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Sep

20

Would you like fries with that? Automating upselling

Upselling is an unpleasant part of any salesperson’s job, for the large part, requiring bare-faced attempts to get customers to part with yet more of their - or their company’s - cash in search of recognition or, even better, commission.

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Sep

13

How the world's top firms have embraced the remote work model

Office-phobes rejoice - remote working is quickly becoming the norm for 21st century workers! No longer do you have to deal with boring water-cooler chats, washing machine politics or the risk of having your lunch stolen from the fridge: the office of the future is based wherever you would like it to be.

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Sep

07

Good preparation: how to gear up for the GDPR

In last week’s blog, in between suggesting new acronyms for the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation and keeping you readers awake, we looked at the main ways in which the EU’s new favourite four-letter word could change the data proc

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Aug

31

What on earth is the GDPR?

Though it may look more like the internet’s latest four-letter acronym, the GDPR is no laughing matter - and it doesn’t stand for “Great Dogs Perform Rap”, “Grandad Definitely Prefers Raisins” or anything of the sort.

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Aug

29

How big data, security and a smart cheese room will change football forever

The new Premier League season has landed to a chorus of cheers/groans, depending on your outlook, and with it the latest innovations in play.

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Aug

14

Hollywood’s Cloud leaks: Why Westeros isn’t as safe as it seems

This week, the world faced Armageddon thanks to the actions of one angry American with a point to prove.

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Aug

04

A day in the life of the public cloud

Welcome to life in 2020, where life – and not just your vision – is perfect.

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Aug

01

Smart meters – coming to your home and office soon

Whether you have been bombarded with adverts or already had one installed, it is hard to miss the march of the smart meter. These new, digital gadgets promise to accurately track usage of electricity and gas throughout the day, week, month or even year, for energy providers and consumers alike.

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Jul

24

Artificial intelligence rides the wave of cloud computing

The effect of Artificial intelligence on our future is still unclear.

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Jul

12

How to tell your customers about a cyber attack

Cyber attacks and data breaches are an increasingly common occurrence, and organisations and individuals from the smallest micro businesses right up to governments and mega-corporations have been targeted by malicious cybercrimes.

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Jun

30

Is it safe for healthcare to go hybrid?

You don’t have to be an avid follower of technology news to be aware of the  cyber attack that downed internal NHS systems across the country in May 2017.

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Jun

23

Cloud To Soar As Roaming Charges Come To An End

After years of discussion and debate, roaming charges have finally been abolished across the European Union.

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Jun

20

Will Your Generation Pose a Cybersecurity Risk after GDPR goes Live?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go live on 25th May 2018 but a new survey has revealed that more than half of of IT, security and enterprise professionals believe millennials’ nonchalant approach to data security could pose a risk to its successful introduction.

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Jun

16

IT Professionals Are Migrating Critical Apps to the Cloud

An influential IT study has revealed that a large majority of businesses are now migrating their critical applications to the cloud.

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Jun

12

Bimodal IT: Out-dated concept or valid strategy?

It’s easy to label ageing technology as obsolete without really considering whether or not it could have a place in the modern world. However, when it comes to Bimodal IT, many CIOs still hold the belief that it remains the best environment for fostering innovation*.

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Jun

02

Businesses at the Mercy of Power Outages

British Airways infamous IT crash has pushed the company into the headlines and cost it a very large sum, but what can businesses learn from this catastrophic system failure?

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Apr

28

Encryption: Should Governments And Security Organisations Have Access?

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called for the government and security organisations to have access to messaging services such as WhatsApp, raising the question of whether such agencies should be allowed to investigate such encrypted services.

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Apr

18

Forget The Cloud - Say Hello To Edge Computing

Do you live on the edge? If you don’t yet, you soon will be. As networks become more and more sophisticated and as consumers and companies embrace the internet of things (IoT), additional demands will be placed on IT architecture.

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Apr

05

Near-Future Workplace: What Will Your Office Look Like?

Technology is changing the way we live, the way we play and, of course, the way we work. The rigid, office-based 9-to-5 where you work at a fixed desk from a corporate computer is rapidly becoming something much more fluid. Today we’re more likely to work flexibly, perhaps from home or a shared working space.

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Mar

24

What Will The Networks Of The (Near) Future Look Like?

While not quite yet firmly on the stage, the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and virtual reality all have the potential to radically change whole facets of our lives: how we communicate, how quickly we can get things done, how businesses market products and deliver services.

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