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The strategic value of industrial data visualisation

The strategic value of industrial data visualisation

Today, there are almost as many devices connected to the internet as there are people in the world to use them. By most measures, approximately half of these devices are in industrial environments, collectively making up the industrial internet of things (IIoT).

Probrand warns of stock shortages as factories shutdown in wake of Coronavirus

Probrand warns of stock shortages as factories shutdown in wake of Coronavirus

Technology services company Probrand is warning IT buyers to prepare for an upcoming product shortage as a result of factories in China closing following the Coronavirus outbreak.

Finding value among the clutter: how to harness unstructured data

Finding value among the clutter: how to harness unstructured data

By James Adie, Vice President EMEA Sales, Ephesoft.

Unstructured data, the term used for information that doesn’t sit neatly (or at all) in conventional databases, is a looming shadow for many businesses today. Rapid growth of technology – and the implications these innovations have had on our working lives – has meant that our ability to create information has vastly outpaced our ability to store and use it in effective ways.

AVEVA Global Research reveals three key investment priorities for organisational digital transformation agendas

AVEVA Global Research reveals three key investment priorities for organisational digital transformation agendas

AVEVA, the engineering and industrial software solutions provider, revealed global survey findings identifying the key investment drivers for digital transformation. The survey was conducted with 1,240 decision makers in ten countries1 in EMEA, North America and APAC across nine industry verticals2.

Late payments to IT companies double

Late payments to IT companies double

Fintech business lender MarketFinance examined over 8,000 invoices1 from IT companies in the UK to reveal stark trends leaving businesses struggling with cash flow.

From Brexit to omni-channel fulfilment – a year-in-review for online retail

From Brexit to omni-channel fulfilment – a year-in-review for online retail

By Joe Farrell, VP of international operations at PFS. 

Amidst ongoing political turbulence and the continued transformation of the modern high street, 2019 was a challenging year for retail to say the least. Brexit uncertainty, combined with the growing customer demand for sustainability and superior levels of customer service, has put substantial pressure on embattled retailers.

More than two-thirds of consumers believe mobile technology delivers a better shopping experience, new report finds

More than two-thirds of consumers believe mobile technology delivers a better shopping experience, new report finds

A new State of Mobility in Retail Report by SOTI Inc., provider of mobile and IoT management solutions, reveals that 67.3% of consumers perceive mobile technology as the most effective way to provide a faster shopping experience.

More consolidated, more integrated and more secure: How the UK channel is set to change in 2020

More consolidated, more integrated and more secure: How the UK channel is set to change in 2020

By Vince Blackall, VP EMEA Channel Sales, Arcserve.

With 2020 now in full swing, the UK channel is gearing up for another period of significant change. From increased cross-company and cross-industry collaboration, to more all-in-one offerings and the need to provide solutions that can more effectively combat escalating cyber threats, 2020 is set to present a different set of challenges compared to 2019.

Elastic Path acquires Moltin

Elastic Path acquires Moltin

Elastic Path, the provider of headless commerce solutions, acquired commerce technology company Moltin to create what is claimed to be the industry’s only commerce platform that enables every business leader to quickly and easily leverage microservices to gain a competitive advantage in the market.

Contextual commerce, loyalty, sustainability and payment preference will dominate eCommerce agendas in 2020, says Tryzens

Contextual commerce, loyalty, sustainability and payment preference will dominate eCommerce agendas in 2020, says Tryzens

2019 saw the retail sector continue to battle to keep ahead in an environment of rapid market, technological and consumer behaviour changes. Couple that with disrupted spending habits, both in terms of level of spend and the channels consumers prefer to buy through, as well as rising costs, the UK uncertainty surrounding Brexit, and increased international competition, it all added up to another challenging year for retailers.

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