Month

June 2015
The last few years has seen the term ‘big data’ become somewhat of a buzzword in boardrooms across the UK and rest of the world. The corporate world has become obsessed with analysing big data and this on its own is no bad thing. However, when companies don’t get the right people to do the...
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Even without the proof of research, most people would agree that when an individual stops working, whether they’ve been made redundant or fired, their habits and behaviour start to alter. This could mean their daily routine changes, i.e. when they wake up, when they leave the house, when they go to bed or even when...
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The last few years have seen a huge growth in the number of tech start-ups being founded and this is due mainly to the significant increase that has occurred in venture capital investment. This growth in investment is expected to continue throughout the rest of 2015, with recent research from Adzuna, the jobs search engine...
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Internet of things (IoT) technology is developing incredibly fast, with the latest wearable tech innovation planned for market being clothing that can interact with our smartphones and alert phones to the fact we have put on weight! We have Google and Levi to thank for this latest development in innovative clothing. They have teamed up...
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Recent figures released by Ascendant Corporate Finance have shown that during Q1 of 2015, there has been a year-on-year increase of 18% of investment in UK technology companies. The report states that 133 of the investment deals that took place were each worth a value of £.5 million or higher. March saw the highest number...
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What is geofencing? This technology is best and most simply described as a virtual barrier. Geofencing can use GPS, radio frequency identification, and ultra-low power beacons to define a virtual boundary, which allows companies, governments and individuals to disable and enable connected devices when exiting or entering a defined area. For example, many may already...
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Many companies have used the insights gleaned from big data analysis and IoT to vastly improve the day to day experiences of their customers. Transport for London (TfL) is one such company. London is one of the busiest cities in the world with millions of people using the transport network of buses, trains, trams and...
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Lately, Google has been relatively quiet regarding the internet of things (IoT), however, the latest news to come out of the Google camp is that they will be partaking, once more, in the IoT  development competition. At the recent Google I/O Conference, the company announced its new operating system for IoT. The OS has been...
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If your company has started using the data, resulting from Internet of Things (IoT) projects, in product development then you are already ahead of the curve, so keep at it! Although, you may not be ahead for too much longer since an increasing number of businesses are realising the benefits of integrating IoT data into...
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In order to be successful and run at the most efficient level, companies have always had to rely on data. Without data companies could not manage their operations, communicate with their customers, pay their workers or even pay invoices! The companies who manage their data best, i.e. analysing it and using insights appropriately will always...
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