Uncertainty. That fear of the unknown has left many businesses feeling rattled as they start to encounter the ripple effect of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Between stock market turmoil and the potential for other EU countries to follow suit, businesses are left on the sidelines wondering what their next move should […]
Self-driving taxis have hit the streets of Singapore; this may turn the car industry upside down.
Artificial intelligence, those very words conjure up fear in many people, but do we really need to fret?
While fintech technically refers to all “financial technologies”, it has become the de facto term for most disruption in financial services. It encompasses the startups, incubators, funds and accelerators that are changing the way technology enables financial services of all flavours. It came to the fore with traditional companies being unable and/or unwilling to satisfy […]
Organisations are increasingly going public with news of security attacks and data breaches, often notifying their customers directly, yet according to a recent study from Centrify, 75% of UK adults would stop doing business with a company if it was hacked. Conversely, this suggests that 25% would still continue a relationship with the company.
Tesla has revealed a new battery for its cars that will generate truly stunning performance. But this is more than just a story about a new whizzy technology or a powerful car, it illustrates how technology is changing the world.
Data is the backbone of every business and is as precious to corporations as it is to the customers they serve. Understandably the benefits of harnessing data and protecting it against those that would use it for criminal or deceptive purposes provide a constant source of discussion.
Expanding overseas used to be a complete headache for business owners. Setting up an office and employing a whole team to run operations took up a lot of time, effort and money, but now startups and growing businesses can easily go global thanks to cloud software.
Given the rising frequency of increasingly malicious and innovative cyber-attacks organisations have to be prepared and proactive. It is no longer a question of ‘if’ but ‘when’ your organisation will have to deal with a cyber-attack. The cost of a cyber security breach is significant—in terms of money, business disruption and reputation. Depending on the […]
Gartner, the producers of the annual Hype Cycle report, have predicted that virtual reality has progressed through it’s time of disillusionment. The time when people’s excitement for a new concept diminishes, when the reality of the technology doesn’t quite live up to the hype. The cycle is based on an assessment of the market hype, […]
“Thermometers will rocket”, “jetstream crossing the equator”, “Britain set to be hotter than Hawaii!” There’s nothing like a hot summer to spark a wave of excitable headlines. While freelancers might be able to finish up early on a warm afternoon, and office workers spill onto patios to make the most of the rays, small business […]
We all strive to be more efficient and few would argue that for a business to achieve this, the move to digitisation is required. Our customers’ expectations have increased over the years as they get used to instantaneous communication and service in other areas of their lives.