Since the education system was created during the industrial revolution, it hasn’t changed much due to the ‘if it ain’t broke don’t fix it’ attitude. The problem is, society’s requirements of education have changed a great deal since the late 18th century, but the school system doesn’t reflect this. Rather than hard work and obedience … Continued
Will The Paperless Workplace Ever Become A Reality?
Predictions of how technology will change our lives don’t always work out. Science and technology TV shows in the 50s and 60s often suggested that we’d all be driving flying cars by now, but I certainly don’t have mine yet. Similar predictions have also been made about the paperless office for many years now – … Continued
Where Do You Want To Work Today?
“I’d take a look at the document myself, but I’m not near a computer,” is a line we have all heard at some point in our working lives. More often than not it is uttered five minutes past the initial deadline and results in the person who is located near a computer spending the next … Continued
What is cloud computing?
What is cloud computing? Everyone is talking about “the cloud.” But what does it mean? Business applications are moving to the cloud. It’s not just a fad—the shift from traditional software models to the Internet has steadily gained momentum over the last 10 years. Looking ahead, the next decade of cloud computing promises new ways … Continued
4 Things That Today’s Tech Can Teach Us About Success
Most people agree that today’s technology is (for the most part) making life simpler, allowing us more time for other things and ultimately giving us a wealth of opportunities to have more comfortable lives. While we can sometimes feel like throwing our computers out the window, can you imagine how we ever functioned without Facebook, … Continued
Drop The Box: Is Synchronisation The Solution?
The use of cloud services is rising continuously for both private and public companies. In fact, analysts predict a growth in the enterprise cloud market from $18.3 billion in 2012 to $31.9 billion in 2017. This rise of cloud services is due to the increase in the use of smartphones and tablets. These devices usually … Continued
Putting The ERP In Customer Experience Initiatives
How much thought have you given recently to the role your ERP system plays in enabling your customer experience initiatives? When you implemented the system efficiency, scheduling, and getting more flexibility were probably on the list of goals, but not necessarily customer experience, even though it is impacted by all the other goals. When it … Continued
Patience Is Not A Virtue For Online Business
A wise man once proclaimed, “all good things come to those who wait.” But that wise man clearly didn’t work in the hustle and bustle of online retail. In the modern world it feels like everything moves at a million miles per hour. The culture of fast food means the notion of going for dinner … Continued
What is a Corporate Identity? Corporate identity is about how you want your business to look to your target market – i.e. those folks you call clients or customers – as well as those other folks that haven’t become customers or clients yet…but you would like them to. This is generally achieved through the following: … Continued
HR, Payroll And The Cloud
Cloud systems have progressed from being the latest buzzword, to being an integral part of our day to day personal and working lives, changing the way we communicate not just with our loved ones, but our colleagues and business partners too. But more importantly, it’s changed the way in which we work, and this is … Continued