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16 Jul

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Tube strike latest: connectivity has been suspended


July 16, 2015 | By | No Comments

Tube comes to a halt Something strange happened earlier this month. Modern, shining, digital Britain was suspended for a couple of days while several hundred tube workers in London went on strike. An exaggeration? Not judging by the comments in various newspapers and assorted message boards. It was like a return to a bygone era when (more...)
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18 Jun

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We’re all on the way to the clouds


June 18, 2015 | By | No Comments

What a difference five years makes. The annual Cloud Industry Forum survey of cloud take-up reveals that more than four in five British organisations are using cloud computing in one form or another. In 2010, fewer than half of all respondents had any cloud services and many organisations reacted with horror at the idea of (more...)
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02 Jun

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Technology in the dock – the future for containers


June 2, 2015 | By | No Comments

Anyone who’s from a dock-working family or who lived near a dock will have memories of the move towards containerisation which hastened the decline of ports and led to large-scale layoffs of dockers. There was a drive towards cost-cutting and the use of large, steel containers that did away with individual loading and meant that (more...)
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05 May

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Technology and the Election: all for it but where’s the money?


May 5, 2015 | By | No Comments

Every election is now the tech election. In the 80s, it was the advent of spreadsheets; in the 90s, the appearance of mobile telephony transformed canvassing and this current one has been adorned by social media.  In fact, all elections are tech elections – it’s just that the technology changes. No doubt Gladstone and Disraeli’s (more...)
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27 Apr

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5 Sales Benefits of Using Mobile CRM


April 27, 2015 | By | No Comments

For the last 20 years, sales teams across the world shared one powerful technology in common, customer relationship management software, or CRM. Traditionally, CRM databases have tracked relationships, set follow-up reminders and mapped the sales pipeline from a desktop computer. Despite its value, the desktop CRM has one major flaw; it’s stuck inside the office. (more...)
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08 Apr

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Internet of Things – making the numbers add up


April 8, 2015 | By | No Comments

Media commentators love to talk about The Year Of … well, anything. It provides an easy shorthand for journalists to fill space but in reality, things are really as simple as that. Perhaps fashion, where styles drop in and out, seemingly at random (or according to the editors at Vogue, which may or may not (more...)
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