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Dave Coplin is the Chief Envisioning Officer for Bing and Microsofts UK Advertising and Online business and a leading thought leader in the UK. He has worked across a wide range of sectors and customers, providing strategic advice, leadership and guidance around the impact of technology on a modern society both at work and in play.
Dave is passionate about turning the base metal of technology ... Read more on Dave Coplin
'If you're working in or managing a workplace today you need to read The Rise of the Humans.' - Guy Clapperton, co-author of The Smarter Working Manifesto
'I recommend that you switch off all electronic devices, devour this in one sitting, then lean back and ponder deeply.' - Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, author of Tired But Wired
'Dave Coplin outlines how we can turn the threat of the "digital deluge" into a key organisational asset, creating a new generation of responsive organisations that are ready for the 21st century business world.' - Adam Pisoni, Co-founder and CTO at Yammer / CVP, Yammer Engineering, Microsoft
'Coplin's 130-odd pages will leave you fantastically well read.' - Simon Rockman, The Register
'Thought-provoking book. This slim volume does some envisioning, giving you a more cheerful view of how to cope with the world of work and the flood of information than the usual headlines. It's also a good high-level survey of the research and writing on these areas, and it's written in a friendly and accessible style that doesn't assume you use any particular brand of technology, studded with personal anecdotes and discursions into what serendipity really means (it's more Sherlock Holmes that winning the lottery).' - Mary Branscombe, ZDNet
A few days ago, I heard an interesting keynote speech. The speaker was Dave Coplin, who in times past could have been called an anthropologist. Dave?s job title is in fact "chief envisioning officer" ...Read more
Summary: Is there a simple answer to the future of technology and the world of work? Probably not, but this thought-provoking book might help you relax and stop worrying about it so much.
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Many modern workers struggle to tune it out, but you can use it to your advantage, says Microsoft?s Dave Coplin.
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