Hype or reality? Is 3D really going to be the disruptive technology it’s mooted to be or is it just another fad with no real practical application outside niche design sectors?Details
So Facebook has added another notch to its belt by acquiring yet another digital company, Oculus VR, makers of the upcoming Oculus Rift head-mounted virtual-reality display, for $2 billion. Of course this is nothing in comparison to the $19 billion recent acquisition of the free messaging app, Whatsapp.Details
With a multitude of causes and adverts or people almost everywhere we turn, what does this mean for charity giving? Donor fatigue is not a new phenomenon. However, with many causes vying for our attention and both frequent natural disasters and long-standing humanitarian crises there is a clear and definite need to keep donors engaged with the cause.Details
Rachel has blogged in the influential NSMC, advising on how to make your research actionable for maximum effectiveness. The NSMC is the centre of excellence for social marketing and behaviour change in the UK, with a mission is to maximise the effectiveness of behaviour change programmes.
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These are challenging times for public consultations, and yet the need for them has never been greater. The knee-jerk reaction to the demands of austerity might be to cut-down on expensive consultations, but I want to explore why this might in fact be a false economy.Details
The UK has recently embarked on the most radical reform of pensions in recent memory, with all employers now obliged to automatically enrol most of their employees into a workplace pension.Details
The DWP has published the findings of our qualitative research among workers who have opted out. As part of our research with the first employers to implement automatic enrolment, we spoke to 50 employees who explained their reasons for leaving workplace schemes following automatic enrolment, their experience of this process and their general attitudes to…Details