The National Grid has warned that the rise of the electric car may be too rapid for the grid to cope during periods of peak demand. But the National Grid forgets about convergence.
Posted on 14th July 2017 in General business.
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 […]
Today’s employees are increasingly distributed and mobile, requiring many businesses to take a new look at how to establish trust in a user’s identity and control their access accordingly. With reports of data breach incidents resulting from negligent or malicious employees, or due to malware-compromised credentials, on the rise, businesses are strongly advised to re-evaluate their approach to access control.
Posted on 31st July 2014 in Business Education.
Many organisations in today’s economy see a merger or acquisition as an attractive business strategy to improve financial position and weather a down market. This is especially true in the financial services sector, where even very large organisations are being acquired by equally large organisations as a basic survival strategy. While the results may favour shareholder value and workforce efficiency, the impact of combining the IT infrastructure and IT management processes of two entities can be profound.
Posted on 29th March 2010 in Corporate Finance .
The marketing frenzy over the recently released iPhone from Apple packaged this device as a multi-media, all-in-one unit with voice, internet browsing, downloading, email, camera, and many other capabilities. Currently, many of these functions require separate networks over which they can transmit the data. The networks that transmit this information are undergoing rapid change and development to allow for the increased functionality of today’s multi-purpose devices.
Posted on 20th August 2008 in Tech & Innovation.
Read the latest musings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Resolution Foundation, and you could be forgiven for thinking that the UK economy is on a one-way course to disaster, in fact, the opposite is true. The UK should be able to enjoy boom, and the reason is technology.
Posted on 24th November 2017 in City News.
According to a new study, lack of diversity in the boardrooms of UK companies could hamper post Brexit trade talks with countries outside of the EU.
“Entrepreneurs need to be fearless, but not like a Viking warrior,” says Joel Blake, OBE for Services to Business Support and Enterprise, speaker at TED, and a judge at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Neural networks may be used to create a new level of realism in computer games.
Posted on 3rd May 2017 in General business.