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December 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm § in Features

Five more business technology predictions for 2013

1.     The rise of managed services for SMBs ­ while the uptake of cloud services has helped drive a demand for managed services in 2012, it’s SMBs who will benefit in the new year. As with most technologies as they move towards maturity and commoditisation, managed servic[...]

December 6th, 2012 - 3:00 pm § in Features

Five business tech trends for 2013

1. BYOD  BYOD was arguably the biggest buzz word of 2012 and is now an unstoppable, user-driven wave which will continue to make a major impact on the IT world in 2013 and beyond. Smartphones, tablets and laptops all come under this category, as well as desktop PCs used remotely from home. Relate[...]

August 17th, 2012 - 11:57 am § in Features

Data Security – Spotting and preventing the ‘insider threat’

Thousands of pounds continue to be spent on information security by companies of all shapes and sizes in order to “keep the bad guys out,” but with data leaks on the increase, it is clear that companies also face internal risks as well. Regardless of the source of the breach – individu[...]

July 4th, 2012 - 7:13 pm § in Features

How SMEs can benefit from QR Codes

This guest post has been contributed by Mark Fraser, CEO of zappit Keeping up with the latest mobile technologies can be hard. Owners of small businesses would be forgiven for assuming that technologies such as Quick Response (QR) and Near Field Communication (NFC) are best left to bigger firms that[...]

July 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm § in News

37 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bed

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 answ[...]

July 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm § in Features

How to find the best ideas in your company

This guest post has been contributed by Simon Hill, CEO of Wazoku In tough economic times, differentiating your business from the competition grows ever more important. One of the most effective way of doing this is through good ideas and innovation – a new product, a new way of using social media[...]