Opinion

Smart thinking

EZVIZ UK’s Simon Buckingham, Brand & Marketing Manager gives his personal view on where the smart tech industry is headed. “As I look back on previous PCR editions over the years where I have spoken about the market and improvements made in the AI/IoT sector in various articles and opinion …

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Smart tech keeps on getting smarter

Ryan Thomas, business unit manager for mobile, CE & mixed reality at Tech Data considers the smart technology segment. Tech Data has an array of complementary vendors that sit within the smart home category. From the Google Hardware portfolio to Arlo cameras, Yale security and much more. To provide added …

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Where the grass is greener

Epson is working together with the channel to commercialise sustainability, offering tangible business growth opportunities that are driven by sustainable technology solutions without compromising their customers on cost or productivity. Epson UK’s Sustainability Manager, Daniel Quelch explains more. Epson products and services are developed by Epson, in Epson owned award …

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PCR’s July/August Sustainability Roundtable

A reduction in carbon footprint or ultimately going carbon neutral is a key agenda for many businesses within the channel. But there is still much more work to be done if the channel is to ultimately reach this goal. Here Michelle Winny, editor of PCR talks to Craig Hume, Managing …

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The importance of leading with sustainability

Justin Marcucci, Chief Digital Officer at Endava explores the role of digital acceleration in driving more sustainable tech practices. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting challenges in 2020 forced all kinds of well-documented shift-changes, with businesses across sectors having to fundamentally rethink operations to meet the demands …

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Innovations in solar energy: Accelerating the journey toward a carbon-neutral future

Michael Rae, Channel Director at Huawei Enterprise discuses building an intelligent Internet of Energy for the generation, storage, and consumption of greener electricity Demand for green energy is on the rise in the UK among both domestic and commercial customers. According to research from Imperial College London, last year the …

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The role sustainability has in driving IT sales through the channel

With 5% of all global carbon emissions derived from IT and levels of e-waste continuing to increase significantly, the importance of sustainability within the channel is undeniable. Here, Simon Yates, COO at Consenna, argues that sustainability is not only vital in driving sales through the channel, but in moving the …

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The channel’s sustainability roadmap: what’s next?

Shaun Lynn, CEO of Agilitas explores the current sustainability trends taking the Channel by storm In the IT Channel, sustainability is no longer something to aspire to. It is an absolute necessity for the future of our planet. This past year has brought the issue of harmful energy consumption and …

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Turning the supply chain green: how retailers can improve sustainability without sacrificing CX  

Wayne Snyder, VP Retail Industry EMEA at Blue Yonder shares some practical tips on how retailers today can turn their supply chain green and ensure sustainability remains top of their agenda.  You can’t seem to open a newspaper or click through online today without seeing retailers looking to improve their sustainability approach, like a number of …

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Efficient technology can play a huge role in sustainability

With the UK Government pledging to cut emissions by 68% by 2030, there will be increasing pressure on businesses to do more to reduce their environmental impact. While reducing and recycling waste are some of the methods that spring to mind when helping to achieve a zero-carbon future, one area …

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