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        Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the oen editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

      • Low levels of GDPR compliance found among educational facilities

        Low levels of GDPR compliance found among educational facilities

        Tuesday 22nd May 2018
        Despite high levels of awareness regarding the incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) only 22 per cent of schools, colleges and universities of the 500 surveyed felt their data protection policies were compliant. Furthermore, 70 per ce...Read More...
        Profitable Digital Transformation relies on customer experience

        Profitable Digital Transformation relies on customer experience

        Monday 21st May 2018
        Speaking at Experience Avaya Manchester, Avaya has expressed a strong and continued commitment to UK and Irish customers, communicating a focus on simplifying technology, investment in employees and a commitment to an ecosystem that complements Avaya...Read More...
        Data protection and network security made easy for businesses

        Data protection and network security made easy for businesses

        Wednesday 16th May 2018
        Issues around security, data protection and business continuity have historically been seen as critically important. However, they have not always been prioritised by expanding businesses who see establishing a strong position in their chosen marketp...Read More...
        Tips for creating a healthier work space

        Tips for creating a healthier work space

        Monday 14th May 2018
        With office workers spending long hours at their desk, choosing the right furniture design and office layout is crucial to productivity and wellbeing says Mark Brown, Owner of specialist furniture suppliers Lismark. Here he offers advice on how ...Read More...
        Ricoh finds improving workstyle could lead UK to greater productivity

        Ricoh finds improving workstyle could lead UK to greater productivity

        Wednesday 9th May 2018
        The UK could reshape its economic future and unlock its share of £39.8 billion in untapped GDP if organisations were to optimise their workplaces, according to a new study by Ricoh and Oxford Economics, titled ‘The Economy of People&...Read More...
        Flexible working driving up IT and tech spending

        Flexible working driving up IT and tech spending

        Tuesday 8th May 2018
        Toshiba has revealed that IT and technology budgets within European businesses will increase this year for more than three quarters (76%) of organisations. This rise in IT spend is directly linked to the number of remote workers within businesses, wi...Read More...
        45% employees accidentally share information in emails

        45% employees accidentally share information in emails

        Friday 4th May 2018
        New research by data security company, Clearswift, has shown that 45 per cent of employees have mistakenly shared emails containing key data with unintended recipients, including personal information (15%), bank details (9%), attachments (13%) a...Read More...
        Retailers urged to check insurance in advance of GDPR

        Retailers urged to check insurance in advance of GDPR

        Tuesday 1st May 2018
        As retailers now have less than one month to prepare for new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May 2018, insurer NFU Mutual is advising businesses to check whether their insurance cover would protect them with ...Read More...
        Warning on retailers’ approach to security as cyber breaches rise

        Warning on retailers’ approach to security as cyber breaches rise

        Monday 30th Apr 2018
        With retailers moving towards a ‘frictionless’ shopping experience, connected devices in-store are often poorly secured, according to cybersecurity experts at World Wide Technology (WWT). Over four in ten businesses experi...Read More...
        Lighting the path to productivity and wellbeing

        Lighting the path to productivity and wellbeing

        Friday 27th Apr 2018
        Why upgrade your lighting? Certainly, the energy and cost-savings to be gained from today’s LED luminaires are compelling. But these figures do not tell the whole story. Darren Riva, Northern European Zumtobel Group Services Director ...Read More...
        Is secure off-site shredding a myth?

        Is secure off-site shredding a myth?

        Tuesday 24th Apr 2018
        With an increasing surge of activity from UK organisations towards GDPR security, questions are being raised on the effectiveness of shredding solutions. Mark Harper, Head of Sales at HSM UK investigates into the validity of claims made by off-site s...Read More...
        Consumers demanding self-service and mobile technology

        Consumers demanding self-service and mobile technology

        Tuesday 24th Apr 2018
        Consumers have welcomed technology into the shopping experience and are more likely to return to retailers that offer digital innovation, according to new research conducted by mobile and IoT device management solutions provider, SOTI. Sel...Read More...
        Amazon named UK’s fifth largest retailer

        Amazon named UK’s fifth largest retailer

        Friday 20th Apr 2018
        Amazon is now the fifth biggest player in UK retail, as its retail revenue continues to rise at a rapid pace. According to data and analytics company, GlobalData , the online giant accounted for over £4 in every £100 spent ...Read More...
        Data harvesting – the new face of cybercrime?

        Data harvesting – the new face of cybercrime?

        Monday 16th Apr 2018
        Daren Oliver, Managing Director of Fitzrovia IT, offers his opinion on the recent data breaches experienced by subscribers to social media and examines how data harvesting could be considered the new face of cybercrime. Whilst phishing and hacking r...Read More...
        Improving efficiencies in healthcare through scan workflows

        Improving efficiencies in healthcare through scan workflows

        Thursday 12th Apr 2018
        Britain’s healthcare sector is a highly complex market, with increasing pressures from an ageing population, higher rates of obesity and its related diseases, as well as never-ending budget constraints. Add GDPR into the mix, and the potential ...Read More...
        Instagram’s new shopping feature to boost UK online sales

        Instagram’s new shopping feature to boost UK online sales

        Thursday 12th Apr 2018
        Instagram’s shopping tool, launched in the UK this March, presents a significant opportunity for retailers to capture impulse spend from shoppers who are increasingly adopting a see now, buy now mentality. This is according to data and ana...Read More...
        Retailers need to invest in ‘visualisation’ technology to boost online sales

        Retailers need to invest in ‘visualisation’ technology to boost online sales

        Wednesday 11th Apr 2018
        Almost half of shoppers would spend more online if they had access to technology that helped them to better visualise and understand how products work, without having to go in store to see them, according to new research. The survey of 1,0...Read More...
        Getting the most out of contact centre analytics

        Getting the most out of contact centre analytics

        Tuesday 10th Apr 2018
        Enghouse Interactive is urging businesses to become more emotionally intelligent in order to understand their customer needs and tailor the way they engage with them through real time speech analytics. Here, Jeremy Payne, International VP Market...Read More...
        Two-thirds IT chiefs say no AI will lead to loss of customers

        Two-thirds IT chiefs say no AI will lead to loss of customers

        Tuesday 10th Apr 2018
        Two-thirds (66%) of senior IT decision-makers believe failure to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to a loss of competitiveness, research by reviews and customer insights company, Feefo, has found. The findings were revealed in ...Read More...
        Study reveals most important factors for students when choosing a university

        Study reveals most important factors for students when choosing a university

        Tuesday 10th Apr 2018
        A new survey among more than 2,000 people across the UK has revealed the most important factors for prospective students when choosing which university to attend.    SPCE Labs, the research arm of student lettings app SPCE, commissione...Read More...
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