Adi Gaskell

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About Adi Gaskell

Adi Gaskell is an experienced innovator who has over 15 years experience across startups, government and industry. He comes with an academic background in artificial intelligence and bioinformatics, and has worked with organisations such as the NHS, The Ministry of Defence, Salesforce, Deloitte, Oracle and GSK. He also writes for Forbes and the BBC and contributed to a recent book on change in healthcare.

Are emoticons appropriate for professional contexts?

Are Emoji Out of Place in the Workplace?

Communicating at work used to be straightforward, but the rise of digital tools, from email to enterprise social networks, has added a degree of nuance to matters.

Using emoji in digital communications isn’t as neutral as one may think. These small digital images used in electronic communication may mean different things to different people, namely in a multicultural or international context.

Should we ban them or just be cautious whenever we use them professionally?

Non-verbal cues are difficult to convey in a digital message, so the emoji was born to help add meaning to words that could be taken in many ways. Nusrat Zareen of Majmaah University estimated in […]

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