2020 challenges, pivots and reflections

Pivoting? Business speak for changing  focus, determining what works – YT prefers the sailing term ‘changing tack’, moving a sail around to make best use of the wind. Pivoting can bring benefits by stripping back a business to what it is good at, here is an interesting example on Quora. The time is now for a change to accommodate people needing the service amidst the social quarantine that UK Gov has imposed. This post is an outline of the processes, procedures and understandings of creating remote services for people. YT is well aware this is as much a work in … Continue reading 2020 challenges, pivots and reflections

sad news from UcandoIT

After reading the letter which came through my door on the 27th March, there’s been a feeling of a bereavement, a loss of friends. The charity with the motto ‘Behind a computer everyone is equal’ was being liquidated after 21 years; YT had 7 years of working with 38 learners. Now there is doubt in my mind as to where physically disabled people can get some home based assistance and training, not aware of any SE London organisations that bridge this gap, nor do some of the larger charities either. After wondering what to do with the remaining two learners … Continue reading sad news from UcandoIT