6 Tech Tips for Small Business

In many ways, technology can help level the business playing field – allowing small businesses to accomplish more with fewer resources, reach a wider audience, and gain insights that would normally only be available to large corporates with big market research budgets. If you’re a small business owner, then you might want to consider taking advantage of the following tech tips to give you that much-needed boost. Get paid faster If there’s one thing every small business owner has in common, it’s worrying about cashflow and collecting outstanding payments!…

The Demise of ISDN is Looming in The UK – Don’t Get Caught Out

In 2015, BT announced that ISDN, the Integrated Services Digital Network first created in 1988 as Britain’s digital network for carrying sound and data, will be phased out by 2025. This may sound like drastic news to companies accustomed to using ISDN, but it has been a long time coming and is being phased out carefully – and there is a chance that, for some users, the deadline will be extended. The other non-internet network BT maintains, the analogue Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), will be gone by this time, too.…

Beginner’s Guide: How to Market Your Android Game

So, you’ve developed a great game after months of hard work. If you’re researching how to get your game published on Android/Google Play, this is likely the first game you’ve built. By now, you’ve probably drawn up dozens of sketches, put in hundreds of hours of manual work, and even went through the development process of getting your game officially listed as a gaming application. And now, you’re hoping to cement your game’s position in the world of play. The best way to achieve this is to put in some work to market your game.…

Supply and Demand: Retail and Technology Beyond 2018

Advances in technology have impacted all industries, from how consumers interact with them to how they communicate with stakeholders. But how has technology affected the supply chain of retail brands? Technology has clearly changed how businesses make supply chains more efficient, but what exactly has changed and how will retail and technology merge further in the future? The evolving demands of retail consumers For some retail business owners and managers, demanding consumers are an issue. Many consumers expect convenience from all angles now that they know it’s possible.…

Productivity and Efficiency in Manufacturing – How does Technology Improve This?

The automotive industry is no different, either, taking advantage of new inventions. It’s not only our cars that are benefitting from technological advances, though — the manufacturing industry is, too. Here with Lookers, who offer a variety of Ford Motability cars we explore the extravagant ways in which technology is improving this industry. Whether it’s the food takeaway industry utilising mobile apps or sports events using video assisted refereeing, technological advances are helping our world progress and become better. Then, of course, there are computer systems, such as CRMs, that can help you plan out your workload as efficiently as possible, while analytics allow you to judge what updates are needed and when.…

An Insight to Electric Vehicles

Believe it or not, electric vehicles are becoming a more common option for drivers with reports suggesting over 4,000 new registrations each month. Reports Considering only 3,500 electric vehicles were registered in the entire year of 2013, the industry has witnessed significant growth over the past few years – with the popularity growth attributed to the developments in the industry that are slowly but surely overcoming the initial setbacks of electric vehicles. Volkswagen servicing providers Vindis take a further look. However, with the unexpected shift to electric vehicles — the government are working around the clock to create more charging points and manufacturers are looking at ways to improve mileage capabilities.…

The Development of Technology in The Workplace

The development of technology is transforming the way we travel, work and communicate. Over the past 10 years, it has developed immensely when we compare it to now and then. With technology constantly developing it can only be seen as a positive, not too long ago tasks were performed on paper while we now have the luxury of computers where we can type quicker. TalkTalk business has created an infographic that shows us what the workplace may look like in 2025.…

The Role of Virtual Offices in the Rise of Digital Entrepreneurship

Virtual offices can offer numerous benefits for companies of all size and scope, but digital entrepreneurs are uniquely benefiting from virtual offices. In this article, we’ll discuss how virtual offices are inspiring innovation in digital entrepreneurship and helping these enterprising companies get ahead of the competition. What is Digital Entrepreneurship? Digital entrepreneurship continues to be on the rise, and statistics are hard to find because there are, indeed, so many digital entrepreneurs out there. A digital entrepreneur isn’t just someone who uses digital tools to succeed in their business, instead, a digital entrepreneur’s products and services exist entirely in the digital space.…

Is Artificial Intelligence Impacting Construction?

How we plan, build and maintain structures within the construction industry is transforming — thanks much to artificial intelligence (AI). AI is where machines exhibit their own intelligence through using algorithms to solve problems using inputted data. By harnessing robotics, construction managers can utilise intelligent machines that can perform routine tasks that were once completed by humans, such as bricklaying. Alternatively, AI systems can collate and organise information for engineers to use within project planning and design implementation. So, how is the construction industry starting to use AI to complete projects that contain fewer errors, less omissions, safer working practices, improved workflows and more on-time worksite completions?…

7 Reasons Why Cloud Back Up Solutions Are Vital to Your Growing Business

In its’ simplest form, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. It has fast become the new normal and many small and large businesses are moving to cloud backup solutions because it reduces costs, consolidates disaster recovery, billing and availability. It is an efficient solution that improves cash flow and offers a lot of benefits for your growing business. Still undecided? Here are 7 reasons to include cloud backup solutions. 1. Unlimited access to data There is no limitation when you store and backup your data online.…