Agile is more than a buzzword. It is a structured and iterative approach to project management and product development that promotes the frequent delivery of working software, aids collaboration and ultimately improves customer satisfaction. Brickendon’s agile experts John Harrop and Aditya Oak look at some of the benefits of implementing agile methodologies.
Is your office setup affecting your mental wellbeing? Open Access Government highlights Brickendon research
Office setup can impact mental wellbeing With record unemployment and high employee mobility, organisations are coming under increasing pressure to provide additional benefits in order to attract the best workers. Flexible working, including the option to...
80% of UK office workers feel office seating affects their mental wellbeing; Brickendon research features in Global Banking & Finance Review
New figures show that 80% of office workers feel office seating arrangements affects their mental wellbeing. Global Banking & Finance Review take a closer look at the figures and highlight what can be done to address the issue.
Do you ever feel like there is one stress too many to deal with in a morning? And do you find yourself wishing you could be transported from your home to your work desk without the stress of negotiating the journey or wondering whether there’ll be a free space for you to sit in? You’re not alone. Read on to find out the stresses many of us face daily and what can be done to address these issues.
A poll of risk professionals found that only a third of organisations have a robust EUC policy, an alarming figure given that 47% of respondents said their business uses more than 1,000 spreadsheets for day-to-day functioning and 30% admitted that more than 25% of the spreadsheets used were critical to the running of their organisation. EUCplus CEO Chris Burke highlights the benefits of implementing a comprehensive risk management policy.
EUCplus CEO Chris Burke shares his concerns about new figures showing that more than half of organisations are not managing their spreadsheets correctly and are therefore opening themselves up to serious operational risk. He talks about the importance of implementing a comprehensive policy to manage all business-critical spreadsheets and how failing to do this can have a significant negative impact on your business.
The banking world is very competitive and organisations are doing everything they can do put themselves ahead of their competition. John Harrop, one of our senior consultants, looks at how reducing the time lapse in reporting trades and moving to real-time reconciliation could unlock significant savings and help make organisations more competitive.
Flexible working is a hot topic again after a global bank threatened to ban home working. HotDeskPlus Business Development Manager Oliver King looks at the challenges and benefits of offering flexible working for both businesses and employees and introduces HotDeskPlus as a way to successfully embrace the changes.