Unlocking the “digital potential” of Britain’s rural businesses by increasing connectivity and removing constraints around ecommerce could add up to £26.4bn to the rural economy annually, a new study has found.
We look at the most likely business trends of 2018. There are many buzzwords and new technologies to consider, but the overwhelming theme is data, the gathering of data and the protection of any data you hold and process.
When it comes to lists about innovative tech locations, it’s perhaps unsurprising that London ranks high. However, it’s by no means the only UK city making waves.
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.
Businesses globally, regardless of size and industry, rely on the internet for day-to-day activity – but IoT attacks (Internet of Things) present a real threat to SMEs as well as large firms.
With consumers ever more cautious with their spending, companies need to follow suit and ensure any used retail technology will prove its return on investment and show it can directly encourage spend during turbulent times.
What if field service engineers could anticipate service needs before they arise? What if every service visit resulted in a fixed issue the first time around?
While the sharing economy expands, how can we trust others with our belongings, services and time? Richard Laughton, CEO of easyCar Club, explores how the Internet of Things will help put people’s mind at ease and build an Internet of Trust.
Revealing its latest line of Zen products at a Zenvolution event, ASUS has introduced a $600 robot called Zenbo, which will deliver assistance, entertainment and company to families and tech addicts.
How many times have you heard that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be epic – with billions of connected devices generating trillions of dollars? And yet, the overwhelming reaction of tech consumers right now is essentially "meh".
Innovation around the Internet of Things (IoT) has been gathering real pace this year. It’s a “quiet revolution…whose time has finally come” according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which produced a 2013 report found that 96 per cent of business leaders expected their businesses to be using IoT in one form or another by 2016.
We’ve taken a look at how gamification will make wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT) a key part of every business.