Operating a successful data management strategy

Operating a successful data management strategy

Businesses, charities, local government, educational establishments, the National Health Service (NHS); the list could go on, these organisations have all seen the knock-on effect of, if not been directly affected by, cyber-attacks, including those that have made headline news recently.  However, cyber attacks are just one of many challenges that organisations face daily; successfully managing data and Continue reading Operating a successful data management strategy

Is technology destroying the quality of human interaction?

Is technology destroying the quality of human interaction?

When thinking about technology, some worry that it could mean a dehumanising experience where our clients are not able to speak to a human being if they needed to. This is a valid concern.  More fundamentally, we need to ask whether individuals and institutions will hand over their money to banks without knowing the people Continue reading Is technology destroying the quality of human interaction?

Data recovery – best practices to protect vital information

Data recovery – best practices to protect vital information

With data recovery, prevention really is the best medicine. Companies that put in place the best plans and tools to protect data are much less likely to go through the hassles of recovery, meaning they spend less time on data and more time on generating revenue. Automation is a valuable tool for data backups. Individuals Continue reading Data recovery – best practices to protect vital information

The enabling role hybrid cloud can play in transformation

The enabling role hybrid cloud can play in transformation

This digital trend is not isolated to the UK, it is a global one; however, the UK is already ahead of the curve, particularly compared to other European countries. To put that into context, in 2015 the government invested £2.6 billion in an industry that grows 32% faster than the rest of the economy, creates Continue reading The enabling role hybrid cloud can play in transformation

Data demands and constant connections – what’s making the enterprise Wi-Fi market tick?

Data demands and constant connections – what’s making the enterprise Wi-Fi market tick?

Like the businesses it supports, the enterprise wireless market is seeing a huge amount of transformation. Many factors and increasing demands are shaping the market, as new generations and new technologies enter our workplaces, retail spaces and education systems. At the centre of this is demand for constant connectivity, and not just from people. The Continue reading Data demands and constant connections – what’s making the enterprise Wi-Fi market tick?

Wi-Fi and productivity: redefining the workplace

Wi-Fi and productivity: redefining the workplace

With the advancements in Wi-Fi technology, employees can remain connected to the internet all day, without being tied down to a hardware device such as a computer that can’t be moved from a desk. The combination of a reliable online network and a mobile device has meant that the workplace has become more flexible, less Continue reading Wi-Fi and productivity: redefining the workplace

Low-code technology: an emerging term that needs more definition

Low-code technology: an emerging term that needs more definition

Within the last few years, “low-code” has emerged as one of the newest technology buzzwords. As a result of the term’s popularity in the software industry, large companies to tech startups are marketing platforms as “low-code” in order to align themselves with the space. The ultimate value of low-code systems is to help companies deploy Continue reading Low-code technology: an emerging term that needs more definition

The future of tech in healthcare

The future of tech in healthcare

Compared to the financial services sector where blockchain and AI have, in many ways, revolutionized operations, healthcare has been slower to move with these types of innovation. At the same time, people are living longer but present more care demands on the health system, leading to bed shortages and longer wait lists for treatment. With Continue reading The future of tech in healthcare

The future state of hybrid data environments brings traditional problems

The future state of hybrid data environments brings traditional problems

Whilst many organisations have publicly stated their aim to be 100% cloud in the near future it is likely that for many, a hybrid state will exist with some combination of software as a service vendors (SaaS) such as Salesforce, adoption of Platform as a service vendors (PaaS) such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google and some Continue reading The future state of hybrid data environments brings traditional problems

Cyber security: the biggest barrier to financial innovation

Cyber security: the biggest barrier to financial innovation

According to a study conducted by international law firm Simmons & Simmons, 71% of the world’s largest banks and asset management firms have said cyber security is the biggest risk associated with working with FinTech firms. Breaking this down, in Germany 64% felt this way, while 70% did in Hong Kong + Singapore 70% and Continue reading Cyber security: the biggest barrier to financial innovation