If British businesses are to remain competitive in global markets they, and the education system that underpins the workforce, must recognise data science as not just a gimmick, but rather an integral part of business strategy and wider education agendas.
No-one ever claimed it would be easy. Auto-enrolment represents the biggest shake-up to pensions legislation in years and, unlike many new government initiatives, it impacts every business payroll department across the country.
Josie Byrne, account director for healthcare at Black Pepper Software, explains how even though the NHS is embracing the technology on offer, some patients are still having to wait two thirds of a year for treatment. What is needed, she says, is a shake-up of the innovation used in the industry.
Mike Hickson, MD at LSA Systems, provides an in-depth look at the benefits and short fallings of Windows 10 Enterprise for small to medium-sized businesses – and advises IT leaders to not be too hasty with upgrading.
With over 1.8m UK companies still to implement obligatory pension schemes for staff, Will Lovegrove, CEO at systemsync solutions, looks at how auto-enrolment creates opportunities for new technologies.
Law firm Leigh Day revealed it was investigating whether Volkswagen's (VW) admission that some of its cars cheated clean air tests in the US also applied to tests in the UK. If proven true, then it expects to soon handle one of the largest group claims in UK legal history.
Amid allegations that Volkswagen (VW) used software to trick US regulators measuring toxic emissions on its diesel vehicles, experts fear a global recall.
The fallen star that is BlackBerry has made an investment to secure its enterprise services continue to live on, by acquiring enterprise mobile firm Good Technology.
With software and online tools providing one of the best, and quickest, ways to increase productivity, we find out from TopLine Comms founder Heather Baker why business leaders mustn't be afraid to first experiment with it, and then reflect why it might not have worked if the desired effect was not found.
Belfast-based IT company Kainos Software has more than doubled its profits after winning new contracts with councils and NHS trusts in England, and is looking to create jobs in the tech space. However, managing director Brendan Mooney is adamant that “the real impact" in terms of improving the number of graduates will be about GCSE students choosing maths and science when they’re 14.
Working with more than 300 carriers globally, Metapack works with the likes of Royal Mail, and DHL, while its delivery management solutions are also used by brands including Marks & Spencer and John Lewis.
Acturis specialises in supporting the industry through technological innovations, which enabled the firm to hit the milestone for 12,000 customers in December 2014.