How digitisation in planning spurs an inclusivity revolution
Recent digitisation is a big opportunity for the planning industry to reach a wider audience and do things differently. According to the Office of National Statistics, 93% of UK households had access to the internet and nine out of ten adults used the internet at least once a week in 2019. This means that there is now a real democratic reason to drag heels.
To safeguard against disruption we must think hyperscale
Today’s global businesses are stepping up their cloud and IoT adoption to achieve never-before-seen levels of connectivity. It is the role of data centre providers to stay ahead of the technological curve and ensure the huge demands of modern IT infrastructure are met. Guest blog written by Hiroshige Sugihara - Head of APAC, Colt DCS
Top tips on returning to the workplace post-pandemic
As we look towards transitioning from the abrupt shift to social distancing and remote work back to the familiarity of our offices and communal spaces, it will be important to have the structures in place to successfully negotiate the complexities of diverse and evolving guidelines from hundreds of regional authorities. It will also require a high level of situational awareness to manage it effectively.
How blockchain 'lawtech' can transform dispute resolution
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the urgent need for global connectivity that enables the business community to switch to remote operation at the flick of a switch.
What might the road signs of the future look like?
It’s safe to say that the automotive industry moves at a fair rate of knots. Over recent years, we’ve seen monumental progression in regards to autonomous driving and electric car technology. With all of these dramatic technological advances, you may never have stopped and asked yourself, 'What might our road signs look like in the future with all these changes?'
How companies can use blockchain to prevent auditing malpractice
Not too long ago, there was very little to link Wirecard, the disgraced payments platform in Aschheim, Germany, with Boohoo, the fast-fashion online retailer in Leicester, England, but both have recently been embroiled in high profile scandals. By Nish Kotecha, Chairman and Co-Founder of Finboot and Bryan Foss, NED, Visiting Professor at Bristol Business School and member of the FRC Audit & Assurance Council
5 reasons we are heading towards a better normal
Lockdown has caused a huge shift in the way we work. New research from O2 found that a third (33%) expect to remote work from home for at least three days a week after lockdown. A staggering 81% expected to work remotely at least one day a week. Written by Marcus Harvey, Director of B2B EMEA, Targus
How car technology has changed over time
These days, if a car doesn’t have electric windows and power steering, it’s viewed as being almost antique. But, perks such as these haven’t always been a given. Exactly who invented the first-ever automobile may be up for debate - many believe it was Karl Benz - but what can’t be argued is that it certainly didn’t resemble the high tech vehicle we use today. Guest blog written by Jonathan Gilpin.
AI and monitoring in the fight against procurement fraud
Procurement fraud is, to put it simply, huge. An estimate by PwC a few years ago suggested that it was one of the most common economic crimes around the world. That estimate has not changed. What’s more, few companies have taken steps to address the problem. Guest blog written By Laurent Colombant, Continuous Controls and Fraud Manager at SAS
MQTT-SN - lowering the cost of IoT at scale
Many IoT (Internet of Things) projects fail due to unpredictable costs tipping the balance sheets. A major factor of this and one of the biggest contributors to the cost per device simply boils down to the amount of data being transmitted - a cost that can be mitigated, at least in part, by choosing an efficient way of communicating between devices and applications.