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How to stay safe when using the internet at home

Date: 11 October 2019

By: Zen Internet

Four essential tech accessories for business trips

Date: 1 October 2019

By: Stephen Gate

Online retail - do you have what it takes?

Date: 25 July 2019

By: Alexa Coleman

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Three reasons why your business needs a huddle room

The days of the cubicle are well and truly gone - but open-plan offices can be distracting. How a huddle room could improve focus and collaboration.

Date: 26 February 2019 By: Kinly

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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: Bing Ads

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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: Christopher Pappas

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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: Rohit Talwar and Steve Wells

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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: John McGarvey

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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: John McGarvey

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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: John McGarvey

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Is technology damaging your health (and your business)?

This could be affecting your health.

Date: 13 May 2014 By: John McGarvey

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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: Liz Dawe

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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: John McGarvey

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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: John McGarvey

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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: Jeremy Fennell

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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: IT Donut contributor

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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: John McGarvey

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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: John McGarvey

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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: John McGarvey

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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: Imanuel Votteler

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