Roberto Hortal
Tribes at work - proximity and culture are most important in the age of tech

Tribes at work – proximity and culture are most important in the age of tech

A recent study by The Atlantic via Boing Boing called my attention recently: people on conference calls don’t pay attention. They send email (63%), eat (55%), sit on the throne (47%), go on social media (43%) or shop (21%).

Conference call distractions

This got me thinking about a study I have recently led at work, looking at ways in which successful Digital organisations operate. One of the most surprising findings has…

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A tree growing on the railway wall (at London Victoria Station)

A tree growing on the railway wall (at London Victoria Station)

#stoned Sunday at Hove beach (at Hove Lawns Beach)

#stoned Sunday at Hove beach (at Hove Lawns Beach)

Infographic: Customer experience finally gets its rightful place at the topI’ve made a career of convincing organisations that Digital is not just about saving costs and…View Post

Infographic: Customer experience finally gets its rightful place at the top

I’ve made a career of convincing organisations that Digital is not just about saving costs and…

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New year, new Hortal.comI’ve been thinking about giving the old Hortal.com a facelift for quite a while. As much as I was…View Post

New year, new Hortal.com

I’ve been thinking about giving the old Hortal.com a facelift for quite a while. As much as I was…

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Nice surprise! #wellbeing (at EDF Energy)

Nice surprise! #wellbeing (at EDF Energy)

#Lunch #beforeandafter (at EDF Energy)

#Lunch #beforeandafter (at EDF Energy)

Someone drove in THIS to work today? (at EDF Energy)

Someone drove in THIS to work today? (at EDF Energy)

Still trapped in the bloody blizzard.  (at Pease Pottage Motorway Services (Moto))

Still trapped in the bloody blizzard. (at Pease Pottage Motorway Services (Moto))

Good morning Paris! (at Hôtel Concorde La Fayette)

Good morning Paris! (at Hôtel Concorde La Fayette)