Category Archives: smart working

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The importance of the social life in Remote Working

When I worked in an office environment, I could be passive about social interaction because it was an inherent part of my day.

In a remote world, you have to be intentional about in-person socialization.

One of the best things about working remotely is that it leaves me the social energy for the times I want.

Prioritize your social activities, because they are a form of self-care.

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Some guidelines for smart working application

An activity of National Research on Innovation about smart working in Italy.

Very interesting view on the internal perception about privilege and potential issues on the carrier on the other hand.

There is a constant in all this case studies, that is the fact that smart working spotlight the weakness of a company, giving the opportunity to improve and fix a lot of aspects. That’s why it could be a great opportunity as also a great cultural obstacle to overcome.

The post is only in Italian

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The future of work

The idea of working five days a week with two day weekends and a few weeks of annual holiday is just something people accept. For some reason, it is considered set in stone by most companies. There is no reason this can’t change. In fact, it would benefit everyone if it did.

As Larry (Page) said: “The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people’s needs is just not true.”  We all need to work smarter, not longer.

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The importance of smarter working practices in government

Uk Government experience, very useful example of Countries that are started an innovation process in the way of manage work and resources, for several years now and with a relevant success.

The Government Hubs Programme will reduce the government estate from around 800 to 200 buildings by 2023, saving approximately £2.4 billion over 10 years. These spaces will support new and developing ways of working, allowing staff to work from a variety of locations, including hubs.

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Project Managers vs. Developers, how to Close the Gap

Very interesting post about a real hot topic, that could be so determinant about the quality of the service delivered.

It’s no secret that developers and project managers don’t always see eye-to-eye. In fact, many developers will tell you that their PM simply sucks.

While these sound like surface level complaints, they represent the core problem: disconnect between software engineers and project managers.

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TEDx Talks: The Remote Work Revolution

Another very interesting talk contributes to share this new methodology of living work, so improve the way we live our life and evolve in something better.

“The idea here is that rather then us designing our lives around work, we’re now designing work into our lives.”

“So it’s clear we need a new approach to work, our dependence on location is not necessarily the best way to think about work.
It works for a long time after the post-industrial period but now it’s time to re-think it as we kind of transition into a more digital and service-based economy.”


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“Il Sole 24 Ore” has a smart-working section

One of the most important italian economy newspaper “Il Sole 24 Ore” has a dedicated section about smart-working now.
So the fact that another very important media do this, can only be a positive thing to let this idea and culture grow in Italy.

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(the posts  are only in italian)


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