The benefits of a bricks and mortar store at Christmas

2020-07-06T14:50:35+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

The benefits of a bricks and mortar store at Christmas Online is where everything happens these days. Except when you want something literally straight away, or when you want to check it yourself (maybe try it on) before buying, or when you want to talk (or just chat) with an actual human rather [...]

Encouraging diversity in cybersecurity

2020-07-06T14:48:30+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Encouraging diversity in cybersecurity There is a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals, while the volume and sophistication of cybercrimes are growing at an alarming rate. For both of these reasons, governments and the industry are working to raise the profile of the cybersecurity sector and to encourage people, especially young people to see [...]

MS Teams Vs Slack

2020-06-30T16:24:28+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Services, IT Support, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MS Teams Vs Slack Some of the tech giants have built their businesses on seeing where small companies succeed and then either making them an offer they can’t refuse or launching their own competitor product. Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn’t and sometimes both products find their own little niche. For example, even [...]

How to get started with a Messenger bot

2020-06-26T07:49:39+00:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: How To, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

How to get started with a Messenger bot “Chatbots” are becoming increasingly common on business websites, even on websites run by small businesses. The term “chatbot” however, is a bit misleading. Bots aren’t good at chatting. What they are good at doing is following simple, pre-defined instructions, such as looking up a list of [...]

The relevance of Artificial Intelligence to SMEs

2019-12-18T16:27:43+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

The relevance of Artificial Intelligence to SMEs Even though there is a long way to go before artificial intelligence reaches the stage where androids could realistically impersonate humans, AI is now advanced enough to be a very useful business tool. In fact, it’s being deployed in all kinds of places, to the extent that [...]

Artificial intelligence and SMEs

2018-04-09T13:53:18+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , |

Artificial intelligence and SMEs When people say the words “artificial intelligence”, it probably conjures up thoughts of science fiction and questions about the difference between androids and humans. In the real world, however, artificial intelligence is still at a much lower level and could probably be more accurately described by the alternative term “machine [...]