Virtual and augmented reality are hitting the headlines for their ability to propel users into new environments or add new elements to games. But one of the most promising areas to be revolutionised will be the workplace.
Tech & Innovation
The IPSA breach saw private and confidential details regarding MPs – including salaries, working patterns and holiday entitlements – exposed to the public. But it wasn’t a criminal conspiracy. It was an accident.
Babylon, a British digital healthcare service, has raised a $60m investment that will go towards the integration of artificial intelligence (AI).
Customer behaviour has changed markedly over recent years and contact centres have responded with technology that matches the way customers want to interact with businesses.
By 2020, Gartner predicts there will be 20.8 billion data-creating devices connected to the internet, compared to just over six billion in 2016.
Tech Nation’s 2017 report was showcased through a UK tour beginning in Newcastle Upon Tyne. It was at this event Deb McGargle, tech influencer in the UK and US, claimed Boston leaders were coming to Britain to take note from systems and innovations, pegging the nation as an industry influencer.
If you’re bringing a technology-based product to market, then you could be at risk of falling in love with your product – to a dangerous extent.
The government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2017 has found fraudulent emails are the most common form of cyber crime in the UK, and warned businesses make protection a “top priority”.
Pfizer has opened a Healthcare Hub in London as the pharmaceutical giant looks to help growing British healthtech companies achieve scale with access to the likes of the NHS.
The Amazon Academy, launched by Amazon and Enterprise Nation, is continuing its UK tour with Edinburgh the next destination for promoting the power of British ecommerce.
Despite dozens of initiatives over the decades, Britain’s innovation culture remains a problem. Great ideas get stuck never making it out of research journals, and potentially great companies flounder because inventors lack the skills necessary to be successful entrepreneurs.
Wonga has become the latest company in the data breach hotseat – and many have used the incident to talk about GDPR and cybersecurity.