#ItsAPenalty campaign for Rio 2016

This week marks four months until the start of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes from all corners of the globe will gather in the Brazilian city to compete at the highest level, and many fans and spectators are travelling to be a part of the Olympic action and atmosphere. However, with this influx of visitors also comes a rise in sexual exploitation, with children at higher risk during major sporting events. 
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The art of communication

We are constantly surrounded by communication, yet it is still something we struggle to get right. However when looking at communications in business, there tends to be a greater focus on the image we portray outwards to our customers than the one we have internally.  As a result we often overlook and underestimate the internal brand and image we portray to our employees.
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Emily starts strong in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi World Triathlon Series event on the weekend of March 4th-5th marked the start of the 2016 series, and also saw Sysdoc sponsored triathlete Emily Burton get off to a great start on the Arabian peninsula.
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PRESS RELEASE: Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS)

London, 8th March 2016 - Sysdoc is proud to announce that we are now part of Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS), a Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework for suppliers of teams (Outcomes) and individuals (Specialists) for the UK public sector.
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Why do we need values?

In business, values are important. They demonstrate the organisation’s wider thinking, consideration of global issues, and that they are in touch with their customers and clients. However, traditionally this may not have always been the case. Read on to find out why, and how this is changing.
 
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Davos 2016

From 20-23 January, over 2,500 leaders from a wide range of backgrounds and sectors will meet in Davos - host of the World Economic Forum since 1974. The theme for 2016 is “The Fourth Industrial Revolution,” and this promises to set up a series of fascinating discussions nestled in the Swiss Alps.
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Accelerated learning - The natural approach

Traditional learning and development approaches offer frameworks and basic sets of principles to help design, develop and deliver learning materials and education. Many of these approaches however, overlook how humans learn, and the result is often an experience that fails to meet the learning objectives. To bridge this gap, Sysdoc has recently conducted internal training sessions and completed a refresh of tools, templates and methodology in line with Accelerated Learning principles.
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Long-termism and the conflict of projects

“Future proofing” an organisation is often the business driver for change, whether supporting business growth or organisational restructure. However, the reality is that the behaviours and decisions made during this process are often at odds with the long term goals. We need to think of effective long term strategies which don’t turn into short term flurries of misplaced activity, or that require rework – adding additional costs to the business.
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PRESS RELEASE: G-Cloud 7

Sysdoc is proud to announce that we are now a Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supplier of Specialist Cloud Services (SCS) and Software-as-a-Solution (SaaS), within the UK government technology procurement framework, G-Cloud 7.
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High performing teams - New Zealand All Blacks

If anyone ever said that the All Blacks are a team of individuals, almost all would disagree. The All Blacks are a team that have replaced the word ‘me’ with ‘we’. They have a long history of success and this year became the first team in the history of the Rugby World Cup to win back to back tournaments as well as being champions on three different occasions. We use the principles of the All Black in our own High Performing Teams.
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Ownership of change

Who is the owner of change? In our personal lives, that question tends to be easy to answer - moving house, starting that diet - these are changes we own individually; as the people involved and those who wear the consequences  - positive or otherwise. But when the change occurs in the context of a working environment, the ownership lines can blur.
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​How to change people’s minds towards change

When confronted with change, the natural order tends to be resistance - active or passive. The key to addressing this is understanding why. The factors and how they interplay will vary depending on the people involved, but can be generally separated into two categories - psychological, and functional.
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Sysdoc at UKISUG 2015

From the 22nd-24th November 2015, Sysdoc will be exhibiting and speaking at the 2015 annual UK and Ireland SAP User Group conference. Find out what we are going to talk about and more, in this article.
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Global Corporate Challenge 2015

The 100 days of the 2015 Global Corporate Challenge are over, and Sysdoc employees are reaping the benefits of increased fitness, health and well-being. You can find out how we got on with the challenge at Sysdoc in this blog.
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