Slow Train to Disaster: Why Transparency Matters in a Crisis

In early February, a 1.7 mile long freight train carrying many wagons of hazardous chemicals derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, causing a massive fire and releasing clouds of toxic fumes into the atmosphere, while spillages polluted a local waterway. As part of the cleanup, the rail company Norfolk Southern then had to run a ‘controlled… Read more »

JARGON-WATCH SPECIAL: Avoiding Digital Befuddlement

The big workplace trend of turning manual processes digital and using artificial intelligence – the consultancy PwC neatly calls it human-led, tech-powered – is throwing up far too much jargon that is incomprehensible to most people.  Forbes magazine predicts this digital transformation will be one of the biggest business trends of 2023, so we’d all… Read more »