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Just how far has GPS come over the years?

Date: 27 July 2020


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Will the coronavirus offer redemption for the tech giants?

actions during the coronavirus outbreak help rehabilitate their reputation?

Date: 19 March 2020 By:

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Five key AI terms your small business needs to know

Artificial intelligence can conjure scary thoughts for any small business owner - but if you harness its full potential, you stand to gain a lot.

Date: 18 February 2019 By:

Gamified training- three big mistakes to avoid

Gamified training - three big mistakes to avoid

Gamification of learning is quickly gaining traction in the corporate world - but it's not easy to get right. Three pitfalls to steer clear of.

Date: 1 February 2019 By:

Why your business needs a code of ethics for technology

Why your business needs a code of ethics for technology

SMEs need a code of ethics to govern the use of technology as big data, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence and other advances become widespread.

Date: 7 February 2017 By:


Could your business survive on a four-day week?

Working 9 to 5, five days a week. That’s the accepted norm. But have you ever wondered what would happen if you changed working patterns?

Date: 28 January 2015 By:

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Does technology reduce stress or cause it?

You might not have heard the term 'technostress', but you might recognise its symptoms: struggling to adapt to new technologies in a healthy way.

Date: 17 December 2014 By:

Are your staff taking a statuscation?

Are your staff taking a statuscation?

Back in the day — as long as three or maybe four years ago — a two-week holiday was a two-week holiday.

Date: 4 August 2014 By:

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Is technology damaging your health (and your business)?

This could be affecting your health.

Date: 13 May 2014 By:

Is technology still blue?{{}}

Is technology still blue?

It seems that the jury is still out over women and technology. Despite some business fairs showing promising signs of women becoming increasingly visible, this week’s Times ran a piece by Antonia Senior entitled 'Sisters must programme it for themselves' bemoaning the continuing lack of women i...

Date: 8 May 2014 By:

A poor working position

The true cost of bad ergonomics

If you've ever been unfortunate enough to suffer severe back pain, you were probably too busy trying not to move to worry about how much it was costing your business.

Date: 10 April 2014 By:

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Why it's harder than ever to switch off from work

Finding it hard to switch off is not a new phenomenon for business owners.

Date: 3 December 2013 By:

Three ways to make home workers more productive

Three ways to make home workers more productive

Earlier this year, Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer banned employees working from home, on the basis that it hinders productivity.

Date: 1 August 2013 By:

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Bring your own device: get your BYOD policy right

Unlike in the photo, tablets usually have something on the screen when people use them.

Date: 30 April 2013 By:

Can the sounds of a cafe increase your creativity?

Can the sounds of a cafe increase your creativity?

Ok, it's time to get creative! You need ideas, and you need them fast.

Date: 29 April 2013 By:

When home working goes wrong{{}}

Yahoo! Is this the end of home working?

One of the hazards Yahoo is saving its home workers from. (Image: dougwoods on Flickr.)...

Date: 27 February 2013 By:

Four brilliant free tools to help you learn something new

Four brilliant free tools to help you learn something new

You don't need to be in a classroom to learn. (Image: Flickr user Cali4beach.)...

Date: 21 January 2013 By:

Initials: SEO flow chart

Friday Donut tip: three initialisms in a nutshell

The world of IT doesn't have to be secretive and jargon filled. We demystify the top three initialisms we've heard recently:...

Date: 25 May 2012 By:

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