to send us an email to hey@wearebeem.com if you have a story you want to share! Whether it’s about leadership, HR, innovation, company culture or communications or even your own story, we’re keen to learn, so share it with us and we may feature your post in our upcoming issue.

Right, what’s been making waves this week? Check this out and join the discussion below!




Engagement Around The World, Charted



Keeping employees engaged is a concern for companies around the world: new findings from ADP Research Institute, which makes and shares data-based discoveries about all aspects of the world of work, reveal stark differences in engagement between countries, industries, and job types.

After surveying more than 19,000 workers across the globe, the researchers found that only about 16% of workers overall are fully engaged. That doesn’t mean the rest are bad employees or actively disengaged. But it does mean that there’s plenty of room for improvement. How do we do this though?

Spoiler alert: implementing a digital platform in your organization will definitely help!



Google I/O 2019: all the highlights from the keynote



Google always uses its annual developer conference to drop big updates to its hardware and software lines, and this year’s I/O was no exception. The search giant declared its plan to take over the mid-range smartphone market with two new Pixel devices, released a new voice- and gesture-controlled home hub and a raft of updates to its upcoming operating system, Android Q.

Check out here everything you need to know from Google I/O 2019!



Small businesses to be given artificial intelligence boost



London mayor Sadiq Khan will give 200 small businesses in London a share of £200,000 to enhance their use of AI. He recognizes the City as a leading hub for innovation in artificial intelligence, and some of the advances being made over the past few years are indeed revolutionizing how business is done. So why stopping now?

SMEs are the lifeblood of the UK’s economy and these innovations should be available to companies of all sizes! This is exactly why an initiative like Khan’s Technology for Business scheme can change not only the future of many companies but also London’s AI and Tech landscape over the forthcoming years.



Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments section below and we’ll feature your article in next week’s Roundup!

Also, let us know what type of content you guys want more or less of, we’re all ears!

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