Users of Ascensio’s TeamLab Projects module can now access the software through their mobile devices thanks to the release of Android and iOS versions of the module. The mobile version offers all the functionality of the desktop version, enabling users to manage projects whilst away from the office. The module provides team members and leaders to view, create, and comment on project tasks, as well as managing milestones, participate in discussions and keep track of the tean;s activities. Users are also able to keep track of changes and businesses issues at all hours of the day and night. Related Posts:Five business tech trends for 201337 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bedWhat is Project Portfolio Management, and[…]

Cloud-based help desk software vendor, Zendesk, is offering free 12 month subscriptions to its help desk solution to startups, so long as they’re affiliated with approved incubators. The global offer covers incubators such as: Excerate Labs, High-Tech Gründerfonds, HackFWD, Startupbootcamp, Startup Weekend, TechStars, AngelCube, Team Europe Ventures, TechHub, and Seedcamp. The program, named “Zendesk Loves Startups” is designed to help startups offer high quality customer service even in the early stages of their development, a period when service can often be weaker than at more mature businesses. Related Posts:No Related Posts

Generally speaking you do not need to worry about drivers when buying a popular brand name scanner, but it is worth understanding the basics to avoid potential confusion. The de facto standard which allows scanners and other optical devices to communicate with PCs is called TWAIN. The acronym purportedly stands for ‘technology without an interesting name’. Almost all scanners are TWAIN compatible, featuring driver software which allow them to work seamlessly with a wide range of related software. In recent years an alternative to TWAIN has emerged – ISIS (image and scanner interface specification). ISIS can be thought of an industrial strength driver specification designed to allow scanners to work more effectively with enterprise level applications. Manufacturers often provide both[…]

UMAX Astra 4950 The Astra 4950 is an entry level flatbed scanner which offers 48 bit colour and a resolution of 1200 by 2400. The device features a 35mm film and negative scanner and comes with a selection of image editing and manipulation software. Although the device is largely designed for imaging work, it is capable of scanning directly to PDF format and should be able to handle basic document scanning with ease. Xerox One Touch/One Touch TA A well specified entry level flatbed scanner with a high scanning resolution of 1200 by 4800 and 48 bit colour. The standard model does not feature a transparency adapter, so if this is important to you go for the TA model which[…]

Visioneer Strobe XP 200 If desk space is at a premium and you need a really tiny document scanner the Strobe XP 200 is about as miniscule as they come. The device is capable of scanning an A4 sheet in about 10 seconds, but since it has no sheet feeder the ppm speed depends largely on how quickly the user can insert new sheets into the machine. It is quite hard to imagine anybody being so short of space that they would require a device like this. The XP 200 uses a mains power supply and is therefore desk-bound, whereas the Strobe XP 100 has is powered by the host PCs USB cable which makes it a more viable mobile[…]

Edinburgh based retail software specialist, Open Plus, has announced the launch of InsitePlus, a new reporting and business analytics tool for high growth online retailers with turnovers of up to £50million. The software, which integrates with Magento eCommerce, enables retailers implement more intelligent marketing campaigns and carry out sophisticated sales performance analysis. This provides capabilities such as customer profiling, acquisition and retention analysis, detailed reporting of sales broken down by product, region, type and value, providing retailers with a sophisticated decision making tools. The software can also handle stock management, as well as refunds and cancellations. Related Posts:Tesco significantly reduces application release time with NolioFive more business technology predictions for 2013LifeSynk enables retails to integrate social media with physical storesEPOS[…]

According to research from npower, 53 percent of SMEs in the UK are not taking any steps to monitor their energy efficiency and, consequently, are likely to be spending more than they need to on energy costs. 18 percent were unable to say whether they had reduced their energy usage over the past year. The research also found that amongst companies which do measure energy efficiency, half of them were able to achieve cost savings of up to 10 percent. Data from the Carbon Trust shows that SMEs have, on average, a potential energy saving opportunity of up to 20 percent, more than double that of larger businesses. Related Posts:New Review Highlights Time and Cost Savings By Simplifying IT Security[…]

According to recent research, 47 percent of UK small business owners have injected personal cash in the company to keep it running, with 13 percent having to remortgage their family homes. The average amount of personal cash used to bale out their business is £20,400, and 27 percent of small company owners have borrowed from friends and family. A quarter have used personal credit cards to pay for business overheads, and 22 percent have taken out a personal bank loan. Related Posts:New funding for East London digital businesses