Follow us through the world of behavioral research and sustainable business practices

June 11, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think June 7th - June 11th

How to work on building trust with someone, free Revolution Aero event June 29 - July 1, how Ogilvy used psychology to increase sales of KFC french fries by 56%, and what airports are doing to build resilience & adaptation to climate change.

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June 4, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think May 31st - June 4th

Decision making bias in remote work, considering indirect answers for long-term success, Web 3.0 and why we need it, as well as the future of work event with MIT Tech Review and Harvard Business Review.

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May 27, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think May 24th - May 28th

Analyzing employee sentiment data for confidence in decision making, a free workshop from Miro, applying behavioral research to dinner parties, and Behavioral Science Club Marathon.

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May 21, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think May 17th - 21st

Hydrogen economies, Choice versus Delivery personalized nudges, infinitely recyclable plastic and AI that is using partial differential equations

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May 14, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think May 10th-14th May

This week on Four Links To Make You Think: timeline-based scenarios for climate action, benefits of copying others to develop new habits, Ocean Now on June 1st, and how technology closes the diversity gap in aviation.

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May 14, 2021

Management isn’t as simple as measurement

There is an old adage in business; “What gets measured gets managed.” . By understanding the data and numbers generated by your work, you are in a much better position to manage and adapt the work. So, data is key to a successful organization. But is it really as simple as that?

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May 6, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think: May 3rd-7th

This week on Four Links To Make You Think: Habits vs. Behaviors with Wendy Wood, exposing the blueprint behind algorithmic nudging for the win, Nudgestock 2021 with Oglivy, and what happens when the RCT outperforms the market application.

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April 30, 2021

Four Links to Make You Think: April 26th - 30th

Google Maps is incorporating ways for you to drive to pollute less, conversations in the cockpit, drastic cuts in carbon emissions in the UK and aviation's post Covid-19 evolution for the week of April 26th through April 30th.

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April 22, 2021

Best Practices for Communication in Remote Teams: 5 Tips from Signol

The past year has challenged teams of all kinds to work together in new ways across time and space. Signol has always been a global company with team members working on three continents, but the past year has challenged us to improve our remote working practices and look out for ways to make our company culture more flexible and inclusive. Good communication practices are essential to success in remote teams, so we’ve asked a few of our team members to share their top tips on effective communication.

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April 21, 2021

Look Back: ATI Boeing Accelerator 2021

We kicked 2021 off by working alongside aviation leaders on the ATI-Boeing accelerator program, co-sponsored by Boeing and GKN Aerospace, in partnership with Rolls Royce. Having completed our whirlwind twelve weeks with the experts. Read about what we learned, who we met, and how we are growing together!

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March 29, 2021

Enhancing sustainability through behavioral change #rebootaviation webinar recap

Our CEO, Dan White, spoke on the panel hosted by #rebootaviation where leading experts in data and behavioral science reviewed their research, challenges and opportunities for a sustainable future in aviation. We bring you a summary of the key themes.

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February 19, 2021

7 Trends in Aviation Carbon Reduction

How is the aviation industry addressing carbon reduction? Are the trends long lasting and how much will they offer the world? In this article, we explore what is most viable right now.

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February 5, 2021

CORSIA: How will it affect aviation’s future?

The aviation industry, accounting for 2.5% of global carbon emissions, has a crucial part to play in reducing our Greenhouse Gas Emissions. In 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organization acknowledged this responsibility by adopting plans for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Learn more about CORSIA in this article: the program and its phases, the challenges and the opportunities.

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January 22, 2021

Roads aren’t meant for idling. What can we do to address it?

For every hour its engine is left idling, it consumes nearly five litres of fuel and emits nearly 10 kilograms of greenhouse gases. Trucks and other heavy vehicles idle for an average of 25% of all operational time per day, and this number is as high as 40% in some sectors. How can this be addressed?

