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4Sec Group announces new partnership with Stormshield

4Sec Group announces new partnership with Stormshield

Value-added IT security distributor 4Sec Group has announced a new agreement to bring Stormshield's next-generation solutions to the UK channel.

3D Repo joins Government’s G-Cloud digital marketplace

3D Repo joins Government’s G-Cloud digital marketplace

3D Repo, the company behind cloud software solutions for collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM), has been successful in its application to the government's cloud procurement service G-Cloud.

GoInStore wins Retailing Technology of the Year Award at the National Technology Awards

GoInStore wins Retailing Technology of the Year Award at the National Technology Awards

GoInStore, a UK-based developer of a first-person shopping experience for online customers, has won the Retailing Technology of the Year Award at the National Technology Awards.

IT and business compete for the Digital Transformation crown, finds CIF research

IT and business compete for the Digital Transformation crown, finds CIF research

IT directors believe that cloud adoption in their organisation is driven principally by their IT function as part of a technology strategy, rather than the need for change driven by business decision makers. This is according to the latest research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF).

Action selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to support rapid retail growth

Action selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to support rapid retail growth

SAP SE has announced that Netherlands-based retailer Action has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite to support its business growth by simplifying its human resources (HR) function.

85% of theme park visitors want an Artificial Intelligence system

85% of theme park visitors want an Artificial Intelligence system

85% of consumers in the US, UK, China, Japan and Malaysia want theme parks to use artificial intelligence (AI) systems for ID verification so their visits are as trouble-free as possible, a survey by Omnico has found.

UK insurance customer service worsening, with 68% of queries left unanswered on digital channels

UK insurance customer service worsening, with 68% of queries left unanswered on digital channels

Some 91% of consumers say good digital customer service from insurers makes them more loyal – yet the UK's leading insurance companies fail to accurately answer more than two thirds (68%) of routine questions asked through the web, email, Twitter and Facebook.

Why are businesses still in the dark about their data?

Why are businesses still in the dark about their data?

By Paul Evans, Managing Director at Redstor.

Among the vast amount of challenges that modern IT teams have to deal with on a daily basis, the risks posed by unstructured data can be critical. As well as opening environments up to the threat of data breach, organisations could be missing out on valuable insights by not knowing what data they have and where it sits.

Retailers must prepare for increased uptake of new tech or risk being left behind

Retailers must prepare for increased uptake of new tech or risk being left behind

Many retailers aren't able to properly meet the demand of increasingly popular retail technology and may be stretching their infrastructure to breaking point, warns retail IT service provider, Barron McCann.

Purch survey of 2,000 Brits shows effect Of Brexit vote On technology consumption

Purch survey of 2,000 Brits shows effect Of Brexit vote On technology consumption

Global technology publisher Purch has unveiled the results of its UK Tech Consumption Survey exploring the impact of Brexit on technology spending patterns following the leave vote.

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