It is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. One thing Trekkies love doing is talking about the futuristic technologies of Star Trek that are now common place. But forget about the next 50 years. What, seemingly futuristic, ideas will become common place over the next decade or so?
The COP22 climate change conference in Marrakech is fast approaching. As with COP21 last year, the spotlight will be on governments, businesses and investors all over the world as they are asked to take measurable steps to combat the negative effects of climate change.
Innovation has a funny way of wreaking havoc on markets once dominated by a single body. The Digital Economy has ushered in a completely new business ecosystem, with completely new rules – the biggest cab owns no vehicles, the biggest hotel company owns no hotels, the biggest music company produces no music – the list […]
Keeping cooler may be set to become an awful lot easier thanks to a new plastic based material that can be woven into clothes and developed by scientists at Stanford University. Among the material’s many benefits is that it could cut air conditioning costs dramatically. The new innovation is a product of convergence, possibly the […]
“Hello, is it me you’re looking for?” — arguably the most famous line by Lionel Richie. Unfortunately, it’s also a line that many customers will have heard down the end of the telephone receiver after what feels like an eternity on hold. Being transferred from one person to the next can often feel like an […]
Posted on 6th September 2016 in Technology.
HSBC business customers will no longer need to visit a branch to open a bank account, as the launch of selfie verification allows them to do it from their mobile device.
The average UK office worker wastes at least 21 days each year due to slow or inefficient technology, more than the average amount of annual leave.
The growing trend of ‘shadow IT’, fuelled by the purchasing of cloud services by staff, outside of corporate IT, is creating severe operational risks, by compromising cost, control and security throughout organisations. Darron Edwards, explains that to prevent this, companies should employ a strong hybrid IT model that enables them to explore the benefits of […]
It is an undeniable fact that in today’s digital world, we are all pretty much reliant on information technology and the Internet to run our businesses. It is also a fact that it is not ‘if’ – but ‘when’ will our IT Infrastructure and Business Applications be under attack?
How many times do you use your mobile phone to remind you of a birthday or the date of an important event? It’s probably quite a lot isn’t it? Well don’t worry, because you’re not alone, as 79% of European adults are more reliant on digital devices to access information than they were five years […]
On daily basis, we’re seeing new innovations being released that are transforming our businesses. Email took over from post, VOIP calls have taken over from the telephone, and instant messaging has replaced the water-cooler gossip (or spread it further!).