This infographic was produced by UK Trade & Investment and hibu to highlight the economic benefits of exporting for UK businesses. Further information is available from the Open To Export website, which provides advice and information for businesses which want to get started in exporting their products to international markets. Click on the image to see a full size version. Related Posts:SEO tips for small business [INFOGRAPHIC]Why UK businesses need a Google Places listing [INFOGRAPHIC]

The rise of smartphones has fueled an increase in the amount of unpaid overtime worked by British workers, according to research carried out on behalf of mobile security software vendor, Good Technology. The survey of 1000 UK workers found that on average the time they spend checking emails and answering calls outside of office hours amounts to over three weeks of overtime per year. Increasingly, workers view this practice as essential to being able to perform their jobs, with 38 percent of respondents claiming it would be impossible to do their job without mobile access to email. Just 15 percent said they carry separate work and personal devices, in indication that the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend is here[…]

A global survey of 3,800 workers in their twenties has discovered that Generation Y employees enter the workforce with an expectation that they should be able to use their own mobile devices for work purposes. This Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) attitude presents corporate IT departments with significant security and management obstacles. The survey was carried out on behalf of network security specialist, Fortinet. Related Posts:Five business tech trends for 201337 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bedComtact wins major enterprise IT award

Managed services vendor, Comtact, this week picked up the IT Europa European Excellence award for vertical solution of 2012 in the enterprise category. The company won the award for a solution which enables secure wireless communication, asset and personnel tracking and a number of other enterprise mobility tools based on tablet computers. This was deployed for Saint Andrew’s Healthcare, a mental healthcare charity. Dominic List, Comtact Limited CEO said: “Our close working relationship with our customer St Andrew’s Healthcare has, without doubt, enabled us to truly deliver an Buy Cialis innovative, up to the minute, WiFi solution that that keeps their staff safe and supported at all times and is testament to being picked as the outright enterprise category winner.”[…]

Intuitive Business Intelligence, a BI dashboard vendor, has entered into a partnership with financial processing solution provider, Rimilia. The deal will help Intuitive address an increasing demand for greater integration of real-time financial performance data in BI dashboards to improve business decisions. Tony Bray, Managing Director of Intuitive Business Intelligence said “Finance departments need immediate, real-time access to the most relevant management information so they can immediately spot issues or opportunities. Rimilia’s financial software expertise and reputation for excellence combined with our leading-edge technology are an ideal fit, providing their customers with the very best solution to meet Blackjack Online their business intelligence dashboard needs.” Related Posts:Cloud based invoice processing system reduces costs, and carbon

Mindjet, a vendor of mind-mapping and visualisation software, has merged two products in its ‘Connect’ online offering. Mapping tool, Connect Vision and task management application, Connect Action, have been integrated into a single solution to provide a more seamless user interface. The new product will be known simply as Mindjet Connect, which is designed to help team with brainstorms, project planning and mapping/planning actions for those projects. Users can now access the product through a single sign-on whether they are using the desktop, mobile or online version. Users can also now login using Facebook or Google credentials, with other platforms in the pipeline. Related Posts:Sales intelligence tool, OneSource iSell, launched in UK

Surrey based international managed print services provider, Bytes Document Solutions, has been awarded the title of 2011 Partner of the Year, by Nuance – a leading supplier of voice and optical character recognition solutions. The award is judged on the strength of partner’s sales performance and ability to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the company’s products and services in order to offer customers the most appropriate advice. It was awarded by Nuance UK distributor, ProcessFlows. Darren Spence, Managing Director of Bytes Document Solutions, said “This award is credit to the work my online payday loans faxless quick canada team has done over the last couple of years re-engineering our proposition so it’s more relevant and compelling for our customers. ” Bytes[…]

Research carried out by data centre operator, Sentrum, has revealed increasing levels of outsourcing in the data centre market. A survey of 200+ US and UK organisations with 250 or more employees found that 78 percent of participants outsource some or all of their data centre space. The study found that while UK data centre outsourcing levels have fluctuated over recent years, they have now returned to a peak last seen in 2009. Related Posts:No Related Posts

Retail giant, Tesco, has deployed Nolio ASAP to manage application release automation across its website  reducing  release time from days to hours. The system will  support Tesco’s deployment automation across its virtualised data centers, to improve the application deployment process for Tesco.com. Related Posts:New reporting and analytics tool for online retailersLifeSynk enables retails to integrate social media with physical storesEPOS Software Leader, Total Retail Control Ltd., Selected as HRVision Distributor for UK & Ireland Retail Solutions MarketWebsite failures could cost UK businesses £37 billion per yearosCommerce review

UK software vendor, m-hance, has announced the launch of a new cloud-based invoice processing system called eInvoicing. The company claims its solution can save lower the processing costs of invoices by up to 80 percent as well as reducing businesses carbon footprints. The system processes invoices received via email in PDF format, removing the requirement to print and manually process paper invoices. A business that processes over 5,000 invoices per year could see cost reductions of between 60 and 80 percent by using the system, according to m-hance. Related Posts:Cloud Computing for all: What SMEs need to knowIntuitive Business Intelligence and Rimilia partner to deliver integrated BI dashboards for financial automation Free cloud deployment seminars from IntergenceSix tips for successful[…]