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Technology has been used as a tool that aids and improves performance in the retail industry for a large amount of time now but the COVID-19 outbreak has prompted retail stores globally to look for technology to help them improve safety as well as operations. The coronavirus pandemic has shifted the focus towards keeping visitors…

The SaaS landscape can be a complex place for marketers to navigate, that’s why we have put some ideas together to help you with SaaS marketing.  How is SaaS marketing different?  Unlike marketing a physical product, such as a car or watch, SaaS marketing can be difficult as you’re selling something that’s intagangable, people can’t…

A new era for data handling? Over the past few years, the combination of ‘IoT’ devices & AI / Machine Learning has been used to collect huge amounts of big data. Companies from the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Solution) & PaaS (Platform as a Solution) markets are continually releasing new products to meet client needs. …

Appsbroker, one of EMEA’s largest Google-only Managed Services Providers, and Purple, leading provider of intelligent spaces solutions have joined forces to drive tangible business value and growth for their customers through real-time business intelligence solutions. Read on to learn more. Purple is a UK-based technology firm that offers a free WiFi platform enabling businesses to…

Whether you are an online business or brick and mortar store, you more than likely use analytics to understand how customers and visitors are engaging with your brand/business.  It’s important not to underestimate the power of this valuable data, for online businesses they can help you understand poor-performing vs high performing content or the journey…

2020 will always be a year associated with COVID-19. It’s important that to remember that although the global pandemic has seen a slow down in many economies and sectors, there has been a huge advance in the rate of adoption of new technologies, and with that comes a new way of living, working, and thinking. …

A quick summary of IoT – The “Internet Of Things” The “Internet of Things” was coined by British technology pioneer, Kevin Ashton in 1999, defining it as a system in which the internet is connected to the physical world by utilising sensors and RFID tags. You can visualise the ‘IoT’ as being made up of…

Purple, the intelligent spaces company has announced its partnership with Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich, and scalable data exchange solutions, supporting their TQ5403 Series of wireless Access Points. Data analytics are imperative when it comes to optimizing venue operating costs and public safety…

If the majority of your business wasn’t conducted online prior to the pandemic, I can almost guarantee that now, in some form or another a key part of your business can be found online and that’s why it’s important to protect it.   Unsurprisingly the need for correct cybersecurity personnel and practices has only increased during…

COVID has driven a huge shift in the way people behave and businesses are having to adapt, quickly. Here are a few fairly alarming statistics: 49% of people avoid leaving their homes 50% of employees are reluctant to go back to the office Three out of four customers fear getting COVID whilst shopping 75% of…

The queue, or line if you are over the pond, has a long history. The first format of it was from the 19th century with the industrial revolution as more people gravitated to cities in the UK. Unsurprisingly, having invented it, Britain is world-famous for our orderly queues. There is however a misconception that Brits…

As the digital age continues to evolve, more and more businesses seek to gain an edge over the competition. For all its benefits and new frontiers, this age has also created new figurative battlefields for technological innovation. Thus, many consider “going digital” or undergoing a “digital transformation”, and for a good reason. However, it may…

Esports, healthcare technology, and occupancy management are some of the top technologies to look out for in 2021 Innovation in technology seems to be more and more rapid each year. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the rate at which technology evolves to accelerate further and in a way we have never seen before. The…

I’ve written quite a lot recently about how consumer sentiment towards safety and risk has changed more in the past 9 months than it has for the majority of my life. Until recently safety was a given. If you visited a shop or a restaurant you expected to be safe. No one was banging on…

Manually counting people in and out is an inefficient way to collect numbers of visitors, in addition to this, many venues are having to hire additional members of staff to assist with this.  Venues globally, such as supermarkets and high street retailers have opted to implement a one-in-one-out strategy, where a member of staff stands…

Top 5 tips from the Tech Giants on new ways of working, heard at Web Summit 2020 I’ve just spent 3 days listening to lots of different speakers at the Lisbon Web Summit 2020. As the Wall Street Journal said, it’s where ‘the giants of the web assemble’.  This is an event we attend to…

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