Tag Archives: Opinion

Industry Opinion: Why a ‘frictionless’ experience is the new priority for partners

Simon Thompson, SVP Global Customers, Westcon EMEA looks at the increasing focus on the partner experience (PX), and how it’s never been more important to deliver an exceptional digital experience. We’ve all seen the increasing importance placed on the customer experience (CX) over the past few years. Consumers today expect …

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Industry Opinion: Being a champion at your desk

AOC and MMD’s Paul Butler considers the rise in popularity of esports and how this is fuelling the demand for gaming hardware. Competition in gaming is nothing new, but it has never been tougher than now. I remember the days of humble LAN parties, which have long transformed into million-pound …

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Industry Opinion: Ready Player One

EZVIZ UK’s Simon Buckingham, Brand & Marketing Manager gives his personal view on where the world of gaming is headed and why blockchain is at the centre of this. If you have not seen the film Ready Player One, I highly recommend it! This is the dream world of many …

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Delivering On Gender Diversity: Why The Technology Industry Sits At A Crossroads

Sherry Lowe, Chief Marketing Officer at Exabeam focuses on creating gender diversity and the importance of encouraging more women into tech. Despite growing emphasis on the importance, value, and impact of gender diversity in the technology industry, there remains a huge amount of work to be done. What’s also becoming …

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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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In-Class, Remote, or Hybrid Learning? How Technology in Education Can Help

Nadav Avni, Marketing Director at Radix Technologies discusses the advantages of device management in education and the future of remote learning. The pandemic effectively displaced 1.2 billion students from receiving classroom education in 2020, catching many schools and teachers off guard. Consequently, many institutions received little time and resources to …

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Industry Opinion: The case for delivering managed services through the data cloud

Tim Alexander, Senior Director of Alliances EMEA at Snowflake makes the case for managed services infrastructure and its importance when developing a mutually beneficial relationship between partners and customers. Last year, the channel faced one of the most uncertain years on record. As the pandemic rewrote the notion of the …

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Industry Opinion: Brexit’s impact on the channel

PSA Part’s Sales Director, Nick Walsh looks at how Brexit is impacting cross European border trade for the tech channel and how companies can look to address these challenges. Prior to finalising a deal, or Trade and Cooperation Agreement to give it its official title, there was a great deal …

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Industry opinion: Vulnerable to attack – retail’s patchy cybersecurity problem

Stephen Roostan, VP EMEA at Kenna Security explores how retailers can ramp up their security and block any potential cyber attacks. The seemingly unstoppable rise of e-commerce means more customers are flocking online to fulfil their retail needs, 24 hours a day. Nearly every large retailer runs an online store …

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Driving fulfilment efficiencies with artificial intelligence

Akash Gupta, CTO of GreyOrange looks at how Artificial Intelligence can help retailers overcome the operational efficiency challenges they are currently facing.  Retailers are constantly looking to make efficiency gains to boost their overall performance. In fact, 67% of retailers state overall business operations efficiency to be of critical importance. …

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