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Productivity – not always the Holy Grail
The last couple of years have changed our lives on all fronts, at work and at home in sometimes unimaginable ways. It has changed the way we approach our work and personal lives, and has opened up opportunities for some. Some fortunate workers now have flexibility to balance their home and work lives in ways not previously possible. Positives have...
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Digital display screens make big impression
Different types of digital displays are all around us, and both getting bigger (billboards) and smaller (watches).  This technology is unavoidable, and although it looks to be changing and growing fast, it may not be as more significant change as we would expect.  Before we see where we are going, let’s first take a look at where we have come...
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The Dark Web – Beware!
What is the dark web?  The dark web is a part of the internet that is not indexed by search engines and is a hidden collective of internet sites only accessible by a specialised web browser. It is used for keeping internet activity anonymous and private, which can be helpful in both legal and illegal applications. While some use it...
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3 ways business intelligence can accelerate your business
Business intelligence (BI) and the ability to draw higher-level understandings from your data is fundamental for any organisation striving to be agile, future-proofed and ready for tomorrow. Business intelligence, or BI, is how organisations collect, organise and contextualise data, often using BI reporting tools to provide data-driven insights at a glance and in easy to understand formats. BI refers to...
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IT Security – Threat Management
The problem we are all facing Security has become a more in-depth executive discussion because of the many ways through which businesses can and are being attacked. Mobility, BYOD (bring your own device), virtualisation, the cloud, and social media have all opened new doors and security loopholes into all our businesses. At the same time, all organisations need IT Security...
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Remote work is here to stay, and will be transformational
How did you cope with seeing computers, keyboards, screens and staff walk out the door on 26th March, wondering whether this remote worker experiment would actually work? What we witnessed was the future being sucked forward in a vacuum of necessity created by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Whether you were well prepared or not, remote working as an option is...
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Key Tech trends set to emerge
Whether you have a decent grasp on technology or not, you’ll probably be aware that emerging technologies are changing the way we work and interact with others. In fact, with things like machine learning and touch commerce becoming increasingly popular across every industry from banking to healthcare, technology is transforming the way we do business, making hi-tech investment inevitable for...
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Strong Wifi is critical to business success
In business we are using more technology than ever and the internet is now an essential service for our business. With an increase demand on online applications and services having good practical secure Wifi is critical. Business demands technology to be mobile, flexible and not hardwired when possible. Sometimes we forget that we are still using the standard modem that...
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Outstanding performance for region’s economy
I’m no expert in economics, but I can see the numbers and it looks good, but what about the future? As much as an economist can look at all economic indicators, I look at it from my frame of reference, how will technology contribute to the Regions growth from 2020 and beyond? The World Economic Forum has identified five areas...
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How much smarter are smartphones set to become?
Smartphones, love them or hate them they are now a critical business tool that enables a huge amount of work to be done almost anywhere anytime and we have come. A long way since the humble smartphone hit the shelves. The first successful smartphone arguable was the blackberry, (or due to its addictiveness nicknamed “Crackberry”). Excellent device for keeping on...