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January 14, 2021

Was 2020 a lost year for aviation or an accelerator for innovation?: Signol Recap

In December 2020, Signol participated in #rebootaviation’s roundtable discussion: Was 2020 a lost year for aviation or an accelerator for innovation? The panel explored COVID-19’s influence across all areas of airline operations. In such times of austerity, marginal gains can create the most impact, and so Signol presented the opportunity of a behavior change technology focused on stacking up little improvements in efficiency.

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December 11, 2020

Signol’s 2020 Highlights

As a new startup servicing the aviation industry, 2020 has been a challenging year for Signol. Still, our team of behavioral scientists, economists, product developers, and airline experts have pulled through. We have big plans for 2021, but for now, let’s take a look at our highlights from 2020.

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December 7, 2020

Little Changes Add Up In Aviation Roundtable Discussion Recap

Uniting different sides of the same challenges in aviation has been the demand- and goal of Signol. To explore this, we discussed how behavioral science can address modern aviation problems from the perspective of aviation management, safety, and unions. Our participants reviewed how utilizing nudges and small behavioral interventions is a realistic way for management and pilots to achieve better outcomes in day to day work.

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November 6, 2020

Little Changes Add Up in Aviation Roundtable Discussion on Nov. 19th, 2020

Following the launch of our latest white paper: ‘How Behavioral Nudges Saved Virgin Atlantic $6.1m in 8 Months’, we’re excited to get together operational efficiency driven peers in the aviation industry over our virtual roundtable ‘Little Changes Add Up in Aviation’. 

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November 5, 2020

How strategically changing behavior created millions in value for these organizations

Four success stories of companies that used nudging to create more value. Nudging began as a small-scale, consumer-oriented marketing strategy, but they are also used by governments and companies to cut costs and drive positive social impacts.

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October 12, 2020

The future of aviation depends on greater operational efficiency

Covid-19 has forced industries of all kinds to adapt and rethink their ways of doing business, and we can only continue to learn from this experience. In this article, we demonstrate how cutting operating costs while maintaining high standards of service is essential for the aviation industry to go forward.

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September 25, 2020

Covid-19 is solidifying interest in tougher environmental regulation. Are airlines prepared?

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused an even greater drop in emissions than the global financial crisis in 2009 or the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol in 1998, when emissions decreased by 2.02Gt. In 2020 we've seen the largest reduction since the burning of fossil fuels began: 2.5Gt, or 4.6%, as of late May. However, despite the current trends and developments in top polluting indstries, climate change remains a substantial threat. Read more about the best actions airlines should continue taking for decarbonising the industry.

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September 3, 2020

Looking Toward the Future: Don't miss Signol at ICAO's Stocktaking Seminar on 9th September

Hear from our CEO about the most effective and urgently needed actions that can be taken now in order to save fuel and carbon in aviation. Catch him speaking on the Air Operations panel, part of the ICAO's Stocktaking Seminar taking place on 9th September.

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August 28, 2020

Human Behavior: The Final Frontier in Efficiency and Operational Performance Management

‍In recent decades, every industry has tested different strategies and technologies to maximize efficiency. However, increased competition has pushed companies to find new ways of managing their operations. Read more about how behavioral science offers an innovative approach to workplace performance.

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August 21, 2020

The world is getting louder, but it doesn’t have to be. What can aviation do to help?

Noise is defined as “unwanted sound”, and, around airports, there’s a lot of it. Airplane engines and fans cause significant noise disturbance during takeoff and landing and easily disrupt daily routines, including sleep and conversation. Read more about the way technical and operational solutions can reduce the negative impact of aircraft noise in and around airports. 

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August 9, 2019

Highways England collaboration with The Behaviouralist

Signol is working our sister company, The Behaviouralists to explore changing driver behaviors

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August 7, 2019

Winner of the Aviation Innovation Challenge sponsored by Rolls-Royce, Snowflake Software, and Singapore Airlines

Signol was delighted to receive top prize for the Aviation Innovation Challenge at The Shuttleworth Collection.

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