Opinion

Why introducing financial incentives for the adoption of circular IT will make a difference in the sustainability initiative  

Leon Timmermans, CEO and board member at Flex IT Distribution explains why introducing financial incentives for the adoption of circular IT will make a difference in the sustainability initiative. The Netherlands has taken the lead in establishing the Circular and Fair ICT Pact, an initiative in which seven countries share the …

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The ultimate winning streak: Why gaming is dominating the display market

Dave Shackleford, Head of UK Product – Consumer at BenQ explores the latest advanced capabilities in monitors and projectors for enhanced game play. There doesn’t seem to be any slowing the rapid trajectory of popularity for gaming influencers in 2022. Gaining even more traction during the pandemic, 10% of the …

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Pragmatic automation: overcoming the stigma surrounding quick fixes and ‘automation debt’

Automation has been defined as a key accelerator in the pursuit of digital transformation – with hyperautomation now seen as a ‘condition of survival’ for businesses operating in today’s digital age. The reality, however, is that often businesses do not have the necessary resources to completely overhaul their processes, and …

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The Perfect Storm: When Financial Crime and Cyber Crime Meet

Martin Rehak CEO of Resistant examines the convergence of cybersecurity and financial crime, the risks it creates and why the use of AI-powered technologies offer the only scaling factor available to organisations focused on minimising one of today’s most alarming criminal trends. In recent years, financial crime has undergone its …

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How can better knowing customers equal a more seamless service?

Gary Bennett, VP UKI/MEA/Northern Europe at Enghouse Interactive discusses the role of multichannel contact centre and self-service platforms. Round-the-clock customer service has become an expectation as digital consumerism has grown. Today, that digital revolution shows no signs of slowing, with the e-commerce market projected to expand from $4.28bn in 2020 to $6.39bn …

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What really Matters in the Smart Home?

Benoit Bourdon, Lead Product Manager & Senior Product Manager at Netatmo explains how the latest Matter standard enables advanced device interoperability for the smart home. Until now, there has been plenty of challenges associated with the smart home and the incredible array of smart home technologies, voice assistants, applications and …

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Five Ways to Scale Your MSP Business in 2022

Gregg Lalle, SVP International Sales and Strategy at ConnectWise explores how MSPs can bolster their businesses. The tumultuous events of the past two years have completely reset the definition of normal. Today’s new business landscape features varying degrees of virtual work, fast-shifting technology needs, increased concerns around cybersecurity and more. …

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Why it’s time for gamers to get serious about security?

Steve Wilson, UK and Ireland Director at NortonLifeLock explores the rise in cybersecurity threats in the gaming world as exponential growth in gamers opens the floodgates for cyber criminals. In the UK today, there are 44 million gamers, out of a population of 65 million. In Europe, that figure is …

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Shop But Don’t Touch: Top tech empowering retailers for our contactless world

Val Vacante, Director of Strategy, Product Innovation, Merkle explores the latest solutions in contactless shopping. Growing up, as kids we might have been taught to “look, don’t touch” in stores. These cautionary words seem uncannily prescient, with the continued increase of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be a long time, …

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Remote/Hybrid-Working Industry 2021 trends and 2022 predictions

Kalam Meah, ISP Director, TP-Link UK offers some trends and predictions for the road ahead in 2022. The past 18 months has introduced us to the essential role that remote and hybrid working plays in today’s society. The opportunity for people to work entirely remotely and internationally has opened up …

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