Where and how you choose to store your data have become matters of great importance, courtesy of GDPR.
A key component of the services provided by WorkPlaceLive is its data centre and the decision had to be made whether to host this in-house or look for a provider.
Brands have been collecting our personal information ver websites for years, using it for marketing purposes so as to offer a better customer experience.
As our information processing capacity is limited, one of life’s most critical tasks is selectively responding to the stimuli that are the most relevant to our current goals. Selecting the most relevant bits of information from the constant flood is a challenge and to tackle this problem we must understand how to ignore irrelevant information.
Will Lovegrove, CEO at pensionsync, looks at why a constant dialogue with your customers is "the" key to a successful business.
From the paper on your desk, to customer records, legal documents, transactional data, product information and even social media, whether digitally archived or stored physically, information is the life blood of an organisation. This vital information is an asset that simply isn’t being utilised, the impact of which is felt right up to the board room.
Big data is a big bogeyman to many small and medium-sized companies which regard it as too complex and time consuming to deal with.
Hiring your first employee is a big step in the evolution of any business, but many entrepreneurs are unprepared for the sudden added complexity of having to pay employees.
Many manufacturing business leaders are concerned they don't have the pay systems in place to comply with new gender salary rules.
Research by Clearswift amongst 4,000 employees in Britain, Germany, US and Australia, found that for £5,000 – the price of a family Caribbean holiday or less than three months of the average UK monthly wage – 25 per cent would sell company patents, financial records and customer credit card details.
Kaspersky Lab research reveals that 59 per cent of small businesses believe the information they hold isn’t of any interest or value to cyber criminals at all. However, this most certainly isn’t the case.
Whether you are a one man band or an employer of 250 people, it is likely you will rely on various technologies to support simple access to important business data.